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News: Australia

'Most beautiful, honest person' killed on north Queensland beach

Monday  10:45,   22 october 2018
brisbanetimes.com.au

Toyah Cordingley, 24, was found dead on Wangetti Beach, about 40 kilometres north of Cairns, on Monday... >>>

Driver, 21, who was high on ice and speeding when he killed a nurse, 35, and left her for dead is jailed for at least eight years

Monday  10:45,   22 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A Victorian driver who was high on ice when he killed a nurse in a horror hit-and-run has been jailed for at least eight... >>>

Mick Hawi murder accused charged with possessing gun at 'Toaster'

Monday  09:45,   22 october 2018
smh.com.au

A loaded gun has been found in the car park of a waterfront apartment building by detectives investigating the execution of former bikie boss Mick... >>>

Cyclist is fighting for life after horror collision with a kangaroo leaving his bike shattered

Monday  08:45,   22 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A cyclist has suffered life threatening injuries after colliding with a kangaroo while cycling along a popular bike... >>>

Bride opens eyes for first time after suffering strokes on honeymoon

Monday  08:20,   22 october 2018
9news.com.au

A Sydney bride who suffered multiple strokes on her honeymoon in the US is showing small signs of improvement and has opened her eyes for the first time. Francheska Bechara, 27, was rushed to hospital on October 13 after she was found unconscious by >>>

We now have a minority government. What does that mean?

Monday  08:06,   22 october 2018
msn

By losing the seat of Wentworth in a byelection, the Coalition government has lots its majority in the lower house. What are the... >>>

Detectives investigating rape of 14-year-old girl who said she was dragged into a bush at knifepoint reveal the sexual assault DIDN’T HAPPEN

Monday  07:22,   22 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A teenage girl who claimed she was pulled into bushland and sexually assaulted after getting off a school bus made a false report, police... >>>

Jury deciding if Gargasoulas fit for trial

Monday  07:06,   22 october 2018
msn

A Supreme Court of Victoria jury will decide if a schizophrenic man who allegedly killed six people in Melbourne's Bourke Street is fit to stand... >>>

Question Time cancelled after sex abuse apology

Monday  07:06,   22 october 2018
9news.com.au

The Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition agreed to cancel Question Time out of respect for child sex abuse... >>>

Three Victorians bitten in four hours as spring sunshine wakes snakes

Monday  06:45,   22 october 2018
theage.com.au

The string of snake bites across Victoria comes as the warmer weather brings the reptiles out of winter hibernation. Paramedics were called to treat individuals at four different locations across the state on Sunday in the space of a matter of... >>>

Abuse victims deserve change: Shorten

Monday  04:55,   22 october 2018
msn

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says those who have spoken up about the abuse inflicted on them as children in institutions have earned more than... >>>

Scott Morrison apologises to victims of institutional child sex abuse

Monday  04:41,   22 october 2018
abc.net.au

"Today Australia confronts a trauma, an abomination hiding in plain sight for far too long," the Prime Minister says, as hundreds of people gather in Canberra to witness the apology recommended by the royal commission into child sexual abuse. Mr... >>>

'Still struggling to survive': What I want the church to know about domestic violence victims like me

Monday  04:31,   22 october 2018
abc.net.au

We're still struggling to survive. Many of us live in desperate poverty; housing insecurity and not knowing where our next meal will come from is our daily reality. It can be difficult to access the specialised trauma counselling that we and our... >>>

Salim's $72 million jailhouse claim: Bankrupt businessman's handwritten legal pursuit from his prison cell – using a notepad and pen because he has 'limited access to a computer'

Monday  04:00,   22 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Jailed businessman Salim Mehajer has penned a 39-page claim in an exercise book from his prison cell in Cooma, NSW, demanding $72.5 million for his former businesses partners and... >>>

Eurydice Dixon's accused killer facing three fresh charges

Monday  03:45,   22 october 2018
theage.com.au

The man accused of murdering young comedian Eurydice Dixon in Carlton North has been charged with three new... >>>