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Wed 18 Jul 2018

Anti-coal protesters hauled out of industry forum by police

Anti-coal protesters hauled out of industry forum by police

POLICE have escorted protesters fighting against the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine from an industry forum.

Seniors tick off 'bucket list' with VR technology

Seniors tick off 'bucket list' with VR technology

“My goodness.” “Oh, that’s beautiful.” The reactions of the elderly as they are taken on a journey to tick off some of their unfulfilled dreams are priceless.

Man claims 'wink' from horse consent for sex

Man claims 'wink' from horse consent for sex

A NEW South Wales man convicted over two sexual acts with a horse claims he had consent, a court heard yesterday.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Shark warning as whale washes up on sand

Shark warning as whale washes up on sand

Boaties are being warned about the likely increased presence of sharks in waters off Fraser Island

Police in expletive-laden exchange with woman

Police in expletive-laden exchange with woman

VIDEO footage has emerged of a Queensland police officer engaged in a furious, expletive-laden exchange with a resident at a property in St George.

Man, 28, dies after being restrained

Man, 28, dies after being restrained

THE death of a 28-year-old man after he was restrained has sparked a police investigation.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Drunk driver caught at 180km/h on Pacific Highway

Drunk driver caught at 180km/h on Pacific Highway

POLICE said the man was seen overtaking seven cars and a semi-trailer before officers were able to stop him.

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

A Coast couple now believe Friday the 13th is their lucky day after winning the first prize in Set for Life and pocketing $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.

FINALLY: Relief for unpaid highway subcontractors

FINALLY: Relief for unpaid highway subcontractors

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro announced financial assistance for Pacific Highway subcontractors left out of pocket after the Ostwald Bros collapse.

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

A FAMOUS north coast surf break is a no-go zone for surfers today as great white sharks feed on a dead humpback whale just metres from shore.

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

A YOUNG Queensland girl, who is unable to speak or walk, now has a chance to take her take her first steps.

Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

GLADSTONE will soon be home to one of the largest solar farms in Australia, after Renew Estate gained approval for its 300-megawatt facility.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

SCHOOL girls must be able to choose to wear pants or shorts under a new state-wide student dress code.

Community mourns young man killed in 'harrowing' crash

Community mourns young man killed in 'harrowing' crash

A SMALL Coast town is mourning the death of a 22-year-old man who was tragically killed in a car crash.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

UPDATE: Police called to U17 football game after brawl

UPDATE: Police called to U17 football game after brawl

A teenage boy was allegedly assaulted by an adult male from the crowd.

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