National News

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

BILLY Slater will play for the Melbourne Storm in this week’s NRL grand final after a tense wait before an NRL judiciary hearing.

Woman wins against ‘absurd’ IVF ban

Woman wins against ‘absurd’ IVF ban

A WOMAN who was told she needed her estranged husband’s permission to try and have a baby has won a landmark case.

Struggling farmer’s huge lottery win

Struggling farmer’s huge lottery win

TALK about drought relief. A struggling farmer 200kms north of Sydney has come up with the goods winning first prize in a mega jackpot draw.

Big banks ban super home loans

Big banks ban super home loans

AUSTRALIA'S big banks have announced a new ban on loans for self-managed super funds to buy property — but a list of smaller lenders expect to defy the move.

'Too low': Call for dole to be doubled

'Too low': Call for dole to be doubled

ADVOCATES behind a new petition say the fortnightly dole amount is actively stopping people from getting jobs and is keeping people in poverty.

Dad’s chilling post hours before death

Dad’s chilling post hours before death

A MAN took to Facebook to share a disturbing message before being involved in a fatal skydiving accident with his fiancee in Queensland.

‘We made it uncool’: Plan to stop drug deaths

‘We made it uncool’: Plan to stop drug deaths

A FORMER top cop and leading drug expert have quashed arguments pill testing will give kids a green light to take illicit drugs.

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