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Tue 19 Feb 2019

Trolls brand mum 'paedophile' for breastfeeding autistic son

Trolls brand mum 'paedophile' for breastfeeding autistic son

This mum claims what she does is in her son’s best interests and will stop when he’s ready — but she’s being mercilessly trolled for it.

Investigators taking Gympie crocodile sighting seriously

premium_icon Investigators taking Gympie crocodile sighting seriously

Two crocodiles were removed from the Mary River in 2013 and 2014.

Secret weapon in jocks

premium_icon Secret weapon in jocks

Pensioner kicked out of nightclub after concealing a screwdriver

Mon 18 Feb 2019

’Hot cop’ sends fans into meltdown

’Hot cop’ sends fans into meltdown

YouTube viewers are going crazy for a police constable from Auckland thanks to her “stunning looks” and sweet personality.

Secret family history of an Australian war hero

premium_icon Secret family history of an Australian war hero

Before he was awarded Australia’s highest military honour for heroics in the battle, Daniel Keighran lived a childhood of poverty and struggle.

Open invite to MasterChef to come to CQ

premium_icon Open invite to MasterChef to come to CQ

'Best beef, best seafood, plus the best fruit and vegetables in the world and best the locations' Livingstone Mayor

What makes Gracemere Bowls Club so special for its members?

premium_icon What makes Gracemere Bowls Club so special for its members?

More than 60 bowlers travel far and wide to use the green, but some members are worried it isn't enough

Queensland resident finds massive 40kg scrub python in home

Queensland resident finds massive 40kg scrub python in home

A video of a massive scrub python found inside a Far North home has been watched almost four million times.

My high school regrets: Why I wish I tried harder

premium_icon My high school regrets: Why I wish I tried harder

OPINION: There's two kinds of high school students, I was the lazy student. Don't be like me

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Young woman flown from GKI to Rocky after 'envenomation'

premium_icon Young woman flown from GKI to Rocky after 'envenomation'

A WOMAN in her early 20's was flown from Great Keppel Island to Rockhampton Hospital this afternoon following a "Possible envenomation” from a marine animal

Tragic MAFS horrors that ignited it all

Tragic MAFS horrors that ignited it all

The putrid mess of Ines and Sam began well before this year’s series began. And it involved even more questionable people.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Town’s cheeky nod to iconic biscuit

Town’s cheeky nod to iconic biscuit

It’s the national day of our favourite sweet treat and one Aussie town is celebrating in style.

Brutal comeback to ‘very rude’ email

Brutal comeback to ‘very rude’ email

A nasty, error-riddled complaint from a “wealthy and well-educated” customer has gone viral thanks to a brewery’s epic response.

Man who fought and killed a cougar unmasked

Man who fought and killed a cougar unmasked

HE killed a mountain lion with his bare hands after it attacked him, now the man seized upon by the wild animal has revealed how he miraculously survived.

Dress sparks wedding etiquette debate

Dress sparks wedding etiquette debate

CAN you ever justify wearing white to a wedding? A woman has faced criticism and divided opinion for wanting to do exactly that.

Schwarto races to the rescue in Rocky police pursuit

premium_icon Schwarto races to the rescue in Rocky police pursuit

Woman's family heirloom missing, real estate shake up plus more.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Milking it for good cause

premium_icon Milking it for good cause

A dairy cow race will see a prize-winning donation for one hinterland primary school's want-for-nothing chaplain.

New UFO sighting hotspot revealed

premium_icon New UFO sighting hotspot revealed

A man claims he has spotted a UFO after he witnessed an unidentified flying object that was travelling “too quickly” to be a plane. SEE THE VIDEO

Stray seal sparks peak hour highway chaos

Stray seal sparks peak hour highway chaos

HOW did the seal cross the road? With a little trouble and a police escort apparently, as this stray sea mammal caused peak hour chaos.

Meet the Rocky woman who's now personal shopper to the stars

premium_icon Meet the Rocky woman who's now personal shopper to the stars

She was thrust into the spotlight when she found a sold-out old Celine coat for British supermodel and actor Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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