National News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Today Show reporter ‘happy’ Hanson axed

Today Show reporter ‘happy’ Hanson axed

Today reporter Brooke Boney has told Q&A she’s “happy” Nine axed Pauline Hanson over her “disgusting” comments about housing tenants.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

‘Don’t speak English’: Hanson’s rant

‘Don’t speak English’: Hanson’s rant

Pauline Hanson has gone on a spectacular offensive against residents trapped in nine Melbourne housing commission towers.

Fresh confusion over virus 'detention'

Fresh confusion over virus 'detention'

Thousands of Melbourne public housing residents have been provided with "detention directions" lasting a lot longer than they were first told. 

Thu 2 Jul 2020

China’s takedown of new Aussie logo

China’s takedown of new Aussie logo

China claims Australia’s controversial new logo, which some say looks like a virus, shows our nation’s deep “confusion and anxiety”.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Tradies’ epic 10,000 toilet paper roll find

Tradies’ epic 10,000 toilet paper roll find

As we face a second wave of panic buying, a tradie has defended his decision to help himself to toilet paper after discovering the massive haul.

Insane cost to save one Aussie job

Insane cost to save one Aussie job

Economists have uncovered the stunning price tag of each job saved under JobKeeper as the Prime Minister weighs phasing out the scheme.

Guests demand to leave ‘putrid’ quarantine hotel

Guests demand to leave ‘putrid’ quarantine hotel

People staying at a Melbourne quarantine hotel have begged to be moved from the accommodation due to reports of bed bug infestations.

‘40pc drop’: UberEats bike riders cry foul

‘40pc drop’: UberEats bike riders cry foul

UberEats bicycle riders have been left in the dark about an algorithm change they say has wiped out their income by nearly 50 per cent overnight.

Grim warning for COVID-19 tracking app

Grim warning for COVID-19 tracking app

Startling new research has suggested more than half the new coronavirus cases would be slashed if the government's COVIDSafe tracking app worked properly.

Qantas defends move that crushed Virgin

Qantas defends move that crushed Virgin

Qantas boss Alan Joyce showed little sympathy when the pandemic crushed his competitor. Now he’s addressed his ruthless remarks.

‘Ignoring facts’: Q&A host fires up

‘Ignoring facts’: Q&A host fires up

ABC host Virginia Trioli fired up on tonight’s Q&A after one audience member’s question hit close to home.

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Big changes in Australia on July 1

Big changes in Australia on July 1

The new financial year is almost here, and it will bring a slew of new rules – including one that could sting motorists. Here’s what you should know.

Australia is 'rapidly approaching a cliff'

Australia is 'rapidly approaching a cliff'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is being urged to deliver direct cash for families and extend JobKeeper, but it comes with an eye-watering price tag.

Coronavirus kills over half a million people

Coronavirus kills over half a million people

More than half a million people have now died from COVID-19 and more than 10 million cases have been recorded worldwide.

Drunk Aussie caught breaching quarantine

Drunk Aussie caught breaching quarantine

A man has been caught flouting strict coronavirus lockdown measures after a drunken car crash in South Australia.

Bleak warning as second wave declared

Bleak warning as second wave declared

A frightening new phase in the coronavirus outbreak has been declared in South Korea, and countries like Australia need to be on guard.

Sat 27 Jun 2020

Parents’ heartbreaking note to dead son

Parents’ heartbreaking note to dead son

Three siblings were riding their bikes together when they were hit by a driver and all died. The eldest, Antony, would have just turned 14.

Emergency virus texts sent to two suburbs

Emergency virus texts sent to two suburbs

Residents of two Melbourne suburbs today were sent “an emergency alert” as cases of COVID-19 climbed in the city’s northwest.

How Melbourne’s virus spike affects you

How Melbourne’s virus spike affects you

Australians thought the days of hard restrictions and stockpiling canned goods were behind them. But Melbourne’s virus spike could change everything.

‘No dark skin’: Aussie job ad slammed

‘No dark skin’: Aussie job ad slammed

A disability care provider in Victoria has sparked fury after posting a “discriminatory and offensive” job ad that’s been declared racist.

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