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Mon 20 Aug 2018

Dutton looms, Turnbull support drops: poll

Dutton looms, Turnbull support drops: poll

SUPPORT for a Malcolm Turnbull-led coalition is falling apart as speculation swirls around a possible leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, a...

Dramatic pictures of ferocious fire

Dramatic pictures of ferocious fire

TOWERING firefronts, burnt bush and some rescued wildlife — these are the images after NSW firefighters battled a bushfire emergency.

The ‘Bride of ISIS’ with an Aussie baby

The ‘Bride of ISIS’ with an Aussie baby

ISLAM Mitat had a baby with an Australian jihadi fighting with ISIS. She says she was duped into going to Syria and now may want to settle down with her daughter in...

Dutton’s late arrival fires up spill speculation

premium_icon Dutton’s late arrival fires up spill speculation

PETER Dutton missed a Cabinet dinner with colleagues where an uneasy Malcolm Turnbull moved to stave off a leadership challenge and calm Nationals blindsided by...

Sun 19 Aug 2018

Lightning hold no fear of playing decider in enemy territory

premium_icon Lightning hold no fear of playing decider in enemy territory

"We'll take the good things out of this (preliminary final) win ...”

Ex-senator Jacqui Lambie is fishing for reality TV role

premium_icon Ex-senator Jacqui Lambie is fishing for reality TV role

Former senator Jacqui Lambie is declaring she wants a gig on reality TV for the cash

Change saw bills rise up to $1400

Change saw bills rise up to $1400

LEE and Warren Mullaly were thrilled with their solar panels and cheap electricity bills but this changed almost overnight.

Chaos as new quake strikes Lombok

Chaos as new quake strikes Lombok

DAMAGE is likely after a strong 6.3 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok this afternoon, just two weeks after another quake there killed more than...

Premier, ministers spend $81k on swish rooms during Games

premium_icon Premier, ministers spend $81k on swish rooms during Games

STATE ministers and staff who lived it up at the Gold Coast’s swankiest resorts during the Commonwealth Games were just following security advice, the Treasurer...

$1m: Councils given drought cash

$1m: Councils given drought cash

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull says drought-affected councils will each be given $1 million to spend in whatever way they believe is best to support their...

‘Cult-like secrecy’ of royal family

‘Cult-like secrecy’ of royal family

MEGHAN Markle’s estranged father has launched another blistering attack on her new family, likening them to Scientologists.

Coles reopens after technical glitch

Coles reopens after technical glitch

UPDATE: Coles apologises and tracks technical issue behind major outage that closed Coles stores across the nation.

Labor unveils plan to cut power prices

Labor unveils plan to cut power prices

AS the Coalition's civil war over the NEG heats up, Labor has put down a no-nonsense plan that will cut $165 from the average power bill.

Should racists and rapists be humoured at uni?

Should racists and rapists be humoured at uni?

SHOULD community standards be dropped to allow harassment, racism, sexism, rape, and neo-nazism into universities?

Why you should stop trying to be happy

Why you should stop trying to be happy

IF you ask most Aussies, they’ll tell you how happy they are with life. But it’s all a lie — and it’s making us very unwell.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Tiger ordered to pay family’s costs after cancelled flight

premium_icon Tiger ordered to pay family’s costs after cancelled flight

TIGER Airways has been ordered to pay up after telling a family it would not compensate them for cancelling their flight home from a tropical getaway.

Devoted dad killed in fall at building site

premium_icon Devoted dad killed in fall at building site

A DEVOTED dad of two young children is being remembered after he tragically fell to his death on a building site in Wallan.

Train driver vents amid rail chaos

Train driver vents amid rail chaos

SYDNEY’S stranded rail commuters are fuming - and in a candid passenger video, it seems one rogue train driver is just as angry.

UPDATED: Missing 80-year-old Boyne Island man safe and well

UPDATED: Missing 80-year-old Boyne Island man safe and well

AN 80-year-old man has been reported missing on the Gold Coast after travelling from Gladstone on Wednesday.

‘Makes me puke’: Stinky dog in court case win

‘Makes me puke’: Stinky dog in court case win

AN AUSSIE RSL found out the hard way when a dog is a man’s best friend, it doesn’t matter how “pungent” he is.

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