National News

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Farmer dies in quad bike crash

premium_icon Farmer dies in quad bike crash

UPDATED: An 82-year-old man has died after an all-terrain vehicle crash on a property in Tasmania’s Southern Midlands.

Sunshine Coast butcher wins best ham in Australia

premium_icon Sunshine Coast butcher wins best ham in Australia

A Sunshine Coast butcher has taken out the title of Australia’s best ham, but he’ll hardly have time to celebrate.

The highest paid tradies revealed

premium_icon The highest paid tradies revealed

Tradies are raking in the big bucks and pocketing significantly more than the average Australian salary, new data reveals.

Amazon takes on Australia Post

premium_icon Amazon takes on Australia Post

Retail giant Amazon will take on Australia Post this Christmas, revealing plans to launch parcel lockers and in-store pick-ups to prevent gift theft.

Bushfires fuel ‘the most perfect’ day of their lives

premium_icon Bushfires fuel ‘the most perfect’ day of their lives

Fires meant a last-minute change of wedding plans for this Coffs Harbour couple.

Push for pollies to make diaries public

Push for pollies to make diaries public

Politicians should be forced to reveal who they are meeting to ensure “rent seekers” don’t have undue influence over our lives, an expert says.

Sweden drops charges against Assange

premium_icon Sweden drops charges against Assange

Sweden has announced that it has abandoned legal action against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over rape allegations.

‘NSW still headed for a fish kill disaster’

premium_icon ‘NSW still headed for a fish kill disaster’

Critical water in the northern Murray Darling River Basin will be protected from livestock contamination, but residents further south say the rest of NSW is still...

Violence in classrooms continues to rise

premium_icon Violence in classrooms continues to rise

A rising tide of assaults in public schools has alarmed education experts, with violent incidents up by more than a third in the past four years.

Warning as scammers target Christmas shoppers

premium_icon Warning as scammers target Christmas shoppers

Aussie consumers should think twice before they click with fraudsters out in force during the year’s busiest shopping period. HOW TO AVOID BEING SCAMMED

Aussie hostage released by Taliban

premium_icon Aussie hostage released by Taliban

Australian academic Timothy Weeks and his American colleague, who were abducted in 2016, have been freed as part of a prisoner swap deal.

DONE DEAL: When trams will begin running to Burleigh Heads

premium_icon DONE DEAL: When trams will begin running to Burleigh Heads

Construction will begin immediately on the light rail’s Broadbeach to Burleigh extension, with Scott Morrison today announcing a deal to fund the $709m project.

Stunning twist in Jeffrey Epstein death

Stunning twist in Jeffrey Epstein death

Two prison guards tasked with monitoring disgraced paedophile Jeffrey Epstein while he was in custody have been charged over his death.

Woman living in fear over Schoolies celebrations

premium_icon Woman living in fear over Schoolies celebrations

A Gold Coast woman in the Schoolies party zone claims she is living in fear after rowdy teens left her feeling unsafe in her own home.

Police to blitz massage parlour brothels

premium_icon Police to blitz massage parlour brothels

Police will be cracking down on brothels masquerading as massage parlours after a series of high-profile raids.

Scott Morrison’s $3.8 billion shift to kickstart jobs

Scott Morrison’s $3.8 billion shift to kickstart jobs

For months, the Prime Minister has resisted calls for his government to do more to boost Australia’s economy. That’s about to change.

JURY OUT: Deliberations begin into alleged teacher murder

premium_icon JURY OUT: Deliberations begin into alleged teacher murder

Possible verdict of manslaughter raised with jury as deliberations begin into alleged murder of Sharon Edwards after she disappeared in 2015

Decade of pain, but Eddie still serving town

premium_icon Decade of pain, but Eddie still serving town

The general store has been part of Eddie Mills’ life for more than 70 years, but drought and agricultural decline mean times are tougher than they’ve ever been.

Regionals hit back with powerful  message

Regionals hit back with powerful message

News Corp Australia’s regional newspapers have joined forces to throw their weight behind the Right to Know campaign with a powerful front page.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Make this International Men’s Day count

premium_icon Make this International Men’s Day count

Each International Women’s Day, the cries of men asking “but what about us?” are deafening

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