National News

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Girl, 10, dies after horror quad bike accident

premium_icon Girl, 10, dies after horror quad bike accident

A 10-year-old girl died in hospital two days after a quad bike carrying her and three others tipped in the Illawarra region.

Hole in nation’s cyber security exposed

premium_icon Hole in nation’s cyber security exposed

EXCLUSIVE: Forget Chinese hackers. The Daily Telegraph has discovered an unsecured pit on a main road of Canberra, a few hundred metres from Capital Hill.

Cyclone Oma keeps tracking our way

Cyclone Oma keeps tracking our way

Cyclone Oma has been upgraded to a destructive Category 3 system as it continues to bear down on the Queensland coast – in news that has the state’s big wave...

Beijing threat follows cyber hacking accusations

premium_icon Beijing threat follows cyber hacking accusations

Relentless cyber attacks on Australia dramatically decrease during Chinese national holidays, it can be revealed.

$1.5b disaster bill may lead to more borrowing

premium_icon $1.5b disaster bill may lead to more borrowing

Treasurer Jackie Trad has not ruled out borrowing more to cover the estimated $1.5 billion cost of Queensland’s summer of disasters.

Exploration needs bipartisan backing

premium_icon Exploration needs bipartisan backing

THE search for new “hidden” mineral fields will only succeed if both sides of politics back and fund exploration, according to the peak body for geoscientists.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

State blasted over severe disability centre closure

premium_icon State blasted over severe disability centre closure

THE Federal Government has taken a swipe at Queensland Health over its handling of the closure of the Halwyn Centre for the severely disabled.

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