National News

Wed 3 Jun 2020

US Marines’ strict Aussie quarantine requirements revealed

premium_icon US Marines’ strict Aussie quarantine requirements revealed

US Marines arriving in Australia have been warned they could face disciplinary action if they don’t adhere to quarantine requirements.

Law student’s bizarre response to police charges

premium_icon Law student’s bizarre response to police charges

When this woman was issued a notice to appear, she put her legal studies to use, responding with a rambling letter from a non-existent UK firm.

The weird COVID rules set to govern weddings

premium_icon The weird COVID rules set to govern weddings

Weddings are set to be whole lot less fun under regulations proposed by the industry to get hospitality back to work again after the coronavirus pandemic.

Mystery caller saved sailors stranded

premium_icon Mystery caller saved sailors stranded

A mystery caller alerted the Coast Guard to a flare set off by sailors, after the boat they were trying to get the attention of missed their distress signal.

VIDEO: A coastal community came together to save a dolphin

premium_icon VIDEO: A coastal community came together to save a dolphin

Animal lovers have come together at a popular beach to save a stranded dolphin, many hands making light work to get the critter back in the water.

NZ ends social distancing, paving way for trans-Tasman sport

premium_icon NZ ends social distancing, paving way for trans-Tasman sport

New Zealand is expected allow large crowds to gather at sporting events and concerts, allowing Australia to play international sporting games.

Special technology will check race punters

premium_icon Special technology will check race punters

Everyone entering Royal Randwick on Saturday will be checked by thermal cameras, the first deployment of such measures at an Australian sporting venue.

Phoebe Burgess defends wearing under-fire fashion label

premium_icon Phoebe Burgess defends wearing under-fire fashion label

Phoebe Burgess has defended wearing a label under fire after its founder was called out for plagiarism, taking part in Nazi jokes and being an anti-vaxxer.

$1.1m blunder is nothing to Smile about for dental business

premium_icon $1.1m blunder is nothing to Smile about for dental business

Embattled dental group Smiles Inclusive has admitted to an embarrassing blunder in its most recent cashflow report.

Business erects ‘save our jobs’ billboard over border ban

premium_icon Business erects ‘save our jobs’ billboard over border ban

They say a picture paints a 1000 words - but this billboard hopes to project a very loud and simple message to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

Cops treated fire victim 'like a mongrel animal'

premium_icon Cops treated fire victim 'like a mongrel animal'

A man who lost everything in a house fire claims police could have been more compassionate after an emotional outburst at the scene left him in handcuffs.

Lucky escape for mum and baby after car hits train

premium_icon Lucky escape for mum and baby after car hits train

A mum and her six-month-old baby have incredibly escaped without injury after their car collided with a passenger train at a level crossing.

‘Cheapest island ever’ for sale off Central Queensland coast

premium_icon ‘Cheapest island ever’ for sale off Central Queensland coast

‘Stop wondering what the high end wealthy are doing, and own your own island that is cheaper than a house block in the burbs’

Pop-up rock towers build community spirit

premium_icon Pop-up rock towers build community spirit

Conversations about the rock stacks are helping bring people together.

Coast woman jailed for trafficking ice

premium_icon Coast woman jailed for trafficking ice

A Coast drug trafficker has been jailed, despite showing the court she was well on the path to rehabilitation.

Anger as Friday’s hospital strike is called off

premium_icon Anger as Friday’s hospital strike is called off

An hour-long strike planned for hospitals across the state on Friday will not go ahead this week after union members called for clarification on pay rise.

NASA’s brutal selection process

NASA’s brutal selection process

Space flight for the average person is still a while away, but it might be quicker and easier than actually becoming an astronaut.

Kyle spills on secret celebrity fling

Kyle spills on secret celebrity fling

The Kyle and Jackie O Show host has opened up about his “six months” of “great sex and fun” with one of his Celebrity Big Brother co-stars.

Snapchat child sex offender avoids jail

Snapchat child sex offender avoids jail

A 20-year-old man admitted to the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in Tasmania but a judge allowed him to skip jail for his offending.

Aboriginal teen's family calls for officer's arrest

Aboriginal teen's family calls for officer's arrest

Family of an Aboriginal teen hospitalised after being arrested have called for the officer to be charged as NSW Police Minister said it was ‘not unprovoked’.

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