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Wed 8 Apr 2020

You can now buy in showbags in Woolies

You can now buy in showbags in Woolies

The Easter Show has been cancelled, but you can still snag a showbag after Woolworths stepped in to get the nostalgic treat in select stores.

Pharmacists 'spat on’, quit over abuse

Pharmacists 'spat on’, quit over abuse

Pharmacists have reported being physically assaulted, racially abused and spat on by angry customers trying to stockpile virus supplies.

Why tonight's 'Super Pink Moon' won't actually be pink

premium_icon Why tonight's 'Super Pink Moon' won't actually be pink

Stargazers will be greeted by a bigger, brighter moon tonight but contrary to the name, it won't be pink. Here's why.

Prisoner tells court: ‘It’s hard in here’

premium_icon Prisoner tells court: ‘It’s hard in here’

A Gympie prisoner has asked a court for bail, telling a judge that coronavirus was making it “hard for everyone” in jail.

Influencer’s $2m supercar lockdown crash

Influencer’s $2m supercar lockdown crash

New York City police were shocked by Instagram star’s early-morning speed binge during COVID-19 lockdown. They soon discovered more troubling facts.

Lockdown ‘sight’ not seen in 30 years

Lockdown ‘sight’ not seen in 30 years

A view hidden for more than three decades has re-emerged as parts of India go into lockdown, but locals are paying a high price.

What you can and can’t do this Easter

What you can and can’t do this Easter

From family gatherings to last-minute chocolate runs, here’s what you can and can't do this Easter weekend under the government’s virus restrictions.

Police threaten to fine Gold Coast surfers at Tweed beaches

premium_icon Police threaten to fine Gold Coast surfers at Tweed beaches

Gold Coast surfers and beachgoers have been targeted by NSW police and community leaders ahead of the Easter long weekend.

Women fined $176k for virus mistake

Women fined $176k for virus mistake

The mum and daughter face the hefty penalty after going on an island holiday despite showing coronavirus symptoms and being told to self isolate.

Virus a threat to sovereignty, PM declares

Virus a threat to sovereignty, PM declares

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared the coronavirus is a threat to Australia's sovereignty but says the nation will overcome it and rebuild.

Free childcare plan backfires

Free childcare plan backfires

Just last week the government announced a plan to make childcare free for a million families – but a huge problem has now emerged.

Disabled mum and girl abused while shopping

premium_icon Disabled mum and girl abused while shopping

A mum and her disabled daughter have been subjected to cruel comments and abuse - and you won’t believe the reason why.

Carjacking 'could have been catastrophic for unborn child'

premium_icon Carjacking 'could have been catastrophic for unborn child'

Police link the carjacker who injured a pregnant woman to a recent spike in property crime

Virus puts Queensland pubs in ‘serious trouble’

premium_icon Virus puts Queensland pubs in ‘serious trouble’

The enforced closure of the nation’s pubs has left the industry reeling, with many fearing they will eventually have no option but to call last drinks forever.

Former Tyrell detective fined $10k

Former Tyrell detective fined $10k

The former lead detective from the high profile case of missing child William Tyrrell has been fined after he was found to have made illegal recordings.

‘Noisy, partying’ teens fined, had ‘no idea’ about COVID-19

premium_icon ‘Noisy, partying’ teens fined, had ‘no idea’ about COVID-19

A group of teens have been slapped with fines after police busted them flouting social distancing rules. But they claimed to have no idea about the pandemic.

‘Locals only’ signs appear at Qld beach

premium_icon ‘Locals only’ signs appear at Qld beach

Locals in a Gold Coast suburb fearful their beach will be next to close have taken matters into their own hands, telling non-residents to stay away.

Russian ship ordeal over for Aussie couple

premium_icon Russian ship ordeal over for Aussie couple

A Highton couple who were stranded in waters off Uruguay for two weeks have finally made it to Australian soil after successfully boarding a mercy flight.

Jail ‘very volatile’ as new COVID restrictions start

premium_icon Jail ‘very volatile’ as new COVID restrictions start

Prison officers say Brisbane’s Arthur Gorrie jail is still volatile after 10 prisoners took to the rooftop to protest COVID-19 restrictions banning visitors

New crop of SDRC councillors plan to make changes

premium_icon New crop of SDRC councillors plan to make changes

THE top eight are putting people first, eager to find solutions to widespread problems.

‘Most controversial movie’ will be out tomorrow

‘Most controversial movie’ will be out tomorrow

Raging controversy saw its release scuttled last year and the coronavirus derailed its cinema debut. From tomorrow, you can watch it at home.

ASX plunges as banks hit with credit downgrade

premium_icon ASX plunges as banks hit with credit downgrade

The Australian share market has plunged more than 2 per cent at its open today, with the big four banks hit as a major credit agency downgraded their rating.

Lifeline for stranded backpackers

premium_icon Lifeline for stranded backpackers

It’s one of many acts of kindness shining through the city’s darkest moments as Australia grapples with the coronavirus.

VOTE NOW: Stanthorpe’s best teacher

VOTE NOW: Stanthorpe’s best teacher

We want you to tell us who Stanthorpe’s best teacher is.

Rumour about NSFW Cats movie confirmed

Rumour about NSFW Cats movie confirmed

A rumoured “butthole cut” of the 2019 flop movie musical Cats may actually exist, according to a visual effects worker.

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