National News

Call to airlines to keep Qld family in Aus

Australian airline Qantas and 11 other carriers are being petitioned to refuse to take two Tamils and their Australian-born children to their homeland in Sri Lanka.

Illicit smoke ring found in Melbourne

An illicit tobacco smuggling operation based in Melbourne's eastern suburbs has been smashed following an Australian Border Force investigation.

Family 'support' after worksite death

A man has died almost two weeks after he was allegedly hit in the head with piling rig cable while working on the West Gate Tunnel Project in Melbourne.

Drug smuggling no game for Aus man

A man who allegedly imported two kilograms of pseudoephedrine into Sydney hidden in board games has been charged with trafficking a controlled drug and possessing equipment.

NSW enacts most abuse commission changes

The NSW government will implement hundreds of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse but has fallen short of forcing priests to break the privacy of confession.