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Tue 9 Mar 2021

‘Big swinging d**ks’ tried to ruin Bishop

‘Big swinging d**ks’ tried to ruin Bishop

Julie Bishop has made a bombshell claim that a group of male Liberal MPs who called themselves the ‘big swinging d**ks’ tried to thwart her career.

Get in quick: Tickets on sale for Coffs’ first NRL match

Premium Content Get in quick: Tickets on sale for Coffs’ first NRL match

One of the biggest sporting events in the region's history is due to kick-off in May

Greensill’s Australian arm enters administration

Premium Content Greensill’s Australian arm enters administration

Lex Greensill’s firm has filed for formal administration in Australia as lawyers told a UK court the company had “fallen into severe financial distress”.

‘Most incredible’: Venomous snake found in teen’s inhaler

Premium Content ‘Most incredible’: Venomous snake found in teen’s inhaler

A teenage girl got the “surprise of her life” when she found a red-bellied black snake crawled up inside her asthma inhaler. SEE THE PHOTO.

Aged care deaths: No proven link to COVID jabs

Premium Content Aged care deaths: No proven link to COVID jabs

A small number of aged care residents have died after receiving their COVID-19 vaccination, but their deaths are not linked.

Hetty Johnston steps down from Bravehearts

Premium Content Hetty Johnston steps down from Bravehearts

Hetty Johnston – one of the country’s most renowned child protection advocates – has stepped down from her role with Bravehearts after almost 25 years.

Inquest on rape accuser’s death ‘next logical step’: Bishop

Premium Content Inquest on rape accuser’s death ‘next logical step’: Bishop

Julie Bishop has backed an inquest into the death of Christian Porter’s rape accuser as more details emerged about the state of the woman’s mental health.

Staggering prediction on food prices

Staggering prediction on food prices

Aussie farmers say family budgets could soon be under strain from just staple ingredients as dire reports tip a hike in food prices.

Dan Andrews hospitalised after serious fall

Dan Andrews hospitalised after serious fall

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been hospitalised after a serious fall, which his office has described as “concerning”.

‘Raining poo’: Smelly bin chickens trigger health probe

Premium Content ‘Raining poo’: Smelly bin chickens trigger health probe

An unusual health probe has been carried out after a child care centre complained ibis have been defecating in the area so often it’s “like raining poo”.

Thomas Markle set to hit back after Meghan reveals ‘betrayal’

Premium Content Thomas Markle set to hit back after Meghan reveals...

Meghan Markle’s father is preparing to hit back at claims he betrayed his daughter after the couple’s interview raised more questions than answers.

Expert reveals key Caddick shoe detail

Expert reveals key Caddick shoe detail

An aquatic forensics expert says a key detail surrounding Melissa Caddick’s washed-up shoe raises questions about the timeline of her disappearance.

Meghan and Harry share new family photo amid royal fallout

Premium Content Meghan and Harry share new family photo amid royal fallout

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have given fans a look into their new life in California as revelations from their damning interview continues to rock the royals.

Zac Efron to trek across Australia

Zac Efron to trek across Australia

As he continues to put down roots in our country, Zac Efron’s next big project will see him travel across Australia.

Daily Catch-Up: March 9, 2021

Premium Content Daily Catch-Up: March 9, 2021

Today's local weather, funeral, and other notices in one place.

Family sheltered on kitchen bench above flood water

Premium Content Family sheltered on kitchen bench above flood water

“The water outside the house was waist deep and it was just raging,” recalls Corindi woman.

Russian crime gangs took me from designer bags to dirty loos

Premium Content Russian crime gangs took me from designer bags to dirty loos

Ex-Hermes worker Romain Chollet-Ricard was caught in a $35m fake bag scheme. Now he reveals how he got to Tasmania and why he’s not a fugitive.

Abletts in hospital dash after son’s health scare

Premium Content Abletts in hospital dash after son’s health scare

Jordan Ablett has revealed son Levi is back home recovering after a recent health scare put him in hospital.

Darwin CBD hotel evacuated after guest finds bomb threat note

Premium Content Darwin CBD hotel evacuated after guest finds bomb threat...

A DARWIN hotel has been evacuated after a guest found a note in her room claiming there was a bomb in the building

‘It was horrific’: Retired Detective on Linda Reed case

Premium Content ‘It was horrific’: Retired Detective on Linda Reed case

There was nothing to link the man who killed Linda Reed to her death when he was arrested for another murder two years later, a retired homicide Detective says.

Soldiers leap into action as armoured vehicle ignites

Premium Content Soldiers leap into action as armoured vehicle ignites

The M113 Armoured Logistics Vehicle was damaged beyond repair when it caught fire en route to the Townsville Field Training Area.

ACCESS DENIED: Tourists locked out of Cape York

Premium Content ACCESS DENIED: Tourists locked out of Cape York

Travellers heading for remotbeauty spots could be shut out as Indigenous leaders move to lock the gate to visitors at destinations across Cape York.

Prince Charles ‘in a state of despair’

Prince Charles ‘in a state of despair’

Prince Charles is said to be “in a state of despair” after Harry and Meghan dropped a number of bombshells in their Oprah interview.

Serena’s statement after Meghan interview

Serena’s statement after Meghan interview

Serena Williams has hit out at the “lethal” demonisation her friend Meghan Markle has suffered in a lengthy public statement.

Cult cricketer defends Smith’s retirement right

Premium Content Cult cricketer defends Smith’s retirement right

A legendary Test cricketer who never officially retired has defended Cameron Smith’s right to keep the rugby league world guessing.

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