Ipswich, Logan mayors face suspension ‘within days’ under new local government laws

Ipswich, Logan mayors face suspension ‘within days’ under new local government laws

Updated May 18, 2018 08:58:49 Five Queensland mayors and councillors, including Logan Mayor Luke Smith and Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli, will be taking the “tough medicine” of immediate suspension after new laws passed in State Parliament last night, the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) says. The laws, which passed …

Sharon Mason’s mother April Fawcett dies three days after killer Arthur Greer freed

Sharon Mason’s mother April Fawcett dies three days after killer Arthur Greer freed

Updated May 15, 2018 19:36:01 Photo: Sharon’s mother April Fawcett always opposed Greer’s release. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘He destroyed my best friend’: Woman criticises push to free convicted killer Related Story: Sharon Mason’s killer Arthur Greer faces immediate deportation after parole granted The mother of Sharon Lee Mason, a …

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Mother shook 4-month-old baby girl days before her death, inquest hears

Mother shook 4-month-old baby girl days before her death, inquest hears

Updated May 14, 2018 16:30:50 A coronial inquest into the death of a 4-month-old girl has heard her mother allegedly shook the child in the days leading up to her death. The mother-of-six, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was visibly agitated as a coronial inquest into the death …

Super Rugby: Dark days continue for Australian teams

Super Rugby: Dark days continue for Australian teams

Posted May 13, 2018 10:56:30 Photo: The Waratahs threw away a big lead to continue Australia’s hoodoo against New Zealand sides. (AAP: Martin Hunter) The Reds were thumped by the Sunwolves, the Waratahs suffered a horrendous choke against the Crusaders, and the Rebels and Brumbies played in front of a …

Mav pledges to be ‘pro-government’ but Prosser result still days away

Mav pledges to be ‘pro-government’ but Prosser result still days away

By Fiona Blackwood and Georgie Burgess Posted May 07, 2018 07:55:07 Tasmanian Upper House hopeful Steve Mav has vowed to remain controversial if he is elected to Prosser, but a final decision is still days away. Mr Mav is placed third in the race for Prosser with 19.7 per cent …

Robin William’s devastating final days battling Lewy body dementia

Robin William’s devastating final days battling Lewy body dementia

ROBIN Williams struggled to remember his lines. This was unusual for the hyperverbal, Oscar-winning actor, and it hit him hard in Vancouver in 2014 during the filming of Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, the third movie in the successful family franchise. “He was sobbing in my arms …

Broome’s Cable Beach closed for second time in days after irukandji jellyfish sting

Broome’s Cable Beach closed for second time in days after irukandji jellyfish sting

Updated April 29, 2018 15:47:41 Lifeguards have closed Cable Beach in Broome after a woman was stung by an irukandji jellyfish this morning. The woman is in hospital in a stable condition. It comes just days after a woman was stung by an irukandji jellyfish at the same beach and …

Melbourne man jailed for two years for holding woman captive over six ‘terrifying’ days

Melbourne man jailed for two years for holding woman captive over six ‘terrifying’ days

Posted April 27, 2018 19:24:00 Photo: The court heard Steven Guy had a psychotic disorder exacerbated by his drug use. (ABC News) A man who held a woman prisoner and repeatedly beat her for almost a week at a house in Melbourne’s outer-east has been sentenced to two years in …

Missing dog Benny the beagle found after nine days in New Zealand park

Missing dog Benny the beagle found after nine days in New Zealand park

Posted April 16, 2018 20:46:07 Photo: Benny was lost in a park for nine days. (Facebook: Bring Benny Home.) A dog lost in a New Zealand national park for nine days has been found after a mammoth search effort that included a helicopter and a thermal imaging camera. Benny the …