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Thu 13 Dec 2018

World's best building: Retirees live in a jungle in the sky

World's best building: Retirees live in a jungle in the sky

A RETIREMENT community has taken out the 2018 Building of the Year Award at the ‘Oscars of Architecture’ – the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

NORTHERN Star photographer Marc Stapelberg has been honoured in an international award competition for this impressive image.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

A PAIR of hardy Belgian draft horses pulled a semi-truck and trailer up Lizzie and Jacob Hershberger’s steep and icy driveway

Sun 9 Dec 2018

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

A letter written 101 years ago brought their stories together. Unbeknownst to them, they lived only a drive away from one another.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Rescue chopper captures bird's eye view of Eungella fires

Rescue chopper captures bird's eye view of Eungella fires

AERIAL photos over the town of Eungella, captured during an RACQ CQ Rescue evacuation, have provided a bird's eye of view of fires raging near the town.

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Fears for 50: People will burn to death if they don't go

Fears for 50: People will burn to death if they don't go

AUTHORITIES fear people will burn to death if they don't move now as a fire the likes never seen before in Queensland rages through the Deepwater National Park.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Elderly man charged with attempted murder

Elderly man charged with attempted murder

Neighbourhood dispute in retirement village lands elderly man in police custody and two neighbours needing medical treatment.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

CONTROVERSIAL Gold Coast-based cartoonist Larry Pickering has died, aged 76, following a long illness.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

MP calls for royal commission into supermarkets

MP calls for royal commission into supermarkets

Page MP will use his crossbench position to call for a royal commission into the power of Australia's major supermarkets and petrol retailers.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Darts farts: ‘It was eggs, rotten eggs’

Darts farts: ‘It was eggs, rotten eggs’

A professional darts competition turned foul as two rivals colourfully accused each other of letting rip in an attempt to put off their opponent.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

A ruff time: How to keep your dog calm during storms

A ruff time: How to keep your dog calm during storms

STORM season can be terrifying for dogs, with some so anxious that they go wild, destroying furniture or escaping from the yard but there are strategies.

13 of the best weather photos you will see

13 of the best weather photos you will see

From Antarctica to the Top End and lightning to icicles, climate extremes and everything in between are on display in the Australian Weather Calendar for 2019.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Dutch man, 69, starts battle to legally reverse his age

Dutch man, 69, starts battle to legally reverse his age

A 69-YEAR-OLD 'positivity guru' has started a court battle to legally reverse his age by 20 years - and it's all because of Tinder!

Don Burke sued for defamation by sexual harassment accuser

Don Burke sued for defamation by sexual harassment accuser

FORMER entertainer Don Burke is being sued for defamation by a woman who accused the celebrity gardener of sexually harassment last year.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

WATCH: Baseball-sized hail pounds the Mid North Coast

WATCH: Baseball-sized hail pounds the Mid North Coast

RESIDENTS are assessing the damage from a barrage of baseball-sized hailstones powered by an intense storm that swept through the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Elderly man bitten by snake, hospitalised

Elderly man bitten by snake, hospitalised

AN ELDERLY man has been hospitalised after he was bitten by a snake.

'HORRIFIC': Whitsundays shark attack victim dies in hospital

'HORRIFIC': Whitsundays shark attack victim dies in hospital

Police have confirmed a man, 33, died from “absolutely horrific” injuries in a shark attack at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

Exquisite island off north Queensland more than O-cay

Exquisite island off north Queensland more than O-cay

Unbelievable beauty awaits those who make the trek to Sudbury Cay, two hours out of Cairns.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar over coming days

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar over coming days

PREPARE the sunscreen and blow up pools – it’s about to get hot. Here's the forecast from Mackay to Ballina.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Abortion legalised in Queensland

Abortion legalised in Queensland

A CENTURY-OLD law that criminalised pregnancy termination in Queensland has been overturned, making abortion legal across the state.

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