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Hidden letters delivered 50 years after they were posted
Letter recipient Genovefa Klonovska holds a letter received around 50 years later in Vilnius, Lithuania on Tuesday. Janis Laizans/Reuters. Only five recipients were found. In several cases children of...

'Catastrophic failure': Covid out of control in the NT, say Aboriginal groups
But there has been a catastrophic failure by government to discharge its responsibility to all Northern Territory residents by implementing these plans in Central Australia,” they wrote in a scathing letter to the NT chief minister, Michael Gunner.

Labour condemns 'waste' of Liz Truss taking private jet to Australia
Liz Truss has been criticised for taking a private jet to Australia for official business rather than using a scheduled flight. The foreign secretary used the private government Airbus A321 for her flight from London's Stansted airport to Sydney,...

UK minister queried over Australia flight
UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has been accused of a "grotesque misuse of taxpayers' money" following reports she chartered a private jet to Australia which would have cost 500,000 pounds ($A948,416). The Independent newspaper reported Truss had opted...

Stonefish in Moreton Bay

stonefish ianbanksLocals have reported seeing hundreds of stonefish in Moreton Bay, Tingalpa Creek and Wynnum Creek in recent days. Wynnum Manly fisherman are saying they have never seen that many so close to the shore in our area. Parents should keep a watchful eye for this dangerous creature, beachgoers should wear shoes in shallow bay waters. If a person is stung, they are advised to seek medical treatment immediately.

The stonefish has 13 sharp strong dorsal fin spines that are contained within a sheath of thick skin. At the base of each spine there are two venom glands that discharge their contents along ducts in the spine. When disturbed, the fish erects its spines, but maintains its position on the sea floor.

Information from the Queensland Museum