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TPP: What the trade pact means for Australia

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, agreed after eight years of negotiations, is designed to create major changes in the economies of the 12 signatories, including Australia.
Trade deal a win for Australia: Turnbull
Trans Pacific Partnership to open e-commerce floodgates
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British tourist Zoe Woolmer 'stepped on air' at Kings Canyon, inquest hears - ‎3 hours ago‎
AAP. Share; Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Google+; Share on Reddit; Email a friend. A BRITISH tourist “stepped on air” before falling about 15 metres to her death at Kings Canyon in the Northern Territory, an inquest has heard.
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Turnbull to take tax cuts to the next election

The Australian Financial Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
Speaking on Melbourne radio 3AW, Mr Turnbull rejected a suggestion by host Neil Mitchell that tax cuts were long way off. Simon O'Dwyer.
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Student arrested outside Arthur Phillip High School over social media posts

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police on Tuesday morning have arrested a student on his way to Arthur Phillip High School, the same school attended by the teen gunman behind last week's fatal shooting in Parramatta.
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Hawthorn's Brian Lake, David Hale retire from AFL

The Age - ‎2 hours ago‎
After three flags in three years and a Norm Smith Medal since moving clubs, veteran Hawthorn star Brian Lake has joined premiership teammate David Hale in retiring from AFL football.
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Russian jet flies into Turkish airspace

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
RAW VISION: US Secretary of State John Kerry voices concern about the incursion by a Russian airplane into Turkish airspace, and says he has intensified discussions with Moscow.
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Oscar Pistorius still in jail after parole decision delayed in South Africa

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) A South African parole review board met Monday to decide whether Oscar Pistorius should be let out of jail -- and, when it was over, kept him where he was.
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Palmyra: Syrians condemn destruction of ancient site

Channel 4 News (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Every evening, Abir Shalil used to look out over the ancient city of Palmyra and wonder at its beauty. The family home where she lived with her parents and six sisters was right there - she grew up amongst the ruins.
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Babysitter avoids jail for sex with 11yo

The New Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
The father of an 11-year-old boy who had sex with his 20-year-old babysitter, says the incident was a “notch on his belt” for the son.
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Guatemalans search for and bury family members killed in slide

CTV News - ‎21 hours ago‎
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala - Ismael Estrada buried a son and a granddaughter swept away in a mudslide that killed at least 131 people and left as many as 300 missing.
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LISA SCAFFIDI: 'I am truly and deeply apologetic'

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
CCC REPORT: Lord Mayor acted with 'serious misconduct' over gifts; GIFTS: Trip to Beijing Olympics, Leuwin Concert and Broome Cup; LISA SCAFFIDI: 'I am truly and deeply apologetic'; FINDINGS: CCC did not find Lisa Scaffidi had acted corruptly; POLL: ...
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Australia's east coast braces for more bushfires as temperatures soar

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australia's fire chiefs are warning of a very dangerous season ahead, with five states facing fire weather warnings on Tuesday.
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Royal Commission into Child Abuse begins hearings in Adelaide to examine ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Advertiser. Share; Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Google+; Share on Reddit; Email a friend. The royal commission into child abuse will sit in Adelaide for two weeks to hear evidence from former residents at homes run by the Salvation ...
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Man shot in buttocks in Kallangur

Brisbane Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A crime scene is in place in Brisbane's north after a man was shot in the buttocks. Photo: Marina Neil. A crime scene has been established at a house north of Brisbane on Tuesday morning, where a man in his 20s was shot in the buttocks.
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Takeovers panel rules 'unacceptable circumstances' in G8 bid for Affinity

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Takeovers Panel has made an unacceptable circumstances ruling on childcare provider G8 Education's failed bid for rival Affinity Education, after finding entities related to former G8 chairwoman Jennifer Hutson had traded in the deal in ...
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sentiment lift to ease RBA fears

The Australian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Signs of improving business confidence and faster jobs growth will reassure the Reserve Bank Board when it meets this afternoon and almost certainly decides to keep interest rates on hold.
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Australian stocks rally 1pc at the open

The Australian - ‎5 minutes ago‎
The Australian sharemarket pushed more than 1 per cent higher at the open, following strong rallies on US and European bourses as expectations of an imminent rate hike by the US Federal Reserve wane.
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Consumer confidence slides again

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Consumer confidence has slipped further, retracing almost half of the record bounce it enjoyed when Malcolm Turnbull became prime minister.
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Apple 'iRing' rumour may come full circle with patent filing

