National News

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Hospital hit by new cancer screening bungle

premium_icon Hospital hit by new cancer screening bungle

Concerns over a hospital’s cancer screening process have been raised, with hundreds of patients treated over a four-year period being offered new rescreening.

Psychiatrist had sex with patient and used drugs

Psychiatrist had sex with patient and used drugs

A finding of professional misconduct has been handed down against psychiatrist Peter David McCarthy who had a sexual relationship with his patient.

Car makers give bushfire victims a break

Car makers give bushfire victims a break

Popular car makers are helping Australia’s bushfire victims by waiving fees, supplying vehicles and offering extended leave for volunteers.

How to make starting high school less traumatic for kids

premium_icon How to make starting high school less traumatic for kids

Experts say starting high school is is a key time for forming crucial social networks and coincides with dramatic changes in the brain.

MPs want answers over ‘sports rorts’ grants

premium_icon MPs want answers over ‘sports rorts’ grants

Labor went on the attack today over the 'sports rorts' grants, demanding the LNP release details on clubs in thier electorates that missed out on support.

Jeweller appeals ex-staff member’s $270k assault compo win

premium_icon Jeweller appeals ex-staff member’s $270k assault compo win

Michael Hill, which was ordered to pay an ex-staff member $270,000 after she was left emotionally scarred over an attempted robbery, will appeal.

Why Greek tennis fans are refusing to be silenced

premium_icon Why Greek tennis fans are refusing to be silenced

Greek tennis fans who came under fire from tennis chiefs over their boisterous behaviour, say they will continue to bring their loud antics to the Open.

Celeste Barber to make fashion runway debut

Celeste Barber to make fashion runway debut

After pashing Tom Ford at New York Fashion Week in 2018, Celeste Barber will be making her runway debut at Melbourne Fashion Festival in March.

Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

premium_icon Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

About 700 of more than 1000 available jobs in the Queensland mining sector are paying six-figure sums. SEE WHERE THE JOBS ARE!

'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

premium_icon 'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation president

Granite Belt loses its title as top region for a fruity fave

premium_icon Granite Belt loses its title as top region for a fruity fave

The Granite Belt has been overtaken as the go-to region for one of Australia’s most sought after fruit varieties.

Powerful words: Daughter shares late mother's poem about Ada

premium_icon Powerful words: Daughter shares late mother's poem about Ada

50 years after the storm struck, Glenda Vickers reveals a special handwritten poem written by her mum Margaret Tappenden that reflects on Cyclone Ada.

Soldier held five captive in ‘terrifying’ home invasion

premium_icon Soldier held five captive in ‘terrifying’ home invasion

Rhys Michael Smith held five people captive at knifepoint after a drunken drug-fuelled night on the town.

Is Coles rolling out a ‘food that looks like genitals’ line?

Is Coles rolling out a ‘food that looks like genitals’ line?

Supermarket reveals what's going on with the new-look ‘vagicado’ and whether or not it's a new entry into the popular ‘fruit that look like genitalia’ grocery line.

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

‘No signs of life’ in latest search for miner

premium_icon ‘No signs of life’ in latest search for miner

Emergency crews, including specialist mine rescuers, are still no closer to locating the missing miner after an earth collapse earlier this morning.

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a cafe and a string of other offences have released the identities of two people they want to speak to.

Live and dead cockroaches found in popular bar

premium_icon Live and dead cockroaches found in popular bar

A magistrate has slammed the owner of a former well known bar and restaurant after live and dead cockroaches were found in its kitchen.

Former NRL star sentenced for breaching AVO

premium_icon Former NRL star sentenced for breaching AVO

Ex-Newcastle Knight Owen Craigie, 41, sent a barrage of text messages and calls to his ex-partner during a 10-day period in December last year, breaching an AVO

Safety fears held for elderly Barbara O’Connor

Safety fears held for elderly Barbara O’Connor

Police hold concerns for an elderly nomadic woman who was reported missing after she failed to return to her accommodation.

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