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Thu 12 Dec 2019

Albums that shone, songs that flopped in 2019

premium_icon Albums that shone, songs that flopped in 2019

From Billie Eilish changing the face of pop music to Katy Perry making Hawaii sound boring, the music world delivered plenty of hits and misses in 2019.

Noosa’s future on the line with new town plan

premium_icon Noosa’s future on the line with new town plan

Noosa votes to go with new town plan after spirited debate.

Daley tops list for NYC league team

premium_icon Daley tops list for NYC league team

Rugby league is headed to the Big Apple, with New York’s inclusion in England’s League One set for approval.

Baby names that never appear on lists

Baby names that never appear on lists

From most popular to most outrageous, there’s a list for every type of baby name. Except for these 20 gems that escape both mockery and glory.

Tragic twist in little Madelyn’s horror crash death

premium_icon Tragic twist in little Madelyn’s horror crash death

The name of a girl killed in a crash near Gladstone has been released, as cops reveal a tragic twist in the horrific incident that shattered a Queensland family.

Toddler fighting for life after near drowning

premium_icon Toddler fighting for life after near drowning

A toddler has been taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital after a near drowning at a home this morning.

Prince Andrew ‘sex slave’ says FBI confirms death threat

premium_icon Prince Andrew ‘sex slave’ says FBI confirms death threat

Virginia Giuffre, the Cairns mum who claims she was trafficked for sex by Jeffrey Epstein, has tweeted a cryptic message in which she claims a death threat

Woman accidentally uses MIL's vagina towel to dry hands

Woman accidentally uses MIL's vagina towel to dry hands

When Gemma dried her hands with a small towel hanging by the shower. It wouldn’t be long before she learned from her MIL what that towel was actually used for.

Vegan farm invasion had dairy owners on ‘full alert’

premium_icon Vegan farm invasion had dairy owners on ‘full alert’

Milking is a cooperative venture between farmer and cow. Nevertheless, dairy farmers are tormented by activists, writes Tim Blair.

BUSHFIRE ALERT: Three fires burning on the Coast

premium_icon BUSHFIRE ALERT: Three fires burning on the Coast

QFES crews are working to contain three separate blazes this afternoon.

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.

Volcano bodies seen on land, in water

Volcano bodies seen on land, in water

As police specialists prepare to recover bodies of volcano victims from New Zealand’s white island, it won’t simply be a matter of “going and getting them”.

120 workers likley to be axed as iconic bakery closes

premium_icon 120 workers likley to be axed as iconic bakery closes

Around 120 workers face a grim start to 2020 following the announcement that George Weston Foods will be closing a Top Taste bakery.

Unusual dairy product that’s the next big superfood

premium_icon Unusual dairy product that’s the next big superfood

It’s rich in nutrients, aids health and degenerative conditions and lactose intolerants love it. At $25 a litre, camel dairies are flourishing.

High school opens its own brewery for teenage students

premium_icon High school opens its own brewery for teenage students

Forget maths, English and history – this school is teaching teens how to brew their own alcohol – it has even installed its own microbrewery.

Young mum’s alleged murderer ‘unfit for trial’

premium_icon Young mum’s alleged murderer ‘unfit for trial’

A MAN accused of brutally murdering a young rural New South Wales mother, whose body was found next to her baby, has been declared unfit for trial.

Man arrested after car crashes into home

premium_icon Man arrested after car crashes into home

Resident thought there was an earthquake when a car hit his house

NOOSA 2020: Who’s who of council election candidates

premium_icon NOOSA 2020: Who’s who of council election candidates

Noosa 2020 council election: Who are the candidates running for a seat at the Noosa Regional Council table

Backpackers complain they can’t find work

Backpackers complain they can’t find work

A British backpacking couple say they’re struggling to find work in Australia but many who saw their social media post thought they knew why.

Official name for NQ Stadium revealed

premium_icon Official name for NQ Stadium revealed

There was Dairy Farmers Stadium, 1300SMILES Stadium and now the North Queensland Stadium has an official name.

‘Hungry’ man eats KFC at vegan protest

‘Hungry’ man eats KFC at vegan protest

A man has gone viral on social media after he was filmed holding a box of KFC and tucking in to a drumstick, metres away from vegan activists.

Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

premium_icon Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

Yet another Bomber has joined the likes of Dyson Heppell, Michael Hurley and David Zaharakis on the injury list.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor clears up myth about Kylie Minogue song

premium_icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor clears up myth about Kylie Minogue song

Murder on the Dancefloor was an early 2000s anthem, but what happened to Sophie Ellis-Bextor? She's heading to Australia for the So Pop festival.

McLarens Landing boss to face trial

premium_icon McLarens Landing boss to face trial

The former boss of a popular Gold Coast resort will stand trial for allegedly using money from Christmas party deposits to fund gambling and luxury trips.

Parent’s anguish after boy’s slapping death

Parent’s anguish after boy’s slapping death

Devastated parents of a diabetic six-year-old boy who died after a Chinese slapping therapy workshop have told a court of their pain.

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