National News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Councillor in strife over stalking accusation

premium_icon Councillor in strife over stalking accusation

A deputy mayor who falsely accused an elderly resident of stalking her is facing disciplinary action.

Elite schools divided over $10.8m loan scandal

premium_icon Elite schools divided over $10.8m loan scandal

Parents paying top dollar at an elite girls’ school are disgusted their massive fees are being used to 'pro up' an affiliated college.

High-profile bikie lawyer targeted in police raid

premium_icon High-profile bikie lawyer targeted in police raid

Police have confirmed a raid on the home of a high-profile criminal lawyer this week.

Moment barbershop goes up in flames

Moment barbershop goes up in flames

Police have launched a manhunt for “at least two people” believed to have targeted a barber shop in a ‘hit-and-run’ arson.

Rudd quits penthouse after buying on Sunshine Coast

Rudd quits penthouse after buying on Sunshine Coast

Therese Rein and former prime minister Kevin Rudd are understood to be trying to offload their plush five-bedroom seven-bathroom penthouse.

Government’s chilling China warning

Government’s chilling China warning

As China’s war of words with Australia continues to escalate, our government has issued a terrifying warning for any Aussies in the country.

Teen allegedly stabbed brother seven times over food

premium_icon Teen allegedly stabbed brother seven times over food

A teenager charged with an Ipswich stabbing has been granted bail on strict conditions, after facing court on Tuesday.

Police divers arrive for heartbreaking retrieval at river

premium_icon Police divers arrive for heartbreaking retrieval at river

POLICE divers are at South Ballina to search for a teenage driver who was trapped when a car plunged into the river.

Late night lagoon skinny dipper punches guard in face

premium_icon Late night lagoon skinny dipper punches guard in face

A Cannonvale man caught going for a naked dip at the Airlie Beach lagoon punched a guard in the face when he was busted.

The truckie risking Mackay lives during COVID-19

premium_icon The truckie risking Mackay lives during COVID-19

The 48-year-old from NSW was busted in a stolen prime mover trying ‘to make a fresh start’ in Queensland.

Pub boss facing $500k theft claim

premium_icon Pub boss facing $500k theft claim

More details have emerged in the criminal case against a failed pub owner accused of tricking residents who invested in a failed billion-dollar property development.

Retiree punched for breaking pokies 'etiquette’

premium_icon Retiree punched for breaking pokies 'etiquette’

A retiree was punched in the face because his attacker, who had just lost $800, believed he had breached a rule of the pokies room.

‘He will ride with us’: Incredible tribute to firefighter

premium_icon ‘He will ride with us’: Incredible tribute to firefighter

A beloved firefighter who died last year in an off-duty tragedy has been honoured in a legacy his family and colleagues hope could live on forever.

Farmer accused of luring brumbies and slaughtering them

premium_icon Farmer accused of luring brumbies and slaughtering them

Landowner accused of luring animals onto his land before gunning them down.

Jobseekers ignore top job with perks

premium_icon Jobseekers ignore top job with perks

A Far North employer may be forced to create an expletive-laden viral video after weeks of failed attempts to find staff.

Hundreds of ‘zombie’ businesses to fold

Hundreds of ‘zombie’ businesses to fold

Experts have issued a grim warning that more than 800 Aussie businesses could collapse within weeks once stimulus payments dry up.

House fire reveals secret drug operation

premium_icon House fire reveals secret drug operation

Police are calling for information after a fire at a private residence revealed a secret drugs operation.

Security guard uses tracking device to stalk ex

premium_icon Security guard uses tracking device to stalk ex

The ex-girlfriend of a Coast security guard realised she kept bumping into him because he had fixed a tracking device to her car.

Cab driver cops $1500 fine for breaking elderly woman's leg

premium_icon Cab driver cops $1500 fine for breaking elderly woman's leg

A cab driver who ran into an elderly woman with his cab, breaking her leg and hospitalising her for eight months, has walked from court with a $1500 fine.

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