National News

NSW public servants' pay freeze rejected

The NSW Upper House has reversed the state government's controversial 12-month pay freeze for public servants as the state government vows to pursue the policy through the Industrial Relations Commission.

Qld child safety dept 'failed' Mason Lee

Had any of the Queensland child safety officers tasked with looking after an abused toddler done their job in the weeks before his horrific death, he may still be alive, a coroner says.

Sixteen shipping containers found in NSW

Sixteen of the 50 shipping containers lost off the APL England in heavy seas almost 10 days ago have been recovered, but NSW authorities admit with most still missing "we have a big job ahead of us".

Police shot as Trump vows to use troops

Four St Louis police officers have been hit by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, hours after President Donald Trump vowed to use the US military to halt the spreading clashes.

Gyms, local sport return timetabled in NSW

Gyms, dance studios and other physical fitness centres in NSW will reopen within a fortnight after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while children's community sport will return next month.

Facebook staff walk out over Trump posts

Facebook employees have walked away from their work-from-home desks and taken to Twitter to accuse chief executive Mark Zuckerberg of inadequately policing US President Donald Trump's posts as strictly as the rival platform has done.