Refugee group claims asylum seekers in Melbourne with COVID-19 receiving ‘lack of care’

The Federal Government has been accused of providing a dangerous "lack of care" to more than 40 refugees and asylum seekers who are being held at a hotel in the… Read more

Injured motorcyclist wins $300,000 in damages over pothole injury

A woman who took Goondiwindi Council to court over a pothole she said injured her has just received a six-figure payout. Paula Tait alleged that the pothole, which measured 1m… Read more

George Christensen says ‘no one is at fault’ for low COVID-19 vaccine rates

One of Queensland's most controversial politicians says his social media posts promoting anti-COVID-19 vaccination aren't having an impact on his region's low vaccine rates and "no one is at fault".… Read more

Tasmania named Australia’s strongest state economy

Tasmania has once again been named Australia's best performing state economy, marking seven quarters in a row it has taken out top place. CommSec's State of the State report —… Read more

Gourmet ham recalled over listeria fears

A number of gourmet ham products sold nationally have been recalled due to fears they have been contaminated with listeria. The recall specifically affects Barossa Fine Foods "No Added Nitrite… Read more

Gold Coast teenager struck by lightning on the way to school

A Queensland teenager is lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning, metres away from his school gates. The 14-year-old was walking to school on Friday morning, when the… Read more

Craig Kelly backs bill to stop unsolicited political texts

The United Australia Party is backing new powers for Australians to opt-out of unsolicited political messages. Federal Independent MP Rebekha Sharkie has today re-introduced the Unsolicited Political Communications Legislation Amendment… Read more

Millions of trees planted after NSW Black Summer bushfires

Millions of trees have been planted to rebuild NSW forests after the devastating Black Summer bushfires. More than 16 million pine and hardwood seedlings were hand planted in state forest… Read more

Elvis Presley exhibition coming to Australia next year

A major exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of the 'King of Rock 'n' Roll' Elvis Presley is coming exclusively to Australia next year. The exhibition, Elvis: Direct from Graceland,… Read more

Hackers use child exploitation images to disable Facebook accounts

Hackers are using images of child exploitation as a means of infiltrating the Facebook accounts of some Australians in a horrifying new trend. Several people have contacted 9news.com.au over the… Read more