News: Australia

Luxury car turned into fireball in possible deliberate attack

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

A luxury car has been set alight on the Gold Coast while the owners were out of town in what was a possible targeted attack.A white hot glow engulfed the Tesla on a Broadbeach Waters driveway... >>>

A-League newcomers making a statement

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Macarthur coach Ante Milicic is thrilled with his side's A-League start after winning their fifth match in 10 games on Sunday night.The league newcomers made a statement in their 1-0 victory over defending champions Sydney FC on Sunday... >>>

Crackdown on drug drivers in Queensland

Sunday  12:07,   28 february 2021

Queensland police are planning to comedown hard and fast on drug drivers across the state as the road toll climbs.And some drivers are still not getting the... >>>

NSW police expand search for remains of Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick

Sunday  11:18,   28 february 2021

Officers and SES members have been scouring three locations on the NSW South Coast.NSW Police have confirmed they have expanded the hunt for the Sydney businesswoman. Teams have been combing Cunjurong Point, Mollymook and Tathra on the NSW South... >>>

Tasmanian waters have become the newest training ground for the Royal Australian Navy

Sunday  11:18,   28 february 2021

Tasmanian waters have become a training ground for the Royal Australian Navy to learn to use autonomous underwater vehicles. It's part of their multi-million-dollar training deal with the Australian Maritime College in the state's north to... >>>

WA hails early COVID-19 vaccine program

Sunday  10:26,   28 february 2021

Western Australian authorities say the first week of a COVID-19 vaccine program has gone off without a hitch.Health Minister Roger Cook said more than 2800 frontline workers had so far received the Pfizer jab with the federal government also... >>>

Bulls win derby over 10-man Sydney FC

Sunday  10:21,   28 february 2021

Macarthur have scored an important 1-0 win over Sydney FC to go to second on the A-League ladder.Bouncing back from last week's 4-1 thumping by Western United, the Bulls shot to second on the A-League ladder with their fifth win of the... >>>

Sydney roll on as W-League rivals stumble

Sunday  10:21,   28 february 2021

Melbourne Victory and Canberra United have played out a 1-1 draw in Sunday's W-league match, while leaders Sydney FC flexed their muscles in Perth.In a tight tussle at Epping Stadium, Nicki Flannery's first-half stoppage time equaliser cancelled >>>

New WA centre to combat meth 'crisis'

Sunday  08:15,   28 february 2021

Western Australia's Labor government has promised a big increase in funding to combat methamphetamine use and to help those addicted.The pre-election pledge also includes the development of a 20-bed rehabilitation centre in metropolitan Perth to >>>

Coal terminal facing export slump amid Australia-China trade bans

Sunday  08:15,   28 february 2021

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, one of the nation's largest coal ports, says the Chinese government's ban on Australian cargoes have driven a decline in exports.The owner of one of the nation's largest coal ports says the Chinese government's... >>>

Survivor of serial sexual abuser James Geoffrey Griffin calls for national review

Sunday  08:15,   28 february 2021

Keelie McMahon was just 14 years old when she was first abused by nurse James Geoffrey Griffin. Now she's calling for a national review into how that abuse could go undetected for more than a decade.An internal investigation by Tasmania Police... >>>

Queensland finally gets a coronavirus tracing app to replace 'onerous' old system

Sunday  07:27,   28 february 2021

The app will remember users' details from one venue to the next — but will only store information for 56 days, the government says.The Queensland government is rolling out a new coronavirus app to make it easier for the state's hospitality... >>>

Police widen search for Melissa Caddick's remains

Sunday  07:27,   28 february 2021

Police have expanded their search for human remains linked to Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick today, with officers combing a third beachside location. NSW Police are conducting searches at Cunjarong Point, about 30 kilometres north of... >>>

Melissa Caddick search continues as police await DNA results of human remains found on NSW South Coast beach

Sunday  06:26,   28 february 2021

Police are still waiting on the results of a DNA test to confirm whether human remains that washed up on a NSW South Coast beach belong to Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, as the search broadens to Tathra and Bendalong.Officers, along with SES... >>>

Watarahs 'broken' after Brumbies 'shellacking'

Sunday  04:26,   28 february 2021

Watarahs 'broken' after Brumbies 'shellacking'The Waratahs have conceded more than 100 points in two record losses to start the Super Rugby AU season after a 41-7 thrashing by the Queensland Reds last week and a 61-10 humbling at the >>>