Off Beat News

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Adelaide to host Australia’s space agency

Adelaide to host Australia’s space agency

The planets have indeed aligned for Adelaide: home to Australia’s new space agency that will triple the nation’s space economy to $12 billion.

Anti-vax mum’s selfish act

Anti-vax mum’s selfish act

A mum was left furious after her daughter was uninvited from a birthday party after another parent found out she was not vaccinated.

NSW school’s formal awards labelled ‘sexist, racist’

premium_icon NSW school’s formal awards labelled ‘sexist, racist’

Parents at a NSW high school have complained about a series of racist and sexist “awards” Year 10 students have been asked to nominate their classmates for.

STORY OF: Cycling champion Jim Cross

premium_icon STORY OF: Cycling champion Jim Cross

Jim Cross' heart raced as his legs pumped the pedals on his bicycle harder than ever - he was in his prime and he was in the zone.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

You won’t believe bulldog’s ‘spectacular’ X-ray

premium_icon You won’t believe bulldog’s ‘spectacular’ X-ray

Beefcake the french bulldog was rushed to the veterinarian after vomiting for two days straight — and this shocking X-ray revealed the reason why.

A CHRISTMAS NIGHTMARE: Goomeri Hotel burns down, kills eight

premium_icon A CHRISTMAS NIGHTMARE: Goomeri Hotel burns down, kills eight

FLASHBACK: "It was a matter of seconds, not minutes, before the entire building was in flames."

Gympie storm victim breaks ex's windows who halted insurance

premium_icon Gympie storm victim breaks ex's windows who halted insurance

The woman, 49, lost her temper after recent storms, when she found out her former partner had cancelled the insurance on their house

Pooch pampering ramps up complete with tartan bandannas

Pooch pampering ramps up complete with tartan bandannas

Your pooch need some extra love? Range Rover is offering special packs for dog owners.

'Disgusting' substance confuses shoppers

premium_icon 'Disgusting' substance confuses shoppers

A strange substance in the water at the Sunshine Plaza that "disgusted" customers has turned out to be something a lot less sinister.

Beyon-say it isn’t so! MP puts a ring on it

premium_icon Beyon-say it isn’t so! MP puts a ring on it

Queensland MP George Christensen dressing up in a leotard and impersonating Beyonce has convinced the Deputy Prime Minister to “put a ring on it”.

Ali’s ex puts engagement ring on Gumtree

Ali’s ex puts engagement ring on Gumtree

About 18 months after their long-term romance ended, Ali Oetjen’s ex-fiance is selling her engagement ring on Gumtree for more than $12,000.

Family mocks woman’s bizarre baby name

Family mocks woman’s bizarre baby name

A furious mother-to-be has slammed her “fake” family for ridiculing her son’s name. They’ve now been uninvited to her baby shower.

Mum sets trap for parcel thief

Mum sets trap for parcel thief

After having a Christmas present stolen from her front step an Aussie mum decided to set up a trap for the next thug who came to pinch her delivery.

Everything parents need to know about party drugs

premium_icon Everything parents need to know about party drugs

Another drug-related death and more hospitalisations after a dance event has highlighted a growing problem. Mental health advocates say parents need to act now.

Outrage over tourist’s explicit video

Outrage over tourist’s explicit video

Egyptian authorities are investigating a porn video filmed at the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza, after it went viral and sparked fury.

Aussies committing billions in fraud

Aussies committing billions in fraud

Shock research reveals a huge number of Australians are committing billions in serious fraud — probably without knowing it.

How seven-year-old made $30 million

How seven-year-old made $30 million

Unless you have a kid you probably won’t be surprised to learn why his seven-year-old boy is raking in millions of dollars.

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Are you aware of the dangers of low level dams?

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Contemporary local art makes ideal Christmas gifts

premium_icon Contemporary local art makes ideal Christmas gifts

CQ Contemporary Artists seek new members to work towards local exhibits

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

A PAIR of hardy Belgian draft horses pulled a semi-truck and trailer up Lizzie and Jacob Hershberger’s steep and icy driveway

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