National News

Mon 23 Jul 2018

As a doctor, here’s why My Health Record worries me

As a doctor, here’s why My Health Record worries me

CENTRALISING health records could benefit many, but current legislation means it’s not just health practitioners who can access them. Says Kerryn Phelps.

Trump loses it: ‘You will suffer’

Trump loses it: ‘You will suffer’

DONALD Trump has unleashed in a shocking, public rant to another world leader, telling them “never threaten the US again”.

Fury over comedian’s ‘racist’ Aboriginal joke

Fury over comedian’s ‘racist’ Aboriginal joke

A MONTH before he tours Australia, footage of comedian Trevor Noah making derogatory jokes about Aboriginal women has resurfaced online.

QLD to defy ‘mini credit crunch’

QLD to defy ‘mini credit crunch’

QUEENSLAND is set to defy a “mini-credit crunch” that will put more pressure on house prices in Sydney and Melbourne, according to a economic forecaster.

Beach 'idiot' caught doing 'kilometres of donuts'

Beach 'idiot' caught doing 'kilometres of donuts'

THE driver will be reported to police after he was photographed tearing up this North Coast beach.

‘I did nothing wrong’: Accused family killer speaks

‘I did nothing wrong’: Accused family killer speaks

THE teenager accused of killing his mother and two siblings has protested his innocence during a court appearance.

Aussie cave rescuers to receive medals

Aussie cave rescuers to receive medals

NINE Australians involved in the Thai cave rescue will receive medals from Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove to honour their efforts.

Police officer could face criminal charges over arrest

Police officer could face criminal charges over arrest

A PUBLIC hearing into the violent arrest of a 16-year-old boy has concluded, with the commission hearing one officer's actions fell into a "large grey area".

Aussies spending over $700m on furry friends

Aussies spending over $700m on furry friends

We’re in love with our pets. But our infatuation with felines and canines is getting costly. Our spending on our four-legged friends has skyrocketed 90 per cent in...

‘It’s a miracle this boy is still alive’

‘It’s a miracle this boy is still alive’

LOCAL police were stunned the teenager who accidentally shot himself with a harpoon was still alive and talking. WARNING: Graphic images.

We’re using this $4 Kmart bowl wrong

We’re using this $4 Kmart bowl wrong

AUSTRALIANS can’t get enough of this cheap fruit bowl from Kmart. But they’re not using it for food.

Borce Ristevski: Evidence the cops want hidden

Borce Ristevski: Evidence the cops want hidden

POLICE are today expected to argue evidence in the case against accused wife killer Borce Ristevski should be kept secret.

Uber driver secretly filmed over 700 passengers

Uber driver secretly filmed over 700 passengers

A UBER driver in Missouri used a webcam to secretly record unsuspecting customers — then broadcast the footage on the internet for the world to see.

Your morning Coffee is on Macca's

Your morning Coffee is on Macca's

IF YOU’VE hit that midmorning lull, this freebie from McDonald’s might just be enough to get you through the day.

Can you answer these questions?

Can you answer these questions?

A LOCAL newspaper says “completely clueless” uni graduates were unable to answer this basic general knowledge quiz.

Severe Weather Warning: ‘Batten down the hatches’

Severe Weather Warning: ‘Batten down the hatches’

IT WAS freezing this morning, now it’s set to be wet with ferocious winds with a series of severe weather warnings issued.

Coles to go it alone in November

Coles to go it alone in November

SUPERMARKET heavyweight Coles will be listed on the Aussie stockmarket as a stand-alone company in November, with $2 billion in debt, parent group Wesfarmers has...

The city prepared for World War 3

The city prepared for World War 3

THIS tiny European nation has set up an elaborate underground world to protect its citizens in case a world war breaks out.

Student vanishes after going for jog

Student vanishes after going for jog

AN ENTIRE community is helping to search for a 20-year-old woman, reported missing when she didn’t return from an evening run.

Government spends big on Instagram ‘influencers’

Government spends big on Instagram ‘influencers’

CONTROVERSY has erupted over the Australian government paying social media “influencers” after a damning investigation.

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