National News

Mon 25 Jun 2018

Fatal ride’s registration lapsed months before disaster

premium_icon Fatal ride’s registration lapsed months before disaster

THE Thunder River Rapids ride’s official registration lapsed nine months before the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy in which four tourists died, the inquest has been told.

Inquiry told of farmers’ conflict with banks

premium_icon Inquiry told of farmers’ conflict with banks

QUEENSLAND has a high number of beef producers suffering financial stress bringing them into conflict with banks, the Banking Royal Commission has been told.

‘I spent a year’s utility bill money on my hair’

premium_icon ‘I spent a year’s utility bill money on my hair’

MY jaw nearly hit the floor when the total cost of my latest salon visit was revealed. But why are we willingly parting with so much every six to eight weeks, asks...

Magistrate to stand trial on historic child sex charges

premium_icon Magistrate to stand trial on historic child sex charges

SYDNEY magistrate Graeme Curran has been committed to stand trial over alleged historical child sex offences dating back to the 1980s.

Dash cam captures Bruce Hwy crash that obliterated caravan

Dash cam captures Bruce Hwy crash that obliterated caravan

Dash cam has captured the moment a caravan was completely destroyed in a Bruce Hwy crash on the Sunshine Coast.

Plan to stop killer cats as wildlife carer reveals damage

premium_icon Plan to stop killer cats as wildlife carer reveals damage

The council hopes its new management plan will combat the number of stray cats and promote responsible pet ownership.

Shameful Sunrise segment hurts thousands

Shameful Sunrise segment hurts thousands

SUNRISE last week read out a pitiful hollow apology after insulting thousands of Australians. Here’s why Channel 7’s morning show needs to go further.

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