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Fri 24 Jan 2020

DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

premium_icon DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

An alleged drug mule caught with 28kg of cannabis in his car became embroiled in the alleged crime due to a gambling problem, the defence claimed in court.

‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

premium_icon ‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

A judge has expressed her dismay that Queensland’s youth don’t seem to be getting the message that sexting is a crime.

Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

premium_icon Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

A 65-year-old woman will spend two years behind bars after she defrauded a widow of $140,000 and changed her will to gain a $2 million hinterland estate.

Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

premium_icon Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being paid is likely to be jailed.

The simple habit to stop the spread of the coronavirus

premium_icon The simple habit to stop the spread of the coronavirus

There is no treatment for the coronavirus and experts say the best way to stop it becoming a pandemic is by using good old fashioned public health measures.

Council ‘sent security officers with guard dogs’

premium_icon Council ‘sent security officers with guard dogs’

The founder of a charity protesting against GCCC this afternoon says she is “disgusted” by council actions. But they say the situation has been misrepresented.

Daughter’s selfie sticks among mayoral purchases

premium_icon Daughter’s selfie sticks among mayoral purchases

Thousands of dollars’ worth of “questionable” purchases by Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate using ratepayer funds have been uncovered in a probe by the CCC.

The ultimate odd couple to stream this weekend

premium_icon The ultimate odd couple to stream this weekend

The true-ish story of two old Vatican bros whistling ABBA tunes and rearranging the face of modern Catholicism just so happens to be a ripping movie experience.

Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

premium_icon Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling 24th grand slam title has been put on hold after a shock loss to China’s Wang Qiang.

‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

premium_icon ‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

The three US firefighters who died in yesterday’s fiery plane crash have been identified, as NSW Premier Gladys Berijiklian announces memorial for fire victims.

Boaties targeted in Tweed blitz

premium_icon Boaties targeted in Tweed blitz

The joint operation is a first for NSW and Queensland boating safety officers who will be patrolling Tweed waterways together during one of the busiest weekends

Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

premium_icon Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

A convicted sex pest has spent an extra year in jail as authorities struggle to find an aged care home that will take him in.

‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

premium_icon ‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

A father and son who died battling a bushfire on the NSW south coast have been farewelled in an emotional funeral service at Cobargo.

Teenager in fall at popular rock pools

premium_icon Teenager in fall at popular rock pools

A rescue helicopter has been dispatched to help a teenage boy who suffered a fall at rock pools on the Gold Coast.

'We're really sorry': Why popular pit-stop is closing

premium_icon 'We're really sorry': Why popular pit-stop is closing

The business has been an institution for locals and those travelling through the area.

Claims Nicole Kidman was a ‘flat-out diva’ on set

premium_icon Claims Nicole Kidman was a ‘flat-out diva’ on set

Rhonda Burchmore has accused Nicole Kidman of diva behaviour on the set of the epic movie, Australia. She also mocked Kidman’s complaints during a campfire chat

Keep up with the locals:  Just $1 for the first 28 days

premium_icon Keep up with the locals: Just $1 for the first 28 days

It pays to be ‘in the know’ – and never has it been more critical in a social media age where so much false information is being pumped out.

Man refused bail over 'ongoing' cocaine supply allegations

premium_icon Man refused bail over 'ongoing' cocaine supply allegations

Police will allege was supplying the drug repeatedly since December

Bailed reality star’s new run-in with the law

premium_icon Bailed reality star’s new run-in with the law

Former reality TV star Suzi Taylor has been arrested and charged with assault and stealing by police following an incident on Brisbane’s Caxton Street.

Racehorse a confirmed fatality in Grafton storm

premium_icon Racehorse a confirmed fatality in Grafton storm

A horse was tragically killed during a severe storm that hit Grafton yesterday afternoon, the owner has confirmed

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