Entries by Matt McDonald

Terror investigation leads Police to major illegal tobacco ring

Terror investigators have dismantled an illegal tobacco importation syndicate operating in Sydney’s south-west, arresting eight men. Police looking into terrorism funding in New South Wales uncovered the criminal syndicate that was allegedly involved in the importation of illegal tobacco, drug supply and large-scale money laundering. It’s alleged the group was involved in the supply of […]

BREAKING: Terrorism charge laid against Christchurch mosque attacker

Further charges have been laid against the Australian man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks including an unprecedented terrorism charge. Brenton Tarrant, 28, was previously facing 50 charges of murder and 39 of attempted murder. Police announced on Tuesday that he will now be charged with engaging in a terrorist act. He’s also […]

Queenslanders reap $50 million from container refund scheme

Queensland’s container refund scheme has hit a new milestone with half a billion containers returned since the start of November. More than $50 million has now been paid out to people returning their bottles and cans for recycling. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch says more and more Queenslanders are getting on board the scheme. “Containers for […]

NAB finally jumps on the Apple Pay bandwagon

NAB customers will finally have access to Apple Pay leaving Westpac as the only major bank not to offer the service. NAB switched on Apple Pay on Tuesday and has started contacting eligible customers “We’ve been hearing from customers that they want Apple Pay and it’s great to be able to launch this service today,” […]