Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «family»

19 November 2017 4:41 AM Pauline Hanson leaves One Nation campaign for baby's birth

Pauline Hanson has suspended campaigning on the Queensland election trail to attend the birth of her fifth grandchild. The One Nation leader left far north Queensland on Sunday morning following the news her daughter had gone into labour. Senator Hanson was supposed to join the party's "Battler Bus" in Ipswich, west of Brisbane, on Monday but said she wouldn't 5

19 November 2017 2:12 AM Thanasi Kokkinakis given 2018 Australian Open wildcard

Injury-plagued Thanasi Kokkinakis is set to play at the Australian Open for the first time in three years after being awarded a wildcard. The 21-year-old has battled serious shoulder and abdominal injuries in recent years and is now hoping for a long-overdue change of luck on the fitness front. Kokkinakis said he was incredibly grateful when Davis Cup captain 5

17 November 2017 9:22 AM WA man 'fighting back' after lightning strike

The family of a worker who was struck by lightning at the Northam Race Club say he is "fighting back" as he remains in an induced coma at Royal Perth Hospital. Track curating staff member Doug Fernihough, 57, was flown to Perth for treatment in the intensive care unit on Thursday and remains in a critical but stable condition. Mr Fernihough's family 8

16 November 2017 8:08 AM Macron invites Hariri family to France 'not at all' for exile

Paris: Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and his family will travel to France in coming days, a French presidential source says, after Emmanuel Macron invited him as part of efforts to defuse tensions in the Middle East. Speaking in the German city of Bonn after a climate conference on Wednesday, Macron said his invitation was not an offer of exile 15

15 November 2017 9:25 AM Tony Birch wins the Patrick Award

When Tony Birch talks about the honour of being named the winner of this year's Patrick White Literary Award, he doesn't immediately dwell on the Australian Nobel laureate's novels. Instead he talks of how White spoke out about the things that were politically important to him: "I admired the fact that as a writer in his older age he protested against 15

15 November 2017 6:54 AM A boy has died and his brother remains critical after house fire

A young boy has died and his brother remains in a critical condition after a fire tore through their family home on a rural Queensland property. The four-year-old, along with his younger brother, 3, and father, 34, were asleep when a fire broke out in their home near Dalby about 8pm on Tuesday. They made it out of the home, suffering serious burns and were treated 14

13 November 2017 9:38 AM Where Queenslanders spend the most on fast food

People in Brisbane's CBD are spending a at least $4.4 million a month on fast food and restaurants, according to a survey. The Commonwealth Bank research found its customers in Queensland were spending an average of about $82 each per month on fast food and $118 on dining at restaurants - the third highest spend on both fast food and restaurants nationally 12

7 November 2017 10:42 AM 'His smile and friendship will be missed': Traffic controller hit and killed on Bruce Highway

Police have released the idenity of the traffic controller who was hit and killed after a car crashed through roadworks on the southbound lanes of the Bruce Highway early Tuesday morning. Ken Altoft, 56, died at the scene after being hit about midnight on the stretch of motorway between Forest Glen and the Sunshine Coast Motorway. The car rolled into the ditch 11

5 November 2017 1:48 PM AIS boxer Skye Nicolson secures Commonwealth Games spot after winning national titles

AIS-based boxer Skye Nicolson has secured her ticket to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after winning the 57 kilogram national title on Saturday. Nicolson will be a part of a 13-strong Australian team to compete next year and the 22-year-old has set her sights on chasing gold after claiming a world championship bronze medal last year. Nicolson has moved 9

5 November 2017 4:53 AM Perth man was stabbed to death 'in front of distressed partner'

New details have emerged following the murder of a 53-year-old man in Gosnells, with reports alleging he was "stabbed to death" in front of his distressed partner. 9 News Perth reporter Lee Steele said the fighting began at around 10pm on Saturday evening, and "quickly escalated". Neighbours said they had heard "shouting, screaming and doors slamming" 23