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Heatwave to bring ‘three or four days’ of 40-degree heat to SEQ

While Brisbane itself is only tipped to reach a top of 34 degrees on Wednesday, Ipswich to the west is forecast to swelter through a 41 degree day – after not dropping below 38 degrees from Sunday. Wednesday is also expected to see the mercury hit 44 degrees in the …

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Gold Coast school locked down after man points gel blaster at police

A man remains on the run after he pointed a gel blaster at police, resulting in a Gold Coast street and nearby school being locked down on Thursday. Police were initially called to a disturbance at an apartment complex on the Gold Coast Highway about 12.30pm. The scene in Sunshine …

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Live music returns to Melbourne but still no crowds on sticky carpet

“It’ll be ticketed and it’ll be seated, which is going to be very weird … I’ll feel better once they’re actually playing. It’s just such a scramble. It has been crazy really.” Logistically, Mr Perring is having to run the the band room and beer garden as two separate venues …

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‘Always had your back’: Glenn Maxwell’s parting gift to manager to the stars

Maxwell was named player of the match and the series and after the game he and Carey posed for a photo with another of Connelly’s clients, leg-spinner Adam Zampa, and his good friend, Australian team batting consultant Trent Woodhill, and sent it off to the manager in hospital. Nine days …

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Business still not spending despite stimulus help

But the ABS data showed falls in capital spending in every state and territory, with the biggest decline, of 7.7 per cent, recorded in Victoria. Capital spending in Victoria is down by 23.7 per cent over the past year, while in NSW it fell by 3.7 per cent to be …

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‘Hand of God’: How Maradona’s famous words filled back pages around the globe

While it was long before the days of mobile phones, social media and 24-hour rolling news coverage, the outrage was already brewing after TV replays clearly showed Maradona had used his hand to knock the ball past England keeper Peter Shilton for Argentina’s opening goal in their win. Diego Maradona …

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‘The best circus to ever hit this country’: Maradona’s two weeks in Sydney

An overweight Maradona sat in the stands that day. He had had not played international football since the 1990 World Cup final. His career at Italian club Napoli had ended in disgrace after a 15-month ban for testing positive to cocaine and a series of investigations into his tax evasion …

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Eastwood Rugby to set up new home in Castle Hill

Eastwood Rugby will start a fresh chapter in the club’s history by moving away from TG Millner Field and setting up a new home 20 kilometres away in Castle Hill. The Hills Shire Council gave the green light on Tuesday evening for a plan to upgrade the Fred Caterson Reserve …

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‘Exploitation, plain and simple’: Labor’s plan to protect delivery drivers

“The claim that a visa worker whose only asset is a second-hand bike is somehow an empowered independent contractor is ridiculous and dangerous,” Mr Burke will say at an industry dinner in Sydney on Thursday. “Saying yes to the technology doesn’t have to mean saying yes to exploitation.” Tony Burke …

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