National News

Sun 15 Dec 2019

NZ volcano: More Aussies officially declared dead

premium_icon NZ volcano: More Aussies officially declared dead

New Zealand police have officially released the names of three more White Island volcano victims. It comes as another victim died in hospital.

Truth behind department icon’s downfall

Truth behind department icon’s downfall

More than 1800 workers will spend Christmas not knowing how they’ll feed their families in 2020. But experts say their employer was always doomed.

Landmark under threat from bushfires

Landmark under threat from bushfires

Huge bushfires are burning close to homes in two states with residents close to a NSW landmark being told it is now “too late to leave”.

Qantas jet drama: ‘Blood gushing out’

Qantas jet drama: ‘Blood gushing out’

Passengers have said they were “terrified” after a Qantas jet was forced to return to Sydney Airport with several injured during the incident.

‘Kiss cocaine’: Jack’s bombshell defence

‘Kiss cocaine’: Jack’s bombshell defence

Aussie swimmer Shayna Jack has offered a bizarre defence for her positive drug test, laying out the toll the nightmare scenario has taken on her.

11-year-old’s brave fight after snake bite

premium_icon 11-year-old’s brave fight after snake bite

A North Coast girl who was bitten by a tiger snake in her backyard is fighting every day to get back to her normal bubbly self.

Woman on Rhode to success after scholarship win

premium_icon Woman on Rhode to success after scholarship win

A TOOWOOMBA woman said she couldn’t hide her shock when, in front of a selection panel, she was told she had won a coveted Rhodes scholarship last week.

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