National News

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Telstra hit by another mobile outage

Telstra hit by another mobile outage

TELSTRA customers are facing yet another mobile phone outage amid reports the company’s 3G and 4G networks are struggling to connect users.

How to live without plastic bags

How to live without plastic bags

WE’VE become so used to the convenience of using plastic bags, but switching to alternatives doesn’t have to be difficult.

Why you shouldn’t share these photos

Why you shouldn’t share these photos

AUSTRALIA was rocked by three shocking crimes last week, and the public wants justice. But posts like these do the exact opposite.

World's oldest orangutan dies at WA zoo

World's oldest orangutan dies at WA zoo

THE world's oldest orangutan, Puan, has died at a West Australian Zoo at the age of 62.

Lightning strike forces Qantas flight back to Sydney

Lightning strike forces Qantas flight back to Sydney

A QANTAS flight has been forced back to Sydney to check for damage after it was struck by lightning.

Jarryd Hayne has a new American dream

Jarryd Hayne has a new American dream

NRL star Jarryd Hayne has revealed he wants to head back to the US — but this time, he doesn’t want to go there alone.

No tax cuts for low income earners

No tax cuts for low income earners

LOW income earners won’t get July 1 personal tax cuts following the Opposition’s strategic decision to oppose the full Government package of reductions.

'GET OUT OF JAIL FREE': Aussies' self-service checkout trick

'GET OUT OF JAIL FREE': Aussies' self-service checkout trick

COLES is nabbing “hundreds” of self-service checkout thieves every week, but a shocking number of us are still getting away with it.

Why Jeff Goldblum always plays the same character

Why Jeff Goldblum always plays the same character

WHEN Jeff Goldblum’s in a film, you know you’re going to get one thing: Jeff Goldblum. The star explains why he’s happy being typecast after all these years.

Apple fined $9m for iPhone deception

Apple fined $9m for iPhone deception

TECH giant Apple will be forced to cough up $9 million for misleading Australian customers, in a win that could also unlock cheap iPhone repairs.

Fatal 20 seconds after Dreamworld catastrophe

premium_icon Fatal 20 seconds after Dreamworld catastrophe

A FORENSIC crash investigator has told the second day of the inquest into the Dreamworld tragedy there was 20 critical seconds after the Thunder River Rapids rafts...

AFL faces transgender fight in Human Rights Commission

premium_icon AFL faces transgender fight in Human Rights Commission

TRANSGENDER footballer Hannah Mouncey says she will take her case to the Human Rights Commission if the AFL cannot quickly come up with a transgender footballer...

Choosing the wrong NBN plan could cost you hundreds

Choosing the wrong NBN plan could cost you hundreds

NEW analysis has identified some of the best NBN providers and choosing the right plan could save consumers up to $736 a year.

DISGUSTING JOKES: Agents caught out mocking crying kids

DISGUSTING JOKES: Agents caught out mocking crying kids

DISTURBING leaked audio has exposed border patrol agents mocking children and laughing while the kids cry for their parents.

Stop and meet a real Aussie swagman

Stop and meet a real Aussie swagman

Since his television debut more than a decade ago, this highwayman has become an Australian legend

Accused killer’s father hits out

Accused killer’s father hits out

THE father of the man accused of killing Eurydice Dixon has lashed out at abuse he has received online since his son’s arrest.

‘They won’t get away with it’: Sylvia’s message

‘They won’t get away with it’: Sylvia’s message

EVEN when it seemed like she was about to break under the emotion, Today show host Sylvia Jeffreys held it together to deliver this strong and moving speech.

Aussies love the plastic bag ban

Aussies love the plastic bag ban

THE plastic bag ban has won strong support from shoppers, with just one-fifth saying they disagree with the move.

Suspect likely to have known hit-and-run victim

premium_icon Suspect likely to have known hit-and-run victim

CHARGES against a Rocky Point man who was allegedly the driver of a vehicle that fatally hit Michael Bowden in Weipa could potentially be upgraded.

Disgusting instructions on burger receipt

Disgusting instructions on burger receipt

AN American man was horrified after he found a stomach-churning note about how his burger was prepared, and it’ll make you never want to eat out again.

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