National News

Cop bill over climate change protest

Hundreds of thousands of dollars will be spent on overtime for police officers who worked during week-long climate change protests in MelbourneVictoria Police Commander Tim Hansen said on Sunday the force was still totalling the cost of the Extinction Rebellion protests in the city, but overtime was already high.

Cops catch driver at four times over limit

An unlicensed driver has been nabbed behind the wheel while allegedly more than four times the legal alcohol limit after other frightened drivers alerted police.

Perth traffic stop turns into drug bust

A driver who was stopped by police in Perth will appear in court after he was allegedly found with several drugs, including cocaine, MDMA and anabolic steroids.

Ban on QLD teacher drunk in class

A female teacher who fell asleep in a drunken stupor in a Year two classroom and failed to notice a student being punched has been suspended from teaching in Queensland.