The Queensland Premier comes with “bigger announcement” as the state approaches a reopening of the border

The Queensland Premier comes with “bigger announcement” as the state approaches a reopening of the border

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that she will make a “major announcement” today, fueling speculation that the state will open to the rest of Australia sooner than expected. Ms Palaszczuk took to social media this morning, urging the Queenslanders to tune in to her press conference at 2pm, Brisbane time today. Queensland is preparing … Read more

Kebab on the menu when Turkish-Australian chef Somer Sivrioglu opens Tombik

Kebab on the menu when Turkish-Australian chef Somer Sivrioglu opens Tombik

The Turkish-Australian co-host MasterChef Turkey adds to its food empire in Sydney and opens the kebab bar Tombik in January. Sydney-based chef Somer Sivrioglu is currently in Turkey, where he has become a household name as co-host of the local version of the TV cooking show, but his business partner, Tarik Koni, confirmed that Tombik … Read more

Snake and spider bites are on the rise in NSW and trigger warning to residents

Snake and spider bites are on the rise in NSW and trigger warning to residents

Residents of NSW have been warned to watch out for snakes and spiders in the summer amid an increase in bites from the venomous creatures. People in NSW are most likely to be bitten by snakes and spiders when on the move, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. While bites are rare, … Read more

Judge Salvatore Vasta compared to ‘Queen of Hearts’ after mistakenly imprisoning QLD man, court hears

Judge Salvatore Vasta compared to ‘Queen of Hearts’ after mistakenly imprisoning QLD man, court hears

The federal court has heard a judge be personally sued for wrongfully imprisoning a man who was then assaulted while in jail had subjected him to “the grossest parody of a hearing”. Key points: The man said he was assaulted, humiliated and threatened with rape while in jail The family court overturned the prison sentence … Read more

Scott Morrison supports Gladys Berejiklian to run for federal seat in Warringah despite Icac cloud | Australia news

Scott Morrison supports Gladys Berejiklian to run for federal seat in Warringah despite Icac cloud |  Australia news

Scott Morrison and senior coalition ministers have doubled appeals to former New South Wales Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian to run for the federal seat in Warringah. On Monday, Morrison told reporters in Sydney that Berejiklian would be “very welcome” in his team and would be a “good” candidate for the independent seat, comments previously supported … Read more

Cleo Smith kidnapping case postponed after accused kidnapper Terence Kelly faces trial

Cleo Smith kidnapping case postponed after accused kidnapper Terence Kelly faces trial

The man accused of abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith from her family and holding her for 18 days has appeared in court again, but there has been no indication he will defend the charges against him. Key points: Terence Kelly was not required to plead when he appeared in court He appeared via video link from … Read more

Truck supply disaster threatens NSW

Truck supply disaster threatens NSW

New South Wales truck drivers may soon be forced off the road in a looming supply chain disaster that could have a major impact on supermarket supplies. An essential fuel ingredient is in short supply worldwide, and it has led to warnings about empty shelves not long after Christmas. Most modern trucks can not run … Read more

Cottesloe’s Indiana Tea House: Huge wave of support for renewed plans from Tattarang

Cottesloe’s Indiana Tea House: Huge wave of support for renewed plans from Tattarang

New plans for a stunning facelift to Cottesloe’s iconic Indiana Tea House have received overwhelming support in a social media poll. The poll, which was held on the PerthNow Facebook page on Sunday, revealed that 98 percent of respondents were in favor of the concept, which was sent to the Cottesloe Council. A decision to … Read more

Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Thomastown

Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Thomastown

Thomastown residents can get their first, second and booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine today at a pop-up clinic. The Barry Road Community Activity Center, Thomastown, will be a vaccination clinic on Monday, December 6 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. In a post on the City of Whittlesea Facebook page, the council reminded residents that to … Read more