Category: National

Kangaroos line-up looming for the World Cup

The Kangaroos are back on home soil and coach Mal Meninga has a big decision to make. Madeline Paulsen reports.

Energy prices the focus for Federal Parliament

Federal cabinet has discussed a national energy policy. Among the key issues energy prices, reliability and renewable energy, and a new report says consumers need to say no to bad deals from retailers. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Public urged to learn CPR

The ambulance service wants more Queenslanders to learn CPR. On Restart a Heart Day, paramedics gave free lessons on how to save lives. Jessica McGrath reports.

Men most at risk of skin cancer

Queensland men aged over 55 are most risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancers. The latest research has uncovered the extent of the disease and its cost on the health system. Lily Nothling reports.

Indigenous inclusion promised for 2018 Commonwealth Games

One of the major goals for next year’s Commonwealth Games is to engage with Australia’s first nations people. But some Indigenous leaders are doubtful of the government’s commitment to reconciliation. Elisabeth Moss reports.

Mother and son found after 10 days

A forty-year-old woman and her nine-year-old son who were lost for ten days have been found safe and well. They were rescued in remote bushland in the Hunter Valley. Tom Copley reports.

Cheaper health insurance for young Australians

It’s being called the biggest health shake-up in decades. And the main aim getting young people to take up health insurance. James Ives reports.

Athletes added to sport’s Hall of Fame

Jeff Horn has become the first boxer to win the prestigious Don award, from the Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Athlete Raelene Boyle and AFL great Tony Lockett also were honoured at the special dinner. Holly Parkinson reports.

Commonwealth Games herald change and credibility

Australian athletes once dominated the Commonwealth Games. Their success at the event, formed a crucial part of our national identity. But is that changing? Ashleigh Dwan reports.

Home renovators face real risk of lung cancer

Tradies and home renovators exposed to silica dust are at greater risk of developing lung cancer. The Cancer Council says workers who breathe in the fine particles every day, are particularly vulnerable. Tom Copley reports.