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Sat 28 Nov 2020

NAMED: Man charged over alleged Bundaberg terror plot

Premium Content NAMED: Man charged over alleged Bundaberg terror plot

The identity of the 29-year-old arrested by the Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team over an alleged Bundaberg terror plot has been revealed.

‘Sad this ends here’: Veteran learns fate in assault trial

Premium Content ‘Sad this ends here’: Veteran learns fate in assault trial

An elderly Vietnam veteran who served as a notorious “tunnel rat” has learned his punishment for bashing his neighbour, at their Cairns retirement village.

Queensland mum’s $14,000 flood fraud

Premium Content Queensland mum’s $14,000 flood fraud

A Far North mum who scammed $14,000 out of the Federal Government by lodging phony claims for flood disaster relief has been dealt with

Urgent warning after surge in flying fox bites and scratches

Premium Content Urgent warning after surge in flying fox bites and scratches

Medical experts have warned Far North residents not to handle sick or injured flying foxes after a surge in scratches and bites.

What Bega purchase of Lion means for FNQ dairy producers

Premium Content What Bega purchase of Lion means for FNQ dairy producers

After digesting the news of Bega’s acquisition of Lion Dairy & Drinks, Tablelands farmers have got a taste for the long-term benefits.

Duo had just started dating before car death tragedy

Premium Content Duo had just started dating before car death tragedy

The couple at the centre of a horror incident that saw a girl die after being left in a hot car had only recently got together.

Company director guilty of starting $3m fire

Premium Content Company director guilty of starting $3m fire

A company director has been found guilty of starting a Brisbane factory fire that caused millions of dollars in damage.

Beagle in puppy laboratory horror

Premium Content Beagle in puppy laboratory horror

A beagle, locked up in a laboratory for 10 years for cruel experiments, has become the face of an animal rights campaign.

How ‘abnormally’ hot it’s going to get today

How ‘abnormally’ hot it’s going to get today

An “abnormal” heatwave, expected to be the most intense in a decade, continues to do damage in four states and will peak this weekend.

UPDATE: Search for reported missing person called off

Premium Content UPDATE: Search for reported missing person called off

An RACQ LifeFlight spokesperson said witnesses reported seeing a person struggling in the ocean, about 25m offshore, before losing sight of the swimmer.

Bundaberg 'terror plot': Federal police swoop

Premium Content Bundaberg 'terror plot': Federal police swoop

He was allegedly planning to undertake a terrorist act in the Bundaberg region and had sought firearms training.

The ‘unsuitable’ people being given gun licences

Premium Content The ‘unsuitable’ people being given gun licences

Queensland police have been issuing firearms licences to people with a history of offending and other “unsuitable” candidates.

Man seriously injured in 20m fall

Premium Content Man seriously injured in 20m fall

A man has suffered serious chest, pelvic and limb injuries after falling 20m down an embankment.

Shields found guilty of attempted murder

Premium Content Shields found guilty of attempted murder

It took a jury just over an hour to return its verdict on Friday afternoon.

Heartbroken wife: ‘He is fighting for his life’

Premium Content Heartbroken wife: ‘He is fighting for his life’

The heartbroken wife of smiling Burleigh identity Joe Tongi said her husband is ‘still fighting for his life’ following a critical neck injury in the surf.

‘Gentle giant with huge heart’: Shock death of police officer

Premium Content ‘Gentle giant with huge heart’: Shock death of police...

The police community is in mourning after the shock death of a popular, promising young officer. He died suddenly at the family's Sunshine Coast home.

Hot car girl's death: Couple to stay behind bars

Premium Content Hot car girl's death: Couple to stay behind bars

A Townsville couple charged with manslaughter over the death of a three year old girl will stay behind bars on remand for at least two weeks.

Man trapped in sinking boat burnt by chemicals

Premium Content Man trapped in sinking boat burnt by chemicals

A man in his fifties was hospitalised for chemical burns after being rescued from a sinking boat off a Cairns river.

STAY AWAY: Island closed to new visitors as fire rages

STAY AWAY: Island closed to new visitors as fire rages

FRASER Island is now officially closed to all new visitors amid fresh warnings for the "erratic" fire which has now been burning for more than five weeks.

Judge talks turtles in controversial development fight

Premium Content Judge talks turtles in controversial development fight

Sunshine Coast Council says the impact a beachfront development it approved could have on turtles would not equal a failure to maintain or enhance their ecosystem.

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