News National Top Stories – Monday 5 October, 2015

Top Stories – Monday 5 October, 2015

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ThurstonThurston lights up the greatest NRL grand final in history

With one second left on the clock, his team scored the equaliser. A few minutes later he launched a kick which vaulted the game into history. Read more.


Getty ‘Families must help us stop homegrown terror’: government

While loved ones grieve the loss of Curtis Cheng, Julie Bishop says Islamic families must step up in the fight against local terror. Read more.


Shutterstock Four reasons you really need to get more sleep

Staying up late watching Netflix or hacking away at work projects may do harm beyond sleepiness. Read more.



Getty From elation to despair. The six stages of getting a new mobile phone

Do you want a new smartphone? Do you have the emotional bandwidth to cope with it? Jason Murphy on the pitfalls of a new phone. Read more.


trophyNRL grand final: the moments that decided a cliffhanger

Two evenly-matched sides took it down to the wire. We review the moments that won the Cowboys the prize. Read more.


ThurstonNRL super gallery: all the action from a thrilling grand final

IN PICTURES: From that famous field goal to bone-crunching tackles, relive the action from one of the great grand finals. Read more.


Colin LaneOutspoken broker dishes the secrets of bad financial advice

WATCH: He called it ‘the moron portfolio’ and financial advisors didn’t like it. Marcus Padley defends a controversial idea. Read more.


instagramAussie blokes shunning beer, turning to sweet, pink, bubbly wines

Forget the stereotypes. More men are turning to drinks traditionally favoured by women … until recently. Read more.

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