National News

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Bill short on the truth over Adani

premium_icon Bill short on the truth over Adani

Bill Shorten’s credibility has taken a new hit after he denied ever uttering he was against Adani, despite his own transcripts revealing him saying: “I don’t...

LNP turns to Palmer to save its skin

premium_icon LNP turns to Palmer to save its skin

The LNP has boosted its election hopes marginal seats it’s battling to cling on to after it implemented its own two-month deal in the making with Clive Palmer.

Touching honour for army recruit after tragic death

premium_icon Touching honour for army recruit after tragic death

An 18-year-old Queensland army cadet who tragically fell to his death just days before he completed his training will still be given a military funeral following a...

Aussies honour the fallen at Gallipoli

premium_icon Aussies honour the fallen at Gallipoli

Patriotic Australians are defying heightened global terrorism fears as they make the pilgrimage to Gallipoli to pay their respects to on Anzac Day.

Children’s heartbreaking letters to dads at war

premium_icon Children’s heartbreaking letters to dads at war

Letters from loved ones are treasured possessions for a soldier during war. Even today, Veterans say they still remember feeling “incredible emotion” when opening...

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Soldier’s death: ‘I’ll never get to hug him again’

premium_icon Soldier’s death: ‘I’ll never get to hug him again’

The mother of young soldier who died following a tragic training accident has spoken of the family’s heartbreak at switching off his life support.

Cash: Barty has US Open glory in her sights

premium_icon Cash: Barty has US Open glory in her sights

Ash Barty is primed to make her mark with a grand slam breakthrough, according to one of tennis’ best serve-volleyers.

How corruption flourished in Ipswich

premium_icon How corruption flourished in Ipswich

Carl Wulff, a crooked top bureaucrat in Ipswich, handed over a piece of paper outlining a cover story. He needed to trick the investigators.

How former police worker stole 40 weapons

premium_icon How former police worker stole 40 weapons

A Queensland Police employee who stole weapons and ammo from work came unstuck when he accidentally shot himself at home.

Labor must ‘apologise’ for cane toad analogy

premium_icon Labor must ‘apologise’ for cane toad analogy

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has demanded his counterpart Chris Bowen apologise for associating retirees with cane toads.

Lego Masters star didn’t know there was prize money

premium_icon Lego Masters star didn’t know there was prize money

A successful video games designer didn’t know there was $100,000 prize money up for grabs when he auditioned for new TV show LEGO Masters.

Why tiny, isolated town is in midst of ‘tourism boom’

premium_icon Why tiny, isolated town is in midst of ‘tourism boom’

A tiny Queensland town which has been cut off from the rest of the world by floodwaters is about to become a ‘bucket list destination’ drawing thousands.

Jail over attack on pregnant girlfriend

premium_icon Jail over attack on pregnant girlfriend

AN unborn baby will not meet its father until June because he had stomped the expectant mother when she was six months pregnant.

Sri Lanka bomber ‘studied in Australia’

Sri Lanka bomber ‘studied in Australia’

One of the suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday massacre in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 360 people studied in Australia, the country’s PM says.

What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

premium_icon What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

It has an odd lattice-like spherical shape, but can also resemble a starfish and smells like rotting meat. So what is this bizarre plant?

Passengers could be weighed at check-in

Passengers could be weighed at check-in

You may want to rethink that croissant before boarding your next flight because airlines may start weighing passengers before they fly.

Man murdered wife, daughters and mother-in-law

Man murdered wife, daughters and mother-in-law

Anthony Harvey has pleaded guilty to the murders of his wife, mother-in-law and three daughters at a court appearance today.

Woman who binned pups arrested, 38 dogs seized

Woman who binned pups arrested, 38 dogs seized

A woman caught on CCTV dumping a bag of tiny newborn puppies has been arrested and 38 more dogs seized from her filthy home.

‘You can’t touch someone like that’

‘You can’t touch someone like that’

A man turned himself into police after a woman alleged she was groped at the bar of a popular venue in February.

Jessika flaunts booty in skimpy bikini

Jessika flaunts booty in skimpy bikini

The MAFS star appears to be showing her ex what he’s missing with a racy video that’s giving fans more than they bargained for.

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