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Thu 15 Apr 2021

No jail for predator who molested girl six times

Premium Content No jail for predator who molested girl six times

A Queensland man who molested a little girl six times, and groomed two others, will not spend any time behind bars for two reasons.

Aussie woman dead after taking COVID vaccination

Aussie woman dead after taking COVID vaccination

A 48-year-old woman has died after suffering blood clots a week after taking the COVID jab in NSW.

Digger who made the PM cry

Digger who made the PM cry

Reading a roll call of Australian dead in Afghanistan, the PM revealed it was the family of one digger in particular that moved him to weep.

How you could make an extra $100k

How you could make an extra $100k

A big change is due to kick in come July and it could mean more money in your bank. Here’s how much you could collect under the reforms.

Explosive war erupts over Folau’s NRL return

Premium Content Explosive war erupts over Folau’s NRL return

QRL has slammed NRL CEO Andrew Abdo following accusations the game tried to handball a decision on Israel Folau’s return to Queensland officials.

Block star’s alleged victim claims escort ambush

Premium Content Block star’s alleged victim claims escort ambush

A man has claimed he was tied up and assaulted by Suzi Taylor and her flatmate when he went to the former Block star’s inner Brisbane unit for sex.

Cops issue arrest warrant for Palm Island activist

Premium Content Cops issue arrest warrant for Palm Island activist

An arrest warrant has been issued for iconic Indigenous activist Lex Wotton after he failed to show up at court over a drink driving charge.

Jail time for stabbing police dog

Premium Content Jail time for stabbing police dog

A man who stabbed a police dog during an arrest will spend close to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a series of offences.

Costly mistake: Panel beater destroys $50k car

Premium Content Costly mistake: Panel beater destroys $50k car

A panel beater made a “foolish” error landing him in court.

Country that could stop China

Country that could stop China

It’s no friend of either the US or China – now both are vying for this country to “back a winner” in the South China Sea.

Barefoot camper missing for five days

Barefoot camper missing for five days

The search has intensified for a camper last seen barefoot and wearing shorts who has been missing in Victoria’s bush since Saturday.

Push for criminal age raise has in principle support

Premium Content Push for criminal age raise has in principle support

One government has backed away from raising the age of criminal consent, despite reports attorneys-generals from across the nation are backing the move.

Monster snake skin found dangling from roof

Premium Content Monster snake skin found dangling from roof

The skin of a gigantic carpet python found at a Buderim home has baffled seasoned snake catchers. SEE THE VIDEO.

‘Thank you for your service’: PM confirms troop withdrawal

Premium Content ‘Thank you for your service’: PM confirms troop withdrawal

A teary Scott Morrison has confirmed Australia will follow in America’s footsteps to remove troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year.

Surprising group least likely to get vaccine

Surprising group least likely to get vaccine

A surprising group has emerged as the most reluctant in Australia to get the COVID-19 jab. And this explains their lack of confidence.

Second teen dies following horror Wolvi crash

Premium Content Second teen dies following horror Wolvi crash

A horror crash at Wolvi has claimed the life of a second teenager, described as an ‘energetic, happy’ man with a ‘huge heart’

Gumtree pet listing fee hits dodgy sellers where it hurts

Premium Content Gumtree pet listing fee hits dodgy sellers where it hurts

A new fee charged for listing pets for sale has helped marketplace platform Gumtree weed out irresponsible sellers.

Clue that could solve Caddick case

Clue that could solve Caddick case

One of the nation’s most famous homicide detectives has weighed in on the Melissa Caddick case, revealing who might hold clues to the mystery.

REVEALED: How to win one of Virgin’s 150 new jobs

Premium Content REVEALED: How to win one of Virgin’s 150 new jobs

Virgin is going on a ‘major recruitment drive’, today revealing they’re looking to fill 150 jobs in one section of the business. Find out if you’re qualified.

Parliament hit by underpayment scandal

Parliament hit by underpayment scandal

The Finance Department has reported itself to the Fair Work Ombudsman after it was revealed parliamentary staff were underpaid over four years.

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