National News

PM playing hardball on income tax cuts

Malcolm Turnbull has pledged not to back down on the government's complete income tax cut package, despite the Senate dumping the final stage of the plan.

Telstra axes 8,000 jobs, shares plummet

Telstra is axing 8000 jobs over the next three years as it tries to save $1 billion while tackling the cost of investing in new technology and increased competition from its rivals.

Smiling SA rapist jailed for 10 years

A woman viciously assaulted in the Adelaide parklands has told her attacker in court how demeaned, degraded and humiliated she felt, saying: "You smiled at me as you raped me.

$31m lost in S Korea crypto exchange hack

A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $US31 million ($A42 million) worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers, a latest in the series of recent hacks that raised security concerns.

Childhood bullying hurts parents too: poll

Australian parents are crying out for more help to tackle and prevent childhood bullying, with new research finding it's not just the child who suffers but the entire family.

US leaders aim for migrant-kids solution

President Donald Trump has told House Republicans he is "1000 per cent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.