Author: Tom Copley

Businesses gutted after Coorparoo shopping centre blaze

Business have been left gutted and owners’ livelihoods destroyed after a blaze at Coorparoo in the early hours. It’s understood the fire began in a liquor store, before it quickly spread across the entire complex. Georgie Hewson reports.

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Logan man shot, then goes shopping

A man is recovering in hospital after he was shot in the hip at Logan this morning. In a strange twist, the 29-year-old was unaware of his injuries stopping into a convenience store for a slushie before he collapsed. Beatriz

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Election campaign winds down for Easter break

It’s been revealed that the 2019 election will cost taxpayers three-hundred-million dollars. The electoral commissioner says that’s good value, working out to about eighteen dollars per voter. And on the campaign trail, both Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten had economic

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Ristevski receives nine years for manslaughter

Borce Ristevski has been sentenced to nine years jail, for the manslaughter of his wife Karen. But he could spend just a few years behind bars. Laura Lavelle reports.

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Drivers urged to “pack their patience” on the roads this Easter

Police are urging motorists to take it easy over the Easter break, after a fatal crash in Toowoomba this morning. The RACQ says drivers should “pack their patience” as major highways are bought to a standstill. Hannah Donnelly reports.

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Christine the turtle shell-ebrates release

There’s a cause for “shell-ebration” at Sea Life on the Sunshine Coast. Their latest patient a Green Sea Turtle has just been released after several weeks in rehab. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

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Gabba officially sold out for Lions-Collingwood clash

It’s official. The Brisbane Lions have sold out the Gabba for the first time in a decade. The Easter Thursday clash is with last year’s grand finalist Collingwood. Dom Fay reports.

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Boswells Books reaches final chapter

It’s the end of an era for a Brisbane book store closing its doors for the final time today. Boswells Books has been an Ashgrove institution for more than 50 years. Liam Lo Grande reports.

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Manhunt underway for Macgregor killer

There’s been an outpouring of grief over the killing of a respected Brisbane doctor. He was gunned down next to his car, and police don’t yet know why. Shelley Cheng reports.

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Drugs and firearms seized in major Gold Coast drug bust

Australia’s organised crime squad has seized nearly a million and a half dollars worth of drugs and firearms. Federal and state police uncovered the haul after stopping a car on the Gold Coast. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

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