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Mon 30 Mar 2020

Mystery chopper ‘hovering’ above raises eyebrows

premium_icon Mystery chopper ‘hovering’ above raises eyebrows

WATCH: A mysterious helicopter "hovering" over Mooloolaba this morning was much less ominous than some conspiracy theorist residents originally believed.

BIRTHDAY PARTY: Drive-by party for birthday boy Abel

premium_icon BIRTHDAY PARTY: Drive-by party for birthday boy Abel

Parents are refusing to let their children’s birthdays go uncelebrated, coming up with creative ideas to honour their kids’ special day.

Resort offers coronavirus lockdown special

premium_icon Resort offers coronavirus lockdown special

A Far Northern beachside resort is cashing in coronavirus lockdowns by offering a special deal.

Sun 29 Mar 2020

$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.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Tributes flow for the magical Gabriel Poole

premium_icon Tributes flow for the magical Gabriel Poole

An icon of architecture, Gabriel Poole is being mourned by loved ones, who are comforted by the knowledge his buildings will stand for generations.

Bottle-Os enforce new restrictions

Bottle-Os enforce new restrictions

Panic-buyers who can’t bear the thought running out of booze when shutdowns strengthen have forced alcohol retailers to crack down.

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