National News

Partner violence rates holding steady

Damning new data about Australia's rates of domestic and sexual violence reveal that one in six females experience abuse before they are 15 and one woman is killed by her partner every nine days.

Alfie latest league statue at Suncorp

It's not often Allan Langer is lost for words.But the larrikin playmaker had to stop and collect himself in an emotional address after being immortalised in bronze outside Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday.

Aust model wants US conviction tossed

An Australian model facing a potential 21-year jail sentence in the US for assaulting a flight attendant on a plane to Los Angeles has asked a California judge to toss her conviction.

Live turtles, crocs saved from crime ring

Police in 22 countries, including Australia, have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol says.

Vaughan says big men key to Origin I

Forget superstars like Kalyn Ponga and Latrell Mitchell.NSW prop Paul Vaughan says State of Origin I is going to be won in the middle by the big men in the opening 25 minutes at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night.