National News

Sat 23 Mar 2019

88 days of backpacker hell

88 days of backpacker hell

German backpacker Selina Fray was 19 when she arrived in Australia for a working holiday — but her dream quickly turned into a nightmare.

Price falls will kill off ‘dog boxes’

Price falls will kill off ‘dog boxes’

As the property downturn picks up steam, apartment developers are going to the wall — and our cities could soon look a lot more like Paris.

Massive warning light just went off

Massive warning light just went off

The US is hurtling towards a recession with a financial apocalypse on its way. And it’s not a question of if Australia will be affected, but when.

Berejiklian heckled at polling place

Berejiklian heckled at polling place

Some voters who are unable to get to a polling booth are furious after the online early voting system crashed on Friday.

Hungry snake makes meal of hapless goanna

Hungry snake makes meal of hapless goanna

IF YOU’VE ever wondered who would win a fight between a snake and a lizard, you need wonder no more

‘Can I give you a hug?’ NZ PM meets Aly

‘Can I give you a hug?’ NZ PM meets Aly

The Project host sat down with NZ PM Jacinda Ardern — and her response couldn’t be more different from Scott Morrison’s.

D-Day as Cyclone Trevor to unleash its fury

D-Day as Cyclone Trevor to unleash its fury

ONE of the wildest cyclones in living memory is set to lash the Northern Territory mainland this morning

Disturbing secret behind this photo

Disturbing secret behind this photo

If you see this woman pop up on Tinder do not start talking to her. She may look like a pretty girl, but you will regret ever meeting her.

Fri 22 Mar 2019

The list that started TV spat

The list that started TV spat

DURING their fiery exchange on The Project, Waleed Aly painted a shameful picture of entrenched racism in the Coalition.

Aussie work tradition dying out

Aussie work tradition dying out

IT'S as Australian as Tim Tams, Vegemite and chucking a sickie — but this workplace institution is finally on the brink of extinction.

Four hours of chaos coming to Woolies

Four hours of chaos coming to Woolies

The supermarket giant is offering collectable-crazed customers a chance to add to their stash without shelling out on auction sites.

Mum’s ‘extravagant’ baby name slammed

Mum’s ‘extravagant’ baby name slammed

A mum has been left heartbroken when the unique name of her first born was branded “hideous” and “unfortunate”.

Instagram WAGS hit for antivax ‘hoax’

Instagram WAGS hit for antivax ‘hoax’

THE wives of rugby leagues stars who promote their anti-vaxxer ideas on Instagram have had been targeted by the social media giant.

Urgent dog food recall expanded

Urgent dog food recall expanded

Owners have been warned again today to check their pet food.

Hi-tech rail promises insane speed

Hi-tech rail promises insane speed

THE PM has flagged billions for high-speed rail services from the capitals to regional cities. It’s already been criticised as a “thought bubble”.

Perfect response to annoying neighbour

Perfect response to annoying neighbour

A man was forced to reduce the height of his fence after a “nosy neighbour” complained but he knew the ideal way to get revenge.

KFC reveals its secret chicken recipe

KFC reveals its secret chicken recipe

The secret behind the world’s most beloved fried chicken will be revealed — allowing customers to try it for themselves at home.

Driver fined $448 for not washing car part

Driver fined $448 for not washing car part

NSW police have sent out a stern warning to motorists about “neglecting” their cars, after a driver copped a massive fine.

Extraordinary scenes as NZ mourns

Extraordinary scenes as NZ mourns

The best of humanity was on display at the site of last week’s massacre in Christchurch. New Zealand today showed its true colours.

Pleas for mother of abandoned baby to come forward

Pleas for mother of abandoned baby to come forward

Hundreds are offering to adopt newborn baby Rahil, who was left in a box outside a Perth medical centre. The search for his mother is ongoing.

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