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Rudd defends resources tax in WA
June 9, 2010 at 1:18 PM


WESTERN Australia will get the lion's share of investment funds from the resources tax to build new roads, railways and ports and boost the state's economy, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says.
 

Nurse dies of altitude sickness
June 9, 2010 at 1:10 PM


A YOUNG Australian nurse travelling in Peru died from altitude sickness an hour after phoning her family.
 

Bouncers guilty of killing patron
June 9, 2010 at 12:40 PM


TWO bouncers were today found guilty of the manslaughter of a patron during a wild fight outside a Gold Coast tavern two years ago.
 

Back-to-basics $2.8b budget
June 9, 2010 at 11:20 AM


BRISBANE'S Lord Mayor has handed down a back-to-basics $2.8 billion budget after more than $70 million was wiped off Council's revenue.
 

Shamed cop 'in fight over girl'
June 9, 2010 at 11:15 AM


A POLICEMAN stood down over a nightclub incident was allegedly involved in a  fight after drunkenly harassing a girl when her boyfriend took exception.
 

Teen's surgery to feel young again
June 9, 2010 at 8:52 AM


AUSTRALIAN women as young as 18 are taking overseas cosmetic-surgery holidays to "reclaim" their youth.
 

Mining bosses out to heckle Rudd
June 9, 2010 at 7:58 AM


MINING bosses plan to climb onto the back of a truck to rail against the proposed resources tax when Kevin Rudd addresses a Perth press club lunch.
 

Truck cargo explodes on highway
June 9, 2010 at 7:48 AM


DRUMS of chemicals on the back of a truck have exploded on a highway west of Brisbane, forcing the evacuation of one home.
 

Geezer Bandit strikes again
June 9, 2010 at 7:42 AM


HE'S in his 70s, wears oxygen tubes - and just pulled his 10th bank heist. Meet the Geezer Bandit.
 

Australia firms for 2022 World Cup
June 9, 2010 at 7:21 AM


AUSTRALIA is firming as the likely winner of the 2022 World Cup bid, with FFA boss Frank Lowy saying he is now more confident than ever before.
 

Man 'tried to force girl into car'
June 9, 2010 at 6:53 AM


A 48-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with the attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl off a major road.
 

Top cop's phone tap denial
June 9, 2010 at 6:42 AM


SIMON Overland divulged secret intelligence from a phone tap, unwittingly triggering the collapse of a murder investigation.
 

Budget gives you just 45c a week
June 8, 2010 at 11:00 PM


JUST 45 cents a week is all the average Queenslander will get from the State Budget - and it won't even come from the Bligh Government's back pocket.
 

Millionaires Row death threat claim
June 8, 2010 at 11:00 PM


DEATH threat claims are being probed as part of investigations into property wheeling and dealing on the Gold Coast, court documents allege.
 

Diggers caught in Taliban trap
June 8, 2010 at 10:35 PM


TRIBUTES flow for Brisbane soldiers Darren Smith, 26, and Jacob Moerland, 21, who were among 10 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan.
 

Prisoner escapes through window
June 8, 2010 at 8:36 PM


A PRISONER has jumped through a second storey window to escape from police custody in south-east Queensland.
 

Brisbane pair killed in Afghanistan
June 8, 2010 at 6:58 PM


THE Defence Department have released pictures of the two Diggers who were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan.
 

Facebook group target Qld brothel
June 8, 2010 at 6:43 PM


A FACEBOOK group has threatened to expose clients of a legal Queensland brothel and claims to have photographs.
 

Facebook group targets brothel
June 8, 2010 at 6:43 PM


A FACEBOOK group has threatened to expose clients of a legal Queensland brothel and claims to have photographs.
 

Teen girls in Benowa home invasion
June 8, 2010 at 6:41 PM


A GOLD Coast family fought off a gang of weapon-wielding youths during a violent home invasion at Benowa early yesterday.
 

Teen girls in Coast home invasion
June 8, 2010 at 6:41 PM


A GOLD Coast family fought off a gang of weapon-wielding youths during a violent home invasion at Benowa.
 

Armed teen girls in home invasion
June 8, 2010 at 6:41 PM


A GOLD Coast family fought off a gang of weapon-wielding youths during a violent home invasion at Benowa.
 

Oz lags behind peaceful Kiwis
June 8, 2010 at 5:51 PM


NEW Zealand has been named the world's most peaceful nation, smashing Australia's 19th ranking.
 

Tax dodge pair jailed
June 8, 2010 at 4:16 PM


TWO Gold Coast businessmen convicted of avoiding millions in tax by funneling cash into offshore accounts have been jailed for six-and-a-half-years.