National News

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Politician to stand down as abuse and ridicule take a toll

premium_icon Politician to stand down as abuse and ridicule take a toll

Jann Stucky is resigning from parliament, saying she has been ‘swamped’ by the ‘black cloud’ of depression after being ‘ridiculed and abused’.

Inside a makeshift hospital for sick koalas

premium_icon Inside a makeshift hospital for sick koalas

Thousands of native animals have perished in the Kangaroo Island bushfires, but wildlife experts and volunteers are working around the clock to save the injured.

Man crushed to death by falling truck panels

premium_icon Man crushed to death by falling truck panels

A 56-year-old man has tragically died after being crushed while unloading a container at a Carrum Downs truck-body manufacturer.

‘Depressingly familiar’: Judge fury at drug-drive chaos

premium_icon ‘Depressingly familiar’: Judge fury at drug-drive chaos

A judge has slammed Justin Roffe-Gammon who drove under the influence of cannabis and prescription medication, ploughing into a woman walking her dog.

The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

premium_icon The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

Three-quarters of rice-based products in Australia have concentrations of arsenic exceeding European guidelines, putting children at risk.

Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

premium_icon Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

It’s astonishing that Bridget McKenzie thinks she can pork barrel and no-one will hold her to account, says Eliza Barr. How ignorant does she think voters are?

Victim loses $120k in scam targeting students

premium_icon Victim loses $120k in scam targeting students

Groups of students studying in Queensland have been targeted by scammers posing as public officials, with 44 falling victim so far.

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