National News

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Teen girl's murder charge after 10yo cousin found dead

premium_icon Teen girl's murder charge after 10yo cousin found dead

Details have revealed how an Aunt found her 10-year-old niece's mutilated body at a rural property, as police charge a 14-year-old girl with murder. GRAPHIC

Airport prepares for visitor influx

premium_icon Airport prepares for visitor influx

Cairns Airport and tourism leaders are set to welcome an influx of visitors with the latest domestic passenger numbers on the up and forecast to rise further

VIDEO: Police sting exposes suburban drug haul

premium_icon VIDEO: Police sting exposes suburban drug haul

Police have released footage of a sting that allegedly uncovered a drug haul in a suburban Cairns home.

Hollywood star spotted shopping in Cairns

premium_icon Hollywood star spotted shopping in Cairns

A Hollywood legend has been spotted shopping with his daughter in Cairns after coronavirus brought filming to a standstill.

D-Day for trapped tower residents

D-Day for trapped tower residents

All residents in the locked down towers in Melbourne have now been tested for coronavirus. But when they will be freed remains unclear.

Defiant Eddie walks off live TV set

Defiant Eddie walks off live TV set

Eddie McGuire is under siege but he’s not going to take it sitting down, slamming his critics before walking off set on Wednesday night.

New clues in mystery $50m win revealed

New clues in mystery $50m win revealed

The lucky winner of this week’s record $50 million Oz Lotto draw has still not claimed their prize – but new details have emerged.

Total ban: Victorians to be kept out of Qld

premium_icon Total ban: Victorians to be kept out of Qld

The Queensland Premier has announced all visitors from Victoria will be banned from the state as a raft of tough new measures are announced.

Missing kayaker found dead after large-scale search

premium_icon Missing kayaker found dead after large-scale search

A 21-year-old kayaker who went missing after becoming separated from a group of friends has been found dead following a large-scale search.

Seibold: ‘I couldn’t care less about coaching critics’

premium_icon Seibold: ‘I couldn’t care less about coaching critics’

Broncos coach Anthony Seibold is mired in the worst form slump of his 15-year coaching career, but he insists he isn’t cracking under the pressure.

Plan to free 1500 public servants from city commute

premium_icon Plan to free 1500 public servants from city commute

Some 1500 Queensland public servants will be freed from the dreaded commute under a new plan to let people work closer to home. FIND OUT HOW IT WILL WORK

MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

premium_icon MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

When John Ibbotson decided to photograph every lighthouse in Australia, he didn't realise it would spark a life-long love for these historic structures.

Cash to hit 45,000 bank accounts today

Cash to hit 45,000 bank accounts today

Tens of thousands of Australians will receive a share of a $45 million compensation payout this morning from one of our major banks.

‘Lengthy’ delays for  drivers at border

‘Lengthy’ delays for drivers at border

Drivers wanting to cross the Queensland border tomorrow have been expect to face “lengthy” delays as coronavirus restrictions ease.

Stockpilers show off epic hoards

Stockpilers show off epic hoards

Aussie stockpilers have shared their massive grocery collections, saying the joke’s on everyone else as panic buying grips the country again.

Parks Australia issued a ‘please explain’ as Kakadu crisis deepens

premium_icon Parks Australia issued a ‘please explain’ as Kakadu crisis...

THE man in charge of the troubled Kakadu National Park is expected to hand his response to recent allegations to federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley by this...

Australia and Japan in space talks

Australia and Japan in space talks

Australia and Japan are set to ink an agreement that will take space missions to new heights, with the countries’ two leaders to hold a virtual meeting today.

Grog push for desperate Qld convenience stores

premium_icon Grog push for desperate Qld convenience stores

Struggling convenience stores across Queensland want to be able to sell alcohol as a way to boost revenue in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Heartbroken farewells for ‘bonafide champion’

premium_icon Heartbroken farewells for ‘bonafide champion’

Three weeks ago world champion snowboarder Alex “Chumpy” Pullin was enjoying a lazy morning in bed with his longtime girlfriend and their cheeky pet kelpie.

Pullin’s girlfriend came across tragedy

Pullin’s girlfriend came across tragedy

Alex “Chumpy” Pullin enjoyed life in the sun with his girlfriend and dog. But yesterday, his partner reportedly stumbled across his final moments at the beach.

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