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News: Australia

Clive Palmer has been rushed to hospital after falling off stage

Saturday  09:26,   16 april 2022

The United Australia Party billionaire suffered a gash to his head after slipping from a stage set-up at his Coolum resort, in the Sunshine Coast region, on Good Friday.The United Australia Party chairman suffered a gash to his head after slipping... >>>

Victim of alleged acid attack in Sydney posts videos of incident on TikTok as NSW police appeal for witness

Saturday  09:26,   16 april 2022

Jenny Elhassan, 32, the victim of an alleged acid attack in Sydney's CBD, shares her ordeal online in a series of social media videos, as NSW Police appeal for witnesses. Jenny Elhassan, 32, was standing on Dixon Street in Haymarket when... >>>

Vunivalu chasing 2023 Rugby World Cup goal

Saturday  08:25,   16 april 2022

While he has been linked to NRL expansion side the Dolphins, Queensland Reds star Suliasi Vunivalu would love to be part of the Wallabies' World Cup campaign.The star winger spent nearly a year on the sidelines, requiring two rounds of hamstring >>>

Green-thumb volunteers needed to rescue flood-damaged gardens and restore hope

Saturday  07:26,   16 april 2022

While flood victims embark on the long, emotional journey to repair their homes, one woman is trying to mobilise an army of volunteer green thumbs to help save their gardens, and bring hope.Consulting gardener Kate Wall won a humanitarian award... >>>

Freshwater turtles of south-east Australia have hatched. Do you know your broad-shells from your long-necks?

Saturday  07:26,   16 april 2022

There are three species of freshwater turtles commonly found in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia, and one of them has just hatched.It's a dangerous journey, with the threat of exotic predators, and perilous crossings. If the journey is... >>>

PM won't budge on federal ICAC

Saturday  07:26,   16 april 2022

As Labor pledges to legislate a federal corruption watchdog by year's end, the prime minister says he'll only introduce his version if it's unopposed.Labor leader Anthony Albanese has promised to legislate a federal anti-corruption... >>>

Man arrested for dog theft after seven pit bull puppies stolen from Adelaide home

Saturday  07:26,   16 april 2022

The theft of six-week-old pit bull puppies during a break-in in Adelaide's south left the dogs' owners "devastated" — but police have since recovered two of the animals and charged a 37-year-old man.Police allege a 37-year-old from Christies >>>

Police offer reward to identify decapitated man dumped off Sydney highway 25 years ago

Saturday  06:26,   16 april 2022

Police are offering a $500,000 reward for information relating to a gruesome Sydney murder 25 years ago where the victim's head was dumped in a shopping bag.WARNING: The following story contains graphic... >>>

Bollywood star Evelyn Sharma moves to Queensland town with her husband

Saturday  06:26,   16 april 2022

Evelyn Sharma is one of Bollywood's biggest stars.And the 35-year-old actress, who hails from Germany, has relocated to a small town in Queensland with her husband Tushaan Bhindi and their young... >>>

Electric cars are growing in popularity but what about electric tractors?

Saturday  06:26,   16 april 2022

With farmers being urged to reduce their carbon footprint, machinery companies are trying to develop cleaner tractors. Some designs use electric engines, while others would see hydrogen fuel replace diesel.While it was all powered by huge diesel... >>>

NSW inquiry to investigate 40 years of unsolved Sydney gay hate deaths

Saturday  05:25,   16 april 2022

A Supreme Court judge has been selected to investigate the cause and manner of 88 suspected gay hate deaths in Sydney to give families answers and close a dark chapter in the state.The special commission of inquiry will be led by Supreme Court... >>>

NT Police charge man with murder for Darwin City incident earlier this month

Saturday  05:25,   16 april 2022

A 51-year-old man is charged with murder after a 54-year-old man, who police allege was assaulted with a blunt weapon during an altercation in Darwin City, died earlier this week.On Saturday, April 9, NT Police said it was investigating an incident... >>>

Parties were told to up their digital game, now there's an online war

Saturday  04:21,   16 april 2022

Mean and funny attack clips are popular on TikTok; "boomer memes" still dominate Facebook and a deluge of money from Clive Palmer is inexorably raising awareness of the mining billionaire's party."You may think Liberal leader Scott Morrison... >>>

NRL NEWS: Cleary avoids suspension, Hetherington hair pull cops fine, slapfest unpunished

Saturday  04:20,   16 april 2022

Nathan Cleary will not be suspended after his alleged hip drop tackle on Billy Walters in last night’s clash between Penrith and Brisbane. There had been fears that the Panthers star could be suspended, but the NRL judiciary has settled on a $1000... >>>

Woman hospitalised in Sydney acid attack

Saturday  04:20,   16 april 2022

A 32-year-old woman has been taken to hospital with facial injuries after a suspected acid attack in Sydney.NSW Police are investigating the attack which left the 32-year-old woman with injuries to her... >>>