Category: National News

‘I thought he’d behead me’

‘I thought he’d behead me’

Officer feared Numan Haider would behead him. A MELBOURNE police officer thought he was going to be beheaded as a radicalised teen attacked him with a knife, an inquest has heard. Officer B has told …
Telstra outage hits customers

Telstra outage hits customers

Telstra customers have been hit with another outage. ANOTHER widespread outage appears to be impacting Telstra customers with complaints pouring in across the country. There have been tweets from around the country about problems accessing …
PM: kids’ dental program faces axe

PM: kids’ dental program faces axe

Opposition leader Bill Shorten accuses PM Malcolm Turnbull of caving into the backbench on medicare. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirms he is considering scrapping a children’s dental health scheme, which has not been used as …
Pollies holding gay marriage hostage

Pollies holding gay marriage hostage

Enter the press pack with Political Editor Malcolm Farr to see Labor and the Greens respond to the marriage equality vote fail in the Senate. Same-sex couple Timothy Grasso (left) and Kristen Nietowere “married” in …
School in lockdown over ‘gunman’

School in lockdown over ‘gunman’

March 17, 20163:58pm Beveridge Primary School in lockdown over reported gunman. Picture: 7NewsMelbourne BEVERIDGE Primary School is in lockdown after a gunman was reportedly spotted near the grounds of the school on the northern fringe …
Fairfax staff on strike until Monday

Fairfax staff on strike until Monday

Fairfax Media headquarters at Pyrmont, Sydney. Picture: Dan Himbrechts TWO Fairfax Media newsrooms have voted to go on strike until Monday to protest the cutting of 120 journalists and editorial staff jobs at The Sydney …
Town revolts over paedophile plans

Town revolts over paedophile plans

Elizabeth Coleman wants to build a home for former prisoners in Ellendale. ELIZABETH Coleman has dedicated her life to helping the people society wants nothing to do with. She has single-handedly rehabilitated dozens of former …
Fight of the ‘knuckle-draggers’

Fight of the ‘knuckle-draggers’

Former PM Tony Abbott is among 30 or more MPs who have called for the Safe Schools program to be defunded. Protesters attend the Hands Off Safe Schools Rally in Melbourne. Picture: Chris Hopkins/Getty Images …
‘Pull your finger out Australia’

‘Pull your finger out Australia’

Jamie Oliver says he’s very happy to see a sugar tax introduced in the UK. Courtesy: Facebook/Jamie Oliver Speaking out … Jamie Oliver says Australia should follow the UK in introducing a sugar tax on …