National News

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Football school says it will be ready for next year

premium_icon Football school says it will be ready for next year

QLD's first “football” school wants kids to try out for a place, despite no confirmation of where the school will be built and a plan to open in six months.

Risky obsession snaring Aussie men

Risky obsession snaring Aussie men

WHAT begins as a pursuit for the perfect body can spiral into a dangerous obsession for many blokes, leading to serious social and health consequences.

BIG READ: The angels bringing hope to drought-hit families

premium_icon BIG READ: The angels bringing hope to drought-hit families

THEY are the angels of the outback, the hands of heaven reaching out to more than 2300 families facing a drought-ravaged hell.

Man shot by Sydney police, dies

Man shot by Sydney police, dies

A MAN has died after being shot by police when he allegedly aimed a shotgun at officers.

Killer flu season stumps experts

Killer flu season stumps experts

AS THE killer flu season reaches record heights, claiming 430 lives, health authorities are scrambling to find out why.

Keep uni student mix diverse: minister

Keep uni student mix diverse: minister

EDUCATION Minister Dan Tehan says universities shouldn't rely on any one group, such as international students, for their revenue.

‘Costly’ errors leave Australia exposed

‘Costly’ errors leave Australia exposed

AUSTRALIA is ill-equipped to defend its own shores and has made “costly” mistakes in its military spending, an expert has suggested.

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