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Man killed in hit and run at Shelduck Street, Inala

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
POLICE are continuing to search for a driver after a man was killed in a suspected hit and run incident Brisbane's southwest overnight.
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Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull and Alan Jones meet on-air for first time since 2014 clash

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎51 minutes ago‎
It was the rematch set to shake the morning airwaves but Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Wednesday morning interview with broadcaster Alan Jones can be summed up in one word: truce.
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Nova Peris resigns from the Senate after reports she was seeking AFL job

The Guardian - ‎21 hours ago‎
Nova Peris, the Northern Territory senator and first Indigenous woman elected to federal parliament, will not recontest her seat after revelations she was seeking a job with the AFL.

$578m assistance for dairy farmers

SBS - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Help is on the way for dairy farmers after the government unveiled a $578 million financial assistance package over 10 years. Source: AAP.
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Man to be charged over vandalism of NSW Police Force Wall of Remembrance in Sydney

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
A man is expected to be charged over the vandalism of the police memorial in Sydney's Domain that has been defaced twice in four days.
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Inner West Council: Protesters shut down first meeting in Sydney

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The first meeting of the new Inner West Council in Sydney has been shut down after hundreds of chanting protesters refused to allow the council's administrator to speak.
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Media report EgyptAir plane showed no issues

Sky News Australia - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The crashed EgyptAir jet showed no technical issues before taking off from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, according to an Aircraft Technical Log signed by its pilot before take off, Egyptian state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram says.
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Cliffhanger election in Austria unnerves Europe

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A candidate belonging to a tiny ecology movement has narrowly saved Austria from becoming the first European country since World War II to elect a far-right head of state.
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'Doctors waiting for death' - Syrian aid workers appeal for more protection

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISTANBUL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Syrian aid workers have pleaded for the international community to do more to protect them from deadly attacks, and to make sure aid reaches those most in need, saying statements of support need to be translated ...
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World Humanitarian Summit attacks 'broken' system

Aljazeera.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Participants in UN summit in Istanbul call for better aid system and new focus on preventing trouble before it begins. 24 May 2016 21:56 GMT.
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Election 2016: Scott Morrison stands by claim of $67b black hole in Labor costings

ABC Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Treasurer Scott Morrison has defended the Government's claim that Labor has a $67 billion "black hole" in its budget costings, after the Opposition accused him of inventing "fictitious" figures and lying to Australians.
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Melbourne freeway reopens almost 24 hours after fatal petrol tanker crash

9news.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
Melbourne's Calder Freeway has reopened almost 24 hours after a petrol tanker rolled on the busy road, killing one person, in a crash described by senior police as one of the worst they have seen.
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Bowraville case 'finally being heard'

SBS - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 25 years after three Aboriginal children disappeared from the NSW mid-north coast, the man acquitted of two of the murders could face a retrial.
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El Nino bows out after driving year of record heat as La Nina lurks in the wings

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
After a year of driving global temperatures to unprecedented warmth, the giant El Nino weather event in the Pacific is officially over, raising hopes that drought-hit regions may be in for some relief in Australia and elsewhere.
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Wesfarmers profit to be hit by $2.3b in Target, coal write-downs

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Wesfarmers has warned that its full-year profit will be hit by write-downs and restructuring costs of as much as $2.3 billion on its ailing Target chain and its struggling coal business.
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Lenders return to property investors

The Australian - ‎9 hours ago‎
A banking sector return to aggressive lending to property investors could stoke the ire of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, which had been trying to calm the exuberance of capital city housing markets.
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Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens says election winner faces 'years' of budget repair

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Glenn Stevens says the Reserve Bank agrees with updated forecasts produced by Treasury last week about the state of the nation's books.
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ASX 200 companies pay lip service on gender diversity: report

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
Companies get real. Gender diversity is more than just paying the issue lip service. Having a gender policy on your website isn't enough.
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Facebook apologises for banning 'undesirable' photo of plus-sized model Tess Holliday

ABC Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
Facebook has been forced to backtrack after it banned an Australian ad featuring a bikini-clad plus-sized model promoting positive body image, initially saying the photo's depiction was "undesirable".
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Tesla, Jaguar among highest in car software defects, says study

