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Bill Shorten calls for changes to NT juvenile justice royal commission

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Aborigines from northern Australia should be appointed co-commissions of the royal commission into juvenile detention to guard against perceptions it was not independent of the Giles government, the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten said in Darwin ...
Thousands rally in Aus over juvenile abuse
Australia's youth detention facilities under the spotlight
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'Majority' of Cabinet backed decision to reject Rudd: Barnaby Joyce

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accurately reflected the mood of the federal Cabinet when he rejected Kevin Rudd's bid to lead the United Nations, according to deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce.
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Sound of possibilities at Garma

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The annual Garma Festival may be a contest of ideas, but come sundown it's always a battle of the bands as well. Except in this case it's a battle where everyone wins - musicians, audience and the hordes of kids merrily kicking footballs of every size ...
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Woman killed while crossing the road in hit and run in West Melbourne

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
A 21-year-old was allegedly at the wheel of a stolen hire car when he struck a woman killing her in North Melbourne today. Nicholas Michael Davison faced Melbourne Magistrates Court today charged with the death of a woman from the Sydney suburb of ...
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Mason Jet Lee: Mother and two others charged over Caboolture toddler's death

9news.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
The mother of a toddler found dead in a Caboolture home has been charged over his death. FTBAPGL. The mother of Caboolture toddler Mason Jet Lee, who was found dead in June, is among three people charged with the boy's manslaughter.
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Three shot dead at house party

NEWS.com.au - ‎2 hours ago‎
A SHOOTING has left three people dead and another hurt in a Seattle suburb. A suspect was in custody, officials said. The city of Mukilteo said on its Twitter feed there were three fatalities in the Chennault neighbourhood.

Police search for duo after Qld robbery spree

Sky News Australia - ‎3 hours ago‎
A spate of terrifying armed robberies across Brisbane involving weapons and heavy disguises is the work of two men, police believe.
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Don Dale: Disgraced MP Nathan Barrett defends prison guards

The Australian - ‎13 hours ago‎
Disgraced former Giles government minister Nathan Barrett has staunchly defended the NT prison guards accused of “torturing” Don Dale youth detainees, in a rambling Facebook post attacking Top End media.

Lindt cafe siege: police 'damned either way', British expert tells inquest

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Australia needs to publicly talk tactics on terrorism approaches to free police from fears of undue criticism, a British counter-terrorism expert has told an inquest.
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WA cop charged with assault and stood down following traffic stop

9news.com.au - ‎9 hours ago‎
A police officer has been stood down after being charged with assault while performing a traffic stop in South Hedland. The 41-year-old senior constable, who worked at the South Hedland police station, is accused of assault and assault occasioning ...
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Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decision

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Shares tracked steadily higher on Thursday, shrugging off some morning indecision following the US Fed's decision to keep rates steady, with miners underpinning another positive session on the ASX.
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Reserve Bank of Australia is on a knife edge

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Finally some good news this week for Glenn Stevens, whose governorship has always emphasised the glass is half full. After almost a decade in a job which he hands over in less than two months to his deputy Phillip Lowe, the toughness of decisions he ...
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Zuckerberg, Page, Bezos: Tech billionaires pace shift in global rich list

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
Technology billionaires are making a run for the top of the global wealth rankings as surges for Facebook, Amazon.com and Google parent Alphabet added $US5.6 billion to their founders' fortunes this week.
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Why Pokemon Go could end up costing you money even if you don't play

Starts at 60 - ‎12 hours ago‎
The game Pokémon Go seems taken over the imagination of people all over the world. However, it is also causing a lapse in good judgment which is causing people to get injured.
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Last ever Ford Falcon ute rolls off the Broadmeadows production line, 55 years after the original

NEWS.com.au - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
THE homegrown Ford Falcon ute has reached the end of the line, marking the end of an era. The company that invented the ute - and then introduced it to the rest of the world in 1934 - has built the last example of its type in Australia.
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Hate To Break It To You, But Some Pokémon Simply Aren't Here In Australia

