National News

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Inside Daydream’s lavish launch party

premium_icon Inside Daydream’s lavish launch party

Two years since the devastation of Cyclone Debbie, Daydream Island Resort is back - hosting one of the year’s most star-studded and glamorous opening parties.

‘This is going to happen again’: Opal Tower chair’s warning

premium_icon ‘This is going to happen again’: Opal Tower chair’s warning

EXCLUSIVE: Chairman of the owner’s corporation at Opal Tower has warned the incident at Mascot Towers ‘won’t be the last’ unless the NSW government changes the law.

Western Sydney's roads a NSW budget focus

Western Sydney's roads a NSW budget focus

The NSW government has hinted at an imminent opening of the M4 tunnels within Sydney's WestConnex project, two days out from the state's budget 2019-20.

Teen inmates set clothes, food trays on fire during riot

premium_icon Teen inmates set clothes, food trays on fire during riot

Teen inmates have been thrown into adult jail after causing more than $300,000 in damage — with the riot triggering talks on how to deal with an ongoing crisis.

Coast man horrified after disturbing Maccas find

premium_icon Coast man horrified after disturbing Maccas find

A Queensland man has been left horrified after siting down to eat his late lunch Maccas burger.

We’re coming: Activists’ warning to contractors

premium_icon We’re coming: Activists’ warning to contractors

Businesses who take on work for Adani are in the firing line, as a “massive influx” of activists travel to central Queensland.

Dutton revives broader cyber powers plan

Dutton revives broader cyber powers plan

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the government's spy agencies need better capacity to deal with cyber attacks on domestic networks.

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

A backpacker has spoken out for the first time about her horrifying kidnapping ordeal. Warning: Distressing content.

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

A protester in Hong Kong has become the first fatality of the state's political unrest after falling from a scaffolding while hanging a political banner.

Super shut-off will affect millions

Super shut-off will affect millions

If you haven’t checked your super fund or life insurance lately, you could be in for a nasty surprise.

Woman charged over fatal highway crash

premium_icon Woman charged over fatal highway crash

A German woman has been charged by police over an accident on the Bruce Highway that left one person dead and others injured.

How daughters helped convict dad

How daughters helped convict dad

Children of a wealthy Mormon doctor say they knew their father had murdered their mum even before he moved his lover into the family home.

Dutton quizzed over deal to house accused killers

premium_icon Dutton quizzed over deal to house accused killers

Peter Dutton has faced questions about the transfer to Australia of two men who allegedly confessed to the machete murders of Western tourists in Rwanda.

Military heroes in fight of their lives

premium_icon Military heroes in fight of their lives

Too many of our combat veterans are taking their own lives. One ex-serviceman thinks he knows what’s behind this worrying trend.

Woman ‘tries to run person down’

Woman ‘tries to run person down’

A woman has been arrested after allegedly trying to run someone down with her car before crashing into a house in Adelaide.

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

A musical based on the 2001 hit movie is coming to Australia in 2020 and will tour in three major cities.

Man left dying on side of the road

Man left dying on side of the road

A man turned himself in to police and another was arrested after a suspected hit-run in a small Victorian town on Saturday night.

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson, who was once acquitted of the murder of his wife and her friend has joined Twitter by leaving an ominous message.

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Dream job alert — dating app Bumble has just announced it will pay someone to travel the world looking for love. What a combo!

Spice Girls announce Australian tour

Spice Girls announce Australian tour

It’s happening, it’s really happening. At the last show of their UK reunion tour, Mel B announced the Spice Girls are coming to Australia.

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