National News

Wed 23 Jan 2019

How to create a healthy school lunch box

premium_icon How to create a healthy school lunch box

From brain foods to simple snacks the kids will love, make packing school lunches easy with these top tips, writes Anooska Tucker-Evans.

Sydney CBD warning after infections

Sydney CBD warning after infections

FOUR new cases of a potentially fatal lung infection may have stemmed from Sydney CBD buildings, prompting a health warning.

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

SIR David Attenborough has issued a dark warning about the “wholesale” destruction of our planet if world leaders don’t act to protect precious ecosystems.

This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

premium_icon This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

A HEARTBREAKING letter from an indigenous girl begging to leave a mission in Queensland explains why we keep having the change the date debate.

Palmer loses bid to stop criminal charge

Palmer loses bid to stop criminal charge

Clive Palmer has lost yet another attempt to block criminal charges being brought against him.

Whitlam’s family home threatened by redevelopment

premium_icon Whitlam’s family home threatened by redevelopment

THE childhood home of former prime minister Gough Whitlam is under imminent threat of being levelled by bulldozers.

Freeway sign victim to sue government

premium_icon Freeway sign victim to sue government

This mum cheated death when a freeway sign crushed her car. But despite walking away, the nightmare isn’t over.

Dealer asks cops ‘Want the good stuff?’

Dealer asks cops ‘Want the good stuff?’

In a fateful meeting, two cops have stumbled upon an alleged dealer sitting in a car before he unwittingly offered the officers the “good stuff”.

Cabin crew’s alleged sneaky drug trick

Cabin crew’s alleged sneaky drug trick

Cops have swooped on flight attendants allegedly used a sneaky trick to smuggle high-grade heroin and ice into Sydney and Melbourne.

Search for mystery $1m lotto winner

Search for mystery $1m lotto winner

If you bought a lottery ticket in Sydney’s CBD in December, you’d want to make sure you triple-checked your numbers.

Baby blue-tongues saved after ‘C-section’

premium_icon Baby blue-tongues saved after ‘C-section’

A litter of blue-tongue lizards have a chance at life thanks to a good samaritan and a Sunshine Coast veterinarian.

Man accused of sex with dogs could lodge pleas

premium_icon Man accused of sex with dogs could lodge pleas

THE Bangalow man is facing 214 charges, including bestiality, producing child abuse material and stealing women's and children's underwear.

What your social ‘shadow profile’ reveals

premium_icon What your social ‘shadow profile’ reveals

You can delete your Facebook and Twitter accounts but you cannot escape being profiled, a new study from the University of Adelaide has revealed.

Grandfather ‘slashed, stabbed 50 times in the head’

premium_icon Grandfather ‘slashed, stabbed 50 times in the head’

MURDERED South Australian grandfather Steven Hinrichsen was “slashed and stabbed” in the head 50 times, a court has heard.

Yatala lights artist: Plans to pull them down ‘an insult’

premium_icon Yatala lights artist: Plans to pull them down ‘an insult’

The New York artist behind the controversial M1 lights at Yatala is furious about plans to tear them down, saying we’ve failed to understand.

Surf Life Saving Queensland chief steps down

premium_icon Surf Life Saving Queensland chief steps down

Long-time Surf Life Saving Queensland chief executive officer John Brennan has announced he is stepping down.

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

FIVE Aussie cities have been ranked among the world’s 20 priciest with many of the country’s regional towns also deemed more unaffordable than New York.

Prominent SA winemaker on child sex charges

premium_icon Prominent SA winemaker on child sex charges

A PROMINENT Barossa Valley wine identity has pleaded not guilty in court to child sex charges relating to alleged offences dating back in the mid 90s.

Shock liquidation: Queensland restaurateur loses everything

premium_icon Shock liquidation: Queensland restaurateur loses everything

A WELL-regarded Queensland restaurant owner is picking up the pieces after the business was placed into liquidation less than 18 months after opening.

‘Drug king pins’: Mother, son charged

premium_icon ‘Drug king pins’: Mother, son charged

A mother and son have been accused of being the drug king pins behind a major Queensland drug trafficking network that has been smashed by police.

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