News National Top Stories – Monday 7 December, 2015

Top Stories – Monday 7 December, 2015

Malcolm Turnbull and Ian Macfarlane
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waitress-edm3Your employer could be using this dirty trick to pay you less

Employment lawyers and union officials alike have denounced the ploy as ‘appalling’ after two more big companies were caught out. Read more.


Malcolm Turnbull and Ian MacfarlaneGatecrashers threaten to spoil Malcolm Turnbull’s honeymoon

Twin threats emerge as PM prepares to fight corruption claims directed at one minister and an insurgency from within his own ranks. Read more.


mad-max-oscar-buzzAustralia has a major shot at this year’s Academy Awards

George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ has suddenly become a frontrunner for best picture Oscar. It would be an historic win. Read more.


supersonic jetTravel will never be the same when these ‘spacecraft’ take to the skies

Despite the disappointment of the Concorde, supersonics have had a resurgence, promising lighting-quick trips around the globe. Read more.


hoverboardEXCLUSIVE: this year’s most popular Christmas gift may be illegal to sell

Not only are hoverboards a fire risk and outlawed for public use, The New Daily reveals some toys may breach safety laws. Read more.


PostecoglouA-League in crisis as Ange pleads with fans: ‘end the boycotts’

The bitter dispute between A-League fans and the FFA continues, but the Socceroos coach says supporters are not helping the game. Read more.


john setkaUnion officials facing blackmail charges, slammed as police ‘overkill’

Senior construction union members facing charges following arrests described by CFMEU as ‘overkill’ and ‘designed to damage’. Read more.


moneyThis is how your income and nest egg compare to the rest of Australia

These industries are the most highly paid. But even if you don’t fancy changing sectors, experts say there are ways to fatten your pay. Read more.


Jason-HolderAustralia vs West Indies: we profile the Windies ahead of the first Test

The glory days of the West Indies cricketers are long gone. This is the current crop, who face an almighty challenge against Australia. Read more.


ollieThe big squeeze: could you live in an apartment this small?

Melbourne units won’t stop shrinking, while Sydney’s new rules are troubling for the opposite reason. What’s the answer? Read more.