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Wed 13 Jun 2018

POT FOR PAIN: Grieving husband makes plea for law overhaul

POT FOR PAIN: Grieving husband makes plea for law overhaul

DESPERATION to help his dying wife drives a man to grow marijuana, but he says people should not be convicted for giving loved ones quality of life they deserve

Ombudsman to again investigate Centrelink

Ombudsman to again investigate Centrelink

THE Commonwealth Ombudsman will investigate Centrelink's automated debt recovery system, with one minister describing it as a 'serious failure'.

WATCH: Racoon breaks internet with death-defying climb

WATCH: Racoon breaks internet with death-defying climb

A DAREDEVIL raccoon has taken the internet storm after the brave mammal attempted to scale a skyscraper in the US.

'Little relief': Seniors advocates slam Queensland budget

'Little relief': Seniors advocates slam Queensland budget

THE Queensland Government has given “little relief” to its elderly residents after handing down its latest budget overnight.

WATCH: Don't do this at night

WATCH: Don't do this at night

IT WAS just a normal night for truck driver Craig Dunn when a ute and caravan pulled out in front of him to do a u-turn.

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

THE NSW government is set to announce a 10 per cent tax on all online bets in next week's budget, with the racing industry due to benefit from the proceeds.

The Smith Family call on you to support Winter Appeal

The Smith Family call on you to support Winter Appeal

The Smith Family have launched their Winter Appeal and are calling on residents to help thousands of disadvantaged young people break the cycle of poverty.

Concern for girl missing for three weeks

Concern for girl missing for three weeks

POLICE hold concerns for the whereabouts for 15-year-old, last seen on May 20.

Service station robbed at gunpoint

Service station robbed at gunpoint

Police said the man had a firearm wrapped in a shirt

Tue 12 Jun 2018

QLD BUDGET 2018: Regional areas win big

QLD BUDGET 2018: Regional areas win big

JACKIE Trad will take Queensland further into debt to pay for the largest investment in infrastructure since the 2011 flood recovery program.

Police shoot dog after attack

Police shoot dog after attack

A police officer forced to shoot a dog after it attacked a man in a Darling Downs town.

Hammerhead spotted off popular Coast beach

Hammerhead spotted off popular Coast beach

A MARINE biologist has weighed in after a 10-foot hammerhead shark was spotted at a Sunshine Coast beach.

Skinny dipping women break world record

Skinny dipping women break world record

THE world’s largest skinny dip has taken place with more than 2,500 women stripping off to break the Guinness world record in the Republic of Ireland.

Mobility scooters: Are they a menace or necessary?

Mobility scooters: Are they a menace or necessary?

TALKBACK radio listeners have backed calls for speed limits and tougher restrictions on mobility scooter users, describing them as a menace on our footpaths.

Five things men need to know about health

Five things men need to know about health

WARWICK men are more proactive about health but a doctor shares advice on tackling common health issues.

Motorists seeing red over amber

Motorists seeing red over amber

MOTORISTS who push to beat the amber light are being stung with a $400 fine and three demerit points, the same penalty for running a red light.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

'This is the reality of meningococcal'

'This is the reality of meningococcal'

ROBBIE Buchan contracted meningococcal b at five and a half months and his parents are fighting to stop it happening to anyone else.

'Sometimes I’m happy, sometimes I hurt myself'

'Sometimes I’m happy, sometimes I hurt myself'

THIS mum-of-four has bravely spoken about her battle with depression to let others know, they are not alone.

Don't get caught in the web

Don't get caught in the web

According to research, more than a quarter of Australians now regularly shop online.

Chloe's heartbreaking letter to mum stops bullies

Chloe's heartbreaking letter to mum stops bullies

LITTLE Chloe Sheppard's secret letter to her mum has given her the voice she needed to stand up to her schoolyard bullies.

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