News: Australia

Hanson pushes for migration plebiscite

Wednesday  12:05,   15 august 2018
msn

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has introduced a bill for a plebiscite on how many people are allowed to migrate to Australia.But the One Nation leader brushed off claims of hypocrisy after introducing a bill to parliament for a plebiscite on how[...]
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Multi-million-dollar airport expansion begins

Wednesday  11:30,   15 august 2018
9news.com.au

Adelaide Airport's retail, dining, security and boarding areas will almost double in size as part of the terminal upgrade.The terminal upgrade which begins today will see international arrivals and departure areas expanded to include more retail [...]

Fraser Anning speech: Nigel Scullion should apologise for shaking hands with senator, Gunner says

Wednesday  10:51,   15 august 2018
abc.net.au

The NT Chief Minister calls on Nigel Scullion, who represents the Territory and Indigenous Affairs, to apologise for appearing to embrace controversial Queensland senator Fraser Anning after his "racist" maiden speech.Senator Scullion is[...]

Sydney nurse escapes jail for violent attack on elderly patient

Wednesday  10:26,   15 august 2018
9news.com.au

Horrific footage shows the 81-year-old being assaulted in her North Epping nursing home last year. Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { binding("wcVideoPlayer",[...]

Suspicious fire destroys Canberra massage therapy business

Wednesday  10:05,   15 august 2018
msn

Jenny Magic Massage in Phillip has been gutted by a fire that police are treating as suspicious. Emergency services were called to Jenny Magic Massage, which offers traditional Chinese massage treatments in Dundas Court, Phillip, about 11pm on[...]

Drugs allegedly found in soft drink can, whipped cream bottle on Gold Coast

Wednesday  09:20,   15 august 2018
brisbanetimes.com.au

Police allege they found the concealed drugs during a raid on a Gold Coast home on Tuesday night.Police said officers searched a house on Buckingham Road in Maudsland about 6.30pm on[...]

Tonga's PM challenges Pacific leaders to year-long weight loss competition to tackle obesity

Wednesday  08:55,   15 august 2018
abc.net.au

Tonga's Prime Minister suggests his Pacific counterparts should consider holding a year-long weight loss competition to set a good example for the region, which has some of the world's highest rates of obesity and non-communicable[...]

Katter supports Anning after Senate speech

Wednesday  08:36,   15 august 2018
msn

Bob Katter says he totally supports Senator Fraser Anning following his controversial first speech in parliament, calling it "magnificent".Outspoken federal MP Bob Katter supports his colleague Fraser Anning "one thousand per cent" despite [...]

Police raid dilapidated Melbourne family home fortified with EIGHT security cameras - arresting one man as part of secretive 'major operation'

Wednesday  06:51,   15 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Victoria Police converged on a property in suburban Brunswick early this morning, arresting a man just after 6am.   A large number of officers searched the Hope St residence in Brunswick, with police also interviewing a man outside the[...]

Deadly snake bites are set to skyrocket during record-breaking drought - with pet owners warned to be extra vigilant

Wednesday  06:50,   15 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Above-average temperatures have pushed forward this year's snake season as New South Wales suffers through a record-breaking drought.Above-average temperatures have pushed forward this year's snake season, and experts predict a sharp increase in [...]

Are you playing the luckiest Lotto number? The most commonly drawn balls are revealed ahead of record $100 million jackpot

Wednesday  06:45,   15 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The most frequently drawn numbers have been revealed in anticipation of Powerball's record $100 million draw.The most frequently drawn Lotto numbers have been revealed ahead of Thursday night's record $100 million Powerball[...]

Blacklisted Australian rights activist leaves Philippines

Wednesday  05:55,   15 august 2018
msn

An Australian professor left the Philippines on Tuesday, nearly a week after being barred entry and placed in limbo at an airport in what rights groups say was part of a crackdown on critics of President Rodrigo Duterte. The Philippine government[...]

Teenage 'ringleaders' of petrolhead gang the 'Mexican Hoon Cartel' are arrested in dawn police raids - as the group vows to terrorise locals and 'tear up streets like the law doesn't exist'

Wednesday  05:07,   15 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Police swooped on two homes on the Gold Coast west on Wednesday morning and arrested two alleged ringleaders of the 'Mexican Hoon Cartel', both aged 18.Police swooped on two Gilston homes in Gold Coast's west on Wednesday and arrested two[...]

Illawarra man killed, couple in miraculous escape in remote WA cliff crash

Wednesday  05:07,   15 august 2018
theage.com.au

Pictures from the crash site show the roof of the white Toyota LandCruiser had caved in on impact after it plunged 20 metres over the cliff.Former Bulli High School student Corey Ring, 25, was fatally injured while travelling as a passenger in the[...]

Stolen Generations study reveals impact of intergenerational trauma

Wednesday  04:31,   15 august 2018
abc.net.au

Stolen Generations members know their pain and suffering has also affected their children's and grandchildren's lives. Now, for the first time, data shows the social and economic impacts being felt by the Stolen Generations and their[...]