National News

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Tradie buys four properties by age 22

Tradie buys four properties by age 22

Norbert Kaess is an “average” bloke with an “ordinary” job — but he’s still built up a lucrative property portfolio in his early 20s.

Boyfriend’s ‘savage’ roommate advert

Boyfriend’s ‘savage’ roommate advert

An Aussie man has inadvertently found himself in hot water with his girlfriend after posting an “awkward” advert that’s now going viral.

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

Health experts across the country are urging people to stay home if they are unwell, as the death toll from this year’s virus rises.

This is Australia’s best meat pie

This is Australia’s best meat pie

After downing more than 1700 pastries in three days, 12 judges have found Australia’s best pie — and here’s where you can get it.

Hundreds of drivers nabbed under new laws

Hundreds of drivers nabbed under new laws

In just a few weeks, 230 drivers have been penalised under NSW’s harsh new drink-driving laws, with even low-range offenders losing licences.

MH370 captain ‘ran amok’: report

MH370 captain ‘ran amok’: report

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ‘disintegrated into confetti,’ while the captain appears to have run ‘amok,’ according to a new report.

Alan Jones roasted over a tiny number

Alan Jones roasted over a tiny number

Shock jock Alan Jones copped a brutal shutdown on tonight’s Q&A over a single digit he quoted to make a point.

Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Famous American socialite and designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, but her life of immense privilege was also marred by tragedy.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Two flavours of vegan ice cream have been pulled from the shelves after a “microscopic amount” of contaminant was found in the products.

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

As farmers continue to destock in record levels, road train operators are desperate to find more drivers to help shift the cattle to greener pastures.

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

New research has revealed that male drivers are more likely to lose their cool behind the wheel, and that millennials have the biggest driving egos.

Surviving fish tested after NSW mass kills

Surviving fish tested after NSW mass kills

The NSW government says it will sample fish populations in the lower Darling River following several mass kill events to help protect the river in the future.

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

A British backpacker has revealed how a working holiday in Australia turned into a nightmare when the couple she was staying with hinted at other intentions.

Seaweed farmers sue over Aussie oil spill

Seaweed farmers sue over Aussie oil spill

A CLASS action trial against an oil company over a 2009 spill in northern Australia has begun in the Federal Court in Sydney.

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

WATCH: THIS split-second decision by a truckie saved the life of a seemingly oblivious cyclist who rode into the path of his truck in the Brisbane CBD.

WANTED: Quintessential Aussie truckie needed for TV ad

WANTED: Quintessential Aussie truckie needed for TV ad

WELL-KNOWN casting directors Heesom Casting is scouring the state for someone to play a characterful Aussie long-haul truckie type. Could this be you?

New CCTV footage emerges of missing Belgian teen

New CCTV footage emerges of missing Belgian teen

THE Belgian backpacker was last seen leaving Cheeky Monkeys Bar in Byron Bay on Friday, May 31.

Everyone wants this mum’s fridge

Everyone wants this mum’s fridge

This Melbourne mum’s super-organised refrigerator has attracted thousands of fans — thanks to her simple, chic home styling.

Albanese pushes New Zealand refugee offer

Albanese pushes New Zealand refugee offer

Labor remains keen for the federal government to take up New Zealand's offer to resettle some refugees, while 800 people remain in offshore detention centres.

Pauline Hanson’s surprising revelation

Pauline Hanson’s surprising revelation

Pauline Hanson raised eyebrows with her bizarre choice of setting for her TV interview this morning. She delivered a more substantive surprise as well.

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