National News

Sun 19 May 2019

‘Grateful’ Morrison emerges after ‘miracle’ election win

premium_icon ‘Grateful’ Morrison emerges after ‘miracle’ election win

Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his constituents this morning after leading the Coalition to a stunning election victory.

How the Coalition victory will impact you

premium_icon How the Coalition victory will impact you

From young families, to small business owners and retirees, here are the major changes the Coalition has planned that will affect you.

How Labor lost the unloseable election

premium_icon How Labor lost the unloseable election

It was supposed to be the unloseable election for Labor, but party insiders and senior figures have revealed what they believe turned voters away.

One word destroyed Labor’s chances

One word destroyed Labor’s chances

There was the uncertainty which spread like a virus through Queensland and it robbed Labor of seats in the state’s south-east it had hoped to take.

How Queensland helped deliver a Coalition win

premium_icon How Queensland helped deliver a Coalition win

Queensland has essentially gifted Scott Morrison the election, overwhelmingly rejecting a Bill Shorten-led government. Here’s what caused voters to turn their backs...

Dog digs up baby buried alive

Dog digs up baby buried alive

A dog is being hailed as a hero after its owner saw it was scratching in the dirt and found the leg of a baby buried alive poking out.

'LNP boys' club' needs breaking up

premium_icon 'LNP boys' club' needs breaking up

Independent Moe Turaga wants to keep challenging LNP representatives by making them work for their win.

‘No more lies’: Star breaks silence

‘No more lies’: Star breaks silence

Beauty blogger James Charles has dropped a 40-minute video about the brutal feud with his former mentor and friend Tati Westbrook.

Dad burned daughter alive in car

Dad burned daughter alive in car

A man who allegedly strapped his daughter into a baby seat and set the car on fire so that she burned to death has been charged with murder.

Why this cockatoo hates the vet who saved him

premium_icon Why this cockatoo hates the vet who saved him

For 15 years, this Gold Coast cockatoo held a grudge against the vet that saved his life. Even to this day he’s not totally forgiven.

FEAR IN THE STREETS: Kid gangs running riot in Qld

premium_icon FEAR IN THE STREETS: Kid gangs running riot in Qld

GROUPS of unsupervised youths are running riot in a Townsville street turning a suburban property into a meeting place, neighbours say.

Clive Palmer’s $60m election loss

premium_icon Clive Palmer’s $60m election loss

He was the everywhere man during the election campaign, but Senate hopeful Clive Palmer was nowhere to be seen as Australians flocked to the ballot box.

'My girls thought I would die': Super mum conquers cancer

premium_icon 'My girls thought I would die': Super mum conquers cancer

A Coast mum of two has dedicated her life to helping others around the region after beating death.

Libs hold Curtin after Bishop’s exit

Libs hold Curtin after Bishop’s exit

JULIE Bishop’s former seat of Curtin looks to have stuck to the Liberals following a troubled campaign by independent Louise Stewart.

Government’s $16.5m gamble pays off

Government’s $16.5m gamble pays off

A desperate Coalition threw millions of dollars at this key seat after the exit of Kelly O’Dwyer. And it’s paid off.

Josh Frydenberg holds his seat

Josh Frydenberg holds his seat

Josh Frydenberg has held his Melbourne seat of Kooyong despite a campaign marred by dirty tactics.

Pauline Hanson missing in action

Pauline Hanson missing in action

The One Nation leader was nowhere to be seen on election day as voters flocked to the polls, with political watchers wanting her to please explain.

Bishop reveals Abbott’s big mistake

Bishop reveals Abbott’s big mistake

As it was announced Tony Abbott lost the seat he held for 25 years, his former deputy said there was one issue that “did him a lot of damage”.

Folau appeal hits major setback

Folau appeal hits major setback

Israel Folau’s legal challenge against his Rugby Australia termination is already off to a shaky start as Raelene Castle unloaded.

Scott Morrison’s ‘C-word’ moment

Scott Morrison’s ‘C-word’ moment

In a night of bombshells, it wasn’t ScoMo’s win that had Australia confused. It was a certain C-word he blurted out in his victory speech.

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