National News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Hero tradie’s ‘crazy’ six-figure gamble

Hero tradie’s ‘crazy’ six-figure gamble

Alex Taskun was heading to his “secure” job when he got caught up in a brutal attack that caused him to walk away from his “six-digit salary”.

Gang widow link in TV assault claims

Gang widow link in TV assault claims

A cameraman working on gangland widow Roberta Williams’s reality TV show has been charged with kidnapping and extortion.

Creepy tools ‘lolly man’ used to lure teen

Creepy tools ‘lolly man’ used to lure teen

A man was branded “lolly man” in prison after he brought lollipops and flavoured condoms to a McDonald’s in an attempt to have sex with a young girl.

Crocodile and snakes stolen from zoo

Crocodile and snakes stolen from zoo

The owner of a Canberra reptile zoo is heartbroken after a “heartless thief” broke in and stole a baby crocodile and two pythons.

Major ‘war’ on Australia’s east coast

Major ‘war’ on Australia’s east coast

Australia’s defence force is engaged in a massive military battle off the coast of Queensland. It’s one of the most ferocious conflicts since World War II.

Highway shut and one person trapped in crashed car

Highway shut and one person trapped in crashed car

A major Far North Queensland highway is closed in both directions after car crash which has left a woman trapped in a car with leg injuries.

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Like all good things made in New Zealand, we like to claim them as our own. But Jacinda Ardern’s fiance thinks we’ve gone too far, this time.

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