National News

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Corruption investigators ‘raid’ NSW Labor

Corruption investigators ‘raid’ NSW Labor

Reports are emerging of an Independent Commission Against Corruption raid on the NSW Labor headquarters in Sydney’s CBD.

Aldi’s $20 genius tote bag

Aldi’s $20 genius tote bag

This is not your standard tote. This is a wine cooler bag fitted with its own reusable drink pouch. Christmas is sorted.

‘Pointless’: Boy, 17, jailed for 18 years

‘Pointless’: Boy, 17, jailed for 18 years

A Melbourne teen will spend more years in jail than he’s been alive after a judge today sentenced him for the murder of a father-of-four.

Dramatic beach rescues ahead of ‘heatwave’

Dramatic beach rescues ahead of ‘heatwave’

It’s been a day of high drama for surf lifesavers, who have been kept busy with a number of rescues as rough conditions continue to hammer the coastline.

The best unpaid job in Australia

The best unpaid job in Australia

There’s no salary, the hours are long and there are more than a few late night emergencies, but Lee Crockford has the best temp job going.

Fuel relief:  Christmas comes early for motorists

Fuel relief: Christmas comes early for motorists

A sudden crash in the global oil price has “effectively wiped out” more than a year of steady petrol price hikes in the space of eight weeks meaning bargains at the...

Trailblazer McDonald’s worker retires

Trailblazer McDonald’s worker retires

Beloved local icon and trailblazer Russell O’Grady has retired at 50, after working at the fast food restaurant for over three decades.

Broad won’t contest next election over scandal

Broad won’t contest next election over scandal

Andrew Broad’s career is in ruins amid a “sugar baby” scandal, as the fallout from yesterday’s stunning revelations continues to grow.

Outrage over ‘bloody’ vegan protest

Outrage over ‘bloody’ vegan protest

Radical vegan activists have stormed a supermarket to hassle customers and protest against the sale of Christmas turkeys.

Renae Lawrence’s tough homecoming

Renae Lawrence’s tough homecoming

She may have spent 13 years in prison in Indonesia, but Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence’s ordeal is far from over.

Sea World hits back at protesters

Sea World hits back at protesters

Sea World has taken aim at the “radical minority group” that forced the cancellation of its famous dolphin show and put the “animals in danger”.

The six most common bites and stings and how to treat them

The six most common bites and stings and how to treat them

Slow paralysis, bleeding out and bites so tiny you wouldn’t know you’ve been attacked: Here’s what to look out for this summer.

US panic over looming shutdown

US panic over looming shutdown

America could enter freefall in days with government agencies potentially closing “long-term”, but Donald Trump is packing for a Mar-a-Lago trip.

Woman ‘fired picking up kids from school’

Woman ‘fired picking up kids from school’

Rachel Shafner’s husband was in hospital, so she asked her boss for flexible hours to pick up her kids from school. Then she lost her job.

Robots and humans working together to build Porsches

Robots and humans working together to build Porsches

Porsche has developed a new assembly process where man and machine can work together safely.

‘Very concerning’ trend in Aussie children

‘Very concerning’ trend in Aussie children

New figures have revealed a worrying trend among Aussie children, which leaves them exposed to damaging side effects.

Tennis introduces new ‘Serena rules’

Tennis introduces new ‘Serena rules’

Serena Williams was at the centre of several tennis storms in 2018, sparking the sport’s governing body into action by making significant changes.

Labor’s new asylum seeker policies

Labor’s new asylum seeker policies

The most contentious question heading into Labor’s national conference this week was how the party would deal with asylum seekers. Now we know the answer.

Christmas weather: Here’s what we know

Christmas weather: Here’s what we know

It’s been a wild run-up to the festive season with cyclones and flooding rains. And on Christmas Day itself, one city is set to swelter.

Rush denies Stone harassment claims

Rush denies Stone harassment claims

LEADING Australian actor Yael Stone claims Hollywood star Geoffrey Rush used a small mirror to watch her shower over a partition when the pair worked together.

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