National News

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Call for clarity on JobKeeper package

premium_icon Call for clarity on JobKeeper package

Some employers fear their employees won’t be covered by the Federal Government’s $130 billion national wage subsidy.

How addict caused $300,000 worth of damage

premium_icon How addict caused $300,000 worth of damage

An ice addict described as having little impulse, control or rationality caused an extraordinary amount of damage with one foolish act.

Mining magnate ordered to shut business

premium_icon Mining magnate ordered to shut business

The controversial diamond company owned by a bankrupt former president of the Melbourne Football Club has been declared insolvent after breaching the law.

Walk signals now automatic to stop virus spread

Walk signals now automatic to stop virus spread

If you were worried about pushing the walk button at a pedestrian crossing, fret no more. Automatic green signals are in place in busy areas.

‘Overwhelming relief’: Australian’s escape locked-down Nepal

premium_icon ‘Overwhelming relief’: Australian’s escape locked-down Nepal

The expedition to Everest base camp paled in comparison to the tumultuous journey home, for a group of Australians who became trapped in Nepal.

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Watchdog warning after tenants told to pay rent with super

premium_icon Watchdog warning after tenants told to pay rent with super

Real estate agents suggest struggling tenants access superannuation to pay rent, as ASIC warns on unsolicited financial advice.

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