National News

Wed 24 Apr 2019

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.

Jail over attack on pregnant girlfriend

premium_icon Jail over attack on pregnant girlfriend

AN unborn baby will not meet its father until June because he had stomped the expectant mother when she was six months pregnant.

Sri Lanka bomber ‘studied in Australia’

Sri Lanka bomber ‘studied in Australia’

One of the suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday massacre in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 360 people studied in Australia, the country’s PM says.

What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

premium_icon What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

It has an odd lattice-like spherical shape, but can also resemble a starfish and smells like rotting meat. So what is this bizarre plant?

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