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Wed 22 May 2019

Smartphones to kill off paper tickets

premium_icon Smartphones to kill off paper tickets

There will be no such thing as losing a concert ticket, or keeping one for posterity, as Ticketek and Apple reveal new plans to eliminate paper passes.

New deal could see giant panda sanctuary

premium_icon New deal could see giant panda sanctuary

A new agreement forged between a Chinese city and the Gold Coast could see a giant panda sanctuary open right here on the Glitter Strip.

Big names linked to real estate collapse

premium_icon Big names linked to real estate collapse

Developers, high-flyers and an Australian artist are out of pocket after a company run by relatives of Hollywood actor Margot Robbie went into liquidation.

'This budget will kill Lismore': Councillor

premium_icon 'This budget will kill Lismore': Councillor

CONTROVERSIAL changes to the delivery program and budget, including plans for a 31 per cent rate hike, will signal the death of Lismore, says one councillor.

The $63m catastrophe which devastated the Gympie region.

premium_icon The $63m catastrophe which devastated the Gympie region.

The true cost of a major disaster which remains 'undeclared' by insurance companies has been revealed - and it's still growing.

PARADISE LOST: Angourie surfer's dream flattened

premium_icon PARADISE LOST: Angourie surfer's dream flattened

It may look like paradise, but the escape for these locals has been destroyed

RENTAL RAGE: Drunk landlord threatens tenants with knife

premium_icon RENTAL RAGE: Drunk landlord threatens tenants with knife

The grandfather confronted the pair at a house in Walker St, Maryborough, in November last year and threatened them with a knife

Fatal: 'Every time I see a blue Falcon I think of that car'

premium_icon Fatal: 'Every time I see a blue Falcon I think of that car'

"What would you do if you saw someone in the car still?” A man was asked the question shortly before he had to confront the answer.

From career in resources sector to sourcing, selling drugs

premium_icon From career in resources sector to sourcing, selling drugs

BROCK Skillington was a hard worker in the resources industry before he turned to trafficking methamphetamine and marijuana in Central Queensland for 11 months.

Man's 'really disgusting' tirade at police officer's son

premium_icon Man's 'really disgusting' tirade at police officer's son

THE Lismore man swore at the undercover cop's four-year-old boy during a random tirade.

Heartbreaking loss to bear: Mum, daughter fall to deaths

premium_icon Heartbreaking loss to bear: Mum, daughter fall to deaths

It’s has one of NSW's most scenic views but yesterday Robertson Lookout was a grim scene after a woman plunged to her death, taking her young daughter with her.

30 second autism brain test breakthrough

premium_icon 30 second autism brain test breakthrough

Scientists have taken the first step in developing a breakthrough autism diagnosis test that would cancel out lengthy sessions with clinicians.

Family devastated after bullying drove man to take his life

premium_icon Family devastated after bullying drove man to take his life

The last words Sunshine Coast student Lloyd Copper shared with his loved ones truly captured the kindness of his soul.

What could delay ScoMo’s tax cuts

premium_icon What could delay ScoMo’s tax cuts

Aussies will still get Scott Morrison’s promised tax cuts this year, with the payout now expected to come in two hits. But there is one issue that could see them...

Where next for Labor’s Queensland golden boy

premium_icon Where next for Labor’s Queensland golden boy

While being urged by some to run for federal Labor leader, Queensland’s Jim Chalmers could choose a different path.

Family's fight against $650 basketball hoop fine

premium_icon Family's fight against $650 basketball hoop fine

A Sunshine Coast family is fighting to keep a portable basketball hoop on their kerb after they were issued with a $650 fine from council.

$1600 return trip: Bundy woman rips into Qantas price change

premium_icon $1600 return trip: Bundy woman rips into Qantas price change

'How much did you pay to fly from Bundaberg to Brisbane?' A senior citizen wants to know the price difference of individual passengers.

The wee that cost a bloke $660

premium_icon The wee that cost a bloke $660

21-year-old man fined twice following an incident on a night out in Mackay

$500m cannabis farm plans lodged with council

premium_icon $500m cannabis farm plans lodged with council

THE company behind a proposed $500 million, 71 hectare hi-tech medicinal marijuana farm next to Wellcamp Airport is seeking approvals from TRC.

Drink driver carrying home-made bomb sentenced

premium_icon Drink driver carrying home-made bomb sentenced

The Bellingen man was also found with a loaded rifle inside his car.

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