National News

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Ipswich fail reignites surface tensions

premium_icon Ipswich fail reignites surface tensions

TRAINERS and jockeys have demanded answers from QRIC and Racing Queensland after Friday’s Ipswich meeting was embarrassingly postponed.

New measles case: Woman who visited Sydney CBD diagnosed

New measles case: Woman who visited Sydney CBD diagnosed

NSW State health has issued a warning after a woman was diagnosed with the highly-contagious condition. Here's where she visited.

The downside of popular parenting hacks

premium_icon The downside of popular parenting hacks

EVERY parent has a hack, but there could be a downside to these creative, and sometimes wacky, methods of tricking our children, writes Susie O’Brien.

Fire destroys two homes: ‘They just lost everything’

premium_icon Fire destroys two homes: ‘They just lost everything’

A GOLD COAST woman was just around the corner getting her hair dyed when she realised her home was one of two destroyed in a devastating fire.

Meet the Queensland woman who teaches laughter

premium_icon Meet the Queensland woman who teaches laughter

WHEN we laugh – whether it’s because something is funny, or because we are doing a fake or intentional laugh – our brain doesn’t know the difference.

Aussie snowboarder killed in Canada

Aussie snowboarder killed in Canada

AN AUSTRALIAN snowboarder has died after being caught up in an avalanche in Canada together with a male companion.

New $20 note’s clever trick to foil counterfeiters

New $20 note’s clever trick to foil counterfeiters

Our new-look $20 note has been revealed today — and it includes a seriously slick feature that will make it near impossible to forge.

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