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Tue 7 Jul 2020

Boozy builder kicks security guard during drunken bender

premium_icon Boozy builder kicks security guard during drunken bender

A booze-fuelled night at the casino ended in court for a builder who kicked the Treasury’s security boss while lying drunk on a sidewalk.

Melbourne under new restrictions as virus cases surge

Melbourne under new restrictions as virus cases surge

Victoria’s coronavirus crisis has deepened with 191 new cases added to the state’s growing tally. It’s the worst increase since the pandemic began.

Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

premium_icon Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

Cassandra Capsanis told police she split her last purchase with her two daughters and one of their former partners.

Mourners honour murdered Karen Gilliland as a selfless mate

premium_icon Mourners honour murdered Karen Gilliland as a selfless mate

Karen Gilliland's children placed letters to mum on her coffin as loved ones laid her to rest.

WATCH: Gladstone man fights off snake while driving

premium_icon WATCH: Gladstone man fights off snake while driving

A Gladstone man experienced the fright of his life when a brown snake slithered up his leg while he was driving. WATCH THE VIDEO.

Human-sized bat leaves people ‘horrified’

Human-sized bat leaves people ‘horrified’

A giant bat is causing a stir because of it’s human size. It can have a wingspan up to a whopping 1.7m.

Card payments surge as economy recovers

Card payments surge as economy recovers

Australians are spending more as the economy begins to recover from COVID-19.

Coroner releases trove of William Tyrrell documents

premium_icon Coroner releases trove of William Tyrrell documents

Documents detailing the investigation into William Tyrrell’s disappearance have been released for the first time.

RBA holds but mortgage ‘rates keep tumbling’

RBA holds but mortgage ‘rates keep tumbling’

Recordbreaking scenes are unfolding that could see teaser rates dip below the current 2.05 per cent lowest available home loan rate.

Snake sausage anyone? Python spotted in odd hidey hole

premium_icon Snake sausage anyone? Python spotted in odd hidey hole

A snake catcher who removed a 1.5m python from a backyard barbecue has urged people to clean up cooking areas — or expect a nasty sssurprise.

COVID-19 scare at courthouse

premium_icon COVID-19 scare at courthouse

Staff at a magistrates court were sent scrambling this morning after a man told by a hospital to self-isolate appeared at court.

RBA rates on hold: Five ways to avoid getting ripped off

premium_icon RBA rates on hold: Five ways to avoid getting ripped off

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the cash rate on hold. This is what you should be doing with your mortgage to make sure you are not being ripped off.

NSW-Victoria border closure: Everything you need to know

premium_icon NSW-Victoria border closure: Everything you need to know

The NSW-Victoria border will shut in just a few hours and NSW residents will be directly impacted alongside Victorians with what they can and cannot do.

Disney star dead aged 24

Disney star dead aged 24

Young actor Sebastian Athie who starred in a popular teen series for Disney Channel has died at the age of 24.

Sam Armytage picks up a cool $2.8m

Sam Armytage picks up a cool $2.8m

The sold sticker has gone up on the home of Sunrise co-host Sam Armytage after 12 days on the market and she’s believed to be ‘over the moon’ with the price.

‘Did you pay for sex?’ Suzi’s alleged victim faces quizzing

premium_icon ‘Did you pay for sex?’ Suzi’s alleged victim faces quizzing

A man who claims he was assaulted after he hooked up with ex-reality star Suzi Taylor via a dating app will be questioned about their meeting arrangement.

White House doubles down after Trump virus claim

White House doubles down after Trump virus claim

Donald Trump has been mocked for his claim that 99 per cent of coronavirus cases are “harmless” – but the White House isn’t backing down.

Social media campaign to help boost outback tourism

premium_icon Social media campaign to help boost outback tourism

A local council in Southwest Queensland is eager for tourists to return to the region.

CEO steps down over controversial Instagram posts

CEO steps down over controversial Instagram posts

The multi-millionaire founder of a glamorous luggage start up will give up her job after a series of social media posts sparked outrage.

‘Earns itself’: $10 Aldi item saving money

‘Earns itself’: $10 Aldi item saving money

Shoppers are raving about the cheap gadget that went on sale last week, claiming it transforms old items and saves them from the bin.

Kanye given millions in federal aid

Kanye given millions in federal aid

Documents reveal Kanye West’s shoe company Yeezy, valued at more than a billion dollars, received millions in government aid.

‘Why are my boobs on your phone?’

‘Why are my boobs on your phone?’

Chrissy Teigen had one question for a fellow celebrity who posted a candid photo to social media: ‘Why do you have topless pics of me?’

Accused killer’s ally attacks reporter

Accused killer’s ally attacks reporter

A man supporting an accused murderer linked to the Brothers 4 Life gang has assaulted a journalist after the alleged killer’s court appearance.

REVEALED: The 10 worst SPER debt hot spots by suburb

premium_icon REVEALED: The 10 worst SPER debt hot spots by suburb

Queenslanders are happy to do the crime but not so happy to pay the fine – racking up more than $1 billion of SPER debt. We reveal the 10 worst suburbs.

Car-thieving teen’s ‘horrific’ upbringing revealed

premium_icon Car-thieving teen’s ‘horrific’ upbringing revealed

A Queensland teenager who went on a car-stealing spree will only be jailed for eight days after a magistrate heard shocking details of his “horrific” upbringing.

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