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Michael Pascoe: Morrison's grants corruption defence working a treat
You'd never guess it from the rolling sport rorts headlines, but the government's defence of its grants corruption is working a treat. Sure, Bridget McKenzie is looking at a spell on the sidelines – she'll be able to spend more time with her gun club once the bus...

American tragedy: Hero US aircrew die fighting fires
It was with little room for error that the three heroic American aerial firefighters had been flying up to eight water-bombing missions a day before their C-130 Hercules crashed in a fatal fireball on Thursday. The highly skilled crew had battled hot turbulent winds...

Do you have the genetic code for a long and healthy life?
Australian researchers have uncovered the genes that will make you healthy and able to live a long life, in a major scientific breakthrough. The Garvan Institute of Medical Research has mapped the genomic data of 4000 Australians aged over 70 who have...

Claim against Bruce Pascoe dismissed by AFP
Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Whatsapp · Email; Print. The Australian Federal Police has dismissed an allegation against acclaimed author and historian Bruce Pascoe that he had benefited financially from wrongly claiming to be indigenous.

Foreshore smell

The Wynnum foreshore has been under fire this week with the smell from the mixture of dried seagrass and algae increasing.
Council staff have attended today to three areas along the foreshore.  They are now seeking permission from the Marine Park Ranger to access the jetty area.  Once machinery is available they will attend and clear up the seagrass.  This is planned for next week/as soon as possible.