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Mon 6 Apr 2020

New and old movies to watch from home in self-isolation

premium_icon New and old movies to watch from home in self-isolation

Cinemas might still be closed but there are lots of movies you can watch at home. Apple TV+ has released its first original feature starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Solar power, battery grants offered in $800k renewables plan

premium_icon Solar power, battery grants offered in $800k renewables plan

TERRITORY households and businesses will be able to apply for $6000 grants to install solar power systems and batteries under a new government scheme.

1.1m Aussies screwed out of $1500 payment

1.1m Aussies screwed out of $1500 payment

Casual workers have received a fresh blow after it was confirmed those in the job for less than a year would miss out on the subsidy.

Man killed in Tweed rollover after thrown from vehicle

premium_icon Man killed in Tweed rollover after thrown from vehicle

Paramedics were called but the man died at the crash scene.

Australia becomes ‘rare’ virus example

Australia becomes ‘rare’ virus example

A graph shows Australia has become a “rare example” among Western countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Drinking session and DUI lead to region’s first COVID-19 fines

premium_icon Drinking session and DUI lead to region’s first COVID-19...

IT’S understood they’re the first social distancing-related fines issued in northern NSW.

The Chinese companies stockpiling city's medical supplies

The Chinese companies stockpiling city's medical supplies

A Chinese company in Australia has sent an explosive email to staff telling them to stockpile medical supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Brutal details of star’s kidnap ordeal revealed

Brutal details of star’s kidnap ordeal revealed

Singer Duffy has broken her silence about being drugged, raped and held against her will in a foreign country for weeks on end.

Ruby Princess docks in NSW as state's COVID-19 deaths hit 18

Ruby Princess docks in NSW as state's COVID-19 deaths hit 18

The Ruby Princess cruise ship has now docked in NSW this morning with 200 sick crew onboard. LIVE COVERAGE

Grim reality of how long we’ll stay at home

Grim reality of how long we’ll stay at home

The month of March felt like an eternity. But the outlook of how long we will actually spend in our homes this year comes down to one big factor.

Celebrity chef takes over MasterChef set in shock move

premium_icon Celebrity chef takes over MasterChef set in shock move

Masterchef’s new judging trio havs been sidelined to sous chefs in favour of Gordon Ramsay, who is given the keys to the kitchen for the first week.

Split up: MAFS fails to deliver real love over the years

premium_icon Split up: MAFS fails to deliver real love over the years

Almost 60 couples have tied the knot on Married At First Sight and only a handful remain together. We take a look book at the relationships over the years.

FINAL STAGES: Repairs on giant sink hole take shape

premium_icon FINAL STAGES: Repairs on giant sink hole take shape

The final stages to repair a giant sink hole that threatened to swallow properties in Sunrise Beach will begin this week.

Let’s get wacky: How NRL can sell itself to world

premium_icon Let’s get wacky: How NRL can sell itself to world

Roosters coach is confident the NRL can restart this year but, to do so, the game needs to ‘experiment with stuff that we would never do.

Need for crisis housing climbs in troubled climate

premium_icon Need for crisis housing climbs in troubled climate

A new social housing project for women and families fleeing domestic abuse will only be a drop in the pond as the need for crisis accommodation climbs.

National response to coronavirus could be the making of us

premium_icon National response to coronavirus could be the making of us

These are extraordinary times and for the man at the helm, that means there’s no road map. But together, we are moving in the right direction.

High seas travellers being held in supervised isolation

premium_icon High seas travellers being held in supervised isolation

HIGH seas travellers, who recently arrived and docked their boats, have been taken into supervised quarantine

D-Day coming for AFL’s May restart plans

premium_icon D-Day coming for AFL’s May restart plans

Mark Robinson puts the key questions to league football boss Steve Hocking.

Shock at golf course ban

premium_icon Shock at golf course ban

Golfers are calling on the government to reconsider a decision to close down all courses due to the coronavirus crisis.

Memes and jokes help ease pandemic stress levels

premium_icon Memes and jokes help ease pandemic stress levels

In times of a crisis humanity has always turned to humour, and thousands of hilarious memes have begun circulating on social media making light of COVID-19.

Toddler tests positive for virus, third case in family

premium_icon Toddler tests positive for virus, third case in family

A CHILD, with two siblings at primary school, has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the third person in her family to be infected

Aussie comedians battle it out for $100k

Aussie comedians battle it out for $100k

Comedians are a competitive bunch, and when there’s $100,000 at stake, they’ll resort to wild shenanigans. Ten household names are about to battle it out.

Thor helps kids tackle COVID anxiety with free meditations

premium_icon Thor helps kids tackle COVID anxiety with free meditations

THE Hollywood star aims to help children cope with coronavirus-related stress and to help them focus with studies.

Warning on social distancing rules as region's tally hits 30

premium_icon Warning on social distancing rules as region's tally hits 30

With no end to the coronavirus crisis in sight, residents have been warned staying indoors is the only way to speed up the return to normal.

Hotel used for forced quarantine without owners' knowledge

premium_icon Hotel used for forced quarantine without owners' knowledge

FIVE rooms in a plush building have been booked to assist in forced quarantining, without the knowledge or consent of building owners, managers or residents.

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