Super-cell storms and tornadoes have left a 300-kilometre trail of destruction across parts of South East Queensland. An intense vortex of wind, rain, and ice ripped through the South Burnett late yesterday and there was heartbreak during today’s massive cleanup effort. A young boy is now fighting for life in Queensland Children’s Hospital. The youngster was crushed by a large falling tree in a storm-ravaged region.
There’s growing community support for the introduction of a sugar tax, according to the Cancer Council and the Heart Foundation. A new survey has found most people are in favour of a 20 per cent levy on sugary drinks.
Keen cyclists are getting ready for a huge challenge this weekend, riding from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. It’s all for charity of course, helping returned servicemen and women settle back into their healthy lives.
Mateship and integrity, key drivers in the Kangaroos prep ahead of their test against the Kiwis. Hawks swoop on Scully in another AFL trade-off and Andrew Bogut makes his debut for the Kings in Sydney tomorrow, as the new season of NBL kicks off.
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