National News

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Fallout from MP’s ‘racist’ speech

Fallout from MP’s ‘racist’ speech

THE backlash to Fraser Anning’s controversial speech continues, with his adviser Richard McGilvray resigning amid the outrage.

SOS to Barnaby: Save Our Seats

premium_icon SOS to Barnaby: Save Our Seats

Nrevous LNP marginal seat holders could resort to personally paying for “best retail politician” Barnaby Joyce to help them campaign at the next election.

Accused killer’s ‘murder’ Facebook post

Accused killer’s ‘murder’ Facebook post

AS THE mum of an accused Aussie rapper murderer speaks out, her Facebook page reveals she is a peace-loving vegan and feminist.

‘Spiritual healer’ charged over exorcism

‘Spiritual healer’ charged over exorcism

A crying man told police officers “they did some voodoo s*** to me” after he was found with numerous red circle marks on his torso, a court has heard.

Michael Schumacher’s new $50m hideaway

Michael Schumacher’s new $50m hideaway

SECRECY around F1 champion Michael Schumacher’s condition remains tight-lipped but his new Majorcan mega-mansion has been revealed.

‘I will never be Australian enough’

‘I will never be Australian enough’

CHARIS was born in Australia, has drunk every brand of Aussie beer, and has a Weber. But she’ll never be Australian to some people.

‘We don’t want your ghetto name’

‘We don’t want your ghetto name’

A JOBSEEKER has received a rejection letter claiming she wouldn’t be considered for a role because of her “ghetto name”.

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

YOU’D think it could never happen in Australia. But somehow, this man is earning just a fraction of the minimum wage.

Australia’s shark attack hotspots revealed

Australia’s shark attack hotspots revealed

SWIMMERS in Australia have the highest chance of being attacked by a shark across the world.

$100m Powerball sets Aussie record

premium_icon $100m Powerball sets Aussie record

HAVE you bought a ticket for tonight's record breaking $100m Powerball jackpot?

Why Aussies can’t afford to go to the doctor

premium_icon Why Aussies can’t afford to go to the doctor

AUSTRALIANS are spending nearly $30 billion on health a year, with over a million people ditching appointments because they can’t afford them.

John Hopoate cops 10-year rugby league ban

John Hopoate cops 10-year rugby league ban

FORMER NRL star John Hopoate has been banned from all involvement in rugby league for 10 years for his latest brain snap.

Aussie caught sneaking Mexican into United States

Aussie caught sneaking Mexican into United States

AN AUSTRALIAN woman faces five years behind bars after coming up with a plan to sneak her Mexican boyfriend across the border and into the US.

Coles Little Shop madness not over yet

Coles Little Shop madness not over yet

BRACE yourselves: Coles has just announced new details about the rarest mini collectables item.

Armed robbery manhunt

Armed robbery manhunt

A hooded gunman has robbed a Glebe convenience store by daylight.

Mystery pooper is school chief

Mystery pooper is school chief

A SCHOOL official earning a six-figure salary has been unmasked as the mystery pooper who defecated on a high school campus “on a daily basis”.

Prison fail: Witness put in cell with alleged killer, bashed

premium_icon Prison fail: Witness put in cell with alleged killer, bashed

A MAJOR gangland murder hearing is delayed. The key informant was “bashed, bruised and battered” after a jailhouse bungle meant he was placed in wrong cell.

MPs slam $200m taxpayer grants to power company

premium_icon MPs slam $200m taxpayer grants to power company

POWER company AGL – enemy No.1 for some Turnbull Government MPs for “green extremes” – has been blasted for receiving grants to build renewable projects.

US water bombers arrive in two weeks for summer

US water bombers arrive in two weeks for summer

FIREYS battled fires this week without two of the service’s greatest weapons. The two huge US water bombers are leased each September.

Karl Stefanovic’s family upset by ex-wife’s claims

Karl Stefanovic’s family upset by ex-wife’s claims

LAST year she declared her estranged husband Karl Stefanovic was dead to her, now Cassandra Thorburn reveals how she moved on and managed to get through the past...

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