The Australian Financial Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
The autopilot feature is tested on a Tesla Model S. Car makers have issued 189 software recalls in the past five years, including 141 that could trigger a crash through defects in critical components such as powertrain and vehicle controls.
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'Goat Simulator,' 'The Crew' Free In June Via Xbox One Games With Gold

The Inquisitr - ‎3 hours ago‎
Microsoft revealed Tuesday the free games coming to the Xbox One in June as part of the Games with Gold program. A rumored lineup of games has now been confirmed fake and the actual slate features Goat Simulator and The Crew for Xbox One plus ...
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Boxy 2016 Subaru Forester packs a punch

Weekly Times Now - ‎9 hours ago‎
Refined: The Subaru Forester XT 2.0 Premium improvements include a quieter cabin and slightly more responsive steering. WITHOUT a back-to-back comparison, it's hard to pick the refinements in the updated-for-2016 Subaru Forester, but they are there and ...
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Johnny Depp says Barnaby Joyce 'inbred with tomato'; Deputy PM hits back with Hannibal Lecter comparison

ABC Online - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The battle between Johnny Depp and Australia's Deputy Prime Minister has re-ignited, with the Hollywood star saying Barnaby Joyce looks like he was "inbred with a tomato" and the minister declaring he is Depp's "Hannibal Lecter".
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Vivid Sydney: Mark Hammer creates light work for Sydney to reflect on itself

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Stare at yourself into infinity? Mark Hammer's light installation for this year's Vivid festival looks like the perfect artwork for a city that loves itself as much as Sydney.
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The Avalanches hint at new album

Yahoo7 News - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Australian sample masters The Avalanches surprised their fans with their inclusion on the Splendour in the Grass line-up this year - 16 years after the release of the first, and only, album Since I Left You.
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Two couples brawl in Adelaide hospital waiting room

Yahoo7 News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Disturbing CCTV footage showing a violent fight break out between two couples inside an Adelaide hospital has been released by a homeless advocacy group.
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Hawthorn's Brad Hill charged with assault

The Age - ‎10 hours ago‎
Hawthorn premiership player Brad Hill has been charged with assault following an alleged altercation at a suburban nightclub during the pre-season.

Key Bulldogs back but Jong out

Sports News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Sign-up to Crownbet now and start streaming every AFL game live, for free! + $500 in Bonus Bets when you join via this link! Lin Jong will be missing but coach Luke Beveridge says there are more than enough returning Bulldogs to make selection a ...
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Origin to open door for Broncos reserves

The Queensland Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
HARD HITTER: Joe Ofahengaue tackles North Queensland Cowboys Gavin Cooper during the Brisbane Broncos round 11 match in Townsville.
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Resetting the Political Moral Compass on Climate Change

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Leaders of the various faith traditions are speaking with one voice: our society must change course. Credit: Frederic Cirou / Getty Images.
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Animals need protection from drones via code of practice, researcher says

ABC Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A code of practice to protect animals and wildlife from research drones is needed until any negative effects are fully understood, a University of Adelaide researcher says.
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Octopus, squid and cuttlefish numbers boom in changing oceans

ABC Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A surprising 60-year boom in global octopus, squid and cuttlefish numbers points to long-term changes taking place in the world's oceans, scientists say.
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How much can a healthy lifestyle really reduce your cancer risk?

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cleaning up your diet and hitting the gym can help keep cancer at bay, new research shows. "The public have been led to believe that everything causes cancer," says Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, "but one-third of cancers are ...
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PM vows to 'leave no stone unturned' in addressing mental illness

ABC Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull vows improving Australia's mental health would be a 'vital national priority', a group of mental health advocates is challenging all parties to state what they'd do to address the rising suicide toll.
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Butcher apologizes for 'suicide bomber' bacon sign

New York Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
An Australian butcher has egg on his face after posting a sign claiming that eating two strips of bacon “reduces your chance of being a suicide bomber.
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New Study Suggests Dogs Don't Trust You When You're Angry

People Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎
Behind those big, beautiful puppy dog eyes is a doggy mind trying to figure you out. Scientists have long believed that pups pick up on our emotional cues, and a recent study shows these cues may determine how they make decisions.

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