National News

Columbine shooting-obsessed teenager dead

A Florida teenager believed to be obsessed with the Columbine massacre has been found dead in Colorado after she triggered a manhunt by making a "pilgrimage" to the state just days before the 20th anniversary of the infamous school attack.

Climate, tax debate as campaign week ends

Labor has sought to remind voters of the coalition's record on cutting spending, as Scott Morrison doubled down on the cost of Bill Shorten's climate policy.

Greenberg: women inspired stand down rule

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has revealed a conversation with his daughter's friends who told him they were being turned off rugby league helped convince him to push through the game's controversial "no fault" stand-down rules.

PM jumps on Labor super tax stumble

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has questioned Bill Shorten's credibility after the Labor leader admitted he should have chosen his words more carefully when he said the party would not increase taxes on superannuation.

Qld Health confirms 13th measles case

Queenslanders have again been warned about the dangers of measles after a man, who travelled to Vietnam, became the latest confirmed case of infection.

Roberts pushes for Broncos NRL return

Brisbane captain Darius Boyd is optimistic James Roberts will be fit to return for Sunday's game at Canberra as speculation swirls around the centre's NRL future.

Bob Brown leads anti-Adani convoy to Qld

Tasmania's veteran conservationist Bob Brown has spearheaded an anti-Adani convoy, travelling north to protest the divisive proposed coal mine in Queensland.

PM expects Qld MP to heed travel review

Prime Minister Scott Morrison expects a Queensland Nationals MP will abide by the findings of a review into his travel expenses, after revelations the backbencher charged taxpayers more than $3000 for connecting flights to the Philippines.