National News

Fri 24 May 2019

Final tragedy of Bob Hawke’s life

Final tragedy of Bob Hawke’s life

Blanche d’Alpuget has revealed the one thing her husband Bob Hawke was looking forward to in his final days, and didn’t get to do.

Hawke's wife opens up about former PM's death

Hawke's wife opens up about former PM's death

Blanche d’Alpuget has opened up to Leigh Sales about the “love of old age” after the death of her husband, former prime minister Bob Hawke.

Thu 23 May 2019

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

THE real cause behind a One Nation truck being set alight in Tasmania, discrediting the party’s claims the “left” was to blame.

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

The Oscar-winning actor has been awarded a total of $2.9 million after winning his high-profile defamation case.

‘Brazen scam’: NDIS fraud accused to seek bail

‘Brazen scam’: NDIS fraud accused to seek bail

AN accused organised family crime syndicate who allegedly stole more than $1 million from disabled Australians to fund a luxury lifestyle will seek bail.

At least one Folau will make the World Cup

At least one Folau will make the World Cup

Maria Folau has won selection to compete at the Netball World Cup in a welcome dose of good news for the veteran Silver Ferns goal shoot.

Struggling Reject Shop to close stores

Struggling Reject Shop to close stores

The Reject Shop’s CEO has quit after the troubled retailer announced store closures and flagged a loss of up to $2 million.

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

She was 59, healthy and spent her adult life caring for others as a nurse. She knew what awaited her and she hid it from us, writes Bachelorette Georgia Love.

Mum admits murdering her baby

Mum admits murdering her baby

A young WA mother has pleaded guilty to murdering her four-month-old baby girl.

Racing identity charged in cocaine ring sting

Racing identity charged in cocaine ring sting

An Australian racing identity has been charged for alleged involvement in a cocaine smuggling operation, following a police swoop on three people.

Luxury car safety shamed by $25,000 hatch

Luxury car safety shamed by $25,000 hatch

Shock crash test result proves $25,000 hatch safer than $100,000 models as ANCAP records a landmark day for car safety in Australia.

Urgent recall on popular chicken

Urgent recall on popular chicken

The NSW Food Authority has issued an urgent recall on an Ingham’s product. Check the dates to see if you need to return the product for a refund.

Newsboys United album tops Billboard charts

Newsboys United album tops Billboard charts

AUSTRALIA’S biggest Christian rock band, Newsboys, is back on the top of the Billboard charts.

$20 trick to get into Qantas first class

$20 trick to get into Qantas first class

It’s the upgrade most passengers would do just about anything for. Now Qantas is letting savvy flyers score first and business class flights for insane prices.

NZ chopper crash pilot improperly trained

NZ chopper crash pilot improperly trained

Two Australians were among seven killed in a 2015 helicopter crash in New Zealand's south, and crash investigators say the pilot wasn't given proper training.

Body-in-the-laundry killer jailed

Body-in-the-laundry killer jailed

A man who fatally assaulted a man and dropped his body from a window inside a surfboard bag at a housing commission block has been sentenced.

Man says Qantas ‘fat-shamed’ him

Man says Qantas ‘fat-shamed’ him

Darren Beales says he specifically booked exit row seats for extra leg room but was “bullied” by a flight attendant and forced to sit elsewhere.

YOUR STORY: The words and violence that nearly destroyed me

YOUR STORY: The words and violence that nearly destroyed me

''Kill it with fire! Kill it with fire before it lays eggs!,'' they shouted from a distance.

Wesfarmers' $776m Kidman bid to go to vote

Wesfarmers' $776m Kidman bid to go to vote

Kidman Resources shareholders will vote on Wesfarmers' $776 million takeover offer in August after the companies entered into a scheme implementation deed.

Is Aladdin remake disaster we expected?

Is Aladdin remake disaster we expected?

After the trailers came out and we were confronted with Will Smith’s blue Genie, we feared the worst. But is it that bad?

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