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Tue 24 Apr 2018

CLARENCE WATER RAIDERS: 'Tell 'em they're dreaming'

CLARENCE WATER RAIDERS: 'Tell 'em they're dreaming'

The latest in a long line of plans to snatch water from the Clarence River has met with the traditional response from locals: 'tell 'em they're dreaming."

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Household item that will ‘soon be extinct’

Household item that will ‘soon be extinct’

LANDLINES been a staple in Aussie homes for decades. But within a few years, you will probably have to visit a museum to see one.

Man captures amazing drone footage of croc after saving kids

Man captures amazing drone footage of croc after saving kids

A Queensland man could have saved the lives of two children swimming just metres from a hungry crocodile before capturing amazing footage. WATCH VIDEO.

Suspected snake bite at high school

Suspected snake bite at high school

BREAKING: Paramedics have rushed to a Queensland high school after fears a man was bitten by a potentially deadly snake. FILE PHOTO

Turnbull changes tune on banks

Turnbull changes tune on banks

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a mistake not to launch a Royal Commission into banks years ago and flagged further reforms.

Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

THE sound of his son's leg being hit by his ride-on mower's blades will haunt Derek Chappellforever.

Story behind the Barnaby photo

Story behind the Barnaby photo

IT WAS the photo that led to the deputy prime minister’s downfall. The reporter behind the story has described the backlash.

VIDEO: Aussies caught up in raid on illegal sex party

VIDEO: Aussies caught up in raid on illegal sex party

A SEX party at a Thai red light district hotel has been busted, with 11 men found semi-naked with young women in extraordinary footage.

Sex for rent: Seedy landlords exploit housing crisis

Sex for rent: Seedy landlords exploit housing crisis

A WOMAN was told she could live in this man's North Coast townhouse for free. But there was a major catch.

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

A former Army chief has called for the government to divert grant funds from multi-million dollar event commemorations to improving veterans' mental health.

‘Shocking’ eight-man brawl stuns footy

‘Shocking’ eight-man brawl stuns footy

POLICE are investing an ugly brawl during an AFL game on Saturday night that left footy fans scrambling for a place to hide.

Mum’s incredible survival from killer flu

Mum’s incredible survival from killer flu

DOCTORS say they are close to creating a ‘super vaccine’ to combat the flu, as an Australian victim revealed the horror she faced as she came close to death, while...

Barnaby: family jobs ban ‘insane’

Barnaby: family jobs ban ‘insane’

BARNABY Joyce reckons a ban on MPs employing family members is “insane”, labelling Canberra a “weird place”.

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Angry dad beat his wife and hit his young daughtera walking stick after the child tried to put a stop to the violence

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Big ticket road and rail coming your way

Big ticket road and rail coming your way

THE government has hinted the May Budget will be brimming with spending to transform your commute. Here are the big items our cities need.

Baby boy dies in horror car crash

Baby boy dies in horror car crash

IN DEVASTATING scenes, a young family has been thrown from their car in a horror crash — with only the parents surviving.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Emdur’s teen daughter buys pricey first home

Emdur’s teen daughter buys pricey first home

DESPITE only just 19 years old, Larry Emdur’s daughter Tia has already bought her first property with a whopping price tag and a little help from mum and dad.

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

WYNFORD Hodge was worth a cool $2.8 million when he died but he was adamant his wife shouldn’t get a cent, despite being together for decades.

One in five Aussies have no cash savings to fall back on

One in five Aussies have no cash savings to fall back on

FINANCIALLY-challenged Australians are cutting it fine with their finances and leaving themselves with no buffer if something goes wrong.

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

WHEN Emma told her 12-year-old son he couldn’t go to Bali, he decided no wasn’t what he wanted to hear. Now, Emma wants to know how her boy got away with it.

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