News: Australia

Comment: Morrison’s reaction to Wentworth was worse than the result

Monday  03:10,   22 october 2018

Scott Morrison's reaction to the loss of Wentworth — by keeping on doing exactly what he's been doing — will delight... >>>

Comment: It's time to shut the White Ribbon campaign down

Monday  02:31,   22 october 2018

Send the money where it matters, to refuges, to education programs for children and young people, to support programs for victims. We can’t fix male violence by affixing white ribbons or by putting all this money and attention on adult male... >>>

Geoffrey Rush defamation trial against Nationwide News to begin in the Federal Court

Monday  02:22,   22 october 2018

When he steps into the Federal Court today, acclaimed actor Geoffrey Rush will be the first celebrity in the #MeToo era to take on a media giant in a defamation trial, after The Daily Telegraph accused him of acting inappropriately towards a female... >>>

National apology: Why some survivors of sexual abuse won't or can't go

Monday  01:56,   22 october 2018

Today's national apology to survivors of child sexual abuse marks a historic and highly anticipated moment for many, but others have decided not to, or can't, make the trip to Canberra. Geoff Meyers, now 82, grew up in the Royleston Boys Home in the >>>

The full employment myth and why our youth are missing out

Monday  01:43,   22 october 2018

What are the chances of a sudden plunge in the jobless numbers right before a crucial... >>>

Malcolm Turnbull returns to Sydney, as Wentworth by-election fallout continues

Monday  01:43,   22 october 2018

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull touches down in Sydney, as the fallout from the Liberals' defeat in Saturday's Wentworth by-election... >>>

Josh Frydenberg loses battle to hide police transcript over Iraq report leak to Andrew Bolt

Sunday  22:57,   21 october 2018

Josh Frydenberg has lost a two-year legal fight to hide a transcript of his interview with police investigating one of Australia's most infamous intelligence... >>>

Comment: Morrison faces the new electoral reality

Sunday  22:12,   21 october 2018

Voters are sick of politicians who are more focused on personal ambition than governing. It is hilarious that some in the Liberal Party, trying to distract attention from their own folly, criticised Mr Turnbull for quitting his seat and even for not >>>

PM to apologise to child sex abuse victims

Sunday  21:56,   21 october 2018

Thousands of institutional child sexual abuse victims will hear Prime Minister Scott Morrison deliver a national apology in parliament on... >>>

Australian border force smash 'tobacco smuggling ring': Police arrest five men over $6.7M syndicate accused of importing three million cigarettes'

Sunday  20:21,   21 october 2018

After months of surveillance, the Australian Border Force (ABF) put a stop to a major tobacco smuggling... >>>

'I told him it changed my life': Prince Harry's touching moment with a Navy medic - as the single mother explains how the Invictus Games saved her from suicide

Sunday  19:45,   21 october 2018

Former medic Emilea Mysko was a 'broken person' when she left the Navy after eight years, suffering both physical and mental injuries, and has credited Prince Harry and the Invictus Games with her... >>>

Thurston breaks 14-year silence on Bulldogs gang rape scandal

Sunday  17:06,   21 october 2018

“It was a traumatic time for everyone - obviously the victim at the time and certainly the club at the time as well.” © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Thurston on his wedding day with wife Sam. Thurston had joined the Bulldogs just two years... >>>

Is nuclear power the solution to our energy crisis?

Sunday  14:45,   21 october 2018

It is a cheap and dependable power source, but opponents of the idea always scream two words: "Chernobyl" and... >>>

Details released of non-lethal SMART shark drum line plans for Gracetown

Sunday  14:10,   21 october 2018

Ten non-lethal SMART drum lines will be set in the ocean along an 11.5-kilometre stretch of coastline around the South West town of Gracetown in an attempt to prevent shark attacks. The WA Government agreed to the trial in August after sustained... >>>

'He didn't deserve to die like that': Family mourns Earthcore's Spiro Boursine

Sunday  13:35,   21 october 2018

The sister of a man who died in police custody at a Melbourne bar says he was in good spirits after securing a new site for his dance festival. Earthcore founder Spiro Boursine (also known Spiro Boursinos) died at Antique Bar in Elsternwick about... >>>