National News

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Boy arrested over strawberry sabotage

Boy arrested over strawberry sabotage

A CHILD has discovered a needle in a banana and a boy has been arrested after admitting he put needles in strawberries as a prank.

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

ONE lucky Aussie is walking around with a $30 million winning lotto ticket in their pocket — and their location has been narrowed down.

Aged care crisis: Gov't wants public say on Royal Commission

Aged care crisis: Gov't wants public say on Royal Commission

AUSTRALIANS can help lead aged care into a brighter future after being asked to have their say on the recently announced Royal Commission.

HMS Endeavour's resting place found

HMS Endeavour's resting place found

US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America.

WATCH: Mountain of strawberries dumped as crisis worsens

WATCH: Mountain of strawberries dumped as crisis worsens

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

A CLEANING guru has revealed the simple tips and tricks for cutting laundry time in half and achieving better results.

Bert and Ernie truth revealed

Bert and Ernie truth revealed

ARE they gay? There has long been speculation about two of Sesame Street’s favourite characters, and now it’s been settled.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Needle crisis spreads to apples

Needle crisis spreads to apples

A NEEDLE has reportedly been found in an apple, expanding the fruit sabotage saga that has devastated an industry.

The sickening truth about aged care food

The sickening truth about aged care food

STAFF have laid bare the sickening truth about the food served to some of the most disadvantaged people in the country.

First trailer drops for Mary Poppins sequel

First trailer drops for Mary Poppins sequel

THE first official, full-length trailer for Mary Poppins Returns has been released — and it’s simply super-cali-fragilistic-expi-ali-docious.

‘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.

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

‘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

Common medical myth busted

Common medical myth busted

MILLIONS of older Australians opp an aspirin to help reduce the risk of a heart attack — but research has found it’s actually doing more harm than good.

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.

Fears for puppy stolen from RSPCA

Fears for puppy stolen from RSPCA

THERE are fears for a 10-week-old puppy after it was stolen from Bundaberg RSPCA in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Turnbull’s shock revenge against Morrison

Turnbull’s shock revenge against Morrison

MALCOLM Turnbull has had a distant win over Scott Morrison by successfully intervening in the battle to pick his own replacement.

Joyce accuses Turnbull of ‘wrecking and sniping’

Joyce accuses Turnbull of ‘wrecking and sniping’

BARNABY Joyce has accused Malcolm Turnbull of trying to bring down the Government, likening his tactics of guerrilla warfare.

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...

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