The Top Stories Secret tape not the only talking point 2016-06-29T14:00:00.000000Z THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be. Forecasters defend the bureau’s predictions 2016-06-20T21:49:00.000000Z THE weather bureau said it was not caught off guard by the intensity of the storm that tore through southeast Queensland on Sunday. An emergency situation was in place on the Sunshine Coast after the wild weather hit. Shock toxic water findings 2016-06-20T21:32:00.000000Z QUEENSLAND’S water contamination crisis has deepended, following alarming test results which show chemical levels up 425 times the accepted maximum exposure limits. Mystery still surrounds #faketradie 2016-06-20T20:48:00.000000Z AUSTRALIANS have reacted with mirth to a Liberal ad featuring a builder exhibiting several telltale signs that he’s never been on a worksite in his life. Cops access ex-model’s file 1400 times 2016-06-20T14:00:00.000000Z A FORMER bikini model has lodged a formal complaint with the Queensland Police Service after officers accessed her personal file more than 1400 times. Threat facing Aussie super gains 2016-06-20T14:00:00.000000Z A VOLATILE year for our superannuation savings looks likely to end in positive territory as long as global markets don’t crash this week. Surfwear company cuts 40 jobs 2016-06-20T14:00:00.000000Z THE soap opera continues for SurfStitch as the surfwear brand sheds 40 jobs in a bid to return to profit. Clueless, scared and with huge debt 2016-06-20T14:00:00.000000Z OPINION: Queensland, we can’t have it all. The state is stuck with staggering debt and leaders — on both sides — refuse to accept an even half-decent strategy to reduce it. Join the Cage Fight from 7am. Fruit thieves av it away with brekky 2016-06-20T14:00:00.000000Z FIRST came the smash, now comes the grab. It’s the crime wave that will send terror into the heart of every cafe owner worried that their stock standard breakfast basic is under threat of extinction. Living in fear for my family 2016-06-20T14:00:00.000000Z COMMENT: I am a father-of-three and a small-business owner in Oakey. Several days ago, The Courier-Mail conducted water tests on the irrigation bore on my property. I was extremely distressed by the results.