National News

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

New research has revealed that male drivers are more likely to lose their cool behind the wheel, and that millennials have the biggest driving egos.

Surviving fish tested after NSW mass kills

Surviving fish tested after NSW mass kills

The NSW government says it will sample fish populations in the lower Darling River following several mass kill events to help protect the river in the future.

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

A British backpacker has revealed how a working holiday in Australia turned into a nightmare when the couple she was staying with hinted at other intentions.

Seaweed farmers sue over Aussie oil spill

Seaweed farmers sue over Aussie oil spill

A CLASS action trial against an oil company over a 2009 spill in northern Australia has begun in the Federal Court in Sydney.

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

WATCH: THIS split-second decision by a truckie saved the life of a seemingly oblivious cyclist who rode into the path of his truck in the Brisbane CBD.

WANTED: Quintessential Aussie truckie needed for TV ad

WANTED: Quintessential Aussie truckie needed for TV ad

WELL-KNOWN casting directors Heesom Casting is scouring the state for someone to play a characterful Aussie long-haul truckie type. Could this be you?

New CCTV footage emerges of missing Belgian teen

New CCTV footage emerges of missing Belgian teen

THE Belgian backpacker was last seen leaving Cheeky Monkeys Bar in Byron Bay on Friday, May 31.

Everyone wants this mum’s fridge

Everyone wants this mum’s fridge

This Melbourne mum’s super-organised refrigerator has attracted thousands of fans — thanks to her simple, chic home styling.

Albanese pushes New Zealand refugee offer

Albanese pushes New Zealand refugee offer

Labor remains keen for the federal government to take up New Zealand's offer to resettle some refugees, while 800 people remain in offshore detention centres.

Pauline Hanson’s surprising revelation

Pauline Hanson’s surprising revelation

Pauline Hanson raised eyebrows with her bizarre choice of setting for her TV interview this morning. She delivered a more substantive surprise as well.

Driver cops ‘ridiculous’ $337 fine

Driver cops ‘ridiculous’ $337 fine

Sydney motorist Sheree Panetta was shocked when she copped a $337 fine for breaking a road rule many people would never guess was an offence.

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

A backpacker has spoken out for the first time about her horrifying kidnapping ordeal. Warning: Distressing content.

How I stopped $18,000 hacker attack

How I stopped $18,000 hacker attack

Anyone paying an invoice where a business’s banking details have changes should be on high alert, experts warn.

YOUR STORY: 16:8 - The Diet to Dine For!

YOUR STORY: 16:8 - The Diet to Dine For!

I began my weight loss journey on 13 September 2018 tipping the scales at a shirt bursting 94.5 kilograms.

SNAPCHAT CRASH: Story behind this outrageous selfie

SNAPCHAT CRASH: Story behind this outrageous selfie

Shortly after Shania McNeill’s fatal car crash, her friends sparked fury by posting this hospital selfie. Now they’ve revealed the real reason they posted it.

$99 flights to ‘the new Bali’ just dropped

$99 flights to ‘the new Bali’ just dropped

It’s got the laidback vibes of Bali 30 years ago and now the latest flight sale is letting Aussies get there for under $100.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Urgent search for missing 78-year-old woman

Urgent search for missing 78-year-old woman

Police are urgently appealing for information on an elderly woman missing from the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Western Sydney's roads a NSW budget focus

Western Sydney's roads a NSW budget focus

The NSW government has hinted at an imminent opening of the M4 tunnels within Sydney's WestConnex project, two days out from the state's budget 2019-20.

Dutton revives broader cyber powers plan

Dutton revives broader cyber powers plan

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the government's spy agencies need better capacity to deal with cyber attacks on domestic networks.

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

A protester in Hong Kong has become the first fatality of the state's political unrest after falling from a scaffolding while hanging a political banner.

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