Off Beat News

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Name ‘as jarring as the C-word’ dropped

Name ‘as jarring as the C-word’ dropped

A ski resort that hosted the Winter Olympics is changing its name at the end of the 2020 season because it’s derogatory to women.

Awkward problem with this bridge flag

Awkward problem with this bridge flag

Government officials have been left red-faced over an embarrassing error when it comes to the flag flying on Sydney’s Anzac Bridge.

'People with disability hardest hit by internet outages'

Premium Content 'People with disability hardest hit by internet outages'

'irony of the telecommunications being the most difficult to contact and navigate' is not lost on Allenstown reporter Jann Houley.

‘Chickpeas, milk, fertiliser’: Strange stoush in drug trial

Premium Content ‘Chickpeas, milk, fertiliser’: Strange stoush in drug trial

A decision is imminent in the trial but not before a series of bizarre legal arguments involving various foodstuffs, household products and football teams.

$23,000 car park poo-calypse solution rejected

Premium Content $23,000 car park poo-calypse solution rejected

Mackay council to decide how much ratepayers will be charged to stop birds from pooping on cars

Tue 22 Sep 2020

VIDEO: Two-legged spider nursed back to health

Premium Content VIDEO: Two-legged spider nursed back to health

A crippled huntsman spider which became an online viral hit after being adopted by a Townsville woman has returned to the wild. WATCH THE VIDEO

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