Health

Sat 28 Nov 2020

‘He would be dead’: Grandad saved by passers-by

Premium Content ‘He would be dead’: Grandad saved by passers-by

A daughter who nearly lost her Dad said she was unable to find the words to describe how thankful she was for the actions of a handful of quick-thinking locals.

Urgent warning after surge in flying fox bites and scratches

Premium Content Urgent warning after surge in flying fox bites and scratches

Medical experts have warned Far North residents not to handle sick or injured flying foxes after a surge in scratches and bites.

Surprising solution to saving our bees

Premium Content Surprising solution to saving our bees

A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher has a surprising solution to saving Australia’s bees and other native pollinators.

Heartbroken wife: ‘He is fighting for his life’

Premium Content Heartbroken wife: ‘He is fighting for his life’

The heartbroken wife of smiling Burleigh identity Joe Tongi said her husband is ‘still fighting for his life’ following a critical neck injury in the surf.

STAY AWAY: Island closed to new visitors as fire rages

STAY AWAY: Island closed to new visitors as fire rages

FRASER Island is now officially closed to all new visitors amid fresh warnings for the "erratic" fire which has now been burning for more than five weeks.

‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Premium Content ‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Alan Beausang’s 89 years were as colourful as the 160 roses that bloomed in his front yard.

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