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Fri 20 Apr 2018

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

IPSWICH City Council has backed down on its decision to send all recyclables to landfill.

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Her parents had desperately tried to pry open the bedroom door, but by the time they gained access to her room it was too late, sources said.

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

THE FORMER president of a Coast organisation has been jailed for stealing more than $20,000 from the club.

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

PATCHY, isolated heavy falls could be expect over the next few days with the potential for conditions to worsen according to BOM forecasters.

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police were forced to draw their guns when an 18-year-old woman walked along Hervey Bay’s Esplanade waving around a knife.

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

A MUM busted for driving at six times the legal alcohol limit was dobbed in by concerned onlookers after nipping down the shops for some bread rolls.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

'Help': Mum's chilling text message to neighbour

'Help': Mum's chilling text message to neighbour

A MAN threatened to kill his partner and was only stopped by his daughter

Gympie teen busted doing 157km/h on Bruce Hwy death stretch

Gympie teen busted doing 157km/h on Bruce Hwy death stretch

She told police she had no reason for speeding

Blayze is breaking barriers as world's sexiest truckie

Blayze is breaking barriers as world's sexiest truckie

The driver from Adelaide is more than that - she's breaking down barriers in the male- dominated industry by calling for other women to get behind the wheel.

Contractor goes bust, workers unpaid on $53m Coast project

Contractor goes bust, workers unpaid on $53m Coast project

A leading Sunshine Coast contractor has been placed in external administration and workers on a $53m project have been left unpaid.

WATCH: Dangerous merging manoeuvre

WATCH: Dangerous merging manoeuvre

SHOCKING footage of a truck merging in front of a driver has surfaced on Dash Cam Owners Australia.

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

It is alleged they received a total of 20 separate corrupt payments, totalling $104,000.

Confessed 'boy lover' breaches sex offender conditions

Confessed 'boy lover' breaches sex offender conditions

A self-confessed "boy lover" living in Mackay convicted of possessing child pornography admitted to eighth breach of reporting obligations.

Stranger runs into burning home, saves pets

Stranger runs into burning home, saves pets

A STRANGER has been praised as a hero after running into a blazing house fire to check if anyone was inside and walking out with two guinea pigs under his arm.

Painted heart gives angel a place to come home to

Painted heart gives angel a place to come home to

PAINTING heart helps father to grieve loss of his child and gives her a place to come home to.

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