National News

Sat 14 Sep 2019

‘Mental’ secret behind couple’s romance

‘Mental’ secret behind couple’s romance

Maaike and Christian have been together 10 years and are engaged — but there’s an unusual secret behind their romance.

Cruel reality of devastating bushfires

Cruel reality of devastating bushfires

As dozens of fires continue to burn across Qld and northern NSW, the “psychologically damaging” impacts of the blazes are being revealed.

Aussie professor detained in Iran

Aussie professor detained in Iran

Foreign Affairs has confirmed the identity of a third Australian being held in Iran as a Melbourne academic who was arrested a year ago.

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

The mental health impacts of drought and bushfire on affected communities in Queensland is unsustainable, an expert says.

Crews at grass fire south of Cairns

Crews at grass fire south of Cairns

A new grass fire has broken out south of the CBD.

University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

premium_icon University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

An academic who lectures at the University of Melbourne has been named as the third Australian detained in an Iranian jail

Casting shocks rock Suicide Squad

Casting shocks rock Suicide Squad

Director James Gunn has surprised fans as he revealed the stars of the upcoming The Suicide Squad sequel and warned ‘don’t get too attached’.

Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

premium_icon Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

Parents who give their teenagers alcohol in a bid to encourage them to drink in moderation and prevent them from future drink-related harm are misguided

Cats’ premiership window will shut in two weeks

premium_icon Cats’ premiership window will shut in two weeks

After winning through to a preliminary final, Geelong has one last chance to squeeze a flag out of its current group of super veterans before a rebuild looms next...

Gang boss’s in-law charged over shotgun, steroids raid

premium_icon Gang boss’s in-law charged over shotgun, steroids raid

Officers allegedly found a shotgun, replica pistol, cash, steroids and an extendable baton after a raid on his home by gangs squad officers and the riot squad

Beloved Aussie TV legend dies

Beloved Aussie TV legend dies

Paul Cronin, once one of the most recognisable faces on the small screen, with a list of hits including The Sullivans, has passed away.

John Sidoti: The $41.4 million cabinet minister

premium_icon John Sidoti: The $41.4 million cabinet minister

Explosive details about cabinet minister John Sidoti’s family property portfolio - valued at $41.4 million - now threatens to end his political career.

Change that made Powerball harder to win

Change that made Powerball harder to win

Powerball has jackpotted to a historic $150 million for next Thursday’s draw and one small change is likely the reason no one has won it yet.

Why Munster loves the hate

premium_icon Why Munster loves the hate

Cameron Munster isn’t stressing Melbourne have been dubbed the most hated team in the NRL - after all, it means they’re “doing something right”.

When everyday food is fatal

premium_icon When everyday food is fatal

Life-threatening allergic reactions are a chilling reality for a rising number of children. This is what it’s like living with the risk of dying from your food.

Finally, a fast finals start as Cats prey on Eagles

premium_icon Finally, a fast finals start as Cats prey on Eagles

Geelong was under the pump for its slow starts in finals, but a remarkable first quarter blitz against West Coast proved the catalyst for one of Chris Scott’s...

It’s now do-or-die for Souths after brutal reality check

premium_icon It’s now do-or-die for Souths after brutal reality check

Adam Reynolds has drawn on past Souths backs-to-the-wall finals performances as the Rabbitohs look to ‘move on’ from Friday’s night’s qualifying final hammering

‘Cheating ass motherf***ers’: Irate Bogut lets fly

premium_icon ‘Cheating ass motherf***ers’: Irate Bogut lets fly

Boomers star Andrew Bogut faces possible sanction after letting his emotions get the better of him in a fiery aftermath to Australia’s basketball World Cup...

Warner photo sparks Ashes conspiracy

Warner photo sparks Ashes conspiracy

Controversy erupted on day two of the final Ashes Test with fans and pundits split over a crucial moment involving Aussie opener David Warner.

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

Kayleigh sent the playful snaps when her boyfriend was working interstate — but when they broke up, he got in touch with a brutal threat.

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