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Thu 12 Dec 2019

Police investigate theft of 25,000 litres of drinking water

premium_icon Police investigate theft of 25,000 litres of drinking water

Police are investigating the theft of thousands of litres of drinking water stolen from a council facility at Murwillumbah on Monday

Severe warning issued: Large hail, damaging winds to strike

Severe warning issued: Large hail, damaging winds to strike

STORMS are closing in on the Sunshine Coast with the most severe cells expected to hit the area north of Cherbourg, and the Moreton Bay and Brisbane areas.

Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

premium_icon Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

A Sunshine Coast mum has lashed out after discovering those who play the role of Santa in shopping centres don’t require Blue Cards.

Sudden death of 'superhero' school kid

premium_icon Sudden death of 'superhero' school kid

Tributes have poured in for a former Dalby State High student who died from an infection today.

BREAKING: Dingo destroyed after attack on child

premium_icon BREAKING: Dingo destroyed after attack on child

A statement from the department said any decision to humanely euthanise a high-risk dingo was only considered as a 'last resort'

Drought drove third generation grazier to $60,000 fraud

premium_icon Drought drove third generation grazier to $60,000 fraud

CRIPPLING drought drove a third generation grazier with no criminal history to defraud the commonwealth of more than $60,000 in drought assistance.

GOOD BOY: How social media healed hearts and found Hamish

premium_icon GOOD BOY: How social media healed hearts and found Hamish

Missing for nine days, Jan Bramwell turned to social media with heartfelt memories of her dog. What she got back helped her through the lonely days till he returned.

Kangaroo attacks elderly woman

premium_icon Kangaroo attacks elderly woman

AN ELDERLY Darling Downs resident got a rude surprise when a kangaroo attacked her.

‘No remorse’: Survivor advocate says justice served

premium_icon ‘No remorse’: Survivor advocate says justice served

A Noosa councillor’s defence team will look into legal ‘pathways’ after Frank Pardon is sentenced.

Drunk man rips hair from officer’s scalp in ‘vicious attack’

premium_icon Drunk man rips hair from officer’s scalp in ‘vicious attack’

The 57-year-old was telling women in the street they had 'fat arses' before the female police officer tried to step in, but he attacked her.

Bundaberg father slapped with fine after belting daughters

premium_icon Bundaberg father slapped with fine after belting daughters

“IT MAY have been accepted in 1978, but it is not today.”

SCORCHED SALARIES: Volunteers fire back at PM snub

premium_icon SCORCHED SALARIES: Volunteers fire back at PM snub

RURAL firefighters risk not only their lives, but also their income, as they battle some of the harshest and longest burning fires on record.

'Deeply disturbed': Pardon to be sacked after guilty verdict

premium_icon 'Deeply disturbed': Pardon to be sacked after guilty verdict

Noosa mayor Tony Wellington says he is deeply disturbed by the crimes of convicted child sex offender and fellow councillor Frank Pardon.

Snake takes refuge on woman's aircon

premium_icon Snake takes refuge on woman's aircon

A slithery visitor has dropped in on one unsuspecting resident in an attempt to keep cool

Drug charges at 12: Police reveal sad, stark reality

premium_icon Drug charges at 12: Police reveal sad, stark reality

CRIME WRAP: 'It is unusual for such a young offender to be dealt with for such an offence'

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