National News

Mexico quake toll rises to 248

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck central Mexico has risen to 248, the nation's civil protection agency says.

Qld woman dies in Bali scooter crash

A Queensland woman has died after a scooter crash in Bali.Sophia Martini, 27, from Townsville, was a passenger on the scooter driven by her partner on Monday morning.

Signs jobs surge not over yet

The surge in jobs over the past year is showing little sign of abating with figures pointing to continued steady demand for new workers.

HPV screening more effective than Pap test

The new national cervical cancer screening program has received a boost, with a large clinical trial showing screening for the human papillomavirus (HPV) is significantly better at detecting potential pre-cancerous cells than the traditional Pap smear.