National News

Dragons defend decision to rest Ben Hunt

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has defended his omission of million-dollar playmaker Ben Hunt as his side's NRL season goes on the line against Penrith, saying he is putting...

Drought fund won't rob infrastructure: PM

Scott Morrison insists a $3.9 billion drought-proofing kitty won't affect the national rollout of roads and rail lines, after Labor urged the government to find another source for the cash.

Mazda recalls another 18,000 vehicles

One of Australia's most popular cars is being recalled due to a software issue which may cause the vehicle to stop and stall, with the inability to restart. Mazda has recalled...

'Likes' to be hidden on Instagram in Aust

Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many 'likes' a post has a received under trial changes to "remove pressure" on the digital platform's users.

Josh Reynolds set to leave Wests Tigers

Former Australian and Queensland playmaker Ben Ikin says highly-paid Wests Tigers five-eighth Josh Reynolds is "too good" to be playing reserve grade.