National News

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Climate change: High-tech drill to unlock Antarctic ice

Climate change: High-tech drill to unlock Antarctic ice

The Australian Antarctic Division has unveiled a specialist drill that will be used to extract million-year-old ice - to paint a clear picture of past climate...

How bank’s surprise home loan change will help you

premium_icon How bank’s surprise home loan change will help you

One of the nation’s biggest banks has watered down the tests it uses to assess home loans in a move that signals rate cuts are on the way.

Qantas called on to help in Thomas Cook collapse

premium_icon Qantas called on to help in Thomas Cook collapse

Qantas has been called upon to help those whose flights were axed following the fall of Thomas Cook. This is how the company’s collapse affects those with bookings.

Aldi’s ‘sassy’ dig at Woolworths

Aldi’s ‘sassy’ dig at Woolworths

We know all about the supermarket price battle and the “milk war”. But now the German chain Aldi has taken a creative swipe at its rivals.

Nadia stuns in solo Brownlows appearance

Nadia stuns in solo Brownlows appearance

The Brownlow Medal may be a few hours away but that hasn’t stopped the women of AFL from turning on the glam early.

Her partner was shot, so she ‘flushed' bullet shards in loo

premium_icon Her partner was shot, so she ‘flushed' bullet shards in loo

A western Sydney woman allegedly grabbed bullet fragments just removed from her partner’s body and flushed them down an emergency department toilet, a court has...

Back from the dead? NRL considers five-minute bin return

premium_icon Back from the dead? NRL considers five-minute bin return

The NRL could consider bringing the five-minute sin-bin back from the dead in a bid to better manage foul play from next season.

Major issue with government's $450m anti-ice strategy

Major issue with government's $450m anti-ice strategy

The strategy has been given $451.5 million over six years from 2016-17 to combat the national rise in crystal meth use.

Funds for Clarke funeral after WA shooting

Funds for Clarke funeral after WA shooting

A community has raised almost $10,000 to cover the funeral expenses for Aboriginal woman Joyce Clarke, who was fatally shot by a police constable in WA

Primary teacher’s sick secret filming acts at beach

premium_icon Primary teacher’s sick secret filming acts at beach

Teacher James Treasure jailed for making sex tapes with a blow-up doll wearing a uniform from his school filming children at a Sunshine Coast beach

Sam's our man: Massive payday for top sailor

premium_icon Sam's our man: Massive payday for top sailor

He’s won major titles from Sydney to the US. And now Sydney sailor Sam Newton will share in a massive payday after claiming his latest crown.

These homes come with an a-peeling fruity twist

premium_icon These homes come with an a-peeling fruity twist

Residents moving into a $1 billion master-planned residential community will have no excuse not to have enough vitamin C thanks to the inclusion of an orchard

Ice cream battery scam accused revealed

premium_icon Ice cream battery scam accused revealed

The Queensland men accused of money laundering and other financial crimes over an alleged investment scam have been revealed as a father and son.

Protesters call for Kyle to be sacked

Protesters call for Kyle to be sacked

Protesters outside the KIIS FM studios this morning called for Kyle Sandilands to be fired over his offensive comments about the Virgin Mary.

Morning Qantas flight turned back to airport over mid-air engine concern

premium_icon Morning Qantas flight turned back to airport over mid-air...

A Qantas flight from was forced to turn back to the airport this morning.

Kmart’s brutal act with dad’s lost wallet

Kmart’s brutal act with dad’s lost wallet

A cancer patient regrets leaving his wallet in Kmart after discovering what employees did to his cards — all because of “store policy”.

Violent prisoner with 'thug' tattood on neck escapes

premium_icon Violent prisoner with 'thug' tattood on neck escapes

More details have emerged about the violent past of the man who escaped from prison as the search for him continues

Aussie fashion icon dies at 82

premium_icon Aussie fashion icon dies at 82

Adelaide’s trailblazing fashion designer Harry Watt has died at the age of 82, with his partner and fellow designer George Gross by his side.

Volkswagen to cop fines in new ‘dieselgate’ deal

premium_icon Volkswagen to cop fines in new ‘dieselgate’ deal

Volkswagen is set to pay “substantial” fines after agreeing to settle a lawsuit with the ACCC over the carmaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

Indonesia finds design flaw in 737 crash

Indonesia finds design flaw in 737 crash

The Wall Street Journal reports Indonesian investigators have found design and oversight lapses played a part in the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jet.

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