The quarantine plan that concerns PM

Regional Queenslanders fear Brisbane’s problems being “dumped” on them if the state government pushes ahead with a controversial plan, Scott Morrison says. Queensland’s plan to send international arrivals to regional mining facilities has sparked fears among locals that Brisbane’s problems will be “dumped” on them,...

McDermott focusing on BBL duties

Ben McDermott is closing in on a return to national duty but in the meantime, he’s focused on lifting the Hurricanes to BBL glory. IN-form batsman Ben McDermott has vowed to remain focused on securing the Hobart Hurricanes a BBL finals spot rather than be...

Cannabis can kill superbugs: Scientists

A scientific breakthrough could mean antibiotic-resistant infections such as gonorrhoea are treated by this largely illicit drug. Antibiotic resistant infections like gonorrhoea could soon be treated by cannabis, as breakthrough research suggests the drug could be a potentially powerful tool in combating superbugs. Synthetic cannabidiol,...

Arnold: Olyroos can medal in Tokyo

The COVID-19-enforced postponement of the 2020 Olympics has increased Australia’s hopes of football success when the delayed Tokyo Games belatedly take place this year. That’s the belief of Olyroos coach Graham Arnold, who is delighted at having at his disposal a growing pool of emerging...