National News

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Video shows Kyogle man speaking of ‘castrating’ cops

premium_icon Video shows Kyogle man speaking of ‘castrating’ cops

Keith Knights is on trial, accused of encouraging people to 'murder police officers'.

Road ‘menace’ could kill again if released: Magistrate

premium_icon Road ‘menace’ could kill again if released: Magistrate

Dangerous driver Cory John Lydiard, who served jail time for a crash that killed a man, could kill again if released on bail, a magistrate has warned.

Satanists vow to use laws to preach in schools

premium_icon Satanists vow to use laws to preach in schools

A satanic group has warned it could use the Religious Discrimination Bill to teach schoolchildren about the Dark Lord if the controversial laws pass parliament.

Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

premium_icon Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

A coronial probe will explore who should handle prosecutions in fatal mine incidents.

Fire breaks out near major airport

Fire breaks out near major airport

A large fire has broken out near the Qantas terminal at Sydney Airport — near fuel storage depots. Fire crews have rushed to the scene.

Witness recalls moment man was swept out to sea

premium_icon Witness recalls moment man was swept out to sea

In the flash of an eye, tragedy unfolded on the beach as locals scrambled to try and find the missing swimmer while raising the alarm.

Dad backhands stepdaughter over clothing choice

premium_icon Dad backhands stepdaughter over clothing choice

'A 13-year-old girl should never end up with bruises to her body as a result of disciplinary action.': Court sentences violent dad.

WHERE IS AMANDA? Police need help to find missing woman

WHERE IS AMANDA? Police need help to find missing woman

Cops appeal to the public for assistance to help locate 34-year-old Amanda Wyatt who was reported missing in December.

'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

premium_icon 'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social media sensation.

Ku Klux Kanned: Fetish show tossed over racism storm

premium_icon Ku Klux Kanned: Fetish show tossed over racism storm

A kinky sexual fetish event has been dropped from this year’s Adelaide Fringe after activists complained the organiser dressed up in racist costumes.

Just a lonely child sex offender looking for love

premium_icon Just a lonely child sex offender looking for love

A man who sexually assaulted his own daughter has asked a judge to cancel his obligation to disclose his criminal record because it’s hindering his dating plan.

Ralph reunited with family after accidental train trip

premium_icon Ralph reunited with family after accidental train trip

Ralph the runaway retriever had an eventful trip around one of Australia's biggest cities, accidentally catching a train without his owners knowing.

Travel warning for ground zero city of deadly virus

premium_icon Travel warning for ground zero city of deadly virus

Australia has upgraded its travel advice for a city considered ground zero for the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus after a man was quarantined.

Paedophile politician ‘breaches parole’ month after release

premium_icon Paedophile politician ‘breaches parole’ month after release

Convicted paedophile and disgraced former state government minister Milton Orkopoulos has been accused of breaching his parole.

The house that Instagram built: Influencer’s reno call out

premium_icon The house that Instagram built: Influencer’s reno call out

A social media influencer has made a call out for 'partnerships' with construction, furniture and homeware companies to help renovate his home.

Sacked ‘how many c**ks’ agent relaunches business

premium_icon Sacked ‘how many c**ks’ agent relaunches business

A real estate agent who was sacked after allegedly making lewd comments, has launched his own business, boasting he is the 'number one' in the field.

Mum, restaurateur and chef killed in shocking road crash

premium_icon Mum, restaurateur and chef killed in shocking road crash

A mother, a restaurateur, a chef and three dogs were all killed in a horrific triple fatal crash in the state’s north on Tuesday leaving Bellingen devastated.

Radio star shares ‘big moment’ in sobriety

premium_icon Radio star shares ‘big moment’ in sobriety

In his first visit to a nightclub since he became sober, Nova's Ash Bradnam admits he came to an important realisation.

New storm warning issued for southeast Queensland

New storm warning issued for southeast Queensland

Multiple fast-moving storms, including two 'very dangerous' systems, have swept across southeast Queensland leaving more than 18,000 homes without power.

‘Big W abandoned us’: Fury as stores begin closing

‘Big W abandoned us’: Fury as stores begin closing

Big W is starting to close the doors of up to 30 stores as it battles Australia’s retail woes. There are bargains to be had, indeed, but it has also angered...

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