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Fri 3 Apr 2020

No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

premium_icon No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

A Central Queensland man alleged to be a “major player” in a large-scale drug syndicate has been denied bail – despite $200,000 being offered as surety.

Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

premium_icon Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

premium_icon Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

The teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s father has been granted bail while he awaits trial for murder.

Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

premium_icon Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

A Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19 has been remembered by his family as a “loving, caring gentle giant of a man”.

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

premium_icon Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Queensland health care workers have been vilified and threatened while wearing their uniforms out in public, Health Minister Steven Miles says.

School closed after shock COVID-19 test result

premium_icon School closed after shock COVID-19 test result

A major Sunshine Coast school is closed today after it's believed a staff member tested positive to coronavirus yesterday.

COVID-19 Mackay cases reach 11 in biggest spike yet

premium_icon COVID-19 Mackay cases reach 11 in biggest spike yet

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 patients within the Mackay district has jumped to 11, as four more cases are added to the Whitsunday tally.

CQ mining death details uncovered

premium_icon CQ mining death details uncovered

A quarry company and three supervisors are accused of serious health and safety breaches linked to Connor Milne’s training and supervision.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Coronavirus fears spark national park closures

premium_icon Coronavirus fears spark national park closures

Authorities have closed Sunshine Coast national parks, including Noosa National Park and Mount Coolum, ahead of the school holidays over COVID-19 fears.

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

premium_icon Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

A silly April fool’s day prank has distracted people from a responsible procedures put in place for alcohol sales says a bottleshop licensee.

Rubbish clean-up ‘hero’ in jail after claiming he has virus

premium_icon Rubbish clean-up ‘hero’ in jail after claiming he has virus

Police will allege he also made people fearful after he stated: 'Don’t come near me, I have coronavirus'.

Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

premium_icon Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

It is the second death related to the coronavirus in the Toowoomba Region.

Samsung TV and sound: 2020 vision sight unseen

premium_icon Samsung TV and sound: 2020 vision sight unseen

WOULD you buy an 8K television costing thousands of dollars sight unseen?

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