Network News

Wed 27 May 2020

Thousands of memes mock popular premier

Thousands of memes mock popular premier

More than 8000 people have joined in on a viral internet Facebook trend dedicated to poking fun at Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.

‘Absolutely crazy’ backpacker beach party

‘Absolutely crazy’ backpacker beach party

Locals were left outraged after triple the number of people currently allowed at gatherings in Queensland partied together on the beach.

Major stores struggle to stock empty shelves

Major stores struggle to stock empty shelves

Supermarket shelves are fuller but it couldn’t be more different at discount department stores which are facing huge challenges to normal.

VIDEO: Surfers save dog stranded in ocean waves

premium_icon VIDEO: Surfers save dog stranded in ocean waves

A surfer performed an incredible rescue after a dog fell off a kayak. Now, he wants his viral video to send a strong warning to others.

Mum’s surprise find in tin of baby formula

premium_icon Mum’s surprise find in tin of baby formula

When this mum opened a tin of baby formula, this was the last thing she expected to find inside. Now she’s found out who put it there.

Mining engineering firm goes into insolvency owing $2m

premium_icon Mining engineering firm goes into insolvency owing $2m

A longstanding Mackay-based engineering company with a strong reputation in the mining sector has been put into administration owing creditors more than $2m.

Here's when you might be able to travel overseas again

Here's when you might be able to travel overseas again

If you thought an overseas adventure was off the cards this year, think again because you could be using your passport much sooner than expected.

Tests expose hundreds of ‘superspreaders’

Tests expose hundreds of ‘superspreaders’

Wuhan’s coronavirus testing blitz was praised as a great success, but it also uncovered a worrying statistic.

More details emerge about nurse's trip to Blackwater while infectious

premium_icon More details emerge about nurse's trip to Blackwater while...

4.20pm: 'Sunset' twist after Blackwater man tested positive for COVID-19 following his death yesterday.

Revealed: First look at Australia’s ‘travel bubble’ rules

premium_icon Revealed: First look at Australia’s ‘travel bubble’ rules

Preflight health checks and passenger limits could be included in a trans-Tasman bubble, as other countries offer discounted plane tickets and accommodation.

News Corp journo won’t face AFP charges

premium_icon News Corp journo won’t face AFP charges

The Australian Federal Police have said they will not press charges against News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst in a win for press freedom.

Opinion: Premier must stick to her guns on border

premium_icon Opinion: Premier must stick to her guns on border

While NSW has a population just 1.5 times that of Queensland, it suffers a COVID-19 infection rate three times higher and a mortality rate eight times higher

5 things you need to know about Blackwater virus death

premium_icon 5 things you need to know about Blackwater virus death

As the community comes to grips with the tragedy, here are five things you need to know right now.

Video shows cop crushing man’s neck before he died

Video shows cop crushing man’s neck before he died

Four American police officers have been fired for their involvement in the death of an African-American man who was held down with a knee.

Crucial flaw behind huge border mistake

premium_icon Crucial flaw behind huge border mistake

Palaszczuk thinks she’s doing the right thing with her firm line on the border. But one crucial factor has caused her to make a terrible mistake

Older