National News

Fri 24 May 2019

Big myth around the flu shot

Big myth around the flu shot

LAST year 50 per cent of Aussies said they weren’t planning on getting the flu vaccine.

The horrific crime that stills haunt small town 29 years on

premium_icon The horrific crime that stills haunt small town 29 years on

ALMOST 30 years ago, this Queensland town was rocked by the assault and murder of a nine-year-old girl.

Jacqui Lambie 'living on Vegemite toast'

Jacqui Lambie 'living on Vegemite toast'

Outspoken pollie Jacqui Lambie has revealed her struggle to live off just $150 a week after being booted out of Parliament, leaving her broke. 

Economists name 'biggest losers' in Coalition win

Economists name 'biggest losers' in Coalition win

And others warned the negatives "remain significant".

Final tragedy of Bob Hawke’s life

Final tragedy of Bob Hawke’s life

Blanche d’Alpuget has revealed the one thing her husband Bob Hawke was looking forward to in his final days, and didn’t get to do.

Sad closure in quarry death case

premium_icon Sad closure in quarry death case

Brett and Bonnie Scovell will today hear their 21-year-old son’s name mentioned in a court for the final time after a seven-year wait.

NRL legend Inglis going into rehab

premium_icon NRL legend Inglis going into rehab

There have been increasing concerns for Greg Inglis in previous weeks, insiders claiming the ex-champion has not been attending work with Souths or the NRL.

Adani countdown: Three weeks to finish approvals

premium_icon Adani countdown: Three weeks to finish approvals

The Queensland Government has given itself less than three weeks to finish environmental approvals that will give the red or green light to the Adani coal mine.

Teen vandals trashing Daniel Morcombe’s legacy

premium_icon Teen vandals trashing Daniel Morcombe’s legacy

Heartless and brazen Cairns youth offenders are exploiting a law brought in after the infamous kidnap and murder of a Sunshine Coast teenager.

Why Aussie parents and pensioners are angry

premium_icon Why Aussie parents and pensioners are angry

Aussie families are fuming as they face childcare fee hikes and uncertain preschool funding, while older Australians think more funds should go to pensioners.

What’s next for Australia’s departed MPs

premium_icon What’s next for Australia’s departed MPs

Australia saw an exodus of MPs before the election, and many who ran for a seat during the campaign lost. Speculation is rife about what Julie Bishop, Clive Palmer,...

Blanche tells how Hawke and Keating rivalry ‘vanished’

premium_icon Blanche tells how Hawke and Keating rivalry ‘vanished’

Bob Hawke’s widow Blanche d’Alpuget has told of how he was not afraid to die, and how Paul Keating reached out to the ailing political icon.

‘Off a cliff:’ Cleary opens up on sex tape toll

premium_icon ‘Off a cliff:’ Cleary opens up on sex tape toll

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has finally opened up on the Panthers’ sex tape scandal, admitting the summer saga took “an enormous toll” on his young players.

Captain responds to alarming Warner report

Captain responds to alarming Warner report

Aussie skipper Aaron Finch has straight-batted questions surrounding reports of security fears for David Warner and his family in England.

ISIS orphans ‘to return to Australia’

premium_icon ISIS orphans ‘to return to Australia’

Three Australians orphans whose parents were killed in Islamic State’s caliphate in Syria are reportedly set to return home if they can find a home.

Julian Assange hit with new charges

premium_icon Julian Assange hit with new charges

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been accused of risking ‘serious harm’ to the US as he faces new charges.

Inmate seeks damages over prison food

premium_icon Inmate seeks damages over prison food

A Queensland judge has ordered a prison inmate - serving 10 years for setting a friend on fire - be allowed to sue authorities over his diet in prison.

No blame over mining death, says worker’s widow

premium_icon No blame over mining death, says worker’s widow

The widow of a worker who died from head injuries in a Bowen Basin mine does not blame anyone for her husband’s death but hopes an inquest will prevent it from...

Hawke's wife opens up about former PM's death

Hawke's wife opens up about former PM's death

Blanche d’Alpuget has opened up to Leigh Sales about the “love of old age” after the death of her husband, former prime minister Bob Hawke.

Ex-Labor MP back to haunt Premier

premium_icon Ex-Labor MP back to haunt Premier

Citing “palpable” anger in the community, a Labor MP turned central Queensland mayor will consider running against her former party if the Adani issue is not sorted.

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