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Thu 2 Apr 2020

News Corp journo tells of family’s COVID-19 hell

premium_icon News Corp journo tells of family’s COVID-19 hell

After being diagnosed with coronavirus in New York, News Corp’s US correspondent Sarah Blake has revealed how unreliable testing has left her family fearful.

Call for clarity on JobKeeper package

premium_icon Call for clarity on JobKeeper package

Some employers fear their employees won’t be covered by the Federal Government’s $130 billion national wage subsidy.

How addict caused $300,000 worth of damage

premium_icon How addict caused $300,000 worth of damage

An ice addict described as having little impulse, control or rationality caused an extraordinary amount of damage with one foolish act.

Mining magnate ordered to shut business

premium_icon Mining magnate ordered to shut business

The controversial diamond company owned by a bankrupt former president of the Melbourne Football Club has been declared insolvent after breaching the law.

Walk signals now automatic to stop virus spread

Walk signals now automatic to stop virus spread

If you were worried about pushing the walk button at a pedestrian crossing, fret no more. Automatic green signals are in place in busy areas.

‘Overwhelming relief’: Australian’s escape locked-down Nepal

premium_icon ‘Overwhelming relief’: Australian’s escape locked-down Nepal

The expedition to Everest base camp paled in comparison to the tumultuous journey home, for a group of Australians who became trapped in Nepal.

Coronavirus fears spark national park closures

premium_icon Coronavirus fears spark national park closures

Authorities have closed Sunshine Coast national parks, including Noosa National Park and Mount Coolum, ahead of the school holidays over COVID-19 fears.

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.

Outraged local business owners slam food van arrivals

premium_icon Outraged local business owners slam food van arrivals

ROMA’S businesses are struggling through unprecedented times and are now outraged by the arrival of food vans from Brisbane and Ipswich.

RACQ workers sacked as virus forces cars off roads

premium_icon RACQ workers sacked as virus forces cars off roads

Some RACQ workers have been sacked and others encouraged to take leave after the automotive and insurance group recorded a sharp drop in work

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.

Free child care will allow centres to keep operating

premium_icon Free child care will allow centres to keep operating

Kindy operators are rejoicing following the news from the Prime Minister.

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.

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