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Wed 3 Mar 2021

‘Threat is real’: Infectious outbreak fears

Premium Content ‘Threat is real’: Infectious outbreak fears

Reports of three Border Force officers contracting a devastating infectious disease have triggered calls to ramp up outbreak screening in FNQ.

‘Equivalent to Yasi’: Cyclonic winds smash Cairns road

Premium Content ‘Equivalent to Yasi’: Cyclonic winds smash Cairns road

A ravaged Cairns road is likely to be shut for three weeks after wind and rain caused mass landslips on par with the devastation left by Cyclone Yasi.

'I did not sleep with the victim': Porter's tearful denial

'I did not sleep with the victim': Porter's tearful denial

Porter refused to resign from his post as Attorney-General. "I am not standing down or aside," Porter said.

New Russian COVID strain detected in Qld hotel

Premium Content New Russian COVID strain detected in Qld hotel

A new Russian strain of COVID-19 has been detected among a group of 74 travellers who arrived from Qatar last month.

Doctor sexually abused underage daughter for seven years

Premium Content Doctor sexually abused underage daughter for seven years

A Queensland doctor has been busted having long-term sexual relationship with his own daughter which began when she was just nine years old.

Liberal MP John Sidoti resigns ahead of ICAC probe

Premium Content Liberal MP John Sidoti resigns ahead of ICAC probe

John Sidoti has resigned from Gladys Berejiklian’s ministry after the ICAC announced it will launch an investigation into the Liberal MP.

Chinese diplomat’s warning to Australia

Chinese diplomat’s warning to Australia

A senior Chinese diplomat has warned that people in Australia who “choose to make enemies of China” will be “cast aside in history”.

Family supports lifesaver charged with surf club rape

Premium Content Family supports lifesaver charged with surf club rape

Family members have accompanied a lifesaver as he faced court charged with raping a 21-year-old woman at a surf club.

Rio Tinto chair quits after caves destroyed

Rio Tinto chair quits after caves destroyed

The chair of mining giant Rio Tinto has stepped down after the company destroyed sacred Indigenous caves in Western Australia.

Shock advice to ‘attractive’ ADF cadets

Shock advice to ‘attractive’ ADF cadets

Freshly-recruited female army cadets were given baffling advice on how to avoid making themselves “prey” to sexual predators.

Super fund wouldn’t let members leave

Super fund wouldn’t let members leave

A major superannuation fund has been taken to court by the corporate watchdog for allegedly misleading customers.

Nike rocked by $100k sneaker scandal

Nike rocked by $100k sneaker scandal

One of Nike’s most powerful figures has been forced to resign after being busted in a controversial side project double dip.

Gladys ‘blindsided’ by vaccine decision

Gladys ‘blindsided’ by vaccine decision

Gladys Berejiklian and the NSW government were reportedly shocked to learn of a federal development in the vaccine rollout on Tuesday.

Sickening video of jockey, dead horse

Sickening video of jockey, dead horse

First a shocking photo of a trainer with a dead horse emerged, now an appalling video of a jockey is doing the rounds. Warning: Graphic.

Why Australia will be mostly cashless by 2024

Premium Content Why Australia will be mostly cashless by 2024

You may have just three years to adapt to a world almost completely without cash, according to new research.

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