National News

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Shortage of Aussie hospital beds as coronavirus fears grow

premium_icon Shortage of Aussie hospital beds as coronavirus fears grow

Australia’s hospitals would be severely stretched and beds may be rationed if the coronavirus becomes widespread, an infectious diseases expert has warned.

Officer’s fear: ‘This is how I’m going to go’

premium_icon Officer’s fear: ‘This is how I’m going to go’

A police officer says he feared for his life as he struggled to breath in an alleged assault that left with him with a bruised face, neck and throat.

Sticking a neck out for sick giraffe

premium_icon Sticking a neck out for sick giraffe

Nolean the giraffe was deprived of food in her start to life, meaning she needs to be hand-fed milk and vitamins. Her keepers need the public’s help.

How hearing aids can delay onset of dementia

premium_icon How hearing aids can delay onset of dementia

Melbourne researchers have found hearing aids could play a significant role in preventing dementia in old age. See how the device can increase brain capacity.

Why ‘pathetic’ trolls won’t silence Harris

premium_icon Why ‘pathetic’ trolls won’t silence Harris

When Tayla Harris became the target of vile online abuse over a now iconic photo of her kicking for goal, she knew she needed help.

Model reveals harsh reality of life after The Bachelor

premium_icon Model reveals harsh reality of life after The Bachelor

Former Bachelor star Vakoo Kauapirura has revealed her struggle to find work in Australia months after appearing on The Bachelor.

Father-to-be dies after allergic reaction

premium_icon Father-to-be dies after allergic reaction

Alexander Hall had no idea he was allergic to barramundi until a night out ended in tragedy. His devastated wife has remembered him as a man 'so full of love'.

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