National News

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Union’s wrecking ball plan to oust Liberals from safe seats

premium_icon Union’s wrecking ball plan to oust Liberals from safe seats

Australia’s most militant left wing union is polling blue ribbon Liberal seats like member for Warringah Tony Abbott to find weak spots.

Aussie DJ backs pill testing at music festivals

premium_icon Aussie DJ backs pill testing at music festivals

A top Australian DJ has given her full support to pill testing at music festivals and raves, saying that we need to be “realistic and smart” about drug culture.

MP called New York escort service before being extorted

premium_icon MP called New York escort service before being extorted

Liberal Party factional player Gareth Ward was the victim of a late-night $1000 extortion attempt in New York last year after calling escort agency websites.

NSW school’s formal awards labelled ‘sexist, racist’

premium_icon NSW school’s formal awards labelled ‘sexist, racist’

Parents at a NSW high school have complained about a series of racist and sexist “awards” Year 10 students have been asked to nominate their classmates for.

How Google street view solved a murder

premium_icon How Google street view solved a murder

This lucky image taken by a Google street view camera car helped solve a brutal double murder and ended the reign of Vietnamese drug queen Dung Thi Ngo.

Alleged abduction kept quiet for three days

premium_icon Alleged abduction kept quiet for three days

Police have revealed the reason for a three-day delay in making public the alleged abduction and indecent treatment of a little girl from a shopping centre.

Best news for the jobless in a generation

premium_icon Best news for the jobless in a generation

If Labor wins the federal election there could be the biggest improvement for the nation’s unemployed in a quarter-century.

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