National News

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Protesters strike at third theme park

premium_icon Protesters strike at third theme park

Animal rights protesters have struck a third Gold Coast theme park in less than two days.

Aussie’s $46m solution to braces

Aussie’s $46m solution to braces

A tiny Aussie company is taking on a $30 billion global giant with a hi-tech alternative as braces ‘slowly die on the vine’.

Police conduct search and rescue for lost fishos

premium_icon Police conduct search and rescue for lost fishos

THREE fishos have been missing since Friday afternoon after they didn’t return from a fishing trip north of Darwin

Priest vows to block Adani bulldozers

premium_icon Priest vows to block Adani bulldozers

One of Queensland’s leading Christian figures has vowed to go to extreme lengths in a bid to stop Adani’s mega-mine going ahead.

Bill Shorten ambushed by Adani protesters on stage

Bill Shorten ambushed by Adani protesters on stage

Seconds after walking on stage for his speech to Labor’s National Conference, Bill Shorten was suddenly ambushed by protesters.

PM announces next Governor General

PM announces next Governor General

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced Australia’s new Governor-General today, despite pleas from Labor to not do it.

Tampon ‘pieces’ left inside customers

Tampon ‘pieces’ left inside customers

Women are claiming their tampons are unravelling and ‘leaving pieces’ inside of them, sparking a major recall across the US and Canada.

Welfare payment ‘grossly inadequate’

Welfare payment ‘grossly inadequate’

Protesters have ambushed delegates at Labor’s National Conference this morning, demanding an increase to a controversial welfare payment.

Ex-cyclone dumps huge amount of rain across the state

Ex-cyclone dumps huge amount of rain across the state

Ex-tropical cyclone Owen might’ve been downgraded but emergency services are warning Queenslanders to stay on high alert.

Former councillor: ‘Smoking herbs destroyed my brain’

premium_icon Former councillor: ‘Smoking herbs destroyed my brain’

Hajnal Ban – famous for her leg bone-breaking surgery to extend her height – claims to be “hearing voices” after smoking synthetic herbs.

What to do if your OP scores falls short

premium_icon What to do if your OP scores falls short

There are plenty of pathways to reaching your desired course even if you fall short on your OP score.

Bruce Highway cut as rivers rising, heavy rain lashes NQ

Bruce Highway cut as rivers rising, heavy rain lashes NQ

WITH some parts of the North copping 600mm of rain since 9am Saturday, creeks are rising as heavy rain from Cyclone Owen continues to lash the region.

Online gaming turning teens into thugs

premium_icon Online gaming turning teens into thugs

A SPECIAL investigation has revealed the high cost of violent video games on Australian families, with one father hospitalised after his internet-addicted son...

The day William Tyrrell vanished

The day William Tyrrell vanished

AT THE time William Tyrrell vanished he was playing a game of hide-and-seek with his sister. It’s a day that will be closely examined again.

Two die after luxury hire car plunge

Two die after luxury hire car plunge

TWO young men have been killed after their luxury hire car plunged off an overpass and into wetlands.

Australia Post on track to have busiest Christmas ever

premium_icon Australia Post on track to have busiest Christmas ever

Shoppers are sending and receiving more Christmas parcels than ever before as Australia Post prepares for the biggest day in its 209-year history. And you’ll never...

Plan to help renters find affordable housing

Plan to help renters find affordable housing

Australians struggling with high rent could get some welcome relief under a new push to boost the amount of affordable housing on offer.

How new social media guidelines will save kids

premium_icon How new social media guidelines will save kids

SOCIAL media giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter are under mounting pressure to stamp out harmful behaviour online as part of a government crackdown. The...

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Ban threat after agony of teen’s diet death

Ban threat after agony of teen’s diet death

A GOVERNMENT authority has announced dramatic action to outlaw a controversial diet technique that resulted in the death of an amateur Perth fighter.

Aussie reveals how he survived Cambodian jail cell hell

premium_icon Aussie reveals how he survived Cambodian jail cell hell

Australian James Ricketson refused to give up hope despite being crammed into a rat and cockroach-infested cell, his body covered in sores.

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