Townsville under water as downpour hits

For the past 18 months, Paul Shafer has painstakingly renovated his old Queenslander in Townsville, only to see a wave of floodwater utterly destroy it. Camera IconFloodwaters across the Ross River in Townsville.Picture: AAPIMAGE The monsoonal downpour has taken its toll on city, but for the suburb of Hermit Park …

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Sinkhole draws a crowd in Baldivis

It’s the sinkhole that is drawing a crowd, and it continues to grow in size. The 20-metre sinkhole appeared overnight in the Stockland Baldivis shopping centre carpark, with authorities baffled as to what has caused it. Locals are speculating it’s because the centre is built on swamp land, but others …

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Business plea: Don’t avoid Northbridge

A Northbridge business manager says the entertainment precinct is not an unsafe area, despite a shocking assault filmed outside the Perth train station. A 22-year-old man was knocked unconscious as he and a friend were blocked from entering the Perth train station by a group of teenage thugs. The duo …

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Match Report – Cardiff 2 – 0 B’mouth

Emotional tributes to Emiliano Sala before kick-off at Cardiff City Stadium By Charlotte Marsh Last Updated: 02/02/19 8:46pm Bobby Reid holds up a shirt with a picture of Emiliano Sala after giving Cardiff the lead An early goal in each half from Bobby Reid gave Cardiff a 2-0 win against …

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Brisbane airport evacuated due to ‘bomb threat’

POLICE last night pounced on a man at Brisbane International Airport after he produced a knife and showed a device that police feared was explosive. The man was shot by police with non-lethal rounds and his suspicious behaviour prompted police to lockdown the airport. The man, who is Australian of …

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Match Report – Warrington 26 – 6 Leeds

By Press Association Last Updated: 02/02/19 8:07pm Stefan Ratchford scores Warrington’s opening try Warrington underlined their title credentials after easing to a 26-6 victory over Leeds Rhinos in their Super League opener. New signing Blake Austin was one of four try scorers as last year’s runners-up justified the pre-season optimism …

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