National News

Lockyer backs Lodge as Broncos captain

The prospect may disgust club great Glenn Lazarus but Brisbane director Darren Lockyer is confident the Broncos can cope with the fallout if Matt Lodge is named captain.

No one can stop Mitchell, Hodges warns

He is one of the NRL finals' great feel-good stories.But Melbourne centre Curtis Scott has been warned by Justin Hodges that there won't be a happy ending when he lines up against Sydney Roosters' Latrell Mitchell on Saturday night.

Business on board PM's circular economy

Australian businesses believe there is no choice but to create a "circular economy", but they need state governments and councils to make their waste and recycling laws consistent.

Morrison urges banks not to be 'sheepish'

Scott Morrison has urged the big banks not to be "sheepish" about lending money as Australia continues to deal with the fallout of the financial services royal commission.