National News

Treasurer makes economic case for net zero

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has declared it is in Australia's interest to back global climate targets as he makes the economic case for a 2050 net zero emissions goal.

Hospitalisations may be worse than thought

New evidence about the virulence of the Delta strain of COVID-19 may mean unvaccinated people will be hospitalised at twice the rate previously predicted, says a trusted public health expert.

Qld govt slams footy tickets backflip

Queensland's health minister has called out the Therapeutic Goods Adminsitration's backflip on awarding finals tickets to NRL fans getting vaccinated before this weekend as "bureaucracy gone mad".

Visas granted for Biloela family members

Members of a Tamil family in a high-profile battle to remain in Australia have been granted 12-month bridging visas, allowing them to remain in the country.

Bronco fined $1000 over driving charge

NRL player and Brisbane Bronco TC Robati has been fined $1000 following a guilty plea to a dangerous driving charge after causing a car to swerve while in the passenger...

Vic escapes record quake with minor damage

Victoria has been rocked by the largest earthquake in its recorded history, but authorities say the state was lucky to escape with no reported injuries and only minor damage.

Bronco Robati charged over car swerve

Brisbane Broncos NRL player TC Robati is set to face court after being charged with dangerous driving for allegedly causing a car to swerve.