Editors' Picks

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Police officer quits after on-duty sex with abuse victim

Police officer quits after on-duty sex with abuse victim

A female police officer has quit the force after she had sex with a “vulnerable” victim of sex abuse — while she was on duty.

GUILTY: Councillor found guilty of sex acts on child

premium_icon GUILTY: Councillor found guilty of sex acts on child

The Noosa councillor has been found guilty of committing sexual acts on a 14-year-old girl at the conclusion of his week-long trial.

I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

premium_icon I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

It’s the decision he didn’t want to make, but one farmer says it’s time to bite the bullet.

WATCH: Police describe finding body in car boot 'traumatic'

premium_icon WATCH: Police describe finding body in car boot 'traumatic'

Police discovered the body late last night after a tip off from a member of the community.

Aussie man stranded in Thailand facing amputation

premium_icon Aussie man stranded in Thailand facing amputation

‘The damage is pretty horrific and it’s pretty upsetting’: A Central Queensland man is racking up a massive debt overseas while trying to save his foot.

Mozzie bite leaves beloved father in fight of his life

premium_icon Mozzie bite leaves beloved father in fight of his life

Dez Ginns spent his 60th birthday using a ventilator to breathe, his usual charm and health diminished, stuck in the biggest fight of his life.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

premium_icon Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

Relaxing under the shade of 50 plastic bottles might not sound practical, but a Sunshine Coast mum’s latest invention will leave beach lovers feeling cool.

Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

premium_icon Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

In her letter to Santa, she wished for one thing that people all across the country are wishing for.

WATCH: Shark attack survivor tells her story

premium_icon WATCH: Shark attack survivor tells her story

'I just dived straight in and the shark got me just as my head broke the surface of the water'

Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

premium_icon Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

Rural Firefighter volunteers need help paying the price for saving people from bushfires but are our politicians listening?

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Why 2032 Olympics are Qld’s to win

premium_icon Why 2032 Olympics are Qld’s to win

The Olympic Games have undergone a transformation under New Norm reforms, which aim to make the event as close to cost-neutral as possible.

Arrest made at anti-Adani protest

premium_icon Arrest made at anti-Adani protest

A woman has chained herself to a gate by her neck, and two others have locked onto machinery at two Adani sites

What truckies want motorists to know these holidays

What truckies want motorists to know these holidays

As everyone is always in a rush it seems and the roads are full of traffic, there are some things that truckies wish motorists would think about.

BULLYING: Daughters ‘not safe’ at their school

premium_icon BULLYING: Daughters ‘not safe’ at their school

A protective older sibling acted as a human barricade when bullies came for her little sister. Their school's reaction has their mother furious.

WATCH: Former council CEO tells all from behind bars

premium_icon WATCH: Former council CEO tells all from behind bars

Former CEO of Ipswich City Council Carl Wulff has spoken about the devastating impacts his actions have had on his family, finances and career

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