National News

Souths claim underdog tag against Roosters

South Sydney have dialled up the pressure on the Sydney Roosters as their arch-rivals attempt to brush aside a recent lacklustre record in NRL grand final qualifiers.

Aged care complaints soar by 43 per cent

A new report shows aged care complaints have soared 43 per cent in just two years, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejects including disability providers in the upcoming royal commission.

Safety boost at Qld beaches this summer

Queensland's surf life savers will boost safety at high-risk and unpatrolled beaches this summer after an increase in drownings in the past 12 months.

Retiring Lewis finally captains Cronulla

Three years after knocking back the captaincy at the first time of asking, Luke Lewis will run out as sole leader of Cronulla for the maiden time in potentially his...

Tough new penalties for 'food terrorists'

As the hunt for those responsible for sticking needles in Australian strawberries continues, the federal government has ramped up penalties for so-called "food terrorists".

Farmers want retailers to extend milk levy

Dairy farmers have called for a 10-cent-a-litre levy on all milk sales to help farmers battling drought, after Australia's major supermarkets announced a price hike on some home-branded products.

Bellamy lights fuse for fiery NRL finals

The stage has been set for a fiery opening to the NRL's preliminary finals, with Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy all but accusing Cronulla of having their own dirty tactics.