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Coburg rallies: Seven arrested as police separate anti-racism, anti-immigration protesters

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Seven people have been arrested amid violent scuffles between anti-racism and anti-immigration groups holding counter rallies in Melbourne's north.
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Woman, 17, allegedly set on fire by another 17-year-old

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎57 minutes ago‎
A 17-YEAR-OLD woman is being treated for serious burns to much of her body after allegedly being set on fire by another teen. QPS said a man, also aged 17, allegedly set the woman on fire after they argued at a home in Avalon Court in Marsden.
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Motorcyclist critically injured in crash - ‎1 hour ago‎
Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash involving a car and two motorcycles on Days Road and Old Coach Road at Coomera at 10.16am.
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Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten agree racism persists

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have found a rare moment of unity on the campaign trail, agreeing that racism in Australia persists and there is more work to be done on reconciliation between Indigenous and ...
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Waiting for Turnbull the winner to cut through

The Australian Financial Review - ‎15 hours ago‎
One of Malcolm Turnbull's problems in this campaign is his "discomfort" because he is at heart "intellectually honest".
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Mount Everest death: Rescuers retrieve Maria Strydom's body

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎19 hours ago‎
A rescue helicopter has brought the body of Australian climber Maria Strydom from Mount Everest to the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, a week after she died on the world's tallest mountain.
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Tourist trip ends in tragedy for couple

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Wedding of Tim O'Connor to Moncia O'Connor this month May 2016. Photo / supplied via Facebook. A British woman killed when a speedboat full of tourists capsized in Thailand was on honeymoon after her dream wedding.
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Plane catches fire on Tokyo runway

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Firefighters gather near an engine of a Korean Air jet following an apparent engine fire on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo.
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Aurukun: Lament for a lost generation

The Australian - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Boy had come good after the usual trouble with the grog and the police. But just when he was making a go of it, with a job as a stockman waiting for him, the demons reached out and dragged him down.
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Melbourne man arrested in US on child sex charges held without bail

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Los Angeles court has ordered a Melbourne man to be held without bail on charges of attempted child sex trafficking. Michael John Quinn, 33, did not enter a plea nor did he contest the prosecution's motion to hold him without bail.
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Labor powerbroker suspended over electoral roll charge

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎10 hours ago‎
Chris Calcino Reporter Chris studied journalism at the University of Queensland. Worked for the Western Star in Roma. He has worked at The Chronicle as a reporter since February 2011.
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Safe Schools manager quits over gaffe - ‎5 hours ago‎
Safe Schools Coalition manager Roz Ward has resigned from her Victorian government advisory role after labelling the Australian flag as racist in a Facebook post.
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Dairy price cuts to hit Victorian economy, councils warn

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
The worrying numbers have flown fast over recent weeks, with a similar speed and impact to the spill that comes after a glass of milk is knocked off a kitchen table.
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BRW Rich #1: The rise and rise of building billionaire Harry Triguboff

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Meriton boss Harry Triguboff is pacing around a half-completed apartment complex being built by his company in the Sydney suburb of Rosebery.
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Major banks' profit growth to slow: Fitch

Sky News Australia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Australia's major banks face soft profit growth amid growing macroeconomic risks linked to low interest rates and government tax policy, according to Fitch.

UPDATE 1-Engie mulls closing Australia's Hazelwood coal-fired power plant

Reuters - ‎May 25, 2016‎
... * Engie aims to gradually close, sell or convert all coal plants. * Coal now down to 10 pct of Engie's energy mix from 15 pct (Adds quotes from CEO, details on Engie's strategy).
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Should Facebook decide what types of bodies we see on our feeds?

