National News

Thu 2 Jul 2020

COVID-19 scare as footy stadium worker tests positive

premium_icon COVID-19 scare as footy stadium worker tests positive

Marvel Stadium has been given the all-clear to host AFL matches this weekend after a security guard tested positive to COVID-19.

‘More deaths inevitable if we do not act’

premium_icon ‘More deaths inevitable if we do not act’

“For us, this will always be horrific and meaningless but maybe something can be done to prevent another accident another time."

Ten reasons principal selection process was ‘off the rails’

premium_icon Ten reasons principal selection process was ‘off the rails’

The corruption watchdog has cleared former deputy premier Jackie Trad, but the CCC chair has slammed the entire process, highlighting these 10 major failures.

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

It has been a frantic day of coronavirus developments in Australia. Here is all the news you need to know from today.

NRL star investigated over nude video

NRL star investigated over nude video

The Bulldogs are reportedly filthy after claiming a star player is the victim of a deliberate “dirty trick” nude video release.

Fly for $45: Another huge Aussie flight sale

premium_icon Fly for $45: Another huge Aussie flight sale

Aussie airlines are ramping up their efforts to lure travellers with another major blitz ahead of the weekend, with thousands of tickets on sale from just $45.

Family of nurse slain in front of her children speaks out

premium_icon Family of nurse slain in front of her children speaks out

Mum-of-three Karen Gilliland was allegedly stabbed to death by her former partner. Her family have spoken about their trauma.

Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

premium_icon Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

Nicky Winmar will come face-to-face with Sam Newman, Mike Sheahan and Don Scott after the trio caused a racial furore over the St Kilda champion.

Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

premium_icon Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

An internal paper reveals plans to slash hundreds of jobs as it shifts towards the ‘new AFL’, that aims to prioritise ‘what is most important.’

Bra boy associate ‘sorry’ for brutal bar bashing

premium_icon Bra boy associate ‘sorry’ for brutal bar bashing

An alleged associate of notorious crime gang the Bra Boys punched a man five times in the head during an altercation with his brother in a bar.

Pokie player says he slapped woman over racist slur

premium_icon Pokie player says he slapped woman over racist slur

A magistrate has heard how a man slapped a woman across the face after she criticised him for resting his feet on a bench

Sick Victorian waiting for COVID results travelled to Sydney

premium_icon Sick Victorian waiting for COVID results travelled to Sydney

A sick Victorian woman travelled to Sydney by train while waiting for COVID test results, a decision slammed which was slammed by the NSW Health Minister.

Fraud accused businessman is keeping busy doing deals

premium_icon Fraud accused businessman is keeping busy doing deals

As he gets set to face trial on allegations he ripped off $800k from super fund investors, disgraced former Rich Lister Craig Gore is doing business deals.

Saltwater croc discovered in suburban creek

premium_icon Saltwater croc discovered in suburban creek

Authorities rushed to a park this afternoon after the discovery of a saltwater crocodile, usually only found in the state’s north.

‘I’m a victim of a witch hunt’: Vindicated Trad responds

premium_icon ‘I’m a victim of a witch hunt’: Vindicated Trad responds

Jackie Trad says an investigation into involvement in the recruitment of a principal for a school was part of a 'political witch-hunt' by the LNP.

What not to do: Report every public servant needs to read

premium_icon What not to do: Report every public servant needs to read

The head of an investigation into whether Jackie Trad interfered in an recruitment warns all public servants these are the things they shouldn’t be doing.

Woman’s clap back to ‘repulsive’ text

Woman’s clap back to ‘repulsive’ text

A “powerful” figure sent Sydney radio producer Jana Hocking an explicit text that she couldn’t ignore.

Jobs that Aussies aren’t applying for

Jobs that Aussies aren’t applying for

Despite more than 1.5 million Australians being out of work, there are still occupations that are struggling to find workers.

Designer sunnies link man to ice, cash stash at Mackay hotel

premium_icon Designer sunnies link man to ice, cash stash at Mackay hotel

Police uncover 60 grams of ice and $40,000 cash during raid at Mackay hotel.

Trafficker walks from jail despite breaching bail

premium_icon Trafficker walks from jail despite breaching bail

A drug trafficker who was caught with a how-to guide for making ice and an air rifle now ‘hates’ the drug he once sold, a court has been told.

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