National News

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Can flu vaccine make you sick?

Can flu vaccine make you sick?

HERE is everything you need to know about the flu vaccine, including whether it’s possible to be infected after getting the shot.

Kangaroo killed in Chinese zoo by visitors

Kangaroo killed in Chinese zoo by visitors

CRUEL visitors to a zoo in China threw rocks at the kangaroos in order to see them do their signature hop.

Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

GRAMMY-NOMINATED Swedish DJ Avicii has been found dead in the Middle East at the age of 28.

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

FISHERIES has been ramping up patrols in the net free zone off Cape Hillsborough after reports of almost daily mature turtle deaths around Seaforth.

Coles recalls chocolate products

Coles recalls chocolate products

COLES chocolate blocks marketed to vegans have been recalled after it was today discovered they contained an undeclared dairy allergen.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Snake bite victim confirmed as 46-year-old scaffolder

Snake bite victim confirmed as 46-year-old scaffolder

THE 46-year-old man killed by an eastern brown snake bite at Deeragun has been identified as scaffolder Aaron Bryant.

Woman cleared of sacking ‘no’ voter

Woman cleared of sacking ‘no’ voter

A CANBERRA business owner who sacked a contractor for posting “It’s OK to vote No” on Facebook has been cleared.

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

THE shocking behaviour of Australia’s banks has been dragged into the spotlight. Here’s what we know so far.

Barnaby and Vikki welcome baby

Barnaby and Vikki welcome baby

BARNABY Joyce and his new partner Vikki Campion have welcomed their new baby, after their relationship led to his career downfall.

The heart-stopping moment rigid turns into oncoming traffic

The heart-stopping moment rigid turns into oncoming traffic

ANOTHER day, another heart-stopping dash cam video.

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

A SYDNEY man’s father made him promise to keep using his lottery numbers after he passed away. Last night, they paid off.

Sussan Ley to introduce bill to end live sheep exports

Sussan Ley to introduce bill to end live sheep exports

REGIONAL Liberal MP Sussan Ley will introduce a private members' bill to end live sheep exports.

How we all pay for our dodgy banks

How we all pay for our dodgy banks

IF you think the appalling behaviour of banks doesn’t affect you, you’d be wrong. We are all going to feel the pain.

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

THE government is cracking down on welfare cheats, giving Australians one month to start paying back the $900m debt or risk copping interest charges.

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

STARVING puppies and breaking sticks were just some of the horrifying things found by police and the RSPCA when they raided properties while investigating an...

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

HOLDEN’S performance car partner has spent 30 years fine-tuning Commodore V8s, now it has turned its skills to 4WD utes.

Big problem with The Block

Big problem with The Block

IT IS one of the most popular shows on television. But it turns out it is also causing a serious headache for some Aussie workers.

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

IT’S a road rule that isn’t just confusing drivers — it’s bringing them to an absolute standstill. But it’s easier to navigate than you might think.

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

VIDEO: Should Israel Folau have been kicked out of rugby for his anti-gay slur on social media?

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