National News

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Victim’s $303k payout win after ‘vaginal cavity search’

Victim’s $303k payout win after ‘vaginal cavity search’

Natalie Simms was pulled over by police for a random drug search. They found nothing — but still told her to “spread your legs”.

'Disgusted' Hanson upstages government

'Disgusted' Hanson upstages government

Pauline Hanson is boycotting votes in the Senate because of her anger on one issue. Today she got one over on the government.

Bach star’s plastic surgery transformation

Bach star’s plastic surgery transformation

With his tattoos and long hair Ciarran Stott is easily one of this year’s most recognisable contestants — but he didn’t always look like this.

New boss appointed for disability scheme

New boss appointed for disability scheme

A former NSW department head has been appointed chief executive of the National Disability Insurance Agency.

Major Friends blunders you never noticed

Major Friends blunders you never noticed

On at least two occasions, there were complete strangers on our screens pretending to be one of the stars. Here’s everything else you missed.

Welfare drug test laws on way to Senate

Welfare drug test laws on way to Senate

Draft laws forcing some Australians on welfare to undergo drug tests are on the way to the Senate after passing the first hurdle of parliament on Thursday

Best pizza restaurants revealed

Best pizza restaurants revealed

Finding great pizza is practically a national sport. Thick, thin, traditional or with an Aussie twist, and that’s before anyone mentions pineapple.

Woman stuns with excess luggage hack

Woman stuns with excess luggage hack

A traveller found a clever, last-minute method for avoiding a hefty luggage charge — and the internet is praising her ingenuity

'Missing' man actually dead for seven days

'Missing' man actually dead for seven days

Victoria Police are looking into a case where a man's family was told he'd been discharged from hospital when he had actually died.

Boxer dead at 27 after horror punch

Boxer dead at 27 after horror punch

The boxing world is in mourning — and searching for answers — after Patrick Day died after sustaining horrific head injuries in a fight.

Kyle and Jackie O’s ‘absurd’ payrise

Kyle and Jackie O’s ‘absurd’ payrise

The radio stars have signed on the dotted line of what’s believed to be the biggest media deal in Australian history.

Cult chocolate block sparks shopper frenzy

Cult chocolate block sparks shopper frenzy

Move over Caramilk — there’s now a new favourite on the block that’s been snuck into Australian stores right under everyone’s noses.

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Barty’s bling: Ash adds to growing trophy cabinet

Barty’s bling: Ash adds to growing trophy cabinet

Ash Barty has capped an incredible 2019 after being crowned Sportswomen of the Year at the Women’s Health Women in Sports Awards.

Graph reveals truth about Bunnings move

Graph reveals truth about Bunnings move

After years of steadfastly resisting the online shopping trend, Bunnings has finally made the leap — and this graph shows why they acted now.

MOVIE REVIEW: Disney wastes its greatest asset in sequel

MOVIE REVIEW: Disney wastes its greatest asset in sequel

Five years ago, Disney and Angelina Jolie surprised us with a mischievous and fun retelling of a fairy tale. The sequel? Not so much.

Coles reveals classy collectables campaign

Coles reveals classy collectables campaign

Cheers! The major supermarket has pivoted away from the popular Coles Little Shop campaign. This time the adults can have some fun.

Osher responds to Masked Singer blunder

Osher responds to Masked Singer blunder

Viewers jumped on Twitter to correct Osher for claiming Deni Hines was the “only Australian to write for Beyonce”.

Outrage over ‘disgraceful’ Facebook post

Outrage over ‘disgraceful’ Facebook post

A photo of a woman tied up and gagged has sparked outrage from people who have slammed it as an “utter disgrace”.

Quirky Kmart hack divides shoppers

Quirky Kmart hack divides shoppers

A unique Kmart hack has divided social media users, causing members of a popular Facebook page to turn their back on the 'feral' site completely.

Return marks fresh start for Fortnite

Return marks fresh start for Fortnite

Days after its virtual world was sucked into a black hole, the insanely popular Fortnite video game has returned with a new map.

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