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Wed 8 Jul 2020

Mortgage lifeline for struggling Aussies

Mortgage lifeline for struggling Aussies

Australians hit by the financial effects of coronavirus could be handed another lifeline after the payment deferral period ends in September.

Reject Shop’s $3 billion secret weapon

Reject Shop’s $3 billion secret weapon

The Reject Shop is bucking the retail apocalypse and is on track to become a multibillion-dollar company – thanks to a smart strategy.

Why Hawking’s computer had a US accent

Why Hawking’s computer had a US accent

British physicist who wrote A Brief History Of Time was a national treasure in the UK — but even The Queen questioned his computer’s apparent American accent.

Aussie surfer kidnapped, raped for months

Aussie surfer kidnapped, raped for months

NSW pro surfer Carmen Greentree has revealed the harrowing details of being abducted and sexually abused nightly for two months.

Aussies to get big tax cuts early

Aussies to get big tax cuts early

Middle income earners could get an extra $2565 a year after the government confirmed it was looking to bring forward planned tax cuts.

Titanic $1.1m offer as Fifita backflips on quitting Broncos

premium_icon Titanic $1.1m offer as Fifita backflips on quitting Broncos

Off-contract star David Fifita is torn over his NRL future and the private machinations over the past 24 hours have the Broncos on edge about losing their best back-row...

Mick Fanning’s fiance makes ‘desperate’ plea

premium_icon Mick Fanning’s fiance makes ‘desperate’ plea

Weeks away from giving birth to her first child, Mick Fanning’s fiance Breeana Randall is desperately searching for answers to get her American mother into Aus

Questions top cops won’t answer on trial of troubled officer

premium_icon Questions top cops won’t answer on trial of troubled officer

Police leadership have refused to answer a series of questions about why a public nuisance charge against an officer deemed to be “in crisis” went to trial.

Victoria records 134 new virus cases

Victoria records 134 new virus cases

Victoria has recorded another spike in virus cases as five million prepare to go into intense lockdown for at least six weeks.

$4 million found in Brisbane dad’s car, court hears

premium_icon $4 million found in Brisbane dad’s car, court hears

A Brisbane father has faced court after he was allegedly caught with more than $4 million in cash in his car on a motorway south of the city.

CBA cuts saving rate on kids’ accounts

CBA cuts saving rate on kids’ accounts

Commonwealth Bank has slashed interest rates on several savings products including its Youthsaver account.

Grim reality of flying into Aussie airport

Grim reality of flying into Aussie airport

As Victoria becomes locked away from the rest of the country, Sydney Airport has turned into an arrival terminal like we’ve never seen.

No new cases as hundreds turned back from border

premium_icon No new cases as hundreds turned back from border

Queensland has reported no new COVID-19 cases overnight as hundreds of people have been turned away from the NSW border.

Million-dollar marijuana haul seized in police raid

premium_icon Million-dollar marijuana haul seized in police raid

Hundreds of marijuana plants, with a street value of close to $1 million, have been discovered at a property south of Brisbane. SEE THE VIDEO

VOTE: Who is the cheekiest bub in Warwick?

premium_icon VOTE: Who is the cheekiest bub in Warwick?

See who has been nominated to be in our cheeky bub vote and have your say on who should win the crown today!

Bravery award winner to be sentenced for rape

premium_icon Bravery award winner to be sentenced for rape

A man who won a bravery award twice and survived the ill-fated Sea Rogue sinking will be sentenced this month for sexually assaulting a woman.

VIC: Panic-buying, border chaos in countdown to lockdown

VIC: Panic-buying, border chaos in countdown to lockdown

Cars crossing the border are being searched by police and supermarkets are facing shortages once again as panic-buyers raid their shelves before lockdown.

Bar slugged with massive fine for COVID rules breach

premium_icon Bar slugged with massive fine for COVID rules breach

A Gold Coast bar has been fined an eye-watering amount for allegedly failing to comply with COVID-19 rules.

Co-star: ‘I was so scared of Tom Cruise’

Co-star: ‘I was so scared of Tom Cruise’

Twenty years on, Mission: Impossible star Thandie Newton finally reveals the difficult times she had on set with her “very dominant” lead.

Mystery winner scores $50 million Oz Lotto jackpot

premium_icon Mystery winner scores $50 million Oz Lotto jackpot

One lucky NSW resident has hit the jackpot, unwittingly scoring $50 million in Tuesday's record Oz Lotto draw. Are you the lucky one? Check your ticket now.

250 Queensland schools facing uncertain future

premium_icon 250 Queensland schools facing uncertain future

The State Government is refusing to say whether it will continue to fund a controversial schooling model introduced by the Newman Government in 2013 if it was to win...

Opposing border closure just ‘cheap point scoring’

premium_icon Opposing border closure just ‘cheap point scoring’

A high-profile former LNP minister has come out swinging at her own party, accusing her “hypocritical” colleagues of doing “nothing to build up to the state election”.

‘Worst of the worst’: The crime that shook top cop

premium_icon ‘Worst of the worst’: The crime that shook top cop

On the first anniversary of becoming the first female Police Commissioner of Queensland, Katarina Carroll has spoken exclusively of her toughest moments including one...

Man breaches DVO by cutting up his girlfriend’s Akubra hats

premium_icon Man breaches DVO by cutting up his girlfriend’s Akubra hats

The Goomboorian man destroyed the hats following a fight with the woman over her going to a rodeo with some friends

Sickening torture chamber discovered in shipping containers

Sickening torture chamber discovered in shipping containers

Hidden away in nondescript shipping containers, police have made a sickening discovery of a torture chamber. WARNING: Graphic.

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