National News

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Simple way to avoid annoying mozzies

Simple way to avoid annoying mozzies

As the rain continues in parts of Australia, experts warn we could have a longer mozzie season than normal. But this hack might save your skin.

Tips for cooking for one, how I feel like Nigella Lawson

Tips for cooking for one, how I feel like Nigella Lawson

Living alone has required some major adjustments in the kitchen for Brisbane News columnist Alicia Pyke.

Man vanishes after reporting snakebite

Man vanishes after reporting snakebite

Nathan Scattini called an ambulance to report being bitten by a snake while on a bushwalk near Perth on Sunday. Then he vanished.

Australia’s plan to cut migrant intake

Australia’s plan to cut migrant intake

The government is set to announce a cap on immigration at 160,000 and directing some skilled migrants to move away from major cities.

Tostee posts picture of himself with gun on social media

premium_icon Tostee posts picture of himself with gun on social media

Eric Thomas, formerly known as Gable Tostee, has followed up social media about the Christchurch terrorist attacks with a picture of himself using a gun.

Queensland prepares for Cyclone Trevor

premium_icon Queensland prepares for Cyclone Trevor

Communities between Jardine River and Cape Flattery are preparing for the impact of Tropical Cyclone Trevor.

Scenes of distress as tradie cops hefty jail term

premium_icon Scenes of distress as tradie cops hefty jail term

A Gold Coast tradie convicted of dangerous driving over a horror smash that left a student with serious internal injuries has been handed a lengthy sentence.

‘You beg for toilet paper’: Coast mum’s life on the inside

premium_icon ‘You beg for toilet paper’: Coast mum’s life on the inside

A mother who threatened to “shoot up” a school says she had to drink water from a toilet and “beg” for toilet paper during her time in jailhouse “hell”.

Peak Crossing crash killed childrens aged four and six

premium_icon Peak Crossing crash killed childrens aged four and six

The Ethical Standards Command are involved after a double fatality at Peak Downs yesterday afternoon.

Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

premium_icon Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

Great Barrier Reef tour operators are threatening permanently set sail from Cairns unless they are afforded fairer fees at the city’s marina.

Mystery of purple light over Cairns solved

premium_icon Mystery of purple light over Cairns solved

The mystery behind a large purple light in the sky over Cairns has been solved by a keen astronomer.

Tony Jones lashed for ‘tacky’ question

Tony Jones lashed for ‘tacky’ question

Q&A host Tony Jones has been slammed for asking a question deemed “tacky and inappropriate” in the wake of the Christchurch shootings.

Swamped Child Safety misses targets

premium_icon Swamped Child Safety misses targets

Child Safety has missed its own deadlines to investigate 60 per cent of child abuse cases, as drug-addict families swamp frontline staff in record numbers.

Labor’s climate of secrecy on cutting emissions

premium_icon Labor’s climate of secrecy on cutting emissions

New taxes on tradies’ utes and family cars, and diverting Aussies away from flatulent cows to kangaroo meat could be key to Labor meeting its promise to...

‘Mosque shooter’ may avoid terror charge

‘Mosque shooter’ may avoid terror charge

Authorities may choose not to file terror charges against an Australian man accused of the Christchurch massacre for one strong reason.

Labor’s $11.9m plan to cut stroke deaths in bush

premium_icon Labor’s $11.9m plan to cut stroke deaths in bush

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will pledge funding for a national program to target lifesaving treatment to stroke victims in regional Australia – where people are...

Do violent video games need addressing?

premium_icon Do violent video games need addressing?

Calls have been made to overhaul violent video games following Christchurch shootings, but experts have weighed in on whether there is really a connection.

'I'm patriotic': Ipswich candidate defends stand with Anning

premium_icon 'I'm patriotic': Ipswich candidate defends stand with Anning

The conservative candidate for Blair joined the controversial senator's table at the Brisbane Gun Show in Ipswich as protesters shouted slogans

Church, Shooters in war of words on extremism

premium_icon Church, Shooters in war of words on extremism

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party candidate Steve Cansdell slams Grafton church leader's comments linking party to white supremacy.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Stalker site’s vile email to NZ cops

Stalker site’s vile email to NZ cops

A NOTORIOUS online forum has refused police requests to surrender posts linked to the accused Christchurch terrorist as the massacre unfolded.

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