National News

Sun 5 Jul 2020

Insurance giant slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ over coal project

premium_icon Insurance giant slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ over coal project

One of the world’s biggest insurance giants was pilloried this week for what critics claim is gross hypocrisy playing out in Queensland’s coal sector.

Mathias Cormann confirms he will quit parliament

premium_icon Mathias Cormann confirms he will quit parliament

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has confirmed he will leave parliament later this year, triggering a Cabinet reshuffle.

Final nail in the coffin: Seibold must go

premium_icon Final nail in the coffin: Seibold must go

Anthony Seibold is surely a dead-man walking. Based on this latest debacle he must quit.

Dying mum’s ‘insult’ in fight for $30k payout

premium_icon Dying mum’s ‘insult’ in fight for $30k payout

A terminally ill Gold Coast mother seeking tens of thousands in entitlements from her former employer has accused it of callous behaviour.

Heart attack clue women should know

Heart attack clue women should know

Women who experience hot flushes and night sweats are more likely to experience non-fatal cardiovascular events, according to new research.

Election night drama as no result reached

Election night drama as no result reached

The tension kept building all night as votes trickled in from the Eden-Monaro by-election - and that tension still hasn’t been released.

Loophole allows super raid for tummy tucks

premium_icon Loophole allows super raid for tummy tucks

A loophole is allowing Australians to withdraw tens of thousands from their superannuation early – and they’re spending it on procedures such as tummy tucks.

High-rise lockdown: Police patrol nine housing towers after virus cases spike

High-rise lockdown: Police patrol nine housing towers after...

In one of the darkest days for Australia during coronavirus, 3000 public housing residents are under lockdown with police guarding the building.

Thousands raised for trapped public housing residents

Thousands raised for trapped public housing residents

More than $110,000 has been raised in hours to help support more than 3000 public housing residents after they were locked down under police guard.

15yo on life support following crash

premium_icon 15yo on life support following crash

Helicopter called to rural property for transport to Gold Coast University Hospital

Sat 4 Jul 2020

‘Disgusting, weak’: Hanson and Thompson go nuclear

premium_icon ‘Disgusting, weak’: Hanson and Thompson go nuclear

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and candidate for Thuringowa Troy Thompson have slammed the State Government and Aaron Harper in a passionate attack.

Banana farmer goes viral with TikTok technique

premium_icon Banana farmer goes viral with TikTok technique

A Far North banana grower has found unexpected viral success after sharing a video showing off his two-swing banana harvesting technique on TikTok.

Genius autistic teen hired without saying a word

premium_icon Genius autistic teen hired without saying a word

People with autism spectrum disorder are often discriminated against under the standard job interview process.

Ex-Shark on domestic assault charge

premium_icon Ex-Shark on domestic assault charge

A former NRL star is facing assault charges on a former girlfriend at a home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Starved dog was half its body weight

premium_icon Starved dog was half its body weight

A Brisbane dog owner has been banned from keeping pets after her dog was discovered so emaciated its spine, rib and hip bones were showing.

Serial drink-driver finds God, wants licence back

premium_icon Serial drink-driver finds God, wants licence back

She was sent to jail and banned from the road for life over a crash that nearly killed a retired couple. Now this serial drink-driver says she’s turned a corner

Trump Jr’s girlfriend tests positive for Covid after rally

Trump Jr’s girlfriend tests positive for Covid after rally

Donald Trump Jr’s partner Kimberly Guilfoyle has tested positive for coronavirus after she attended the President’s controversial rally.

‘Hectic’: Horrific aftermath of NRL injury

‘Hectic’: Horrific aftermath of NRL injury

Canberra Raiders forward Sia Soliola left the field with a facial fracture yesterday but his Instagram post has shown the nightmarish extent of the injury.

Who China blames for virus pandemic

Who China blames for virus pandemic

China has tried to deflect blame for the coronavirus pandemic that has infected almost 11 million worldwide, saying it started in another nation.

Australia’s ‘selfish’ virus approach blasted

Australia’s ‘selfish’ virus approach blasted

One of the world’s top epidemiologists says Australia should copy Sweden’s virus strategy because our lockdown approach is not working.

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