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MP Warren Entsch blames 'human stupidity' for croc attack on Queensland beach

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal MP Warren Entsch has warned against any crocodile backlash in his electorate, saying what appears to be a fatal attack on a tourist at a Queensland beach was "avoidable" and the result of "human stupidity".
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Aussie shot in Syria praised by friends - ‎22 minutes ago‎
An Australian man shot dead in Syria has been praised by friends for helping the Kurds in their fight against Islamic State. Jamie Bright is understood to have been in Syria for more than a year, supporting Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in ...
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Backlash over gorilla shooting

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The terrifying moment a gorilla grabs a hold of a child who has fallen into it's zoo enclosure. Courtesy: WLWT News Cincinnati.
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Woman, children survive Craigieburn hit-and-run by stolen car

ABC Online - ‎2 minutes ago‎
A woman and two children, being pushed in a pram, have escaped serious injuries after being hit by a stolen car in Melbourne's north.
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Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull expects gay marriage plebiscite this year

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he expects a plebiscite on same-sex marriage to be held by the end of 2016 if the Coalition is returned to government, his strongest commitment yet on the timing of the vote.
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Jewellery store allegedly ram raided in Glen Waverley

The Age - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A four-wheel-drive has smashed into a jewellery store at a Glen Waverley shopping centre in an alleged ram raid. Police are investigating the alleged daylight robbery at the scene.

Child Still Critical After Lightning Hits 11 in Paris Park

ABC News - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said.
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Gunman dead after 'random' rifle rampage in Houston suburb

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Houston police car with bullet holes in the windshield after Sunday morning shooting. Two gunmen also shot at a helicopter. Photograph: Houston police department.
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Muslims 'allowed to lightly beat wives' - ‎9 hours ago‎
MUSLIM men should be allowed to “lightly beat” their wives if they refuse to have sex, fail to wear a hijab or don't bathe, according to an Islamic constitutional body.
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YPG vows to 'strongly respond' to attacks on Kurdish civilians in Aleppo

Rudaw - ‎6 hours ago‎
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—In the chaos of an Islamic State advance in northern Syria and repeated violations of the tattered Syrian ceasefire, the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) announced on Sunday that they will respond to attacks on ...
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LiveBlogLast Updated 12.33pm AEDTFederal Election 2016: Turnbull in Sydney, Shorten makes Barrier Reef pledge

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hello and welcome to today's rolling coverage of the federal election campaign from The Australian. It's the 23rd day of electioneering; there are 33 days remaining.
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'It can't be true': Bentley Hilton, 4, dies when car rolls into Hawkesbury River

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Devastated family members of a young boy who drowned in the Hawkesbury River on Sunday say they are "a mess" as they struggle to comprehend how a child with his whole life ahead of him is no longer with them.
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Election 2016: Labor faction candidates jostle for Peris Senate vacancy

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two candidates appear to be frontrunners to fill the spot left vacant by outgoing Northern Territory senator Nova Peris. The ABC understands Labor's left faction supports former Territory minister Malarndirri McCarthy, whereas prominent members of the ...
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Patties Foods weighs takeover proposal from Pacific Equity Partners

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Shares in Four'N Twenty pies maker Patties Foods have soared after the group revealed details of an incomplete takeover offer from private equity this morning.
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Australian stocks remain in the black at noon

The Australian - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The Australian sharemarket remained slightly in the black at noon, as gains led by two big supermarkets firms offset weakness in the mining sector.
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Sales of new homes took a dive during April according to the Housing Industry Association - ‎7 minutes ago‎
SALES of new homes took a slide during April, with units taking a bigger hit than houses, according to the latest Housing Industry Association figures.
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ANZ faces $2.5 billion bill in legal battle with Indian entreprenuer

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
ANZ Bank faces a $2.5 billion-plus claim from the billionaire founders of Burrup Fertiliser Pankaj and Radhikha Oswal after the bank allegedly forced the sale of their business for far less than they say it was worth and while they were under "duress".
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Drink driver nabbed five times limit in SA - ‎4 hours ago‎
A man has been nabbed drink-driving at nearly five times the legal blood alcohol limit after allegedly crashing into a parked car in Adelaide.
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NBN chair's accusations of theft 'unfair'

CIO Australia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Accusations of theft aimed at NBN staff in an opinion piece by NBN chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski have sparked criticism from an internet user group and the ALP.
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Telstra outage apology now subject to $25 compensation complaints

iTWire - ‎11 hours ago‎
Telstra's COO, Kate McKenzie, publicly apologised (again) for yet another Telstra outage, but its customers think the $25 compensation offered is churlishly cheap.
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'The Last Of Us 2': Naughty Dog Now Developing The Survival Game Sequel?

