hitz-hero-national-news.jpg

Police defend spray use after Sydney rally

NSW Police have defended the use of capsicum spray on a group of people who allegedly acted aggressively after a protest in Sydney against racism and Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Some Americans have gargled bleach: survey

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report indicates Americans are putting household disinfectants including bleach into their bodies because they believe such practices can ward off coronavirus - "preventive" measures are ineffective and dangerous.

Cowboys sweating on Taumalolo fitness

His absence is always going to be felt but Saturday's error-strewn 26-16 loss to Cronulla is the eighth NRL defeat in North Queensland's past 10 games without Jason Taumalolo.

Thousands turn out in Aust day of protest

Tens of thousands of people have rallied across Australia in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and to protest Aboriginal deaths in custody, defying calls from health officials and the prime minister to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Protest could trigger health 'catastrophe'

Australia's top medical officer says it would be catastrophic if the coronavirus spread to remote indigenous communities, as protesters are urged not to attend Black Lives Matter rallies.

If you have information on something happening near you or wish to contact the newroom use this link