National News

Truckie jailed till 2020 over Sydney crash

Truck driver Sarmad Nisan will not be eligible for parole until 2020 after a Sydney judge jailed him for at least three years over a horror smash that injured six people.

Funding for Qlders impacted by cyclone

Queensland farmers and small business owners impacted by Cyclone Debbie can finally access their share of almost $15 million in disaster funding, one month after it wreaked havoc across the state.

Aust woman's Bali death sparks safety call

Tourists have again been warned to be careful when riding scooters and motorbikes in Bali following the death of a 26-year-old Australian woman on the popular holiday island.

Budget to explain "good and bad" debt

Business hopes Treasurer Scott Morrison's new approach to "good" and "bad" debt won't stop him reducing recurring government expenditure when he hands down his May budget.

Blood test offers new hope for lung cancer

Scientists in the UK have developed a blood test which detects the recurrence of lung cancer in patients up to a year before the disease can be detected by CT scans and X-rays.