National News

Report casts doubt over farm visa push

Horticulture farmers have almost no difficulty filling job vacancies, according to a federal government report undermining the sector's demand for a new visa category.

Canberra want Roosters fans in Viking clap

Canberra have called for Sydney Roosters fans to join their famous Viking clap in a bid to help surpass the AFL grand final as Australia's greatest sporting spectacle.

Anti-smoking warnings 'lose shock value'

Researchers want health warnings printed on each and every cigarette as the shocking, graphic images printed on packets aren't convincing smokers to quit.

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AM WorldPolice shoot protester in Hong KongHong Kong police have shot a protester at close range in the chest, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground.

Aussies spend big shopping on social media

It only takes a quick scroll and some clicks to buy online and for Australians the dollars are adding up with more than $16 billion spent on shopping via social media each year.

Prince Andrew makes WA public appearance

Prince Andrew has attended a university event during a work trip to Perth as he continues to be dogged by questions about his links to late American billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.