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Sun 29 Mar 2020

ELECTION DAY TWO: Greens frontrunner's midnight surprise

premium_icon ELECTION DAY TWO: Greens frontrunner's midnight surprise

Several Coast division hang in the balance, while the race for Noosa Council seats is wide open, as the official count kicks off today. Stay tuned for results.

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

A 75-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship has died in the Caboolture hospital. It raises the Qld total to 656.

Queensland by-election results for Bundamba and Currumbin

premium_icon Queensland by-election results for Bundamba and Currumbin

Labor looks set to keep its safe Ipswich state seat of Bundamba and the LNP is tracking ahead in the crucial Gold Coast seat of Currumbin. SEE THE RESULTS HERE

LIVE: Mayoral candidate concedes to rival

premium_icon LIVE: Mayoral candidate concedes to rival

One of Toowoomba's mayoral candidates has conceded defeat. Counting will continue throughout the day.

Secret plan to turn Ekka into makeshift hospital

premium_icon Secret plan to turn Ekka into makeshift hospital

Health authorities are actively exploring a plan to convert showgrounds, mining camps and hotels into makeshift ICUs if high numbers of victims flood the state’s ...

What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

premium_icon What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

Oh for the a replay of the Broncos glory days when Alfie was the little maestro.

Wage theft a ‘business model’

premium_icon Wage theft a ‘business model’

Workers made their submissions to the Senate inquiry into wage theft, with shocking allegations of underpayment, bosses docking pay and sham contracting.

Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

premium_icon Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

A 2000 Sydney Olympics gold medallist says she knows the real reason the Tokyo Games were postponed.

Red alert! UEFA chief says season may now be ‘lost’

premium_icon Red alert! UEFA chief says season may now be ‘lost’

The prospect of Liverpool being denied a title that is all but theirs already increases.

Boyd prepares for life after footy during shutdown

premium_icon Boyd prepares for life after footy during shutdown

With the 2020 season on hold there is a real chance Darius Boyd may have played his last game in the NRL, who has already decided his next move.

‘Take it seriously’: Locked in de Minaur warning

premium_icon ‘Take it seriously’: Locked in de Minaur warning

Stranded in Spain, top-ranked Aussie tennis star Alex de Minaur has served up a dire warning for anyone not taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously: ‘You don’t want to...

NRL stars come crashing back to reality

NRL stars come crashing back to reality

NRL stars are quickly learning about the harsh reality of life without any footy, forced to search for other jobs to earn an income.

First royal dies from coronavirus

First royal dies from coronavirus

A Spanish princess has become the first royal victim of the deadly bug as the country recorded more than 800 people dead in just 24 hours.

‘Very dangerous’: Docs’ dire warning over masks

premium_icon ‘Very dangerous’: Docs’ dire warning over masks

As the federal government stockpiles millions of masks, leading Queensland doctors have warned they are dangerously short of essential protective gear.

Coast restaurant owner says govt made him virus ‘scapegoat’

premium_icon Coast restaurant owner says govt made him virus ‘scapegoat’

Sails restaurant owner claims guests linked to a significant coronavirus outbreak visited a number of other venues.

A nurse’s diary from the coronavirus frontline

premium_icon A nurse’s diary from the coronavirus frontline

Emergency nurse Michelle Caulfield is just one of the heroes helping to fight the coronavirus. Here she describes what hospital staff are facing each day.

NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

premium_icon NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

A confidential six-page document obtained by News Corp reveals the strict new guidelines every NRL club and player must adhere to

Father, daughter die of virus hours apart

Father, daughter die of virus hours apart

An immigration officer and his 33-year-old daughter who worked in a hospital have died from coronavirus 24 hours apart.

Man dead, motorcyclist critical after crashes

premium_icon Man dead, motorcyclist critical after crashes

One man is dead and another has been left in a critical condition in separate crashes in southeast Queensland overnight.

'Enormous tsunami' of cases coming

'Enormous tsunami' of cases coming

Hospital staff across Australia are bracing for an "enormous" surge in coronavirus cases amid warnings that private hospitals could shut down.

$1m ‘will’ written on a carton of beer

premium_icon $1m ‘will’ written on a carton of beer

When a man died suddenly in November, aged 69, he let an estate worth more than $1 million. The problem was, his “will” was written on part of a beer carton.

LNP calls win despite violence and website meltdown

premium_icon LNP calls win despite violence and website meltdown

Adrian Schrinner is confident he has won the race for Brisbane Lord Mayor despite a farcical results fail when the ECQ’s website melted down.

Sacked Aussies to be offered huge lifeline

Sacked Aussies to be offered huge lifeline

The government has copped criticism for its stimulus measures but a generous package has been revealed for the masses of stood down workers.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Australian hospitals to shut, 100,000 staff under threat

Australian hospitals to shut, 100,000 staff under threat

Some of Australia’s hospitals are about to be closed and their staff stood down putting 100,000 workers at risk of no work.

ADF soldier allegedly made threats to judge’s family

premium_icon ADF soldier allegedly made threats to judge’s family

A soldier is under investigation for allegedly threatening the family of the judge looking into allegations Australian Special Forces committed war crimes.

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