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Thu 2 Apr 2020

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Watchdog warning after tenants told to pay rent with super

premium_icon Watchdog warning after tenants told to pay rent with super

Real estate agents suggest struggling tenants access superannuation to pay rent, as ASIC warns on unsolicited financial advice.

Watchdog to look at veteran councillor

premium_icon Watchdog to look at veteran councillor

The local government watchdog is expected to revisit outstanding matters against newly re-elected Ipswich councillor Paul Tully.

Concerns of mass pet surrender post-virus

Concerns of mass pet surrender post-virus

Hundreds of animals have been adopted from shelters in the last two weeks – but will they be long-term companions?

NRL's Queensland plan picking up steam

premium_icon NRL's Queensland plan picking up steam

The proposal for rugby league to relocate entirely to Queensland in an effort to get the competition up and running again continues to gather momentum.

Your free adult colouring template for social distancing

premium_icon Your free adult colouring template for social distancing

News Corp Australia is giving readers the chance to make an art-felt display of thanks to our healthcare heroes with artist Mille Marlotta.

Free calls for frontline workers: What you must know

premium_icon Free calls for frontline workers: What you must know

A telco has unveiled a new scheme for healthcare workers that will wipe their mobile phone bills for three months. Here’s how you can register.

Serious chefs turn to takeaway

premium_icon Serious chefs turn to takeaway

REVIEW: There’s a posse of Brisbane’s best chefs in the kitchen, but what’s the food like at Gambaro’s new takeaway business?

‘Well played’: Newspaper’s hilarious prank

‘Well played’: Newspaper’s hilarious prank

The world is starved for sport at the moment but one sports editor has taken it on himself to blur the lines of reality.

Grandma’s lonely final hours after Ruby Princess infection

premium_icon Grandma’s lonely final hours after Ruby Princess infection

Grandmother Janet Lieben died alone from the coronavirus at Orange Base Hospital’s ICU with her devoted husband locked in isolation in a cubicle doors away.

Donut King owner takes aim at landlords

premium_icon Donut King owner takes aim at landlords

Struggling franchisor Retail Food Group says deferral of rent will achieve nothing for its franchises as it announces 90 store closures.

Iconic resort shuts and 80 staff stood down

premium_icon Iconic resort shuts and 80 staff stood down

An iconic resort has been forced to shut down for the first time in its 94-year history.

Carole Baskin slams Tiger King doco

Carole Baskin slams Tiger King doco

The woman at the centre of the Netflix documentary, Tiger King, has rubbished claims she killed her husband as the series goes viral around the world.

NRL’s desperate ploy to save major money-spinner

premium_icon NRL’s desperate ploy to save major money-spinner

State of Origin is the NRL’s golden goose – so they’re doing everything they can to keep it alive in 2020.

Man pleads guilty to burning torture of girlfriend

premium_icon Man pleads guilty to burning torture of girlfriend

A 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the torture of his girlfriend, leaving her with injuries so severe that detectives thought she has been in an explosion.

WHO has ‘no credibility left to lose’

WHO has ‘no credibility left to lose’

The World Health Organisation is facing growing criticism for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its ties to the Chinese government.

Cops left family ‘feeling like criminals’ for beach trip

premium_icon Cops left family ‘feeling like criminals’ for beach trip

A family say they were left feeling like criminals when police questioned them over a fishing trip to a beach and their decision to share a single sunshade.

State leads with $2k coronavirus relief for renters

State leads with $2k coronavirus relief for renters

State will pay the rent for a month for struggling tenants who have run out of options after their jobs were impacted by virus.

'Nursing home' island’s unique COVID—19 risk

premium_icon 'Nursing home' island’s unique COVID—19 risk

This community has one of our most at-risk populations when it comes to COVID-19, but campers are fleeing to the area. Residents are urging they be locked down.

Nurse 'killed girlfriend, saying she infected him

Nurse 'killed girlfriend, saying she infected him

Newly qualified medic Lorena Quaranta, 27, was found dead by police after her partner Antonio De Pace, 28, apparently called them to say he had murdered her.

Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

premium_icon Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

A silly April fool’s day prank has distracted people from a responsible procedures put in place for alcohol sales says a bottleshop licensee.

Tiger King: What happened to the cast of zany characters

Tiger King: What happened to the cast of zany characters

Many of the key players in Tiger King are now fuming at their treatment – but there’s been a happy ending for at least one.

Fans can get refunds for memberships: McLachlan

premium_icon Fans can get refunds for memberships: McLachlan

Footy fans have been asked to keep their club memberships rather than ask for refunds amid the coronavirus crisis.

New job lifeline for Aussie workers

premium_icon New job lifeline for Aussie workers

Tourism and hospitality workers out of a job since the coronavirus pandemic in Australia can consider a career pivot into one of eight in-demand roles.

Eel’s eerie premonition: ‘What if it ends tomorrow?’

premium_icon Eel’s eerie premonition: ‘What if it ends tomorrow?’

Parramatta back-rower Ryan Matterson feared this day would come, when rugby league was taken away. Now the isolated Eels star is in daily sessions with the club’s...

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