Health

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Prison move to calm tensions

premium_icon Prison move to calm tensions

Prisoners will once again be able to receive visits in a move that prison officers hope will stop a spate of assaults. But there's a catch.

Cops’ advice for grey nomads stranded in Northern NSW

premium_icon Cops’ advice for grey nomads stranded in Northern NSW

A number of travellers are biding their time in our region until they are allowed over the Queensland border.

REVEALED: See where Rocky-Yeppoon Rd is getting $5m overhaul

premium_icon REVEALED: See where Rocky-Yeppoon Rd is getting $5m overhaul

After claiming many lives, a stretch the treacherous Rockhampton-Yeppoon Rd is getting an upgrade. Find out where you’ll be seeing roadworkers soon.

Fatal intersection haunts frustrated community

premium_icon Fatal intersection haunts frustrated community

Calls to improve deadly intersection renewed following serious crash.

‘Can’t live like this’: Terminal cancer inspires bucket list

premium_icon ‘Can’t live like this’: Terminal cancer inspires bucket list

This young Sunshine Coast woman was dealt a terminal cancer diagnosis at just 18, but Issy Lascelles is determined to inspire others.

Strict new rules for crossing the NSW-Queensland border

premium_icon Strict new rules for crossing the NSW-Queensland border

‘NEW NORMAL’: Border checkpoints will be strengthened, there will be random spot checks, cars will be searched.

Plan to manage region’s floods one step closer

premium_icon Plan to manage region’s floods one step closer

Calls for assistance ramped up following the devastation of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

International visitors still on the cards for Beef 2021

premium_icon International visitors still on the cards for Beef 2021

A big party is planned for next May as the country comes out of COVID-19 restrictions

In her words: Mum pays tribute to son lost in gym tragedy

premium_icon In her words: Mum pays tribute to son lost in gym tragedy

The mother of the teen killed in a tragic gym accident remains filled with grief and pride on what would have been her son’s 18th birthday.

Border gridlock: Warning as 250k visitors set to flood in

premium_icon Border gridlock: Warning as 250k visitors set to flood in

Queensland is bracing for the inundation of close to 250,000 visitors, despite tough new measures being introduced.

3000 tested in ‘prison-like detention’

3000 tested in ‘prison-like detention’

Coronavirus testing for 3000 residents locked down in nine public housing towers has finally finished. So what will be the Government’s next move?

What actually killed Aussie Olympian

What actually killed Aussie Olympian

Australians were left shocked by the news Olympian Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin died from something described as a “recipe for disaster”.

America is gripped by a growing crisis

America is gripped by a growing crisis

A new chart stacking US states up against entire nations around the world shows how desperate America’s coronavirus crisis has become.

‘Ridiculous’: Inside horror Jetstar flight

‘Ridiculous’: Inside horror Jetstar flight

A mother-of-two who caught a Jetstar flight from Melbourne to Sydney says the entire process was a shambles – not just the skipped health screening.

Gambling addictions eased by pokie ban

premium_icon Gambling addictions eased by pokie ban

The pokie ban as a result of eased COVID-19 restrictions has been a blessing in disguise for many problem gamblers, while some have turned to online gambling for their...

D-Day for trapped tower residents

D-Day for trapped tower residents

All residents in the locked down towers in Melbourne have now been tested for coronavirus. But when they will be freed remains unclear.

YOU DECIDE: How bad is this red-light runner?

premium_icon YOU DECIDE: How bad is this red-light runner?

DASH CAM PROOF: Either more people are being distracted behind the wheel, or it’s just plain bad driving.

Victorian couple in quarantine at Roma motel

premium_icon Victorian couple in quarantine at Roma motel

POLICE have released details about a Victorian couple that’s in quarantine and under 24/7 police watch at a Roma motel.

How VR tech made this larrikin’s bucket list

premium_icon How VR tech made this larrikin’s bucket list

Instead of tears, this Gold Coast larrikin has approached his brain cancer diagnosis by living life as he had always done – with laughs and a bit of fishing.

Stressed Aussies using simple way to get help

Stressed Aussies using simple way to get help

A record number of Australians are in need of assistance as the coronavirus pandemic places them under extreme amounts of pressure, and there’s a simple way they can...

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