National News

Fri 15 Feb 2019

I'm sorry, from a peaceful vegan

premium_icon I'm sorry, from a peaceful vegan

AS I started my day this morning, I was some-what horrified upon reading the story of the farmer firing a gunshot at a vegan activist.

NASA’s new grand space race plan

NASA’s new grand space race plan

CHINA, India and Israel are firing up their rockets to the Moon. The US is feeling left behind and has a new plan to get there.

Father of two Nigel Tilley died in horror crash

Father of two Nigel Tilley died in horror crash

A GO FUND Me page has been set up to help the family of truck driver Nigel Tilley, who was tragically killed the crash south of Coffs Harbour on Wednesday.

Woman’s ‘horror burns’ from cult product

Woman’s ‘horror burns’ from cult product

It’s a beauty brand that flies out of stores, but this woman claims just one drop of their famed serum left her covered in chemical burns.

Doctor faced with unthinkable decision

Doctor faced with unthinkable decision

An Aussie GP was faced with an impossible conundrum as a young man and woman lay dying. His decision is now in the spotlight.

Minister tells vegans to back off attacking farmers

premium_icon Minister tells vegans to back off attacking farmers

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is calling for calm after a dairy farmer fired a shotgun at vegan activists, saying farmers shouldn’t be “harassed”.

RSPCA says we can no longer kill adult cane toads

premium_icon RSPCA says we can no longer kill adult cane toads

Put away the putter, and don’t use that Dettol bottle: Queenslanders have been urged to no longer kill adult cane toads.

Cyclists seek access through tunnel

premium_icon Cyclists seek access through tunnel

Cyclists are prohibited from entering this north Brisbane tunnel for their own safety, but they want access to it anyway.

‘Beautiful’ boy dead in flying fox tragedy

‘Beautiful’ boy dead in flying fox tragedy

The sister of an eight-year-old found dead after a tragic playground accident has shared a heartbreaking tribute to the “beautiful, smart” boy.

Heartless thief steals apprentice’s tools worth $3k

Heartless thief steals apprentice’s tools worth $3k

An apprentice tradie has taken a serious hit to his hip pocket after he discovered $3000 worth of his hard-earned tools had been stolen from his ute.

Floodwaters pose major threat to reef

premium_icon Floodwaters pose major threat to reef

Aerial shots have shown sediment laden waters from the Burdekin River extending out 60km out to sea presenting a multi-pronged threat to the reef.

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

A devastated mother has said a mix-up between members of her family led her baby son to be left to die alone in the back seat of a car on a scorching day.

Samsung S10 launch: 10 years of smart phones

Samsung S10 launch: 10 years of smart phones

SAMSUNG'S launch of the S10 is expected to be a game changer. But how far has the smart phone industry already come? We take a look back over the past 10 years.

Corrupt council bureaucrat sent to jail

premium_icon Corrupt council bureaucrat sent to jail

A corrupt former boss of Ipswich City Council, who took more than $200,000 in bribes from contractors, has been sentenced to five years in jail.

Secret to why so many sperms fail

Secret to why so many sperms fail

When it comes to making babies there is one quality a sperm needs — and new video research shows exactly why that is.

‘You’re nothing more than a bully’

‘You’re nothing more than a bully’

He has never been far from controversy. So when there was a physical clash at parliament, it was no surprise James Ashby was involved.

New UFO sighting hotspot revealed

premium_icon New UFO sighting hotspot revealed

A man claims he has spotted a UFO after he witnessed an unidentified flying object that was travelling “too quickly” to be a plane. SEE THE VIDEO

Dutton's war of words over $11m car park pledge

premium_icon Dutton's war of words over $11m car park pledge

A WAR of words has broken out over plans to boost railway parking, with Federal MP Peter Dutton rejecting claims he did not consult with locals.

New cattle disaster unfolding further north

premium_icon New cattle disaster unfolding further north

Flood waters that killed hundreds of thousands of cattle in outback Queensland are now doing the same in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Whatever happened to Susan Boyle?

Whatever happened to Susan Boyle?

She was thrust to instant worldwide fame, an unlikely superstar — but the fairytale soon became a nightmare for fragile Susan Boyle.

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