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News: Australia

PM refloats sending Nauru refugees to NZ

Wednesday  02:25,   17 october 2018
msn

Scott Morrison is open to sending refugees on Nauru to New Zealand if a bill on a lifetime ban preventing them from entering Australia is... >>>

'Hiding in plain sight': $100k reward for fugitive Jonathan Dick

Wednesday  02:07,   17 october 2018
theage.com.au

Police believe Mr Dick has been “hiding in plain sight” since allegedly killing his brother with a sword. They hope a reward and a wedding video will help find... >>>

Cancer 'healer' turned fake lawyer banned from Victorian courts

Wednesday  01:56,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

A fake lawyer operating in Victorian courts is banned from providing legal advice under an order by the Victorian Supreme Court. He also has been banned by another body after claiming he could cure... >>>

Australian embassy move to Jerusalem would sabotage Middle East peace process, Palestinians say

Wednesday  01:45,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

Palestinians react with shock and dismay to the suggestion Australia could move its embassy to Jerusalem, with a senior official saying "politically, this destroys the chances of... >>>

Drivers in remote Australia paying more than $2 a litre for fuel as prices continue to climb

Wednesday  01:07,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

Drivers in remote and regional areas of Australia are paying up to $2 a litre for fuel as the drop in the Aussie dollar and oil price increase pushes prices to record... >>>

Nicole Cartwright 'disappeared' off social media before death: friends

Wednesday  00:56,   17 october 2018
smh.com.au

Friends have said Nicole Cartwright ceased regular contact in the past few months, as police continue to investigate her suspicious... >>>

‘Time travelling’ $1 coin

Wednesday  00:56,   17 october 2018
9news.com.au

A $1 coin has caused a storm on social media after its owner spotted an odd feature, but there is a simple explanation to this ‘time-travelling’ coin. The heads side of the coin is marked with the year 2019. Town Hall Coins and Collectables owner... >>>

Ian Kiernan, Clean Up Australia founder and yachtsman, dies aged 78

Wednesday  00:31,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

Ian Kiernan, a true Sydney identity who grew to international fame as an environmental campaigner and yachtsman, has died aged... >>>

Decentralising migration doesn't work, history shows

Wednesday  00:11,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

The idea of locating new migrants in regional Australia is not new and it's had mixed results over the years, so will the Government's new proposal be any... >>>

Australia-Indonesia relationship could be 'thrown under bus' over Israel embassy comments

Wednesday  00:11,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

Indonesia's relationship with Australia could be "thrown under a bus" following Canberra's provocative move to consider relocating its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a trade expert is... >>>

Wollongong woman again denied bail after 'sugar daddy' allegedly hit with tomahawk

Tuesday  23:59,   16 october 2018
smh.com.au

Shannon Haynes has failed to secure bail for the second time in less than a week over allegations she was involved in the violent standover of a man she met on a dating... >>>

Phelps could take out Wentworth-poll

Tuesday  23:59,   16 october 2018
msn

Kerryn Phelps is leading the Liberal party's Dave Sharma at 55 per cent to 45 per cent of the two-party preferred vote in the Sydney... >>>

Peter Hollingworth's pension could be stripped as federal crossbenches push for legal changes

Tuesday  23:45,   16 october 2018
abc.net.au

Peter Hollingworth's pension could be stripped as federal crossbenches push for legal... >>>

Canberra school worker injured weekly by kindergartener hospitalised for trauma two years on

Tuesday  23:31,   16 october 2018
abc.net.au

A Canberra public school worker who was injured on a weekly basis by a kindergartener is in a mental health facility two years on, due to the psychological damage it caused. For six months from the beginning of 2016 the learning support assistant,... >>>

Dubbo prepares for Prince Harry and Meghan by brewing a special beer

Tuesday  23:21,   16 october 2018
smh.com.au

Day two will see the Duke and Duchess of Sussex fly to Dubbo - and there are a few reasons they chose that... >>>