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Same-sex civil unions to come back to Queensland - Northern Star
THE Queensland Government hopes to reinstate civil unions by the end of the year as pressure mounts for Australia to follow the example set by Ireland and legalise same-sex marriage. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said her government was making it a ...
Monday Magistrate: Skipper change for Maroons? Not yet - Northern Star
WHY Cameron Smith would this week publicly anoint his successor as Maroons Origin captain is interesting, but somewhat curious. I doubt many would disagree with his choice being Daly Cherry-Evans. But while announcing he was keen to play on for another ...
Pedestrian killed by P-plate driver near Byron Bay - Northern Star
A pedestrian is dead after he was hit by a car driven by a local P-plate driver near Byron Bay this morning. Tweed Byron police confirmed the 25-year-old Gold Coast man was killed when he was hit by a car on The Coast Rd at Broken Head at about 3.30am.
New Sub-$30k Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo - Northern Star
TEN years ago the idea of Hyundai producing Australia's best-selling sports car would seem laughable. Yet sales figures for 2015 show the quirky Veloster has achieved this lofty sporting top spot thanks to a blend of bold yet polarising styling, decent ...
Irish gay marriage victory must be shared by others - Northern Star
The marriage rights which will be enjoyed by gay people in the Republic of Ireland "must be shared by citizens in the north", politicians have said in the wake of the country's historic referendum on the issue. Northern Ireland is now the only part of the ...
Federal Govt to cut program that keeps young Jayden alive - Northern Star
MY son Jayden Driussi, now 13, was just 9 months old and in liver failure when he was diagnosed with a rare Inborn Error of Metabolism (IEM) - Tyrosinemia Type 1 or HT1. Jayden and other children with Tyrosinemia cannot break down the amino acid Tyrosine.
Fewer than 10% realise they have chronic kidney disease - Northern Star
Adam Davies Brisbane Newsdesk Reporter I was born in New South Wales and was educated at Sydney's prestigious Scots College. I have worked both in Australia and United Kingdom for some of the largest newspaper in the two respective countries. I joined APN ...
Positives for Aussie women in final defeat - Northern Star
AUSTRALIA will ramp up its planning for next year's Rio Olympics after losing to Canada 20-17 in the final of the last tournament of the 2014-15 world series in Amsterdam. GETTY Images "It's been an outstanding season - a growth year for us. We've had to ...
'I'll quit to stop the bleeding' says Chief Justice Carmody - Northern Star
CHIEF Justice of Queensland Tim Carmody is now expected to resign from the role, "to stop the bleeding" and quell tensions from the legal community that have haunted the office since his appointment by the former Newman Government. The Australian reports ...
Reunited with star coach and it feels so good for Sam Stosur - Northern Star
CLAY SUCCESS: Samantha Stosur has had a good warm-up for the French Open by winning in Strasbourg. IAN WALTON GETTY IMAGES SAM Stosur must be wondering why she ever split with long-time coach Dave Taylor. The former US Open champion, who won her only grand ...
Rally ace Chris Atkinson's car life - Northern Star
CHRIS ATKINSON didn't start racing until he made it to university, but in only a few years his prodigious talent saw him score a works drive with the Subaru World Rally Team, racing the likes of Sebastien Loeb, Carlos Sainz and Colin McRae. Now back in ...
Anna crowned 2015 Beef Week Queen - Northern Star
ANNA Imeson was on cloud nine after being crowned Casino Beef Week Queen for 2015 on Saturday night. But the bubbly 21-year-old wasn't relieved of doing her grocery shopping when the Northern Star caught up with her yesterday. "When my name was announced I ...
Shirt Front: Docker is now king of his own Fyfedom - Northern Star
NATHAN Fyfe has had plenty of 'nice touches' this season, but one of the best was his small tribute to Anthony Morabito. Speaking last week ahead of his 100th game, the Fremantle superstar said his thoughts were never far from his teammate who he was ...
Police find adorable lamb in German drug raid - Northern Star
A three-week-old lamb named 'Birke' has been rescued from a Munich brothel, having been discovered during a narcotics raid. Police also detained a 25-year-old prostitute for drug possession, not prostitution, as it is legal in Germany. Police said the ...
ISIS massacres 400 just days after seizing ancient Palmyra - Northern Star
ISIS has slaughtered more than 400 mostly women and children in the ancient city of Palmyra, two days after capturing the ancient city. Syrian state television reported the massacre, quoting residents of the city. The state news agency said: "The ...