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Sat 22 Sep 2018

Two tiger sharks destroyed where tourists were attacked

Two tiger sharks destroyed where tourists were attacked

TWO tiger sharks have today been shot by Queensland Fisheries' officers in the Whitsundays.

Three-quarters of Aussies want more diversity in advertising

Three-quarters of Aussies want more diversity in advertising

A MAJOR media player has joined the community's fight against the lack of diversity in advertising - and here's how you can benefit.

Free Streaming: 30,000 reasons to join your library

Free Streaming: 30,000 reasons to join your library

IF YOU'RE a uni student, keen on movies, or a regular stream-binger, here are 30,000 new reasons to join your local library.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

12-year-old shark attack victim identified, still critical

12-year-old shark attack victim identified, still critical

“We would like to thank everyone who has helped and cared for Hannah, including the police, emergency services and the hospital teams."

Motorbike rider dies after horrific three-vehicle crash

Motorbike rider dies after horrific three-vehicle crash

A MAN in his 50s has died after a crash on Bangalow Rd this afternoon, which involved a motorbike, a tip truck and a station wagon.

Operator encourages tourists to visit after shark attacks

Operator encourages tourists to visit after shark attacks

ONE local tourism operator is hoping two shark attacks in two days will not deter tourists from coming to the Whitsundays.

Man, 70, crashes through fence into construction site

Man, 70, crashes through fence into construction site

An elderly man was transported to hospital after his car smashed through a fence and into a construction site.

UPDATE: Woman in serious condition after head-on with truck

UPDATE: Woman in serious condition after head-on with truck

A woman had to be freed from her vehicle after it was hit by a truck earlier this morning.

Be berry excited for tomorrow's strawberry festival

Be berry excited for tomorrow's strawberry festival

SSS Strawberries is holding a massive free event tomorrow with more than 30 food vendors, free rides for kids and a strawberry-eating competition.

High on ice, man fronts police station with knife

High on ice, man fronts police station with knife

Magistrate Pink fined Watcho $300 and gave him one last warning before he left the court room.

How Echo Show will change way we live at home

How Echo Show will change way we live at home

THERE is a new gadget making life easier in a world that seems to becoming busier. The Amazon Alexa is changing the way we live at home.

Motorbike rider crashes, 'dazzled' by car's high beam lights

Motorbike rider crashes, 'dazzled' by car's high beam lights

Male taken to hospital after running off the road due to oncoming vehicle's high beams

Five all-new Amazon products available in Australia

Five all-new Amazon products available in Australia

AMAZON has announced a new line-up of devices which will make it easier to bring the features and convenience of Alexa to more places in Australian homes.

Amazon announces new Alexa-powered devices at HQ event

Amazon announces new Alexa-powered devices at HQ event

IN YEARS to come we will wonder how we ever lived without such sophisticated technology. Today, the world says hello to Amazon's newest gadgets.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

8 steps to boosting your brain power, beating dementia

8 steps to boosting your brain power, beating dementia

Queensland doctor and author Helena Popovic believes our minds could be the greatest weapon in combating health problems, including obesity and dementia.

Precious hay supply destroyed as fire tears through stables

Precious hay supply destroyed as fire tears through stables

A SHED storing precious hay for stock has been destroyed by fire overnight.

Shark attack victim identified as Tasmanian health worker

Shark attack victim identified as Tasmanian health worker

An off duty doctor, a nearby rescue chopper and perfect timing saved the Tasmanian tourist's life

Suspect killed, four wounded in office shooting

Suspect killed, four wounded in office shooting

A GUNMAN has shot and injured four people at a software company before being critically injured by police in a shootout.

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Boy dead after cheese thrown down his shirt

Boy dead after cheese thrown down his shirt

A SCHOOLBOY died from an allergic reaction after he allegedly had cheese thrown down his T-shirt, an inquest has heard.

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