National News

Tue 22 Oct 2019

Dog fight: Woman spat on, knocked out

premium_icon Dog fight: Woman spat on, knocked out

A 68-year-old woman was spat on, punched in the face and left unconscious after an altercation with a man over his dog in Brisbane’s north this morning.

Pocock hits back at Quade’s Cheika ‘potshot’

premium_icon Pocock hits back at Quade’s Cheika ‘potshot’

Michael Cheika and the Wallabies have returned home from their horror World Cup campaign, and the players have little time for the criticism from Quade Cooper.

Inquiry launched into racehorse cruelty

Inquiry launched into racehorse cruelty

An independent inquiry has been launched into the treatment of retired racehorses, after disturbing footage emerged of horses being slaughtered.

Council’s skate park post too rude for Facebook

premium_icon Council’s skate park post too rude for Facebook

Tea Tree Gully Council has removed a Facebook post which included an aerial image of the design for a new skate park in Holden Hill after it was ridiculed.

Premier guilty of contempt, ordered to apologise

premium_icon Premier guilty of contempt, ordered to apologise

The Premier has been ordered to apologise to Parliament after being found guilty of contempt for stripping the Katter’s Australian Party of resources when MPs would...

Brutal assault puts prison in lockdown

premium_icon Brutal assault puts prison in lockdown

A Queensland prison guard has suffered a sickening gash to the head after a brutal assault that forced a prison into lockdown. Warning: Graphic image

Australia to hit by searing heat spike

Australia to hit by searing heat spike

It’s going to be an absolute scorcher of a week, above 30C just about everywhere, and that comes a day after one capital recorded its second hottest day ever.

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