National News

ANZ denies pressuring Netball NZ on Folau

ANZ bank has denied pressuring Netball New Zealand over Maria Folau's support for her husband in his runaway bid to raise $3 million from "the quiet Australians" to fund a legal battle against Rugby Australia.

Cosby appeal over sex assault conviction

Comedian Bill Cosby has filed an appeal against the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison, complaining the testimony of five other accusers was "strikingly dissimilar" and should not have been aired in court.

Some NT parolees not tested: review

NT Attorney-General Natasha Fyles has ordered an immediate increase in drug and alcohol testing for parolees after four people were killed in Darwin three weeks ago by a gunman who was on parole.

More drug testing of NT parolees: review

A review of the Northern Territory's parole system, ordered after this month's shooting rampage in which four people died, has found many parolees breaching conditions and not being properly drug or alcohol-tested.