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A close friend of missing Caboolture mum Amy Schulkins has pleaded for information in the search for the mum of five, three weeks after she vanished without a trace. The 36-year-old’s wife reported her missing from a John Street residence in Caboolture South on December 30, 2020. CCTV captured Amy (pictured below) in her white …

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A 13-year-old transgender girl will receive puberty blockers without her estranged father’s consent, according to an important Queensland Supreme Court ruling. The mother of the child, identified as “A” due to privacy, applied to the Court seeking access to the treatment, recommended by the girl’s specialists. A’s psychiatrist told the court from age four onwards, …

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Someone has bought the rights to Senator Pauline Hanson’s namesake web domain paulinehanson.com.au and is redirecting all visitors to the Refugee Council of Australia’s website. The previous owners of the domain apparently forgot to renew their ownership. So at least one quick-thinking internet user snapped it up on Thursday night. In screenshots circulating online, an …

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Queensland Police have released the last known photo of missing Caboolture mum Amy Schulkins, almost two weeks after she disappeared. The 36-year-old’s family reported her missing from a John Street residence in Caboolture South address on December 30, 2020. CCTV captured her in her white Nissan Patrol at Caboolture, north of Brisbane, just before midnight …

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Queensland police have said missing woman Amy Schulkins seems to have “vanished off the face of the Earth” almost two weeks after she was reported missing. The 36-year-old’s family reported her missing from a Caboolture South address on December 30, 2020. However authorities have no positive sightings of her since. Caboolture Police Station officer-in-charge Sergeant …

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Queensland police have appealed for public assistance in the search for Caboolture woman Amy Schulkins, missing for several days. Her family last saw the 36-year-old (pictured above) at a John Street address in Caboolture around 11pm last Wednesday (December 30, 2020). Amy has a wife and two children. Police have described her as Caucasian, around …

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Queensland Police have slammed former Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton after he announced “a sneaky run” across the border between Queensland and New South Wales. The conservative Christian activist posted coastal snaps to Twitter on Saturday (January 2), claiming to have made a “sneaky run across the border and back. Avoided the CCP [Chinese …

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Brisbane drag performers Johnny Valkyrie and Dwayne Hill are suing Lyle Shelton for $20,000 after he declared they and their Drag Storytime library events are “dangerous” to children. The pair want $10,000 each in compensation and a public apology from Shelton. The conservative Christian commentator is the former leader of the Australian Christian Lobby. They …

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A gay Brisbane man who lives with deafness and autism spectrum disorder has told a Royal Commission of the challenges he’s had coming out and facing discrimination at work. The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is currently underway. This week, seventeen witnesses are speaking about their experiences in …

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A unique new suicide prevention campaign, Talking Heals, was created by and for LGBTI communities supports community members to access support that understands their needs, writes the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health. Our LGBTI Sistergirl and Brotherboy communities are resilient, creative, strong and wonderfully diverse. And in 2020 we’ve all had to draw on this …

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