National News

Labor pledges better indigenous work plan

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has savaged Labor's pledge to scrap a controversial work-for-the-dole scheme, claiming the move will rip $1 billion out of the portfolio.

Animal activists target Qld theme parks

Police have been called to a Queensland theme park after activists protested animals held in captivity, the third time a tourist attraction has been targeted in two days.

Traders lose billions to shoplifters

The National Retail Association (NRA) is urging retailers to be vigilant against shoplifting raids, estimating losses across the country at more than $3 billion annually.