National News

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Do not answer this number, it’s a scam

premium_icon Do not answer this number, it’s a scam

ATO scam calls have been making the rounds again and innocent targets are being threatened with bogus arrest warrants. Here’s what you need to know.

Wave of support for Wilson as world title chase continues

premium_icon Wave of support for Wilson as world title chase continues

Former professional surfer Gary 'Kong' Elkerton is hopeful Julian Wilson can be the man to finally "crack the ice” and bring a world crown to the region.

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

What’s happened to all the sharks?

What’s happened to all the sharks?

Shark populations along Australia’s eastern coast have plummeted in the past half century, and experts blame overfishing.

Paedophile cops jail time two decades on

Paedophile cops jail time two decades on

Hearing the judge sentence her abuser to prison at Coffs District Court last week, Rachael* was relieved that after almost 20 years, justice was finally served.

New health warning over paleo diet

New health warning over paleo diet

THE controversial paleo diet, made famous by TV chef Pete Evans, has been dealt another blow by health researchers.

Festival’s bizarre choice of tents raises eyebrows

premium_icon Festival’s bizarre choice of tents raises eyebrows

It is renowned for its alternative, hippy vibe but the Woodford Folk Festival is set to outdo itself this year by rolling out environmentally friendly tents.

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