National News

Tue 24 Apr 2018

REVEALED: 22 per cent of home buyers blow their budgets

REVEALED: 22 per cent of home buyers blow their budgets

SOME people spent $150,000 more than they planned, with many saying they just fell in love with a particular property or underestimated the costs.

Glowing Kate: What you didn’t see

Glowing Kate: What you didn’t see

SEVEN hours after Kate gave birth, she walked outside to show off her new baby. This is what went on behind the scenes.

Anzac biscuits a recipe for remembrance

Anzac biscuits a recipe for remembrance

NO MATTER the recipe, baking Anzac biscuits is a lovely way to commemorate one of the most important dates on the Australian calender.

Why petrol prices are sky high

Why petrol prices are sky high

MOTORISTS around the country have cried foul over massive petrol price increases. Here’s how to avoid the worst of it.

Woman fined $650 for saving free airline snack

Woman fined $650 for saving free airline snack

HAVE you ever walked off the plane with a freebie the airline gave you? This woman did — and it landed her in big trouble.

New laws live next month

New laws live next month

THE Queensland government launched its new labour hire licensing laws last week in the Lockyer Valley.

‘I felt his body thumping under the train’

‘I felt his body thumping under the train’

THEY’RE the tragedies too awful to talk about, but over his 30-years as a train driver, this man couldn’t avoid facing the horrors that unfold on the tracks.

Big problem with the new Aussie coins

Big problem with the new Aussie coins

AUSTRALIANS are gearing up to fill their pockets with a new range of coins — but there’s a part of the updated design that not everyone is a fan of.

Duchess gives birth to baby boy

Duchess gives birth to baby boy

IT’S official: the newest royal has arrived. Prince William and Kate Middleton have welcomed their third child.

The obvious indicator of being rich or poor

The obvious indicator of being rich or poor

WE MIGHT be living in the “lucky country”, but the divide between rich and poor in Australia is only getting worse.

Whacky plan to rename Aussie state

Whacky plan to rename Aussie state

LET’S face it. South Australia is a dead boring name for our fourth largest state. One man has a bold idea of what we should change it to.

Charlotte’s cute wave steals hearts

Charlotte’s cute wave steals hearts

PRINCE William and George both visited their new younger siblings at hospital, now Princess Charlotte has joined her big brother in this adorable tradition.

CLARENCE WATER RAIDERS: 'Tell 'em they're dreaming'

CLARENCE WATER RAIDERS: 'Tell 'em they're dreaming'

The latest in a long line of plans to snatch water from the Clarence River has met with the traditional response from locals: 'tell 'em they're dreaming."

Mon 23 Apr 2018

How to support friends going through infertility

How to support friends going through infertility

A HEARTBROKEN couple tried everything in the hope of having a child. The one thing you think they want to hear is also the thing you should never say.

Household item that will ‘soon be extinct’

Household item that will ‘soon be extinct’

LANDLINES been a staple in Aussie homes for decades. But within a few years, you will probably have to visit a museum to see one.

Man captures amazing drone footage of croc after saving kids

Man captures amazing drone footage of croc after saving kids

A Queensland man could have saved the lives of two children swimming just metres from a hungry crocodile before capturing amazing footage. WATCH VIDEO.

Suspected snake bite at high school

Suspected snake bite at high school

BREAKING: Paramedics have rushed to a Queensland high school after fears a man was bitten by a potentially deadly snake. FILE PHOTO

Turnbull changes tune on banks

Turnbull changes tune on banks

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a mistake not to launch a Royal Commission into banks years ago and flagged further reforms.

Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

THE sound of his son's leg being hit by his ride-on mower's blades will haunt Derek Chappellforever.

Story behind the Barnaby photo

Story behind the Barnaby photo

IT WAS the photo that led to the deputy prime minister’s downfall. The reporter behind the story has described the backlash.

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