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News: Australia

'Absolutely shameful': Juveniles sentenced over group sexual assault of 13yo girl

Saturday  07:55,   20 october 2018
abc.net.au

A cognitively disabled 13-year-old girl sexually assaulted by a group of male teenagers lived in circumstances so bad she did not know how to say no to sex, a court... >>>

Queensland's cuddly gift to royal couple

Saturday  07:35,   20 october 2018
msn

Queensland will continue a royal tradition of sorts by gifting Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex with a Tambo teddy bear when they visit on... >>>

Queensland's cuddly gift to royal couple

Saturday  07:35,   20 october 2018
msn

Queensland will continue a royal tradition of sorts by gifting Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex with a Tambo teddy bear when they visit on... >>>

Prince Harry king of the kids in Sydney

Saturday  07:32,   20 october 2018
msn

Prince Harry has some fun racing three young boys on Cockatoo Island after arriving to cheer on competitors in the driving challenge for the Invictus... >>>

Comment: Progress Scott Morrison doesn't want to advertise

Saturday  07:10,   20 october 2018
smh.com.au

Dozens of asylum seekers arrived in Australia this week. There's been a subtle change in... >>>

Whose side is the government on?

Saturday  07:10,   20 october 2018
smh.com.au

The actions of the Morrison government over the past week can only be described as an omnishambles. There have been so many snafus that at least one senior press gallery journalist had to refer to written notes just to remember them all in a live... >>>

Dave Sharma interupted by anti-Adani protesters at Wentworth by-election press conference

Saturday  05:56,   20 october 2018
abc.net.au

Liberal candidate Dave Sharma is confronted by anti-Adani campaigners while addressing the media in Rose Bay, as voters queue at polling booths for the high-stakes... >>>

An area larger than Perth torched by out-of-control bushfire in WA

Saturday  05:20,   20 october 2018
abc.net.au

Emergency services are fighting fire with fire as they contain an 800,000-hectare bushfire in Australia's... >>>

Quad bike rider dies in Central Queensland crash

Saturday  04:06,   20 october 2018
brisbanetimes.com.au

Emergency services were called to a single-vehicle rollover after a 31-year-old rider has died after he was hit by a vehicle. A 31-year-old rider has died after he was thrown off his quad bike before being hit by a vehicle in Central... >>>

Tram restaurant grinds to a halt after failing safety test

Saturday  02:06,   20 october 2018
theage.com.au

The iconic Melbourne restaurant tram service has temporarily ground to a halt after failing a safety standard assessments to remain on the tram... >>>

Voters head to polls in Wentworth

Saturday  00:30,   20 october 2018
msn

Wentworth voters are heading to the polls for a crucial by-election with the Liberals bracing to lose the seat they have held since the party's... >>>

Grudge match: James Packer's deep animosity towards David Gyngell

Saturday  00:30,   20 october 2018
smh.com.au

James Packer has broken his silence to reveal the depths of his bitterness towards former best friend David Gyngell. But the former Nine boss is not the only one in the firing line."I was physically assaulted outside my house”. “[It] was an... >>>

Cab drivers sue Uber for $500MILLION and claim the ride-share company has stolen their livelihoods

Friday  23:35,   19 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A $500 million lawsuit has been launched against ride-share giant Uber by Melbourne cab drivers who claim that the company stole their... >>>

Dave Sharma and Kerryn Phelps must battle shifting demographics to win Wentworth

Friday  23:35,   19 october 2018
abc.net.au

Wentworth's changing electorate profile sheds light on how its affluent suburbs have changed over the decades — and how its residents might be approaching today's crucial... >>>

NSW warned of severe weekend storms

Friday  22:45,   19 october 2018
msn

Severe thunderstorms are forecast to hit NSW on Saturday, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning they may interrupt major events in... >>>