The Inquisitr - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Now that the final installment of Naughty Dog's Uncharted series has been available for a little over two weeks, there has been increased speculation that the gaming studio has begun working on the sequel to 2013's smash hit, The Last of Us.
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Miles Franklin 2016 shortlist announced

InDaily - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australia's most prestigious literature prize shortlist features both well-established and new authors - including first-time nominee Lucy Treloar, whose debut novel 'Salt Creek' is set in the Coorong.
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Peter Garrett unveils solo single, national tour dates

Rip It Up - ‎3 hours ago‎
Peter Garrett's back, and not in the making-a-surprise-tilt-at-a-prominent-safe-Liberal-seat like a lot of celebrities and former politicians tend to do around this time of year.
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Melbourne's Michael Quinn faces court on child sex charges

Herald Sun - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Melbourne rugby player Michael Quinn appeared in a Los Angeles court over child sex charges. Picture: AAP Image/Facebook. A MELBOURNE man charged with trying to arrange to have sex with a six-year-old boy in Los Angeles while on a rugby tour ...
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The Greens Have Pledged An Extra $270 Million To The Arts To Counter The Government Cuts

Junkee - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Australian Greens have announced a new arts policy which aims to “reverse the Liberals' attacks on the arts” by challenging recent widespread funding cuts and pledging an additional $270 million into the arts sector.
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Morris will make up for lost time: Daley

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎55 minutes ago‎
One training session is all late NSW State of Origin call-up Josh Morris will have to perfect his right-side combination with Blake Ferguson, but coach Laurie Daley is adamant it will be enough.
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Tariq Sims to leave Newcastle

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Newcastle's NRL season is poised to descend further into chaos, with co-captain Tariq Sims expected to announce a mid-season shift to St George Illawarra on Tuesday.
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Eels Junior Paulo In Canberra Sheds

TripleM Sydney - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canberra beat the Bulldogs 32-20 and Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says he's looking forward to coaching Junior Paulo who was in the sheds last night after leaving the Eels.
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Raiders go from soft centres to sticky delights

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
Rugby league really is like a box of chocolates. You just never know what you're going to get. The Canberra Raiders defeated the Canterbury Bulldogs 32-20 on a cold Sunday afternoon in the nation's capital.
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Robyn IronsideNews Corp Australia Network - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A YEAR after Richard Branson triggered a furore by describing the Great Barrier Reef as an industrial dumping ground, the British billionaire has launched his own campaign to “save” the world's largest living organism.
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15 Million Year Old Remains of Bizarre Marsupial Found

New Historian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Fossils of a bizarre, snail eating marsupial which roamed forests fifteen million years ago have been found in a cave in Australia.
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Researchers Suggest That Sharks Have Personalities Just Like Humans

Headlines & Global News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A new study suggests that, just like humans, sharks have their own unique individual personalities, which could have implications for ecology and wildlife management.
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Gordonvale resident near Cairns tests positive to Zika virus

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Queensland Health workers have been deployed to Gordonvale, south of Cairns in far north Queensland, after a resident tested positive to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
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GPs target Medicare rebate freeze in new ads

Sky News Australia - ‎6 hours ago‎
A television campaign funded by GPs has taken aim at the federal government's extended freeze on Medicare rebates. The ads, which went to air on Sunday night, feature a husband imploring his wife to see the doctor about frequent headaches.
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Another nurse assaulted by a patient at RBWH

Brisbane Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Another nurse has been assaulted by a patient at the Royal Brisbane and Women's hospital less than a week after another serious incident there.
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Melbourne team developing robotic arm which could restore sensation of touch to amputees - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Researchers from the University of Melbourne believe they have discovered a way to help amputees and stroke victims, developing a robotic arm which will allow users to experience the sensation of touch.
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