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Thu 2 Apr 2020

Nurse 'killed girlfriend, saying she infected him

Nurse 'killed girlfriend, saying she infected him

Newly qualified medic Lorena Quaranta, 27, was found dead by police after her partner Antonio De Pace, 28, apparently called them to say he had murdered her.

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.

JOBS: When and how to get a picking job in Bowen

premium_icon JOBS: When and how to get a picking job in Bowen

Jobseekers are being told there is work, but to expect a very different season this year

Tiger King: What happened to the cast of zany characters

Tiger King: What happened to the cast of zany characters

Many of the key players in Tiger King are now fuming at their treatment – but there’s been a happy ending for at least one.

Fans can get refunds for memberships: McLachlan

premium_icon Fans can get refunds for memberships: McLachlan

Footy fans have been asked to keep their club memberships rather than ask for refunds amid the coronavirus crisis.

Man avoids jail after eight DV breaches

premium_icon Man avoids jail after eight DV breaches

A MAN has avoided spending actual time in jail after he contravened a domestic violence order and avoided police.

New job lifeline for Aussie workers

premium_icon New job lifeline for Aussie workers

Tourism and hospitality workers out of a job since the coronavirus pandemic in Australia can consider a career pivot into one of eight in-demand roles.

Gold Coast resort opens doors to healthcare workers

premium_icon Gold Coast resort opens doors to healthcare workers

A popular resort on the Gold Coast will offer exclusive stays to health care workers who can’t go home for fear of infecting their family with COVID-19.

Eel’s eerie premonition: ‘What if it ends tomorrow?’

premium_icon Eel’s eerie premonition: ‘What if it ends tomorrow?’

Parramatta back-rower Ryan Matterson feared this day would come, when rugby league was taken away. Now the isolated Eels star is in daily sessions with the club’s...

Drastic pandemic plan would see regional ‘lockdown’

premium_icon Drastic pandemic plan would see regional ‘lockdown’

The idea floated by Whitsunday MP would involve strict border closures between nine regions.

What’s open in the Whitsundays

premium_icon What’s open in the Whitsundays

Take a look at where you can support businesses battling to stay open.

Comedian's brush with famous coronavirus case

premium_icon Comedian's brush with famous coronavirus case

COMEDIAN Adam Hills on working in the UK during the start of the coronavirus pandemic and rubbing shoulders with Prince Charles.

Singer-songwriter hits back at racists targeting Asians

premium_icon Singer-songwriter hits back at racists targeting Asians

Singer Dami Im has revealed she is being trolled on social media about COVID-19, highlighting the plight of many Asians — many who are being cruelly called “bat eaters”...

Monsters in paradise: The child sex abusers we can't forget

premium_icon Monsters in paradise: The child sex abusers we can't forget

Most people do what they can to protect young children. But some people instead hurt them, inflicting crimes and trauma the children will never get over.

Corrupt cop Roger Rogerson launches appeal

premium_icon Corrupt cop Roger Rogerson launches appeal

Notorious corrupt detectives Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara have launched their tax payer funded appeals against their convictions for a drug rip-off murder.

Golf courses reopen under strict COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Golf courses reopen under strict COVID-19 rules

Licensed Queensland golf clubs shut a fortnight ago after the State Government cracked down on nightclubs and bars. But now they’re back.

Virus lockdown: ‘Be careful what you wish for’, says PM

Virus lockdown: ‘Be careful what you wish for’, says PM

Scott Morrison has pushed back against calls for a lockdown, telling those wanting stronger measures to “be careful what you wish for”.

NEW RULE: How many people you can invite into home

premium_icon NEW RULE: How many people you can invite into home

Queensland’s ever-changing coronavirus rules have been revised again, with changes to how many people can be invited into a home. Meanwhile, interstate arrivals without...

Borders locked down in complete ban on NSW visitors

premium_icon Borders locked down in complete ban on NSW visitors

Queensland’s strict border closures will be ramped up from tonight, with a complete ban on NSW tourists and a complete closure of all but three border roads on the Gold...

Cruise ship curse claims another Qld life, 96 others infected

premium_icon Cruise ship curse claims another Qld life, 96 others...

Three of the four Queenslanders who have died from coronavirus were holidaying on cruise ships days before their deaths.

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