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Why the Queensland election matters beyond the state's borders
State elections can be parochial, and Queensland's poll on Saturday is no different, with issues ranging from fixing the Bruce Highway to rolling out a youth curfew in two northern cities. But this election has resonance beyond its borders. Annastacia...

One more COVID case as Vic eases limits
Victoria has reported one new case of COVID-19 as Melbourne residents head into a weekend of greater social freedom. Saturday's health department figures show the fresh diagnosis and a daily case average of 2.4 for the fortnight up to Friday. Authorities...

Suspect in California hit-and-run returned from Australia
A woman suspected in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Southern California three years ago has been returned to the U.S. to face trial after her arrest in Australia. Authorities say Andrea Dorothy Chan Reyes fled the country after hitting Agustin...

Peter Gutwein's pandemic response won praise, but has the shine gone off?
Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein has a good story to tell. The son of migrants, he grew up the eldest of six children in the tiny northern Tasmanian town of Nunamara. His father worked as a baker and earned extra money by stacking animal skins and selling...

The Wynnum Herald - no more hard copy

The Wynnum Herald a paper that has server the Wynnum Manly area since the first issue in January 1946, printed copy has come to an end. The paper founded by brothers George and Stan Lockwood is now only available on line via subscription to The Courier Mail.

To fill the gap local resident Damian Lugg has been working on a local monthly newsletter with the first issue being June 2020. The 1st edition will be delivered this week and is available online click here for issue 1.