Pedestrian TV - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Australian Pokémon Go trainers, we are sorry to be the ones to break this news to you, but it is our duty to inform and protect the most innocent and vulnerable within our society.
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Australia plans new co-ordinates to fix sat-nav gap

BBC News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
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Chrissy Teigen Just Discovered Zane Alchin, Has Zero Time For That Shit

Pedestrian TV - ‎11 hours ago‎
Yesterday, it was reported that Zane Alchin, the 25-year-old Sydney man who made sexually explicit and threatening comments to a woman on Facebook, was sentenced to a 12-month good behaviour bond in a short hearing at Newtown Local Court.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child casts a spell

Waterloo Record - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Jamie Parker, Sam Clemmett and Poppy Miller, in the new play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." next play/pause pre 2/2.
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Benji Marshall could be key to luring Robbie Farah to St George Illawarra Dragons

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
The chances of Robbie Farah switching to St George Illawarra will increase if the club retains Benji Marshall beyond this season. The Dragons have expressed interest in Farah, who is languishing in reserve grade after his much-publicised spat with ...
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North Queensland Cowboys sorely miss Johnathan Thurston as Melbourne storm home

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
North Queensland have taken aim at referee Ben Cummins, labelling him disrespectful following their 16-8 NRL loss to Melbourne. The premiers were gallant on Saturday night without star co-skipper Johnathan Thurston as the class of Melbourne halfback ...
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AFL season 2016: North Melbourne's Brad Harvey breaks game record

The Age - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Football's most significant individual milestone taken care of, it's on with the main game for North Melbourne champion Brent Harvey, his side having shored up its top eight position and all but assured of playing in their third consecutive finals ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎15 hours ago‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.

Get ready for the great TV pause

NEWS.com.au - ‎3 hours ago‎
ONCE every four years, like clockwork, television networks press pause on regular broadcasts to make way for the Olympic Games. It remains one of the biggest events on the small screen, where for two weeks almost every eyeball in Australia is drawn to ...
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Olympic torch relay riot deepens Games woes

ABC Online - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The metro will be vital in moving the 500,000 tourists expected to attend the Summer Games. There was more bad news on Thursday (AEST) when an angry crowd blocked the Olympic torch parade through Angra dos Reis, a coastal resort south of Rio.
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An acoustic buoy just detected one of the planet's biggest animals in New York's waters

Business Insider - ‎13 hours ago‎
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) New York Aquarium and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) deployed an acoustic buoy into the New York Bight on June 23, 2016.
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Star's intense radiation beams whip neighboring red dwarf

Phys.Org - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
'Stellar lighthouse' lashes its neighbor with a beam of particles and radiation every two minutes. Credit: University of Warwick.
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Initial Stage Reached on Dream of Cloning Woolly Mammoth

Ancient Origins - ‎15 hours ago‎
A South Korean specialist hails the opening of new World Mammoth Centre in Siberia, dedicated to bringing the beast back to life. Cloning guru Professor Hwang Woo-Suk did not go into details of the progress made in restoring the extinct species after ...
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Tobacco retailers slugged under new Tasmanian plan to curb smoking

ABC Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Tasmanian Government will triple the licence fee charged to tobacco retailers in a bid to tackle high smoking rates. The Government has released its final Healthy Tasmania five-year strategic plan, which was put out for public consultation in ...
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Lack Of Physical Activity Is Costing America Billions In Healthcare Costs

The Inquisitr - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Physical inactivity is doing much more to amplify the obesity problem. A new global report, published in the U.K. journal the Lancet, puts the cost of physical inactivity in the United States at a whopping $27.8 billion.
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Robotic and open surgeries for prostate cancer achieve similar quality of life outcomes at 3 months

News-Medical.net - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The first randomised controlled trial to directly compare robotic surgery with open surgery for patients with localised prostate cancer finds that robotic and open surgery achieve similar results in terms of key quality of life indicators at 3 months ...
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Mums forced to ask for breast milk online

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
DESPERATE Sydney mothers are ferrying frozen breastmilk to each other in the back of their cars as part of an underground market they claim has sprung up due to a lack of milk banks endorsed by hospitals.
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