National News

Ex-NSW cop spared jail for shared images

A former Sydney police officer who accessed intimate photos on the phone of a woman he'd arrested and shared them on social media has been spared jail time.

Townsville residents on "crocwatch"

North Queensland residents are on "crocwatch" as wildlife officers try and recapture reptiles displaced by catastrophic floods to return them to the Ross River.

Govt considering aged care database

Calls for a national database to keep tabs on aged care workers has merit and is being considered by the federal government, the aged care royal commission has heard.

Aust to miss Paris target by 19 per cent

Despite government projections that Australia will miss its 2030 emissions reduction target by 19 per cent, bureaucrats are confident the Paris agreement can be met.

SA woman to appeal terror conviction

A South Australian woman found to be a member of the Islamic State terror group has been granted permission to contest her conviction.