National News

Sun 9 Dec 2018

More bushland preserved for koalas

More bushland preserved for koalas

The State Government has announced an extra 190,000 hectares of bushland will be preserved in an effort to save Queensland’s struggling koala population.

‘My pimple could’ve killed me’

‘My pimple could’ve killed me’

Once upon a time, Jess Pasco probably would have ignored the little pimple under her nose — and it could’ve proven fatal. WARNING: Graphic

Australia’s self-inflicted downward spiral

Australia’s self-inflicted downward spiral

If house prices continue to plummet and Aussie keep their wallets shut, the Reserve Bank may have no choice but to take a drastic step.

Disgust at ‘absolutely criminal’ neglect

Disgust at ‘absolutely criminal’ neglect

The MMA world watched on in horror as a referee’s staggering oversight put a fighter at risk of getting seriously hurt in horrifying scenes.

The gadgets that are changing the game

The gadgets that are changing the game

If you think the iPhone is still the king of the castle, think again. This year brought some seriously good smartphone alternatives.

Plane wreckage found in horror crash

Plane wreckage found in horror crash

The wreckage of a horror plane crash has been found after a 12-hour search of a remote Australian forest. It’s not good news.

Male murder suspect ‘fled country’

Male murder suspect ‘fled country’

In a bombshell development, police have identified a male Indian nurse as a suspect in the shocking beach murder of a young woman.

The brutal beheading of Cicero

The brutal beheading of Cicero

On this day more than 2000 years ago, one of the most powerful men in the world was brutally beheaded in a macabre public display.

Girl fights for life after falling from car

Girl fights for life after falling from car

An 11-year-old girl is in a coma after falling from a moving car being driven by her mother in Sydney.

Housing crash means less cash for Christmas

Housing crash means less cash for Christmas

Christmas is calling for Australia’s cash-strapped mortgage holders — and it’s not going to be pretty.

Man’s unbelievable act of kindness

Man’s unbelievable act of kindness

A man’s random act of kindness towards a mother travelling with her sick daughter has gone viral — and has everyone in tears.

Carnage in horrific head-on smash: 2 killed, 12 hurt

Carnage in horrific head-on smash: 2 killed, 12 hurt

A bus and a four-wheel-drive have collided on a notorious stretch of road outside of Perth, killing two and injuring dozens.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Ten weeks after my baby was born, everything changed

Ten weeks after my baby was born, everything changed

The two months after Rachael Casella’s daughter Mackenzie was born were “the happiest of my life.”

'We are raising our babies vegan despite your judgement'

'We are raising our babies vegan despite your judgement'

Veganism is a pretty touchy subject these days, especially when it comes to plant-based babies and children. Here, seven mums explain what it is really like.

‘Petrol on flame’ leads to serious burns

‘Petrol on flame’ leads to serious burns

A man is in a serious condition after sustaining burns on the Sunshine Coast. It’s believed he was injured after petrol was thrown on an open flame.

Wife’s story inspires passionate fight against depression

Wife’s story inspires passionate fight against depression

A DEVOTED mother and talented florist - Australian woman Holly hid her clinical depression from all but those closest to her, until she lost the battle.

Pay $30k extra to sell your home

Pay $30k extra to sell your home

Thinking of selling your home? As the market cools, here’s why you may have to fork out tens of thousands of dollars extra to get a sale.

Dog clings to semi-trailer framework at 100km/h

Dog clings to semi-trailer framework at 100km/h

A dog has been spotted tethered to the framework of a semi-trailer, which was reportedly travelling at 100km/h along a Queensland motorway this morning.

Stolen ute crashes into taxi at 5am, severely damaged

Stolen ute crashes into taxi at 5am, severely damaged

The vehicle was stolen from a Kawana address

Venomous snake bites toddler in his backyard

Venomous snake bites toddler in his backyard

Two-year-old received multiple snake bites on body

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