National News

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Mum, restaurateur and chef killed in shocking road crash

premium_icon Mum, restaurateur and chef killed in shocking road crash

A mother, a restaurateur, a chef and three dogs were all killed in a horrific triple fatal crash in the state’s north on Tuesday leaving Bellingen devastated.

'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

premium_icon 'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social media sensation.

Faces of a tragedy: Human toll of NSW bushfires

Faces of a tragedy: Human toll of NSW bushfires

NSW’s devastating bushfires have claimed 21 lives from fathers and sons to a newlywed couple who perished side-by-side fighting to save their property.

Expert warns of nurse shortage

premium_icon Expert warns of nurse shortage

Australia will have a nursing shortfall of 123,000 nurses by 2030 due to an ageing workforce, population health trends and poor retention rates, writes Professor...

Coronavirus: Viral threat goes global

premium_icon Coronavirus: Viral threat goes global

Tests results for a Queensland man, suspected of having recovered from a new SARS-like virus, which has killed four people, are expected in the next day or so.

Dad backhands stepdaughter over clothing choice

premium_icon Dad backhands stepdaughter over clothing choice

'A 13-year-old girl should never end up with bruises to her body as a result of disciplinary action.': Court sentences violent dad.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Supermarket giant makes big change to fruit and veggies

Supermarket giant makes big change to fruit and veggies

Coles has announced a new plan to lend a hand to bushfire and drought-affected farmers that customers will notice straight away.

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