ABC Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Facebook have apologised for rejecting an ad by a Melbourne group featuring plus-size model Tess Holliday, after saying the image "depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner.
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2016 Honda Accord - Price and Features for Australia

The Motor Report - ‎4 hours ago‎
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Election 2016: iSentia analysis shows NBN raids, asylum seekers and leadership dominated the media

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Cute cat videos might be in order, or at least a dynamic Twitter hashtag, because once again, the federal election campaign largely failed to engage social media users, according to a weekly iSentia media analysis.
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Pokémon Trainers, Rejoice! You Have Another Chance To Nab Mew: Here's How

Tech Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
Pokémon trainers now have another chance to grab the legendary monster Mew. All they need is the download code, and they'll be set to go.
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McDonald's loaded question - would you like chipotle cheese sauce with that?

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎22 minutes ago‎
A big responsibility rests on the shoulders of Glebe fast-food diners. They get to decide on the new flavour to accompany fries that will be rolled out to Maccas Australia wide by the end of the year.
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Wellness fraud Belle Gibson facing legal action

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎4 hours ago‎
A FORMER wellness blogger and author who was exposed as a fraud may be forced to issue a public apology to Australian consumers. Belle Gibson falsely claimed she had multiple forms of cancer, including terminal brain cancer, and had been able to cure ...
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Chance The Rapper Is Just Having Fun In New Video For 'No Problem'

The Inquisitr - ‎10 hours ago‎
Chance the Rapper has dropped a new video from his project Coloring Book. While the mixtape features 14 tracks, a music video for “Angels” and a live performance for “Blessings” were the only two songs to feature some sort of visual.
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Swift approval: Australia's electronic star Flume prepares to remake pop

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
In the sprawling polo fields of the Coachella Music Festival, a patch of green within the southern California desert, Harley Streten, aka, Flume, was playing to an audience of about 100,000 people.
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The taboo motivation Blues refuse to use - ‎9 hours ago‎
Rugby League: NSW Captain Paul Gallen aims to go out a winner in what will be his final State of Origin series. May 23rd 2016; 5 days ago; /video/video.
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Parker not trying to tick off last Origin goal - ‎1 hour ago‎
NRL: Queensland halfback Cooper Cronk is undergoing round-the-clock treatment on a rolled ankle, but his teammates are confident he'll be fit for Origin I. May 28th 2016; 4 hours ago; /video/video.
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Connolly: Super Rugby structure must reward performance Yesterday at 4:55 PM Super Rugby

ARU Rugby - ‎15 hours ago‎
With the England Series coming into focus, Super Rugby is about to take a month-long hiatus before the business end of the season in July.
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Sharks have personalities just like humans; Their personality traits go back to some 300 million years ago

International Business Times AU - ‎2 hours ago‎
A tourist looks up through a glass tunnel at a group of Port Jackson sharks resting in the Sydney Aquarium August 5, 2003. Reuters/David Gray.
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Meet a newly discovered family of snail-chomping carnivorous Australian marsupials

Business Insider Australia - ‎20 hours ago‎
Reconstruction of Malleodectes chomping down on what appears to have been its favourite food - snails. Illustration by Peter Schouten.
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People Could Have Pulled Bluestones to Stonehenge

Archaeology - ‎11 hours ago‎
LONDON, ENGLAND—University College London archaeology student Barney Harris and a team of volunteers attempted to drag a 1.1-ton bluestone, lashed to a sycamore sleigh, on a track made of silver birch logs.

How to run up hills without dying

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Die elegantly while you run up the hill, I say to myself, before I die inelegantly, folding forward with my hands on my knees and gasping for air from burning lungs.
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New concussion guidelines for children welcomed by local sporting teams

The Age - ‎50 minutes ago‎
New medical and sporting guidelines for children who suffer a head injury have been welcomed by junior sporting clubs. On Saturday the Australian Medical Association and the Australian Institute of Sport released a statement recommending children aged ...
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Robotic arm that could give amputees the sensation of touch being tested in Melbourne

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
A robotic arm that could result in amputees regaining their sense of touch and increased movement is the latest breakthrough for Melbourne researchers trying to develop prosthetic limbs that work "like normal".
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Spexin harmone may play role in weight gain among teenagers - ‎20 hours ago‎
A Mayo Clinic-led study found that obese teenagers have lower levels of a hormone potentially tied to weight management than teens of normal weights.
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