National News

Wed 26 Jun 2019

How a phone call from a friend could save a life

premium_icon How a phone call from a friend could save a life

A call to action to pick up the phone and check in on five people was personal for retired colonel Ray Martin, who credits a phone call with making him ‘pause and...

India reduces Australian coal imports

India reduces Australian coal imports

Supply interruptions have led India to decrease its dependence on Australian coking coal, by lifting imports from the US and Canada.

‘How I nearly got $40m lotto ticket’

premium_icon ‘How I nearly got $40m lotto ticket’

A Gold Coast radio star is lamenting his near miss on last night’s giant $80m Oz Lotto jackpot. This is how close he came to getting that valuable ticket.

$25k stolen beauty products seized

$25k stolen beauty products seized

Police arrested two people after seizing $25,000 worth of stolen beauty products and drugs from a Punchbowl home and storage unit yesterday.

Victoria's school phone ban labelled ‘idiotic’

Victoria's school phone ban labelled ‘idiotic’

Victorian students have been slapped with a phone ban, but not everyone — teachers and parents included — agrees with the move.

Major road closed after peak hour crash

Major road closed after peak hour crash

A crash between a truck and a car has left one person in hospital and caused a major road to be closed south of Brisbane this morning.

Morrison to meet with Trump at G20 summit

Morrison to meet with Trump at G20 summit

US President Donald Trump will meet PM Scott Morrison as well as a small group of leaders, including Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping, at the G20.

'Working class man' makes $350k winning bid

'Working class man' makes $350k winning bid

SCOTT Goode almost forgot he'd placed an early bid to buy the most talked-about truck in Australia.

ASIC pursues two ex-Murray Goulburn execs over milk prices

ASIC pursues two ex-Murray Goulburn execs over milk prices

ASIC has filed a case against former Murray Goulburn MD Gary Helou and CFO Bradley Hingle over their roles in failing to disclose market-sensitive information.

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The Australian Medical Association warns the worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come and has revealed best time to get a flu jab.

ISIS teen gives birth to baby girl

premium_icon ISIS teen gives birth to baby girl

The teenage daughter of Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has reportedly given birth to her third child just a day after leaving Syria.

More than $1.5m raised for Israel Folau

More than $1.5m raised for Israel Folau

Israel Folau's new fundraiser has nearly topped $1.5 million within a day after it was launched following the shut down of his GoFundMe page.

‘Atrocious’: England reacts to Cup shocker

‘Atrocious’: England reacts to Cup shocker

England is a team in crisis and former players and the UK press have come out swinging after they “froze” on the big stage against Australia.

Club sued over devastating fall of KAK’s late husband

premium_icon Club sued over devastating fall of KAK’s late husband

A lawsuit against the golf club where Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s late husband John suffered life-changing injuries has reached court.

Earthquake takes toll on Darwin homes, buildings

premium_icon Earthquake takes toll on Darwin homes, buildings

INSURANCE claims from Territorians affected by damage caused by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the Banda Sea on Monday have started rolling in

Thousands sign petition to drop charges against Tyrrell cop

premium_icon Thousands sign petition to drop charges against Tyrrell cop

Families of homicide victims have joined thousands of signatures on a petition to have charges dropped against high-profile detective Gary Jubelin

Great Barrier Grief: Tourists experience 'ecological grief'

premium_icon Great Barrier Grief: Tourists experience 'ecological grief'

Tourists increasingly negative about the future of the Great Barrier Reef as they describe 'ecological grief' for the natural wonder.

ANZ Bank condemns Maria Folau in public statement

premium_icon ANZ Bank condemns Maria Folau in public statement

Israel Folau’s star netballer wife has found herself in the firing line of the ANZ bank which has called her ­employer and issued a public statement condemning her.

Ellis backtracks on ‘mesmerising’ Maria

Ellis backtracks on ‘mesmerising’ Maria

Australian netballer Liz Ellis has clarified who her ‘real beef’ is with over those Folau comments as ANZ weigh in on his wife’s ‘views”.

One question will decide Folau’s case

One question will decide Folau’s case

The success or failure of Israel Folau’s explosive case against Rugby Australia rests on one central, unresolved legal question.

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