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Sat 24 Feb 2018

Man arrested in connection to biggest drug bust in history

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THE brother of a former Sydney brothel madam has been arrested in connection to the biggest drug bust in Australian history — worth more than $1 billion.

Sisters make millions from simple idea

Sisters make millions from simple idea

EMMA and Victoria came up with a way to revamp an everyday item. Within two years they had their first million-dollar month.

‘Amazing’ mum-of-six drowns in Sydney

‘Amazing’ mum-of-six drowns in Sydney

LATE-NIGHT dip ended in tragedy for a mother-of-six in Sydney who drowned late last night — leaving devastated family and friends in mourning.

Christensen hasn't ruled out running for Deputy PM

Christensen hasn't ruled out running for Deputy PM

Nationals need to unite after losing 'great leader': Landry

Stranger’s random act of kindness goes viral

Stranger’s random act of kindness goes viral

A RANDOM act of kindness by a Gold Coast man has gone viral after he paid for a stranger’s tyres, just because he couldn’t bear seeing her risk her safety.

Friend’s vow to slain bikie boss

Friend’s vow to slain bikie boss

SHE was bikie boss Mahmoud “Mick” Hawi’s lifelong friend and before he died Kylie Hogan made a pact with him.

OPINION: We are failing a national test of character

OPINION: We are failing a national test of character

A TWO-year old girl was allegedly raped last Friday night in Tennant Creek and authorities failed to protect her. The girl’s injuries were so bad she was placed...

Trump keen to visit Australia

Trump keen to visit Australia

SITTING down with the Prime Minister inside the Oval Office, US President Donald Trump says he wants to visit Australia.

Killer dad’s bold lie to children

Killer dad’s bold lie to children

A FATHER who killed his teen wife when their children were young convinced them he was innocent, until a simple mistake gave him away.

‘PERSONAL ISSUES’: Joyce accuser named as PM speaks out

‘PERSONAL ISSUES’: Joyce accuser named as PM speaks out

THE woman who made a sexual harassment allegation against Barnaby Joyce has been named as a rural woman of the year winner.

EXCLUSIVE: Qantas eyes Bundaberg for flying school

EXCLUSIVE: Qantas eyes Bundaberg for flying school

COULD Bundaberg be the perfect place for Qantas to open a flying school?

Aged care provider advocates say staff quotas not the answer

Aged care provider advocates say staff quotas not the answer

THE CEOs of Leading Age Services Australia and Aged and Community Services Australia have spoken out against mandating staff ratios in the industry.

Fri 23 Feb 2018

Ship detained as crew alleges mistreatment

Ship detained as crew alleges mistreatment

The complaints allege a culture of bullying, non-payment of overtime, long working hours and crew members losing weight due to the lack of food.

Call to ban kids on quad bikes

Call to ban kids on quad bikes

IN MY work as a surgeon and trauma prevention advocate, I see few better places to start saving lives than a ban on children getting on quad bikes.

Weather guru tips 300mm of rain to smash North Coast

Weather guru tips 300mm of rain to smash North Coast

A North Coast weather guru is tipping 300mm of rain to smash the region in a forecast which would be likely to lead to widespread floods.

ANALYSIS: Barnaby could be back in 12 months

ANALYSIS: Barnaby could be back in 12 months

GET ready for the bring-back-Barnaby campaign. The Nationals Leader’s departure may have been dramatic, but his time on the back bench could be short lived.

Turnbull has no power to pick new deputy

Turnbull has no power to pick new deputy

BARNABY Joyce will soon be replaced as Deputy Prime Minister. And if Malcolm Turnbull doesn’t like the new choice, there’s nothing he can do about it.

Barnaby's scathing Turnbull putdown

Barnaby's scathing Turnbull putdown

SOMETIMES it's the things we don't say that matter the most

WATCH: The one thing you shoudn't do on a highway

WATCH: The one thing you shoudn't do on a highway

IF THERE’S one thing that you shouldn’t do when you’re driving in the right-hand lane of a busy highway, it’s stop.

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