Culture Club are Karma-Chameleoning back to Oz

Culture Club, who were in Australia earlier this year, are performing their Encore Tour in Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. Boy George was on 9 News this morning saying that he just loves Australia and that’s why they are back so soon. It’s amazing – Culture Club came on the scene … [Read the full story]

Sipping river beer causes mystery growth

A grandfather has been left in agony by a mystery condition that caused a massive growth to appear on his stomach after it ballooned up. Sixty-year-old John Macdonald’s troubles began when he took a sip from a can of beer he had dropped into a river. A few hours later he was violently ill and … [Read the full story]

Trainer attacked by tiger at a QLD zoo

A senior tiger handler is in a serious but stable condition after being attacked by a tiger at a Queensland zoo. The big cat became “overexcited” during a play session in a tiger show on Tuesday afternoon and bit its 30-year-old male trainer on the neck and shoulder. Australia Zoo director Wes Mennon says a … [Read the full story]

Police put brakes on outback skateboarder

A man has been issued with a ticket for riding a rocket-propelled skateboard on the main street of a western Queensland town. Police in Barcaldine, east of Longreach, spotted the skateboarder on Oak Street. District officer Inspector Michael Fawcett says the man was not wearing a helmet and officers were surprised to witness the dangerous … [Read the full story]

$50k donated to charity shop by mistake

A charity shop received an unexpected windfall after being donated a suitcase containing $50,000. Surprised staff at the Pomona thrift shop on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast found the tidy sum in a concealed compartment. The suitcase had been on sale for a bargain $5 before the cash was discovered when a customer brought it to the … [Read the full story]

Qld company unveil world’s biggest tea bag

A tea company on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast says it has made the world’s biggest tea bag to raise money for cancer research. The giant tea bag weighs 151 kilograms, stands three metres high and would make about 100,000 cups of tea. It will be officially unveiled later this month at Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in … [Read the full story]

Fake prince’s goods go under the hammer

One of the most extraordinary auctions in Queensland’s history has taken place with the luxury possessions of a fake prince going under the hammer. The Public Trustee on Sunday sold items owned by Joel Barlow, the former public servant who embezzled more than $16 million from Queensland Health while posing as Tahitian royalty. There was … [Read the full story]

UFO – Unexplained Flipping Orbs in Queensland

The North Queensland town of Cardwell is on a UFO alert following sightings of…Unidentified Flying Objects (strange lights in the night sky). Cardwell businessman Greg Smith said he and his son watched the lights for 15 minutes and are convinced that what they saw was some sort of UFO. “This was a couple of months … [Read the full story]

Is Tom Humble ready for the No1 at the Tigers?

Wests Tigers NRL coach Tim Sheens denies the club’s surprise decision to let Mitch Brown join Canterbury Bulldogs has left them short of fullback options. Tom Humble and Tim Moltzen are the only specialist No.1’s at the Wests Tigers. Humble, who played well after coming on to replace Tedesco, has just six first-grade appearances to … [Read the full story]

Toby Lock is first choice for Wallabies 2nd row

Queensland Reds goalkicking sharpshooter Mike Harris is not the only transplanted Kiwi starting to stake a claim for Wallabies selection, with Western Force lock Toby Lynn fast emerging as one of Australia’s form second-rowers. Lynn has retained his position in the Force second-row alongside milestone man Nathan Sharpe, who will become the first person to … [Read the full story]

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