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Sat 23 Jun 2018

Mental health funding boost to plug gaps

Mental health funding boost to plug gaps

AN extra $160 million in funding will help Australians with mental illness and psychosocial disability who aren’t otherwise covered by the NDIS, the Health Minister...

Second man charged over rape

Second man charged over rape

A MAN has handed himself in to police after a public appeal over the abduction and rape of a woman who had been waiting for a friend on a Melbourne street.

Trump set to visit Australia: reports

Trump set to visit Australia: reports

GET ready to roll out the welcome mat. US President Donald Trump is expected to make his first trip Down Under later this year.

Move here to earn big money

Move here to earn big money

MELBOURNE or Sydney perhaps? Nope, you have to go a lot further to get to the suburbs full of people who are quietly making a fortune.

'A disgrace that Provan isn't an Immortal': Summons

premium_icon 'A disgrace that Provan isn't an Immortal': Summons

THEY'RE part of one of Australian sport's most iconic photos but Arthur Summons says his mate Norm Provan has been done a disservice.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

The story China didn’t want you to see

The story China didn’t want you to see

CHINA’S Canberra embassy issued a fierce threat over a story on one of the rising superpower’s controversial policies. Here’s what really happened.

What the new Australia looks like

What the new Australia looks like

NO WONDER our cities are struggling with congestion and housing unaffordability — Australia is growing faster than ever before.

Hidden licence features saving us millions

Hidden licence features saving us millions

FRAUDSTERS are after your identity, but a security technology could help save Aussie taxpayers millions each year.

Distressed animals die during animal rights protest

Distressed animals die during animal rights protest

ANIMAL rights activists, police, and community members have all been caught up in a chicken farm raid that badly backfired. Warning: Graphic.

Map forecasts a freezing weekend

Map forecasts a freezing weekend

THE cold snap is showing no signs of letting up with a high pressure system bringing little relief from winter’s icy grip

Bare-bummed backpacker caught on camera

Bare-bummed backpacker caught on camera

A DISTURBED Queenslander caught a bare-bottomed backpacker using her front lawn as a dunny, and she claims its been going on for years.

‘$140b on the national credit card’

‘$140b on the national credit card’

OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has labelled the Turnbull Government’s $144 billion tax cuts that kick-in in seven years time “a political joke”.

Don’t fall for these tax myths

Don’t fall for these tax myths

EVERY year, countless Aussies make these five common mistakes when lodging their tax returns. Here’s what you need to know.

'Clear' link between Origin and DV: expert

'Clear' link between Origin and DV: expert

A NEW study has exposed a link between increased domestic violence in NSW and State of Origin matches.

Dreamworld worker fired for ‘almost identical’ accident

Dreamworld worker fired for ‘almost identical’ accident

TWO years before four people died horrifically on the Thunder River Rapids ride, a worker was fired for an “almost identical” accident.

Sunrise compares IVF to gambling on the pokies

Sunrise compares IVF to gambling on the pokies

A RECENT panel discussion on Channel 7's Sunrise has sparked online outrage among the IVF community.

Secret code hidden in Fortnite game

Secret code hidden in Fortnite game

FORTNITE players are puzzled over mysterious messages appearing on TV screens in the game and the appearance of a giant missile.

Great White Shark Greg Norman goes 'free willy'

Great White Shark Greg Norman goes 'free willy'

GREG Norman — the Great White Shark — has gone all Free Willy again, with the sexagenarian golfer enthusiastically getting his kit off.

Body pulled from water off main beach

Body pulled from water off main beach

The body was found on rocks near the Fingal Head main beach

Man exposes self in Bunnings carpark

Man exposes self in Bunnings carpark

A SHOCKED woman says she “froze up” when a man exposed himself and asked her to perform a sex act in a Bunnings carpark in Brisbane’s northwest.

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