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Mon 22 Oct 2018

Inquest to probe care before teen’s suicide

premium_icon Inquest to probe care before teen’s suicide

THE State Coroner will investigate care given to an 18-year-woman who took her own life after the closure of a specialist mental health care facility.

Woman found dead on beach

Woman found dead on beach

THE body of a woman has been found at a Far North Queensland beach this morning.

Man dies in mobility scooter blaze

Man dies in mobility scooter blaze

A SUSPECTED faulty battery is being blamed after a man burned to death when his mobility scooter burst into flames.

The storms just won’t let up

The storms just won’t let up

STORMS are persisting but we may get a few days respite from the wild weather, with warmer than average temperatures. Enjoy it, with more rain brewing.

Palmer son-in-law’s explosive claims

premium_icon Palmer son-in-law’s explosive claims

CLIVE Palmer’s brother-in-law has told a court he was in regular contact with the billionaire’s fugitive nephew Clive Mensink, contradicting repeated claims.

Sea Eagles confirm Hasler’s return

Sea Eagles confirm Hasler’s return

MANLY have announced the return of former premiership-winning coach Des Hasler on a three-year deal, effective immediately.

Looking for a light salad? Toss this one into the mix

Looking for a light salad? Toss this one into the mix

Warmer weather demands a simpler, healthier menu, such as this quick salmon dish.

The best 17 players in world rugby league right now

The best 17 players in world rugby league right now

WITH the international season in full swing we select the ultimate world team from the best players from the Kangaroos, Kiwis, Tonga and England.

PHOTOS: Major milestone approaches for Second Range Crossing

premium_icon PHOTOS: Major milestone approaches for Second Range Crossing

CHECK out the latest awe-inspiring photos of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing as the project reaches another significant milestone.

Highway murder trial: Woman says car was 'possessed'

premium_icon Highway murder trial: Woman says car was 'possessed'

A LISMORE woman who struck a motorcyclist at high speed had an "intention" to kill him or at least a "reckless indifference to life", a court has heard.

Bishop calls on government to free children from detention

premium_icon Bishop calls on government to free children from detention

Clergyman pens letters to local politicians in his call for action

Cox Plate analysis: 'Winx thrives on pressure'

Cox Plate analysis: 'Winx thrives on pressure'

CHRIS Waller is undaunted by the prospect of Winx facing potentially the smallest Cox Plate field in more than 50 years, declaring it the perfect scenario.

Naked body found in Bowen

Naked body found in Bowen

The body of a naked man was discovered on Saturday morning at Dalrymple Point in Bowen.

Flight Centre shares lose altitude

Flight Centre shares lose altitude

SHARES in Brisbane-based Flight Centre took a massive hit on Monday after the company flagged a lower profit from its Australian business.

‘We believe you’: PM’s emotional apology

‘We believe you’: PM’s emotional apology

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has delivered an emotional apology to the victims of child sexual abuse across Australia.

Telstra under fire over Triple Zero calls

premium_icon Telstra under fire over Triple Zero calls

AT LEAST 1400 emergency phone calls to Triple Zero went unanswered during a major Telstra outage earlier this year, it has been revealed.

Couple ‘held hostage’ after wedding

Couple ‘held hostage’ after wedding

A COUPLE say they were “held hostage” at an Italian wedding venue until they paid $6.4k for minor damage to a marquee caused by sparkler.

It's only natural to follow latest interior trend

It's only natural to follow latest interior trend

Spring gets the casual coastal treatment with lush greens, lashings of cane, jute and wicker.

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

DES Hasler’s Manly return is set to be complete, but it won’t come without its problems, Matty Johns has revealed.

‘Sick and tired’: CA hits back over fixing allegations

‘Sick and tired’: CA hits back over fixing allegations

CRICKET Australia has again defended players after more allegations of spot-fixing from 15 international matches were levelled at players in three countries.

Be warned, Prince Harry, it’s not safe here

premium_icon Be warned, Prince Harry, it’s not safe here

OUR honoured guests, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, might not know it, but they have just entered the danger zone, writes Des Houghton

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

IT hasn’t taken long for the controversial VAR system to dominate headlines in the A-League once again with a host of former greats among the critics.

Police officer punched in road rage attack

Police officer punched in road rage attack

A MAN has spent the weekend in the watch house after a road rage incident, where he allegedly punched a motorist – a police officer – in the face.

Council rules kill off Christmas lights

Council rules kill off Christmas lights

A COUNCIL has forced residents to cancel a popular Christmas lights display because too many people were attending.

Cop killer’s bizarre prison request

Cop killer’s bizarre prison request

THE man who bombed a Melbourne city block and killed a young police officer has been tweeting from jail. He has a message for Peter Dutton.

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