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    Secret tape not the only talking point

    Secret tape not the only talking point


    THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to...

    THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.
    Forecasters defend the bureau’s predictions

    Forecasters defend the bureau’s predictions


    THE weather bureau said it was not caught off guard by the intensity of the storm that tore through southeast Queensland on Sunday. An emergency situation was in place on the Sunshine Coast after the wild weather...

    THE weather bureau said it was not caught off guard by the intensity of the storm that tore through southeast Queensland on Sunday. An emergency situation was in place on the Sunshine Coast after the wild weather hit.
    Shock toxic water findings

    Shock toxic water findings


    QUEENSLAND’S water contamination crisis has deepended, following alarming test results which show chemical levels up 425 times the accepted maximum exposure...

    QUEENSLAND’S water contamination crisis has deepended, following alarming test results which show chemical levels up 425 times the accepted maximum exposure limits.
    Mystery still surrounds #faketradie

    Mystery still surrounds #faketradie


    AUSTRALIANS have reacted with mirth to a Liberal ad featuring a builder exhibiting several telltale signs that he’s never been on a worksite in his...

    AUSTRALIANS have reacted with mirth to a Liberal ad featuring a builder exhibiting several telltale signs that he’s never been on a worksite in his life.
    Fruit thieves av it away with brekky

    Fruit thieves av it away with brekky


    FIRST came the smash, now comes the grab. It’s the crime wave that will send terror into the heart of every cafe owner worried that their stock standard breakfast basic is under threat of...

    FIRST came the smash, now comes the grab. It’s the crime wave that will send terror into the heart of every cafe owner worried that their stock standard breakfast basic is under threat of extinction.
    Surfwear company cuts 40 jobs

    Surfwear company cuts 40 jobs


    THE soap opera continues for SurfStitch as the surfwear brand sheds 40 jobs in a bid to return to...

    THE soap opera continues for SurfStitch as the surfwear brand sheds 40 jobs in a bid to return to profit.
    Threat facing Aussie super gains

    Threat facing Aussie super gains


    A VOLATILE year for our superannuation savings looks likely to end in positive territory as long as global markets don’t crash this...

    A VOLATILE year for our superannuation savings looks likely to end in positive territory as long as global markets don’t crash this week.
    Clueless, scared and with huge debt

    Clueless, scared and with huge debt


    OPINION: Queensland, we can’t have it all. The state is stuck with staggering debt and leaders — on both sides — refuse to accept an even half-decent strategy to reduce it. Join the Cage Fight from...

    OPINION: Queensland, we can’t have it all. The state is stuck with staggering debt and leaders — on both sides — refuse to accept an even half-decent strategy to reduce it. Join the Cage Fight from 7am.
    Cops access ex-model’s file 1400 times

    Cops access ex-model’s file 1400 times


    A FORMER bikini model has lodged a formal complaint with the Queensland Police Service after officers accessed her personal file more than 1400...

    A FORMER bikini model has lodged a formal complaint with the Queensland Police Service after officers accessed her personal file more than 1400 times.
    Living in fear for my family

    Living in fear for my family


    COMMENT: I am a father-of-three and a small-business owner in Oakey. Several days ago, The Courier-Mail conducted water tests on the irrigation bore on my property. I was extremely distressed by the...

    COMMENT: I am a father-of-three and a small-business owner in Oakey. Several days ago, The Courier-Mail conducted water tests on the irrigation bore on my property. I was extremely distressed by the results.
    ‘It’s still a prison. I feel like an animal’

    ‘It’s still a prison. I feel like an animal’


    REACTION to the first TV crew’s story to emerge from Nauru tonight ranged from stunned to cynical. And it was a surprise to Australia’s Immigration...

    REACTION to the first TV crew’s story to emerge from Nauru tonight ranged from stunned to cynical. And it was a surprise to Australia’s Immigration minister.
    Wild weather: ’It was like a tidal wave’

    Wild weather: ’It was like a tidal wave’


    UPDATE: An emergency situation has been declared after wild storms left a trail of destruction on the Sunshine Coast. Brisbane residents have also described what was “like a tidal wave” hitting their...

    UPDATE: An emergency situation has been declared after wild storms left a trail of destruction on the Sunshine Coast. Brisbane residents have also described what was “like a tidal wave” hitting their homes.