National News

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Extreme heatwave to hit with 45C days

Extreme heatwave to hit with 45C days

Scorching temperatures are expected to sweep the nation’s south east over the long weekend, with the mercury to soar past 40C in dozens of areas.

Cricket asks to jump vaccine queue ahead of tour

Premium Content Cricket asks to jump vaccine queue ahead of tour

With South Africa deemed a ‘very high risk’ country, Cricket Australia has fired off a formal request to the Federal Government to have players vaccinated.

‘Shocking’ find after AFL star’s death

‘Shocking’ find after AFL star’s death

A disturbing revelation has been made public about the tragic death of former Richmond star Shane Tuck, who passed away last year.

Mutant strain up to 90 per cent more deadly

Mutant strain up to 90 per cent more deadly

The new mutant strain of coronavirus is between 30 and 90 per cent more deadly than the old one but vaccines will still work, UK scientists say.

Aussies abroad on alert 24/7 as mercy flights sell out

Premium Content Aussies abroad on alert 24/7 as mercy flights sell out

Australians stranded abroad are being made to play a game of fastest fingers first in order to secure seats on government-organised repatriation flights.

Shark attack tragedy: ‘We wish it was a bad dream’

Premium Content Shark attack tragedy: ‘We wish it was a bad dream’

A young father whose birthday was on Saturday has been identified as the victim of a suspected shark attack while snorkelling near Port MacDonnell.

AFL and NRL linked to crime cash in illegal betting report

Premium Content AFL and NRL linked to crime cash in illegal betting report

Crooked cash is flooding into illegal betting markets, raising fears of match fixing and corruption across Australian sport.

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