National News

Bali Nine drug smuggler set for release

Australian Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence, set to be freed from jail after serving 13 years for drug smuggling, will be able to apply to return to Indonesia, a government official says.

Gold Coast beach baby died in NSW: police

The nine-month-old girl found dead on a Surfers Paradise beach died in NSW, with police now making arrangements to extradite the girl's father from Queensland.

Silent Jarryd Hayne reports to police

A tight-lipped Jarryd Hayne has said nothing to reporters as the out-of-contract NRL star reported to police to satisfy his strict bail conditions while on a sexual assault charge.

PM 'probably regrets' Pam Anderson comment

Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer believes Scott Morrison regrets comments he made about Pamela Anderson, after the Baywatch star appealed to the prime minister to defend WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Amicable end to failed push to alter bans

A failed push to soften the Cape Town trio's bans is officially over, having ended amicably as Australian cricket's warring parties start to smoke the peace pipe.

NRL CEO balks at adding fourth Qld team

Expansion may still be on the agenda but NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says there is no deadline, balking at adding a fourth Queensland team at the expense of a Sydney club.

Five people shot, one dead, in Denver

A shooting on a downtown Denver street corner on Monday left one person dead and four taken to hospital with bullet wounds, as investigators sought at least one suspect still at large, a police spokesman said.

Holmes taking big risk: NRL boss Greenberg

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has warned Valentine Holmes he is taking a "big risk" pursuing his NFL dream and dismissed concerns about the Cronulla star sparking a player drain.