National News

Barnaby's Greens fire talk 'unhelpful': PM

Scott Morrison has labelled Barnaby Joyce's comments "unhelpful" after the Nationals backbencher suggested two people who died in NSW bushfires "most likely" voted for the Greens.

Broncos boss tips Bali holiday rethink

Brisbane CEO Paul White believes David Fifita's confronting stint in a Bali police station cell will deter other NRL players from visiting the popular off-season holiday spot.

Player misbehaviour annoys NRL boss

Standing next to Queensland's sports minister as the launch of next year's NRL magic round just hours after Brisbane forward David Fifita had flown home, Todd Greenberg knew what was coming.

Ardern sends firefighters to Queensland

As smoke from the Australian bushfires travels across the Tasman to New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced fresh firefighting support will head the other way.

Richardson suggests future changes to NRL

South Sydney boss Shane Richardson has outlined his vision for the future of the NRL, which includes a reduction to the number of NRL rounds and the establishment of a World 9s circuit.

Paramedics don't sway Vic pollies on pills

Paramedics want pills snatched by authorities at Victorian music festivals to undergo testing so revellers can be alerted in real-time when dangerous drugs are circulating.