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Tue 7 Jul 2020

Southern states launch quarantine attack on Qld

premium_icon Southern states launch quarantine attack on Qld

The southern states argue our situation is borne out of selfishness, and they’re gunning for things to change.

Virus spreading after record spike

Virus spreading after record spike

Infections have spread across the NSW-Victoria border and a tenth public housing tower has exposed in Melbourne after a record spike in cases yesterday.

‘Made up’: Jones blasts virus response

‘Made up’: Jones blasts virus response

Alan Jones has made his return to broadcasting with fiery claims Australians have endured an “alarmist campaign” over COVID-19.

Mates celebrate $9000 pokie win, but end up in pub brawl

premium_icon Mates celebrate $9000 pokie win, but end up in pub brawl

A 31-year-old man tried to hit another man with a bar stool during a fight at a pub.

Hanson fires back: ‘I don’t believe I was being divisive’

premium_icon Hanson fires back: ‘I don’t believe I was being divisive’

Pauline Hanson has rejected claims she was being “divisive” and was “ill-informed” when she took aim at victims of Melbourne’s public housing hard lockdown.

Australia risks echoing Singapore’s fate

Australia risks echoing Singapore’s fate

Singapore had COVID under control and was praised for its textbook response until the virus found a weak point. Now, Australia risks the same fate.

Today Show reporter ‘happy’ Hanson axed

Today Show reporter ‘happy’ Hanson axed

Today reporter Brooke Boney has told Q&A she’s “happy” Nine axed Pauline Hanson over her “disgusting” comments about housing tenants.

’Do you think I give a flying f---?’: Accused drink-driver

premium_icon ’Do you think I give a flying f---?’: Accused drink-driver

Police were unimpressed by a potty-mouthed response from a driver pulled over for a RBT.

Crackdown: Young reoffenders to be jailed, sent to farms

premium_icon Crackdown: Young reoffenders to be jailed, sent to farms

Young criminals would be jailed under a three-strikes mandatory detention policy by a Frecklington government. It’s one of several sweeping changes by the LNP.

Demoralised Broncos turn to Wayne Bennett

premium_icon Demoralised Broncos turn to Wayne Bennett

In a worrying sign for Anthony Seibold, several Broncos players and staff have confided in their former coach about the pressures tearing down the club.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Virus field hospital set up in Melbourne

Virus field hospital set up in Melbourne

Melbourne has transformed its showgrounds into a field hospital to care for virus patients among those locked down public housing estates.

‘Worse than prison’: Inside tower ‘mayhem’

‘Worse than prison’: Inside tower ‘mayhem’

A resident inside one of the locked-down towers says conditions are “worse than prison”, and he can’t get medication for his sick mother.

Project host apologises for ‘appalling’ joke

Project host apologises for ‘appalling’ joke

SBS The Feed host Marc Fennell has issued a lengthy apology after making an offensive joke about a woman on The Project last week.

Woman’s ‘wild sex’ disappointment

Woman’s ‘wild sex’ disappointment

The couple used to get intimate multiple times a week, then something happened which stopped the bedroom antics altogether.

‘Ridiculous’: PM blasted for border backflip

‘Ridiculous’: PM blasted for border backflip

After calling for state borders to be opened for months, Scott Morrison has backflipped, supporting NSW’s closure – and other states are mad.

Wondersuit recalled over safety ‘failure’

Wondersuit recalled over safety ‘failure’

Bonds has been forced to recall a popular Wondersuit because it does not meet safety standards.

Over-the-top movie is like ‘horror show’

Over-the-top movie is like ‘horror show’

Remember Gravitrons, that ride that spins you around so fast you feel a bit sick afterwards? That’s like this new movie.

Teen’s ‘incredible’ Bunnings makeover

Teen’s ‘incredible’ Bunnings makeover

A 14-year-old boy has left thousands in shock after he transformed his parents’ home in just two days, with no professional experience.

Melbourne woman killed by her pet cat

premium_icon Melbourne woman killed by her pet cat

Devastated family and doctors have issued a dire warning after a Melbourne grandmother spent nine days in a coma in Box Hill Hospital before losing her fight for...

Man crushed to death on building site

Man crushed to death on building site

A 35-year-old man has been crushed to death by a metal beam in a horrific workplace accident in western Sydney.

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