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Tue 21 Aug 2018

Man dies after veering to avoid hitting kangaroo

Man dies after veering to avoid hitting kangaroo

A KANGAROO has caused the death of a man in far northern New South Wales, after he swerved to avoid hitting the animal in his ute.

Warning of ‘substantial rain’

Warning of ‘substantial rain’

UP TO A month’s rain could fall in days as a low pressure system powers into the country’s east bringing severe storms and hail.

Three dead in fuel tanker, car crash north of Bowen

Three dead in fuel tanker, car crash north of Bowen

Emergency services are on scene on the Bruce Highway

The 35 who turned on Turnbull

The 35 who turned on Turnbull

THE 35 mystery members who backed Peter Dutton over Malcolm Turnbull in today’s leadership spill have been revealed.

Aussie petrol prices at a four-year high

Aussie petrol prices at a four-year high

IT’S not just you. Petrol is really, really expensive right now. The latest consumer watchdog report has revealed why.

‘I can smile’: Dutton’s image overhaul

‘I can smile’: Dutton’s image overhaul

AUSTRALIA, meet the kinder, gentler Peter Dutton. He’s the man making a not-so-subtle pitch to take over the country’s top job.

Foods that have more sugar than Coke

Foods that have more sugar than Coke

YOU might think you’re choosing a healthy option, but have you looked at what’s in the things you’re eating?

NRL teams: Big guns return for Roosters and Rabbitohs

NRL teams: Big guns return for Roosters and Rabbitohs

THE Roosters and the Rabbitohs have welcomed back some big names as the battle for the minor premiership heats up. Here is every NRL club’s Round 24 squad.

Worker dies after being trapped in water tank

Worker dies after being trapped in water tank

EMERGENCY services were called to a property near Casino this afternoon, where a man was reported to be unconscious.

COWS ON THE RUN: Two beasts yet to be recaptured

COWS ON THE RUN: Two beasts yet to be recaptured

UPDATE: Two cows which escaped an overturned truck at the top of the Toowoomba Range are yet to be captured.

Eels slam ex-staffer over new salary cap claims

Eels slam ex-staffer over new salary cap claims

THE Eels have angrily refuted new reports of salary cap cheating, with administrator Max Donnelly saying the claims come from a “disgruntled former employee”.

Firefighters are once again protecting homes

Firefighters are once again protecting homes

FIRE is burning in mostly highly-vegetated area consisting of both hardwood plantations and open country.

Zorko ‘embarrassed’ by handshake spat

Zorko ‘embarrassed’ by handshake spat

BRISBANE Lions skipper Dayne Zorko has looked back with regret on his ugly post-game confrontation with Gold Coast Suns tagger Touk Miller.

Jameka retired after lacklustre trial

Jameka retired after lacklustre trial

CAULFIELD Cup winner Jameka has been retired after a poor trial at Cranbourne, the mare’s second poor trial after more than 16 months away from the track.

McCarron gets call as Boomers test strength in depth

McCarron gets call as Boomers test strength in depth

PLAYING for the first time since the wild scenes in the Philippines, the Boomers will be counting on their depth in next round of World Cup qualification.

Question doctors must ask tradies

Question doctors must ask tradies

A DISEASE from the 1940s is making a terrifying resurgence among Australia’s tradies.

Sharks skipper ‘unnerved’ by reluctant Holmes

Sharks skipper ‘unnerved’ by reluctant Holmes

VALENTINE Holmes has a huge offer from Cronulla to remain at the club but is yet to sign it and Paul Gallen said it could mean the star fullback is leaving.

Surfer dies at popular Australian beach

Surfer dies at popular Australian beach

FRIENDS desperately tried to save a man who was pulled unconscious from the water while surfing on the northern beaches in Sydney.

Dad’s furious standoff over $10 plane snack

Dad’s furious standoff over $10 plane snack

AFTER a four hour flight delay, Johnny McMenamin thought a free drink and packet of chips was reasonable. The crew didn’t agree.

Bolt to prove doubters wrong

Bolt to prove doubters wrong

USAIN Bolt already had plenty of Aussie fans, but he gained even more after he showed off his football skills with the Mariners in Gosford.

Outrage over woman’s Tinder stunt

Outrage over woman’s Tinder stunt

DOZENS of single men were left furious after being tricked by a woman on Tinder into competing in a “Hunger Games” style dating stunt.

’His 26th birthday became a death sentence’

’His 26th birthday became a death sentence’

LITTLE did Alex Smith know that his 26th birthday would also be his death sentence, after failing to be able to afford the one drug he needed to live.

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

The 50-year-old's blood pressure hit a terrifying 198 over 116.

'Daft old fart': Connolly hits back at claims about health

'Daft old fart': Connolly hits back at claims about health

BILLY Connolly has firmly denied Sir Michael Parkinson’s claims that he no longer recognises close friends, calling the TV host a “daft old fart”.

Coles customer’s $172k phone call

Coles customer’s $172k phone call

AN APPEALS court has slashed a slip-and-fall payout after finding the customer was partially at fault.

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