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Tue 20 Oct 2020

Highway heartbreak: Family’s anguish at home demolition

Premium Content Highway heartbreak: Family’s anguish at home demolition

Just below the surface of a huge highway upgrade in Cairns is a tale of human heartbreak as families come to grips with a move that will change their lives.

Eerie photos of Aussie plane ‘graveyard’

Eerie photos of Aussie plane ‘graveyard’

At a time when global air travel has plummeted to nearly nothing, this patch of the Aussie outback has never seen more action.

Afterpay and Westpac join forces

Premium Content Afterpay and Westpac join forces

Buy now pay later scheme Afterpay and big bank Westpac have come together to roll out new deals for customers.

Victoria records one new virus case

Victoria records one new virus case

Victoria has recorded just one new coronavirus infection and no deaths overnight as Melburnians wake to their second day of more freedoms.

‘Can’t believe my girl is gone’: Heartbreak over death

Premium Content ‘Can’t believe my girl is gone’: Heartbreak over death

TRIBUTES and condolences have continued to flow for Tammara Macrokanis, who died in an incident on the Pacific Hwy on Saturday.

The toxic kitchen ingredient putting your health at risk

Premium Content The toxic kitchen ingredient putting your health at risk

It’s promoted as the healthy option, but a new study has found pink salt isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it could even cause serious long-term harm.

'Is my phone listening?': Facebook mystery

'Is my phone listening?': Facebook mystery

A documentary has tackled big questions about social media but it fell short of answering this very relatable question posed on Q&A last night.

Drastic plan considered for travellers

Drastic plan considered for travellers

The Victorian government is reportedly considering one thing to make sure returned travellers isolate at home that would place less of a need on hotel quarantine.

Voters quick out of blocks with record early turnout

Premium Content Voters quick out of blocks with record early turnout

More than 100,000 Queenslanders have already cast their vote, in an unprecedented turn out on day one of early voting.

Man facing 70 sex, physical abuse charges

Man facing 70 sex, physical abuse charges

A man is facing 70 charges over alleged horrific abuse of a woman and six children over three years, including torture and grooming a child for sex.

More than 125,000 enter NT since border reopening

Premium Content More than 125,000 enter NT since border reopening

MORE than 125,000 people have arrived in the Northern Territory from interstate since border restrictions were lifted

Palmer’s millions: Can he swing ballot?

Palmer’s millions: Can he swing ballot?

Clive Palmer is hoping he will help “sway” the Queensland election result as he did the 2019 federal election, but he’ll be bitterly disappointed.

‘I don’t care’: Act of defiance blindsides Premier

Premium Content ‘I don’t care’: Act of defiance blindsides Premier

A Labor candidate in an ultra-marginal north Queensland seat has defied the Premier, urging voters to put the LNP last, in a direct contradiction of Annastacia...

Schapelle’s shock admission after punch-up

Schapelle’s shock admission after punch-up

Confronting scenes unfolded with Honey Badger forced to punch a female contestant and Schapelle Corby probed. James Weir recaps.

Man missing at notorious FNQ swimming hole

Premium Content Man missing at notorious FNQ swimming hole

A man was missing on Monday night after he and another person visited a well-known swimming spot in far north Queensland.

Teen receives lifetime ban from top pub

Premium Content Teen receives lifetime ban from top pub

This 18-year-old’s drug-fuelled antics have seen her banned for life from one of Brisbane’s biggest pubs.

Key government figures face hotel inquiry recall

Premium Content Key government figures face hotel inquiry recall

A number of senior Victorian public servants could be forced to reappear in front of the hotel quarantine inquiry after damning evidence of misleading and incomplete...

Maguire’s son got $3k birthday gift from Chinese businessman

Premium Content Maguire’s son got $3k birthday gift from Chinese businessman

A Chinese businessman who drowned in a gym pool in front of shocked onlookers in June had given the son of disgraced MP Daryl Maguire a $3000 birthday gift.

Millions in COVID fines, penalties unpaid

Premium Content Millions in COVID fines, penalties unpaid

More than 90 per cent of people hit with hefty covid fines have failed to pay them, with the State Government waiting on millions in unpaid debts.

Roxy’s furious response to SAS backlash

Roxy’s furious response to SAS backlash

Roxy Jacenko has posted a lengthy, expletive-filled rant after lasting only six hours on Channel 7’s new reality show SAS Australia.

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