National News

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc from Cairns to Coolangatta

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc from Cairns to Coolangatta

Residents are being warned to take action as “very destructive” winds brought on by severe tropical cyclone Owen bear down in the north.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Horror as dog found hanging from car window

premium_icon Horror as dog found hanging from car window

PASSERS-BY have told of the moment they stumbled across a dog that had seemingly hung itself trying to escape through a car window. WARNING: Graphic content.

Kmart abduction: Media blocked on ‘public morality’ grounds

premium_icon Kmart abduction: Media blocked on ‘public morality’ grounds

Child justice advocates have called for laws to be changed after a judge invoked an archaic justification to deny media access to a child abduction case.

Man choked his partner and threw laptop at her

premium_icon Man choked his partner and threw laptop at her

A Gold Coast man has dragged his partner across their bedroom and choked her until she almost blacked out because she made a noise.

Inmate gives birth alone in jail cell

Inmate gives birth alone in jail cell

A WOMAN in a Perth prison was forced to give birth alone in a locked cell in a “degrading and high-risk” incident, a report has found.

Windfall from tech giant tax crackdown

Windfall from tech giant tax crackdown

AUSTRALIA is reaping an extra $200 million a year in tax due to a crackdown on tech giants such as Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook.

‘Extremely strong’ death link to dog food

premium_icon ‘Extremely strong’ death link to dog food

VETS have linked a dog food brand to a spate of nationwide dog deaths — but the cause is still unknown nine months after the deaths of at least 19 dogs.

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