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Shorten to deliver budget response

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten presents his reply to the budget on Thursday night, likely his last chance to speak to voters from the forum of parliament before the election is called.
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Former NRL referee Tim Mander to contest LNP leadership

9news.com.au - ‎10 hours ago‎
Former NRL referee Tim Mander will take on Lawrence Springborg in a bid to become Queensland's opposition leader. Mr Mander on Wednesday night announced his resignation as the opposition's education and training spokesman to run against Mr ...
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Clive Palmer is slouching away, a disappointment to those who once believed his clownish bluster

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
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Woman arrested at Sydney Airport over alleged $4.6m fraud due to banking error: police

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A Sydney woman who mistakenly had $4.6 million transferred into her bank account has been arrested at Sydney International Airport while attempting to leave the country, police say.
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Australian universities slide in latest world reputation rankings

The Australian Financial Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
Only three Australian universities made the top 100 in the latest global reputation ranking survey compared with five last year. Asia's rapidly improving universities scored 18 slots in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education's World Reputation ...
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Yet another reason to hate first class

NEWS.com.au - ‎May 2, 2016‎
FINALLY, could this explain why people seem to lose their cool with disturbing frequency once they step on-board a plane? A new study published in the journalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences points to a sense of inequality being behind ...
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'Postcard Bandit' to front Perth court

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The notorious bank robber dubbed the 'Postcard Bandit' is due to face court in Perth after being extradited from Queensland over a prison escape 27 years ago.
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Government urged to address 'epidemic' Indigenous suicide rates in remote Australia

ABC Online - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Aboriginal communities across the nation are calling on the Federal Government to urgently address what they describe as an "epidemic" of Indigenous suicides in remote Australia.
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NSW terror accused to learn bail verdict

Sky News Australia - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A Sydney teenager arrested over an Anzac Day terror plot is expected to learn whether he will be released from custody. Magistrate Christine Haskett is due to deliver her decision on the 16-year-old's bid for freedom on Thursday afternoon, following a ...
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Online Dick Smith revived ahead of time by Kogan.com

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
The battered Dick Smith brand lives on, with local online retail giant Kogan.com reviving the brand a month ahead of schedule. Kogan.

need2know: ASX seen caught in global slowdown

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Local shares are poised to fall at the open, as US stocks ended lower and base metals fell overnight on global growth worries. What you need2know.
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Backpacker tax must be settled

NT News - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE inability of the Federal Government to settle on a position on the so-called “backpacker tax” before the Federal Budget has left a massive cloud around the issue.
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Uber hires former ACCC boss Allan Fels

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Uber Technologies has appointed Allan Fels, the former head of Australia's consumer watchdog, to its new global advisory board on public policy.
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National Broadband Network hits 2 million premise milestone

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
The company building the National Broadband Network has passed 2 million premises as it looks to hit its target of 2.6 million by the end of the financial year.
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Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

CNNMoney - ‎5 hours ago‎
Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball. The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years.
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Cyber security basics: How to protect your business from common cyber attacks

Computer Business Review - ‎4 hours ago‎
Analysis: Businesses are hit by cyber threats everyday, but there are some everyday protections available. When a company gets breached, one of the main accusations that is often levelled is that they did not cover the "basics" of cyber security.
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Optus hits own goal with English Premier League pricing

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Optus's pricing plan for its exclusive streaming of the English Premier League is slightly more expensive than expected at $15 a month for most Optus customers and has been derided on social media.
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Levine reveals new dad bod

NEWS.com.au - ‎6 hours ago‎
VICTORIA'S Secret model Behati Prinsloo isn't the only member of the family on bump watch. As Adam Levine shared on Instagram on Tuesday, both he and his supermodel mum-to-be are starting to show.
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Eddie Murphy Welcomes His Ninth Child

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The 55-year-old actor and his 36-year-old girlfriend Paige Butcher celebrate the arrival of Izzy Oona Murphy. 19:36, UK, Wednesday 04 May 2016.
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Parramatta Eels prepare to give up on 2016 if Anthony Watmough isn't cleared from salary cap

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Parramatta are prepared to give up on this season if Anthony Watmough isn't cleared from the salary cap, with fears the Eels could set themselves back another three years if they shed their best talent to play for points from next week.
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Aaron Sandilands gains contract extension

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Injured Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands has signed a one-year contract extension securing him to the Dockers until the end of next year.
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Former boilermaker Shane Mumford signs contract extension with GWS Giants

The Age - ‎11 hours ago‎
High flying North out scraps the Dogs, St Kilda reinvent the ruckman, Stevie J helps the Giants take great strides, Port Power's long bomb tames Tigers and Buddy is back to his best for the Swans.
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Majority Of Trump Voters Believe Global Warming Is Real, Poll Finds

Huffington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Donald Trump may not believe in man-made climate change, but most of his supporters do. A majority of Donald Trump supporters believe man-made climate change is happening, despite the presidential candidate's history of global warming denial, a poll ...
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The Ocean Conditions That Are Bleaching the Great Barrier Reef May Be the New Normal in 20 Years

VICE News - ‎4 hours ago‎
An aerial view of Australia's Great Barrier Reef taken in 1999. (Photo by Ho New/Reuters). Environment. The Ocean Conditions That Are Bleaching the Great Barrier Reef May Be the New Normal in 20 Years.
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Australia's Surprising Weapon Against Invasive Fish: Herpes

Live Science - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Australian government recently announced an unusual initiative to eradicate a long-standing animal pest problem. To rid their streams and rivers of invasive European carp crowding out native freshwater species, officials plan to begin introducing a ...
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Pacific Islands prepare for league test match blockbuster

SBS - ‎11 hours ago‎
Rugby league teams from the Pacific Islands are preparing to meet each other in test matches this weekend. (SBS News). Previous Next Show Grid.
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Budget 2016: $40 cigarettes will force smokers into black market claims tobacco industry

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Cigarette makers and retailers claim $40 packets of cigarettes are going to force more smokers into the growing black market for illegally imported tobacco.
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Doctors furious over Medicare freeze

ABC Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
MARK COLVIN: Almost unnoticed last night, there was a Medicare depth-charge in Scott Morrison's first budget. It comes in the form of a freeze - for another two years - on the Medicare payment that goes to GPs when they see a patient.
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Midwives: baby experts and substitute moms

Deutsche Welle - ‎4 hours ago‎
May 5 is International Day of the Midwife. With rising costs for the professionals who help women before, during and after childbirth, the job is becoming more and more difficult.
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Party drug ketamine offers clinical boon for depression

The Australian - ‎4 hours ago‎
The club drug and horse tranquilliser ketamine could be harnessed as a safe and potent antidepressant, after scientists identified its active ingredient.
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