Seniors News

Sun 16 Feb 2020

‘Phantom’ billionaire behind $500m flop

‘Phantom’ billionaire behind $500m flop

He’s worth $19.8 billion and was behind one of the biggest retail fails in Aussie history. But he’s so mysterious only two photos of him exist.

Virus cruise ship passenger speaks out

Virus cruise ship passenger speaks out

A passenger aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship has spoken out — and he says he’s not going anywhere.

WHO accused of coronavirus cover-up

WHO accused of coronavirus cover-up

As the number of coronavirus deaths spike, the World Health Organisations has been accused of delaying' its response for a sinister reason.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Scientists new plan to find alien life

Scientists new plan to find alien life

US scientists have detailed a new state-of-the-art search for extraterrestrial intelligence – and the general public can join in.

China’s hidden virus cost for Australia

China’s hidden virus cost for Australia

Following the government’s virus travel ban extension, tertiary institutions stand to lose billions if Chinese students cannot access universities.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Nationals MP rejects grants 'technicality'

Nationals MP rejects grants 'technicality'

The auditor-general is facing a Senate inquiry looking at the coalition's $100 million sports grants program, which he found to be pork-barrelling.

Cruise ship denies coronavirus is on board

Cruise ship denies coronavirus is on board

A cruise ship docked in Sydney Harbour has denied reports it was placed into lockdown over a case of coronavirus.

Sign that spells doom for Aussie retailers

Sign that spells doom for Aussie retailers

Bardot, Harris Scarfe and Jeanswest have already succumbed – now dozens of others are “right on the edge” of shuttering dozens of stores.

Severe thunderstorm and flood warnings for weekend

Severe thunderstorm and flood warnings for weekend

After the east coast copped its wettest week in decades, severe thunderstorm and flood warnings have been issued.

China sends in military reinforcements for virus

China sends in military reinforcements for virus

China has sent 2600 military staff to Wuhan as it battles a ‘Chernobyl moment’ over the virus spread.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Australian Open champ stunned by powerful image

Australian Open champ stunned by powerful image

This powerful photo quickly went viral last week, and Dylan Alcott believes it proves we’re “moving in the right direction” as a society.

Widower scammed into buying lion

Widower scammed into buying lion

The widower was scammed into spending his entire life savings on a massive marble lion sculpture from China by a fake lover.

Parent fury as primary school bans cupcakes

Parent fury as primary school bans cupcakes

Citing cultural issues and food allergies, one school has issued an extraordinary decree and mums and dads aren’t happy.

Cruise ship virus hell finally ends

Cruise ship virus hell finally ends

A luxury liner that has spent two weeks at sea after five countries turned it away amid coronavirus fears has finally found a place to dock.

Huge floods create ‘inland sea’

Huge floods create ‘inland sea’

Arresting images have shown what happened to a Queensland town after more than 250mm of rain fell in the area in just a few days.

Five Australians have recovered from the coronavirus

Five Australians have recovered from the coronavirus

Australians have been given a blunt new message amid the news that five people infected with the coronavirus have now recovered.

$15bn mobile merger given go ahead

$15bn mobile merger given go ahead

The consumer watchdog’s decision to block a merger between two of Australia’s biggest telcos has been overruled on appeal.

Huge storm ‘dangerously close’ to Australia

Huge storm ‘dangerously close’ to Australia

Parts of Australia are already submerged, now Cyclone Uesi is threatening to make matters worse on the east coast with more rain and huge waves.

56yo among new Sports Illustrated models

56yo among new Sports Illustrated models

The six finalists for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s open model search have been announced and the bevy of beauties are a diverse bunch.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Delay for Palmer's Galilee coal mine plan

Delay for Palmer's Galilee coal mine plan

Mining magnate Clive Palmer's proposed Galilee Basin coalmine is facing further delay as the Queensland government extends the objection period.

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