National News

Mon 6 Jul 2020

NZ PM says travel bubble still on the cards

premium_icon NZ PM says travel bubble still on the cards

Aussies could be venturing overseas sooner than first thought after New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern hinted at a possible state-by-state travel bubble.

Plea to stop all virus relaxations

Plea to stop all virus relaxations

All states and territories have been told to stop lifting virus restrictions amid fears other parts of the nation could experience similar scenes to Victoria.

Broncos blow: Nine clubs in frame to poach rising star

premium_icon Broncos blow: Nine clubs in frame to poach rising star

Widely considered a future Queensland State of Origin force, a teen sensation is just months away from becoming one of the most-prized signatures in the NRL.

Shock as police find more than 1000 at party

premium_icon Shock as police find more than 1000 at party

Police are pleading with the public to abide by ongoing coronavirus restrictions after coming across a massive gathering.

Wild wombat attack: ‘I was worried we would die’

premium_icon Wild wombat attack: ‘I was worried we would die’

Three women from the same family were left seriously injured after a wild wombat charged at them and attacked, causing a number of “excruciating” bites.

Politician vs TV star in high-profile court stoush

premium_icon Politician vs TV star in high-profile court stoush

Former Liberal leader John Hewson is suing A Current Affair, presenter Tracy Grimshaw and a journalist alleging they wrongly implied his company was dishonest.

‘Don’t speak English’: Hanson’s rant

‘Don’t speak English’: Hanson’s rant

Pauline Hanson has gone on a spectacular offensive against residents trapped in nine Melbourne housing commission towers.

Wife killer appeal win sparks calls for DV courts in Darwin

premium_icon Wife killer appeal win sparks calls for DV courts in Darwin

Domestic violence prevention advocates are calling for the introduction of specialised DV courts in Darwin.

Fined pensioner preparing for 'world war' with wife

premium_icon Fined pensioner preparing for 'world war' with wife

A sharp shooting pensioner has told a magistrate he was keen to avoid “World War III” with his wife after he was found to have prohibited weapons.

Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

premium_icon Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

Hotels across the Gold Coast have been booked out over the first weekend of the school holidays but a tourism boss warns recovery has a ‘long way to go’.

Mum, daughter killed in hospital crash

Mum, daughter killed in hospital crash

A mother hit by a car on a quiet street in Sydney on Saturday has died from her injuries, hours after her daughter was killed in the same collision.

Fresh confusion over virus 'detention'

Fresh confusion over virus 'detention'

Thousands of Melbourne public housing residents have been provided with "detention directions" lasting a lot longer than they were first told. 

-2.1C! Icy blast sends a chill through southeast

premium_icon -2.1C! Icy blast sends a chill through southeast

Southeast Queensland has woken to a freezing start to the week, with temperatures as low as -2.1C in places.

Help feed a family in need by donating to our appeal

Help feed a family in need by donating to our appeal

Feed Appeal chief executive Katherine Gokavi-Whaley says the 2020 appeal had received double last year’s number of rural grant applications.

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

AFL legend Gary Ablett has revealed his decision to leave his wife and son for an extended period despite a confronting diagnosis.

Broncos boss at mercy of board as crisis worsens

premium_icon Broncos boss at mercy of board as crisis worsens

Embattled coach Anthony Seibold isn’t the only high-ranking Brisbane Broncos official looking over his shoulder following the club’s horror form slump.

Why TikTok app could be banned in Australia

premium_icon Why TikTok app could be banned in Australia

Popular video app TikTok is used by more than 1.6 million Australians including Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but tech experts have raised concerns.

Sun 5 Jul 2020

Ablett reveals son’s health battle

premium_icon Ablett reveals son’s health battle

Geelong champion Gary Ablett has revealed his son Levi has been diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease.

Little battler is literally a boy in blue

premium_icon Little battler is literally a boy in blue

A terminally ill six-year-old boy has been granted his wish with honorary admission to the Queensland Police Service.

Traveller slams hotel quaratine as unsafe

Traveller slams hotel quaratine as unsafe

A traveller has spoken out from inside one of Melbourne’s quarantine hotels, revealing the situation has now become even worse.

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