National News

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Soldier’s death: ‘I’ll never get to hug him again’

premium_icon Soldier’s death: ‘I’ll never get to hug him again’

The mother of young soldier who died following a tragic training accident has spoken of the family’s heartbreak at switching off his life support.

Cash: Barty has US Open glory in her sights

premium_icon Cash: Barty has US Open glory in her sights

Ash Barty is primed to make her mark with a grand slam breakthrough, according to one of tennis’ best serve-volleyers.

How corruption flourished in Ipswich

premium_icon How corruption flourished in Ipswich

Carl Wulff, a crooked top bureaucrat in Ipswich, handed over a piece of paper outlining a cover story. He needed to trick the investigators.

How former police worker stole 40 weapons

premium_icon How former police worker stole 40 weapons

A Queensland Police employee who stole weapons and ammo from work came unstuck when he accidentally shot himself at home.

Labor must ‘apologise’ for cane toad analogy

premium_icon Labor must ‘apologise’ for cane toad analogy

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has demanded his counterpart Chris Bowen apologise for associating retirees with cane toads.

Lego Masters star didn’t know there was prize money

premium_icon Lego Masters star didn’t know there was prize money

A successful video games designer didn’t know there was $100,000 prize money up for grabs when he auditioned for new TV show LEGO Masters.

Why tiny, isolated town is in midst of ‘tourism boom’

premium_icon Why tiny, isolated town is in midst of ‘tourism boom’

A tiny Queensland town which has been cut off from the rest of the world by floodwaters is about to become a ‘bucket list destination’ drawing thousands.

Older