National News

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Why Aussies live longer than the rest

premium_icon Why Aussies live longer than the rest

AUSTRALIANS are not just living longer, we’re living longer than most of our affluent counterparts overseas – and it’s a whole lot more than medical advances.

Push for more foreign teachers and principals

premium_icon Push for more foreign teachers and principals

PRIVATE schools are lobbying the Immigration Department to bring in foreign teachers, religious staff and even school principals on longer-term contracts.

Special Queensland power price cuts on the cards

premium_icon Special Queensland power price cuts on the cards

TURNBULL Government MPs have found a way to dramatically reduce Queensland power bills in a bid to get the at-risk National Energy Guarantee through.

Pampered life of tiny F1 heiress

Pampered life of tiny F1 heiress

THE daughter of billionaire racing mogul Bernie Ecclestone has come under fire for spoiling her four-year-old with ridiculously lavish gifts.

$100m Powerball jackpot goes off

$100m Powerball jackpot goes off

THE $100 million Powerball jackpot has been drawn and two lucky people have won a life-changing $50 million.

Queensland man charged over body in bin murder

premium_icon Queensland man charged over body in bin murder

A MAN has been charged over the grisly discovery of a body in a bin. Missing persons squad detectives arrested a 62-year-old man on the Sunshine Coast.

Push for widespread use of welfare card

premium_icon Push for widespread use of welfare card

EVERY Australian under 35 years on a parenting payment or the dole would be forced on to cashless debit card, under push to dramatically extend welfare control.

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