National News

Cowboys didn't rush JT's shoulder: Green

North Queensland insist they didn't rush Johnathan Thurston back from the shoulder injury that has ultimately ended his NRL season and State of Origin career.

Cyber hack near miss prompts task force

Three global cyber hacks in the past year have prompted the federal government to make cyber security a higher priority, with a new task force formed to combat future threats.

NZ newspaper names, shames drunk drivers

A newspaper in a busy New Zealand resort town has decided to take a stand against drunken driving by filling its front page with the names, ages and alcohol readings for about 100 people convicted of the offense this year.

Curtis looking forward to getting home

After a year of "business in China" convicted investment banker Oliver Curtis has walked free from a NSW jail onto a private plane and into the arms of his two young children.

No halt to schools funding battle

Labor has vowed to fix the "unfairness" in the Turnbull government's schools funding plan, as the prime minister hailed it as the biggest-ever reform in education.

More jail for Vic Anzac Day terror teen

A Melbourne man convicted over a terror plot to behead a police officer on Anzac Day has been given an extra four years' jail for his "extremely grave" crimes, following a commonwealth appeal.