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Tue 16 Jul 2019

Towns facing urgent ‘day zero’ crisis

Towns facing urgent ‘day zero’ crisis

AUSSIE communities are staring down the barrel of what authorities dub “day zero” — a crisis threatening lives and livelihoods.

Morrison's stimulus payment deflects US cuts

Morrison's stimulus payment deflects US cuts

The Australian dollar stayed firm as markets priced in aggressive cuts in US interest rates, mainly thanks to ScoMo's Rudd-like stimulus package.

Mazda proves petrol engines aren’t dead

Mazda proves petrol engines aren’t dead

The Japanese brand has left behind in developing fuel-efficient hybrid and electric cars. But Mazda has just shown off all-new tech that will be a game-changer.

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

The daughter of Bob Hawke is reportedly mounting a legal challenge against Blanche d’Alpuget over his will, two months after his death.

Star’s comments spark furious backlash

Star’s comments spark furious backlash

The actress, who has been criticised for her past film choices, has angered fans so much they have vowed to never pay to see her again on screen.

Queensland loses but boxing club wins thanks to fundraiser

Queensland loses but boxing club wins thanks to fundraiser

Star Hotel Eidsvold Origin fundraisers net $1200 for Eidsvold Boxing Club.

Cops get great drawing of suspect vehicle thanks to girl, 9

Cops get great drawing of suspect vehicle thanks to girl, 9

A NINE-YEAR-OLD’s superior drawing skills have helped police locate some suspects.

Albo weighs in on Perth 'meth zombie' tiff

Albo weighs in on Perth 'meth zombie' tiff

WA opposition leader Liza Harvey's blaming of "meth zombies" for Perth's moribund retail sector talks down the WA capital, Labor leader Anthony Albanese says.

Man convinced his brother isn't the baby's father

Man convinced his brother isn't the baby's father

He accused his brother's girlfriend of cheating just hours after she had given birth.

Dodgy cop busted by own bodycam

Dodgy cop busted by own bodycam

Deputy sheriff Zachary Wester managed to catch hundreds of drivers with drugs in their possession - but there was just one problem.

Wedding guests need to stop doing this

Wedding guests need to stop doing this

A photographer has laid into selfish wedding guests who “ruin” the big day with their behaviour — and it’s something many are guilty of.

Everything you need to know about tax time

Everything you need to know about tax time

FROM calculating how much extra cash you’ll get back, to how to invest your refund, here is everything you need to know to easily navigate tax time.

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone has agreed to refund customers hit by charges from shady digital content operators but, unlike Optus and Telstra, wasn't fined $10 million over it.

Pics of slain teen's corpse posted online

Pics of slain teen's corpse posted online

Police say the man charged over the murder took selfies lying across the dead teenage girl, before officers took him into custody.

Miranda Kerr spills on Orlando and Katy

Miranda Kerr spills on Orlando and Katy

A heavily pregnant Miranda Kerr has opened up about her third pregnancy, and her relationship with ex Orlando Bloom and his fiance Katy Perry.

‘Jason needs him. He’s all over the spot at the moment’

‘Jason needs him. He’s all over the spot at the moment’

Jack Newton has applauded Jason Day’s decision to lure hard-nosed caddy Steve Williams out of cosy retirement.

Ultimate Guide to 2019 Rugby Championship

Ultimate Guide to 2019 Rugby Championship

The 2019 Rugby Championship will serve as a tasty entree to the World Cup as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina again square off.

‘Damn scared’: Massive quake hits Bali

‘Damn scared’: Massive quake hits Bali

A “very strong” earthquake has struck a popular tourist hub in Indonesia, causing strong tremors that left homes shaking and crumbling.

$800 benefit bonus explained

$800 benefit bonus explained

WHAT exactly is a deeming rate, and why does it matter so much to about one million Australians on benefits, including 630,000 age pensioners?

Member for Flynn backs calls for nuclear power inquiry

Member for Flynn backs calls for nuclear power inquiry

"Chernobyl happened in 1986. Hopefully we have come a long ways in technology since then and that;s why I support the call for an inquiry.”

Police identify van involved in hit-and-run death

Police identify van involved in hit-and-run death

POLICE have released images of a vehicle they believe may have been involved in the death of Mullumbimby man Tim Watkins last month

Expert's tips to save you thousands

Expert's tips to save you thousands

AN AUSSIE finance guru has shared the “obscure” hacks he uses to save tens of thousands of dollars — and he says anyone can do it too.

BAD ROMANCE: Couple kisses over lion they killed

BAD ROMANCE: Couple kisses over lion they killed

A SHOCKING photo shows a sick trophy hunting couple kissing over the corpse of a lion they have just killed.

Big Little Lies’ backstage scandal

Big Little Lies’ backstage scandal

It’s one of the hottest TV shows in the world — but allegedly there’s more drama behind the scenes of Big Little Lines than on screen.

Boxing world mourns legend’s tragic end

Boxing world mourns legend’s tragic end

The biggest names in boxing are heartbroken after world champion Pernell Whitaker was hit by a car and died at the age of 55.

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