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Wed 22 Jan 2020

Wolf of Wall Street working on bringing his story to TV

premium_icon Wolf of Wall Street working on bringing his story to TV

Six years after Leonardo DiCaprio brought The Wolf of Wall Street to life, the real Jordan Belfort is working on a television series to keep the story going.

‘Highlight of my career’: Sam Smith to headline Mardi Gras

premium_icon ‘Highlight of my career’: Sam Smith to headline Mardi Gras

Global superstar Sam Smith has shared an emotional message with fans after being announced as a headliner at the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Politician to stand down as abuse and ridicule take a toll

premium_icon Politician to stand down as abuse and ridicule take a toll

Jann Stucky is resigning from parliament, saying she has been ‘swamped’ by the ‘black cloud’ of depression after being ‘ridiculed and abused’.

Inside a makeshift hospital for sick koalas

premium_icon Inside a makeshift hospital for sick koalas

Thousands of native animals have perished in the Kangaroo Island bushfires, but wildlife experts and volunteers are working around the clock to save the injured.

Man crushed to death by falling truck panels

premium_icon Man crushed to death by falling truck panels

A 56-year-old man has tragically died after being crushed while unloading a container at a Carrum Downs truck-body manufacturer.

‘Depressingly familiar’: Judge fury at drug-drive chaos

premium_icon ‘Depressingly familiar’: Judge fury at drug-drive chaos

A judge has slammed Justin Roffe-Gammon who drove under the influence of cannabis and prescription medication, ploughing into a woman walking her dog.

The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

premium_icon The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

Three-quarters of rice-based products in Australia have concentrations of arsenic exceeding European guidelines, putting children at risk.

Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

premium_icon Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

It’s astonishing that Bridget McKenzie thinks she can pork barrel and no-one will hold her to account, says Eliza Barr. How ignorant does she think voters are?

Telling detail in woman’s sudden death

Telling detail in woman’s sudden death

A woman has died after she waited nearly three hours in an emergency room despite an X-ray revealing she had an enlarged heart.

Victim loses $120k in scam targeting students

premium_icon Victim loses $120k in scam targeting students

Groups of students studying in Queensland have been targeted by scammers posing as public officials, with 44 falling victim so far.

5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

premium_icon 5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

In what is being touted as the state’s biggest year for road upgrades, nearly $6 billion will be spent and 5200 jobs generated in 2020. SEE IF YOU’LL BENEFIT

Major search under way for missing Coast light plane

premium_icon Major search under way for missing Coast light plane

A massive search-and-rescue operation is under way for a missing light plane that took off from the Sunshine Coast.

This film may change your mind about plastic

This film may change your mind about plastic

A new documentary that’s only 14 minutes long is hoping to have a long-lasting impact on people’s views on plastic.

Bus boss’s leaked email to workers about Adani

Bus boss’s leaked email to workers about Adani

A leaked email from Greyhound’s boss warns workers to not post on social media about a controversial deal the bus company has made.

PM orders Bridget McKenzie sports scandal investigation

PM orders Bridget McKenzie sports scandal investigation

The PM’s top public servant will investigate whether embattled cabinet minister Bridget McKenzie breached ministerial standards.

Damning texts come back to haunt Trump

Damning texts come back to haunt Trump

A series of damning secret text messages have been used against the President on the first day of the Senate impeachment trial.

Koalas could be wiped out by 2050 because of fires

Koalas could be wiped out by 2050 because of fires

As Australia begins to assess the bushfires’ devastating impact on native wildlife, there are fears for many individual species.

Father and daughter's 'shock' as house destroyed by fire

premium_icon Father and daughter's 'shock' as house destroyed by fire

Jason Truss says he was "shocked and angry" as he and his 15-year-old daughter watched their Sunshine Coast home go up in flames this afternoon.

‘Free internet’ con artist cops six years

premium_icon ‘Free internet’ con artist cops six years

A con artist who claimed to be in partnership with two of the world’s biggest tech companies and promised free internet to customers has been sentenced.

Comm Bank facing class action from 700k customers

premium_icon Comm Bank facing class action from 700k customers

The Commonwealth Bank faces a class action from up to 700,000 customers who accuse it of forcing them to pay more for their life insurance.

98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

premium_icon 98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

Multiple severe thunderstorms have formed in southeast Queensland and are heading east, with 98km/h gusts already recorded.

Mum's warning: Xbox game comes with scary content

premium_icon Mum's warning: Xbox game comes with scary content

A second hand game purchase came with a nasty surprise for a little boy and his mum.

‘Special verdict’ for Kyogle man accused of inciting murder

premium_icon ‘Special verdict’ for Kyogle man accused of inciting murder

THE 39-year-old was accused of inciting people to “ambush and kill” police in an explosive Facebook video.

Heartbreak as adored Koorana mega-croc found dead

premium_icon Heartbreak as adored Koorana mega-croc found dead

The croc moved to the farm in 1982 and during his time there, tripled in size and became a tourist favourite.

‘Just let my dog go’: Simba stolen by car thieves

‘Just let my dog go’: Simba stolen by car thieves

Jessica Sze t - the mum of stolen puppy Simba - begs for her dog's return after thieves made off with a car and the pooch.

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