Bank‘s move to help 70,000 customers

National Australia Bank will put more than 100 new business bankers in regional areas to initially assist with the recovery of flood-damaged areas across the east coast of the country. The nation’s largest business bank on Friday announced it would introduce 134 new business bankers...

Former MP charged with child offences

A former Queensland MP and father of a sitting member is facing more than 20 charges of indecent treatment of at least one teenage girl. Trevor Perrett, who served for a decade and was the Minister for Primary Industries, Fisheries and Forestry during the 1990s,...

Tony Abbott joins flood relief effort

Former PM Tony Abbott has rolled up his sleeves to help out New South Wales’ flood relief effort. Mr Abbott joined the Davidson Rural Fire Brigade for some hard toil on Saturday as part of the flood clean up. The former prime minister hitched a...

Expert explains why PM is not coming across well

Prime Minister Scott Morrison struggles with his responses to the Brittany Higgins allegations and the vaccine rollout – and there’s a reason for that. Professor of Linguistics Nick Enfield, of the University of Sydney, has analysed Mr Morrison’s responses to three questions and revealed why...

Under-fire MP’s shock Facebook comment

An MP who apologised in parliament for trolling women online, then laughed it off, will be counselled on his behaviour, the Prime Minister says. Under-fire Queensland Liberal MP Andrew Laming apologised in parliament to two women on Thursday, hours before Channel 9 aired allegations he...

Man dead after shooting in Geelong

A man is dead and two others have been rushed to hospital after a shooting in the Geelong suburb of Corio on Saturday. The shooting happened on the Princes Highway at Harpur Road just after 6am, Victoria Police confirmed. “One man is deceased and two...