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Sat 17 Aug 2019

Scientists develop burp-free cattle feed to save the planet

premium_icon Scientists develop burp-free cattle feed to save the planet

Rude cows could spell doom but scientists are mass producing an aquatic pink puffy solution

Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

They are known for flashing their cash and their ridiculously lavish lifestyles — but these Instagram pictures might be the craziest yet.

How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

premium_icon How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

Before passionate Lions fan Alex Wilson died of cancer last year, his wife Sandra made a promise that she has secretly been honouring every round this season.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Bomb fear: Big W manager's shocking bid for time off

premium_icon Bomb fear: Big W manager's shocking bid for time off

STEVEN Norman John Walsh faces court over bomb hoax that shut down a major Toowoomba shopping centre.

When this man rings, it’s worth answering

premium_icon When this man rings, it’s worth answering

If Hans de Koning calls you, it’d be wise to answer.

Elderly couple hospitalised, dog killed in goanna attack

premium_icon Elderly couple hospitalised, dog killed in goanna attack

AN elderly couple has been badly hurt and their dog killed during a 'freak and horrific' goanna attack when the 'reptile suddenly turned on them'.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

12yo’s surprise prehistoric discovery in creek

12yo’s surprise prehistoric discovery in creek

A YOUNG boy on holiday with his family has made a stunning prehistoric find while exploring a creek bed on the grounds of the resort.

US man dies after taco-eating contest

US man dies after taco-eating contest

A man has died after taking part in a taco-eating competition in California.

Never mind China, Australia needs to fight for own freedoms

premium_icon Never mind China, Australia needs to fight for own freedoms

Democracy and free press can't be taken for granted.

Extraordinary gesture saves ‘celebrity’ goose

premium_icon Extraordinary gesture saves ‘celebrity’ goose

A small community has gone to extraordinary lengths to save a ‘celebrity’ goose after a nasty injury left it unable to walk.

TOXIC TRUTH: 'My boobs were making me sick'

premium_icon TOXIC TRUTH: 'My boobs were making me sick'

Mackay woman's six-year battle to reclaim her health has revealed a shocking invisible illness

1500+ baits used to curb wild pest problem in Gympie

premium_icon 1500+ baits used to curb wild pest problem in Gympie

The baits were used earlier this year to help rural landowners in the region try to curb the effects of wild dogs, pigs and foxes.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Couple want ‘revenge’ on scammer

Couple want ‘revenge’ on scammer

A COUPLE who paid $420 for a double door fridge on Gumtree have told of how they “just want revenge” after being duped.

Investigation: Alleged tryst between guard and inmate's wife

premium_icon Investigation: Alleged tryst between guard and inmate's wife

The corruption watchdog may investigate a USB that was found in a prison cell that allegedly contained vision of a prison guard and the inmate’s wife.

Sydney stabbings crate heroes celebrated with memes

Sydney stabbings crate heroes celebrated with memes

The heroes of the Sydney stabbing have been celebrated online, after they were able to subdue a lone knifeman terrorising bystanders.

High ranking porn star says she made just $12,000

High ranking porn star says she made just $12,000

Mia Khalifa ditched her risque past for a completely different profession, but her former career has continued to haunt her.

'Designed to fly': The macaw that always flies back

premium_icon 'Designed to fly': The macaw that always flies back

How this Gladstone macaw owner raised his bird from egg to free flying.

Gympie's slice of Coast property explosion could last years

premium_icon Gympie's slice of Coast property explosion could last years

Big work down south nothing but good news for Gympie.

New twist in ‘ridiculous’ drive-thru rule

New twist in ‘ridiculous’ drive-thru rule

Many drivers were shocked to learn it is illegal to use your phone to pay at a drive-through, and the revelation has raised even more questions.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Man gives girlfriend list of strict rules then cheats on her

Man gives girlfriend list of strict rules then cheats on her

A WOMAN has revealed how her “toxic” ex-boyfriend gave her a long list of things not to do on a night out, and the post has since gone viral.

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