National News

NSW govt response to koala probe released

The NSW government has committed to only 11 of the 42 recommendations made by a parliamentary inquiry into koala protections conducted in the aftermath of the 'black summer' fires.

Retailers enjoyed pre-Christmas spend-up

Retail spending in the run-up to Christmas was even stronger than first thought, with Melburnians particularly rampant at the shops after emerging from a lengthy lockdown.

Hardwick addresses drama with players

Richmond vice-captain Jack Riewoldt is adamant the situation surrounding coach Damien Hardwick and his new relationship with a club staffer will not have any impact on the playing group.

Three new cases as NSW restrictions ease

NSW's three new coronavirus cases, close contacts that contact tracers missed, were out and about in the community while infectious, the state's chief health officer has admitted.

Industry and govt at odds over quad bikes

Australia's peak automotive body is urging the federal government to rethink plans to mandate rollover bars on ATVs or quad bikes, warning the move threatens the viability of dealers and could actually cost lives.

Indian players racially abused: reports

India's players were allegedly subjected to racial abuse from a section of the crowd at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in the third Test against Australia.