National News

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Aussies are ashamed of aged care facilities

Aussies are ashamed of aged care facilities

We place our trust in this industry to look after our loved ones. But new research reveals we hold a very dim view of the job it does.

Keyboard ‘hero’ fronts court over vile threats

premium_icon Keyboard ‘hero’ fronts court over vile threats

A “keyboard hero” who harassed 15 people over four years, scaring them into changing their contact details and the locks on their houses, has narrowly avoided jail.

TV host’s heartbreak over sick daughter

TV host’s heartbreak over sick daughter

Channel 7 presenter Hamish McLachlan has opened up on the heartbreaking fight his family faced with his daughter’s medical trauma.

Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston has died

Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston has died

Kelly Preston, the actress married to John Travolta has died aged 57 after a private battle with breast cancer.

Man’s Google search before killing

Man’s Google search before killing

Two days before Shuo Dong killed his housemate and dumped her body beside a motorway, he made one very telling internet search.

Man who ran over girl’s head busted back behind the wheel

premium_icon Man who ran over girl’s head busted back behind the wheel

A man who ran over a 15yo girl’s head with his car while doing circlework to show off after an all night joy ride has again faced court on driving charges.

Falconio killer’s power behind bars

premium_icon Falconio killer’s power behind bars

Peter Falconio’s father has said the mystery of where his son’s body is has left him with an enduring pain for the last 20 years.

CROC VS PELICAN: Surprise twist in epic attack

premium_icon CROC VS PELICAN: Surprise twist in epic attack

A surprise ending in the epic battle between a crocodile and a pelican has been captured on camera by a stunned fisherman in Cardwell.

Convicted killer secretly filmed young girl

premium_icon Convicted killer secretly filmed young girl

A convicted killer who dumped the body of his flatmate in Sunshine Coast bushland has fronted court again after he secretly filmed an eight-year-old girl.

How Qld distillers are leading rum’s renaissance

premium_icon How Qld distillers are leading rum’s renaissance

Rum is set for a renaissance with a band of Queensland distillers hoping to knock gin off its perch with drops high in quality and unique in flavour.

$325,000 mystery donation helps new wildlife hospital

premium_icon $325,000 mystery donation helps new wildlife hospital

THERE have been some incredibly generous donations for this new mobile facility, which will be the largest of its kind in Australia.

Sombre scenes as authorities search for shark

premium_icon Sombre scenes as authorities search for shark

Les Pepper has described the sombre mood at Wooli as he searched for the shark responsible for the fatal attack.

Bank’s lucrative offer to first home buyers

Bank’s lucrative offer to first home buyers

An Aussie bank has dramatically dropped the amount first home buyers need to save for a home, helping them buy a property faster.

Anxious wait over JobKeeper’s future

premium_icon Anxious wait over JobKeeper’s future

Financial lifelines will eventually come to an end in Australia leaving many people in a precarious position. Here’s what could happen.

‘Defies reality’: Scary statistic shows grim job reality

premium_icon ‘Defies reality’: Scary statistic shows grim job reality

Nearly 380,000 Queenslanders were looking for work in May, but more shocking is just how few jobs were up for grabs.

Victoria records 177 new cases, fears over NSW outbreak

Victoria records 177 new cases, fears over NSW outbreak

Victoria has recorded 177 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours and there is national concern over a pub outbreak in Sydney.

Miner who turned $1 into $1b asset

premium_icon Miner who turned $1 into $1b asset

The man who invested $1 in a struggling Queensland coal mine five years ago and turned it into a billion dollar asset is hoping to repeat his success.

Family slammed for toilet paper stash

Family slammed for toilet paper stash

A snap of a family’s garage almost stacked to the roof with toilet paper has lead to criticism that “the most wealthy are the most selfish”.

Ex Nine boss's Byron heart attack: ‘I could have died’

premium_icon Ex Nine boss's Byron heart attack: ‘I could have died’

Former Channel 9 boss David Gyngell has revealed he could have died after suffering a heart attack while training with tennis superstar Pat Rafter at Byron Bay...

NAMED: +60 people to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court today

premium_icon NAMED: +60 people to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court today

Each day a number of people appear at Tweed Heads Local Court, on a range of different charges. Here's everyone listed for today

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