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Turnbull carries can after cabinet split over Kevin Rudd

The Australian - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Malcolm Turnbull has taken responsibility for the contentious decision on Kevin Rudd's request for Australian government backing of his bid to become UN secretary-general, after the plan encountered strong opposition in cabinet yesterday.
Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet splits over Kevin Rudd's UN bid
Turnbull to decide on Kevin Rudd's UN bid
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We owe it to the voters of Herbert: Malcolm Turnbull

The Australian - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Malcolm Turnbull has expressed “real concern and real disappointment” amid a brewing legal challenge over the Australian Electoral Commission's allegedly botched election in the knife-edge seat of Herbert.
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'Pope must act', as Pell denies claims

NEWS.com.au - ‎4 hours ago‎
AS Cardinal George Pell denies historical sex abuse claims, a survivors group has called on him to stand aside in the Vatican and return to Australia.
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Lindt cafe inquiry: Why no siege plan, expert asks?

The Australian - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The evidence of British police counter-terrorism experts has brought into question the performance of two of NSW's most senior police officers during the Lindt cafe siege.
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Queensland woman stabbed in face after disturbing home intruder

NEWS.com.au - ‎11 hours ago‎
A QUEENSLAND woman was stabbed in the face with a kitchen knife after arriving home and disturbing an intruder on Wednesday night.
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Lack of diversity in politics, business and academia: study

The Australian - ‎15 minutes ago‎
As a young executive, Ming Long remembers training her voice to make it sound more assertive, and asking questions rather than stating her opinions in a bid to get cut-through as an Asian woman in the workplace.
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Underworld figure Hizir Ferman dies after attack on guards at Loddon Prison, near Castlemaine

The Age - ‎5 hours ago‎
A violent underworld figure has died following an attack on two prison guards at Loddon Prison, north-west of Melbourne. Hizir Ferman, 34, was found dead in a unit at the medium-security prison on Thursday afternoon, a prison source said.
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Man linked to missing toddler William Tyrrell faces historical child sex charges

The Age - ‎5 hours ago‎
A man previously identified as a person of interest in the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell faces a string of historical child sexual abuse charges in Ballarat.
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Baby 'dropped, pricked with safety pin'

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎10 hours ago‎
A MAN charged with hitting a baby boy with a mobile phone and pricking him with a safety pin on a Central Coast train was on parole for six previous assaults, a court has heard.
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Family's 18-year wait for closure over Rachel

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
MISSING teen Rachel Antonio's father last night hoped for his first good sleep in 18 years after a Coroner blamed his daughter's secret lover for her disappearance.
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I'll cherish our memories: Madeleine Kelly

9news.com.au - ‎12 hours ago‎
As she mourns the death of her second sibling, the sister of one-punch victim Thomas Kelly says she will cherish the memories of her "beautiful brothers" forever.
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National Disability Insurance Scheme computer glitch hits services and payments

ABC Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recipients have been denied access to the program because of glitches in the online system, while service providers have been unpaid.
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Legal loophole protects child abuse guards

The Australian - ‎15 minutes ago‎
A legal loophole means prison guards who perpetrated shocking abuse of child detainees in the Northern Territory are unlikely to be prosecuted despite the royal commission which will be led by a former chief justice.
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Sydney College of the Arts merger with UNSW's School of Art and Design scrapped

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sydney University has scrapped a controversial forced merger of its Sydney College of the Arts with the University of New South Wales' School of Art and Design.
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Korean man murdered for 'despicable greed'

9news.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
Korean man Sanghyun Hwang has been found guilty of the murder of Min Tae Kim (above). (Facebook). FTBAPGL. Sometimes, as she walks the streets of Korea, Min Tae Kim's mother glimpses someone who looks like her son and quietly starts to cry.
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Farmers brace for losses as Coles blockades turn back trucks

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Farmers fear they will have to dump truckloads of fresh produce and lose millions of dollars as striking workers block the gates to major Coles warehouses and turn back deliveries.
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Man who picked fight in hospital

Yahoo7 News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A violent brawl outside a Melbourne pub has left a man in hospital and a grandmother shaken. Police say a 42-year-old man was injured after he approached three men at a Brighton hotel on Wednesday night.
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Kayaker has close call with five-metre shark in Albany's King George Sound

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
A kayaker has had a close call with a large shark in King George Sound in Albany, off Western Australia's southern coast. Ian Watkins made a mayday call to nearby whale-watching vessels after a shark believed to be about four to five metres long took a ...
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Police appeal to 'humanity' of driver responsible for fatal hit-and-run

Brisbane Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Police have released CCTV footage of the last moments of a man killed in an Inala hit and run two months ago in a bid to appeal to the humanity of the driver responsible.
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