General Seniors News

Tue 18 Sep 2018

‘All hell broke loose’: Joyce accuser breaks silence

‘All hell broke loose’: Joyce accuser breaks silence

A WA businesswoman who accused Barnaby Joyce of sexual harassment says her life was “torn to shreds” after the confidential letter leaked.

‘Betrayal’: MP names and shames 'bully'

‘Betrayal’: MP names and shames 'bully'

OUTGOING Liberal MP Ann Sudmalis has delivered a blistering attack on a fellow MP, outing him as the reason she’s leaving parliament.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

A 62-YEAR-OLD woman has been cautioned after a banana was allegedly contaminated with a metal object at a Queensland supermarket.

Dead people charged life insurance

Dead people charged life insurance

AMP has charged $1.3 million in life insurance premiums to more than 4600 dead people through their superannuation.

Death and destruction as super typhoon hits China

Death and destruction as super typhoon hits China

THE world’s most vicious storm this year has claimed at least 64 lives and grounded 96,000 plane passengers as it tears through the Philippines, Hong Kong and...

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Elderly abuse prompts royal commission

Elderly abuse prompts royal commission

AGED care facilities are meant to provide care for residents. But a spate of cases of abuse in Australian nursing homes has prompted a royal commission.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Jones considers $3.7m defamation payout appeal

Jones considers $3.7m defamation payout appeal

Alan Jones's lawyers are considering a bid to reduce the $3.7m sum – Australia’s largest defamation payout – ordered by a Brisbane court to be paid to the Wagner...

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Ex-employee suspected of sabotaging strawberries

Ex-employee suspected of sabotaging strawberries

AN URGENT warning across multiple states has been issued after needles were found in punnets of strawberries.

Alan Jones guilty of defaming Wagner family

Alan Jones guilty of defaming Wagner family

RADIO shock jock Alan Jones has been found guilty of defaming the Wagner brothers, who will be paid $3.7 million in damages.

‘We’re in the bullseye’ of storm

‘We’re in the bullseye’ of storm

HURRICANE Florence is spinning through the Atlantic, forcing millions to flee as three US states prepare for the worst storm in 60 years.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Mass murders could be ‘copycat phenomenon’

Mass murders could be ‘copycat phenomenon’

IN THE past four months, 15 people have been brutally murdered in their West Australian homes. Experts say there’s a disturbing pattern.

Freedom Insurance signs up 26-year-old with Down syndrome

Freedom Insurance signs up 26-year-old with Down syndrome

A SERIES of harrowing phone calls played at the banking royal commission have blown previous examples of shocking behaviour out of the water.

Elderly man bashed in home by escaped convict

Elderly man bashed in home by escaped convict

AN escaped prisoner has attacked an elderly man with a hammer before stealing his car, during a violent home invasion overnight.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Women, children dead in Perth massacre

Women, children dead in Perth massacre

The people killed in the Perth massacre are believed to be a mum, her three kids, and the children’s grandma.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

House fire claims elderly man's life

House fire claims elderly man's life

A MAN has died, another is critical, and several police have been treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in NSW.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Aged care worker charged over shocking assault

Aged care worker charged over shocking assault

AN EMPLOYEE has been charged over “disgraceful” assaults on an elderly man at an aged care facility.

Julie Bishop unleashes on ‘appalling behaviour’

Julie Bishop unleashes on ‘appalling behaviour’

JULIE Bishop has broken her silence on the “appalling behaviour” in Canberra, calling out the Liberal Party’s lack of female representation.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

'Not good enough': QLD Govt announces review into aged care

'Not good enough': QLD Govt announces review into aged care

THE QUEENSLAND Government has announced it will launch a parliamentary review into “an issue that has been avoided too long” – aged care.

Stunning backflip: PM rules out raising pension age

Stunning backflip: PM rules out raising pension age

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has made a stunning backflip on national television after announcing he will no longer be raising the age pension to 70.

Trucks fly through air in killer typhoon

Trucks fly through air in killer typhoon

A POWERFUL typhoon has slammed into western Japan, wreaking havoc as trucks were flipped over and a tanker careened into the side of a bridge. Watch video here.

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