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rumours of a so-called "iRing" from Apple have been circling - pardon the pun - for years. But what may have originated as iFantasy could end up becoming reality, following news the tech giant has filed a patent for a wearable smart ring device.
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'Rock Band': The song remains the same, even if times are a-changing

Mashable - ‎6 hours ago‎
Magic can be hard to recapture - that one amazing vacation, that wild night you talk about for ages, that time you and your friends finally conquered The Outlaws' "Green Grass and High Tides" on your plastic instruments.
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Up, up and Huawei for gizmos

Business Spectator - ‎3 hours ago‎
China's Huawei is upping the ante when it comes to consumer-focused technology and has unleashed a bevy of new devices - the Huawei Watch, the phablet-sized 5.5-inch G8 smartphone and the 8-inch MediaPad M2 tablet - to spruik its capabilities.

NSW driver caught six times over limit

The Australian (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
A MAN has blown more than six times over the legal drink driving limit after an accident in Sydney's northwest. THE 44-year-old was involved in a crash with another car at 5pm in North Richmond on Monday, before being breath tested by police.
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Amanda Levete Architects' MPavilion now open

Architecture and Design - ‎3 hours ago‎
Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) have used a unique blend of Queensland surfboard resin and Finnish carbon fibre rods to create a "forest canopy" for Melbourne's second annual MPavilion.
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Ray Hadley to Andrew Johns: Wake up to yourself

Brisbane Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The 2GB host says if Andrew Johns was still a star player he may have been able to get away with the behaviour which led Channel Nine to dump him as a commentator for the NRL final.
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Kate Ceberano says she was kicked out of Qantas Club Lounge - ‎2 hours ago‎
STAFF Share; Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Google+; Share on Reddit; Email a friend. KATE Ceberano has taken a stab at Qantas, claiming that staff kicked her out of its lounge for inappropriate clothing.
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Chrissie Swan returns to the morning airwaves as Meshel Laurie moves to KIIS FM

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
A major shakeup of FM radio continues, with Nova announcing Meshel Laurie will vacate her show with Tommy Little to head to KIIS FM, and will be replaced by Chrissie Swan.
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RWC 2015: Straight-talking Cheika winning over rugby world

The Australian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Australia had won the toss at Twickenham and Michael Cheika was asked which dressing room he would prefer. On offer were the salubrious England change rooms.
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James Tamou almost missed the Cowboys premiership.Source:AAP - ‎Oct 4, 2015‎
Nathan RyanFOX SPORTS. Share; Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Google+; Share on Reddit; Email a friend. JAMES Tamou has sensationally revealed how he almost quit North Queensland twice this season as mental demons and family ...
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Hog-nosed rat: Victorian scientists among team to discover new mammal species ...

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new species of mammal dubbed the hog-nosed rat has been discovered in a remote area of Indonesia, researchers say. The rodent, which has features never before seen by science, was found in a mountainous region of Sulawesi Island by a team of ...
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Frogs face mass extinction: Macquarie University report

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Frogs face mass extinction with new research showing hundreds of species have been lost over three decades due to factors such as pollution and habitat destruction.
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UNSW in quantum computing breakthrough

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australian engineers say they have cleared the final hurdle for making a silicon quantum computer, a new device that in terms of power, blows away existing computers.
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Apollo 15 moon-travelling watch up for auction

CNET - ‎28 minutes ago‎
If you want to own a watch that has been to the moon with a NASA astronaut, your chances are pretty slim. Most of the watches worn during the Apollo missions were the standard NASA-issued Omega chronographs.
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Alarming number of motorists caught drink, drug driving on Victoria's Grand ... - ‎13 hours ago‎
REBEKAH CAVANAGHHerald Sun. Share; Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share on Google+; Share on Reddit; Email a friend. AN alarming one in nine drivers were found to be under the influence of illicit drugs during Victoria's first AFL Grand Final ...
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Baby hit by car at Teewah Beach campsite

Brisbane Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A baby has been hit by a car at a campsite near Teewah Beach on Monday. Photo: Sunshine Coast Daily. A baby has been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a reversing car at a popular beach campsite.
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Most Australians don't seek support when feeling stressed or sad, Mental ...

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Only 18 per cent of Australians regularly seek support when stressed or feeling down, according to a new survey. Research commissioned by Mental Health Australia examined what activities Australians undertook to improve their mental health and ...
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AFL great Wayne Schwass reveals how hid pills from his own WIFE to keep his ...

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
AFL great Wayne Schwass has opened up about his debilitating battle with mental illness, explaining that he spent 11 years of his life 'pretending' to family, friends and the public that he was fine.
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