Experts warn about spike of killer bug Strep A in Western Australia, Queensland NSW and Victoria

Nasty infection you’ve ‘probably never heard’ of surges in Australia as an urgent warning is issued to parents: ‘It can kill within hours’ Strep A cases rise in WA, Victoria, NSW and Queensland Experts warn the nasty bacteria infection can kill within hours Parents urged to be vigilant and seek medical attention immediately By Kylie … Read more

Raintrees Tavern: Woman gives birth at popular Cairns pub

A pub employee has been sacked after filming shocking CCTV footage of the moment a woman gave birth at a popular pub in Cairns. The footage, which was captured on a phone and later shared on social media, depicts the pregnant mother walking towards a corner of the Raintrees Tavern and partially undressing. A split … Read more

Queensland family in shock as ‘fit and healthy’ 21yo son dies suddenly

A family is in mourning after a 21-year-old man suddenly died in his sleep. Rickson “Ricko” Williams, from the town of Wallaville in Queensland, died suddenly on January 11, just days before his 22nd birthday. The much-loved former school captain was found dead in his bed. His mother, Tanya Wright, said doctors discovered her son … Read more

Melbourne, Canberra forecast: ‘Rare’ summer cold snap but warmer for Sydney, Brisbane

A “rare” summer cold snap is set to envelope Australia’s south east plunging daytime maximum temperatures leading it to feel more like spring than February. In the process, some of that sticky, muggy weather should also dissipate over the southern states. But forecasters have said Queensland is set to remain hot and humid with a … Read more

Shaune Kerry James Irving: Lawyer avoids jail for false declarations, supplying cocaine

A high-profile Brisbane lawyer and former defense serviceman has walked free from court after lying on a statutory declaration to get out of a speeding ticket. Instead of taking the demerit point loss when he was caught speeding in May 2019, Shaune Kerry James Irving doubled down and let his then partner Lauren Kruger take … Read more

Queensland Flinders Shire Council selling cheapest vacant land

A council in outback Queensland is flogging blocks of land for just a few thousand dollars as hopeful buyers scramble to score a bargain. The Flinders Shire Council in the state’s northwest has announced an auction of 48 fully serviced vacant lots that are literally dirt cheap. While the reserve price of each block has … Read more

NSW Premier pushes for national pharmacy reform before Friday’s National Cabinet

Australians could skip the GP and go straight to the pharmacy to treat mild conditions if large-scale Medicare and health reforms are achieved. On Friday, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet will petition the national cabinet for changes which would give pharmacies greater scope to prescribe medications like antibiotics for urinary tract infections, skin ailments, hormonal contraception … Read more

Online catfish busted attempting to scam $20,000 from 80yo Queensland man

An elderly Australian man who was looking for love has been brutally scammed by a cruel online catfish. Mr Dolton, from Queensland, believed he had struck up a romantic relationship with a 35-year-old Swedish woman who went by the name Freda. Despite the distance between them, the two had formed a close bond, and Freda … Read more

Doctor Megan Rossi: These are the foods you need to eat together to increase the health benefits

A doctor has revealed the foods you should eat together in order to boost the absorption of vitamins and minerals and give you the best health benefits. Leading Harley Street dietitian and King’s College research fellow Dr Megan Rossi, from Queensland, said ‘magic’ happens when you combine specific food pairings including turmeric and black pepper, … Read more

Bruce Lehrmann, Brittany Higgins: Walter Sofronoff KC to head inquiry

A powerful inquiry that will examine the conduct of the ACT police when investigating the rape allegation made by Brittany Higgins will be led by eminent retired judge Walter Sofronoff KC. has confirmed that Mr Sofronoff KC was formally appointed by the ACT Cabinet on Tuesday afternoon and that the ACT Chief Minister Andrew … Read more