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Terrorists could be detained indefinitely under Federal Government proposal

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned the threat of terror attacks has grown and there is a serious need to beef up Australia's counter-terrorism laws.
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Eric Abetz applauds 'great' call for crackdown on Muslim immigration

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Liberal senator Eric Abetz has applauded a prominent Liberal activist's call for a crackdown on Muslim immigration to protect women and gays from abuse.
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Lindt cafe siege: Officer who shot Man Haron Monis describes final moments

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the moment before Officer A entered the Lindt cafe and shot Man Haron Monis, he could see the gunman staring back through the glass doors.
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Syrian bomber dies in Germany's Ansbach after being denied entry to music festival: minister

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday (local time) when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, a senior Bavarian state official said.
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Terrifying tiger attack caught on camera - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE footage is terrifying. A woman emerges from a silver car, innocently strolls to the other side of the vehicle and opens the door.
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Pregnant woman raped, stomped and strangled on way to work, court hears

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Joan Ryther, 27 and eight weeks' pregnant, was viciously murdered on 21 May 2013, the Brisbane supreme court heard on Monday. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP.
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Jury discharged in trial of Ron Medich for murder of Michael McGurk

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The jury has been discharged in the murder trial of property tycoon Ron Medich because of what a NSW Supreme Court judge has claimed are "completely unacceptable circumstances".
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Remembering Pozieres: 'Generation where sacrifice had no bounds'

The Australian - ‎16 hours ago‎
The theme “sacrifice for others” was the unifying and emotional message from the weekend commemoration in the French village of Pozieres to honour the most intense period of military sacrifice in Australia's history, 100 years ago to the day.
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Curtis Cheng's son calls on Pauline Hanson to stop referencing his dad in racial comments

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The son of murdered NSW police accountant Curtis Cheng has called on Pauline Hanson to stop citing his father's death in comments about Muslim migration to Australia and the risk of terrorism.
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Woolworths to close stores, cut 500 jobs

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Woolworths will slash 500 jobs and close 27 underperforming stores in a restructure that will cost the company almost $1 billion. It follows a $3.2 billion write-down by the retailer in February when it announced plans to sell its Masters and Home ...
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WA scores poorly in economic report

Perth Now - ‎1 hour ago‎
WEST Australian Treasurer Mike Nahan has dismissed a report showing the state has tumbled from first to seventh among the nation's economies in just two years.
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Telstra COO Kate McKenzie quits telco

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Telstra's chief operations officer is leaving the job and retiring from Telstra in the same year the network has suffered a series of embarrassing and costly outages.

Markets Live: Woolies jumps most in 20 years

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Investors have jumped into Woolies, handing the stock its greatest percentage gain since October 1997, following this morning's news of a major operating overhaul, with resources the sole sour note in a broadly higher market.
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Pokemon Go gets big welcome at Comic-Con - ‎4 hours ago‎
The creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go gaming app has received the celebrity treatment at the final day of San Diego's annual Comic-Con, as he discussed the viral popularity and future of the game.
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NBN Co ready to launch second satellite

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
NBN Co's second custom-built satellite is on track to launch in mid-October, making remote Australia the first area to have a completed NBN service.
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Your next iPhone will be virtually indestructible thanks to the fifth iteration of Gorilla Glass displays - ‎18 minutes ago‎
THERE is nothing more troubling than the feeling of dropping your iPhone, only to realise you have once again cracked its screen. Thankfully, the heartbreaking feeling of using a phone with a shattered screen or paying big dollars to have it replaced ...
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Census 2016: Australians who don't complete form over privacy concerns face fines

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is planning to retain people's names and addresses information in the 2016 census in a move civil rights groups say constitutes a serious invasion of privacy.
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Tara Brown has returned to 60 Minutes, the first time since the botched Beirut kidnap saga

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
It was trumpeted as Tara Brown's triumphant return, and last night's heavily promoted episode 60 Minutes made it clear the Nine Network's prodigal daughter was back.
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Todd Sampson signs with Ten for new series, BodyHack

MuMbrella - ‎5 hours ago‎
Network Ten has lured Todd Sampson across to the network, with Ten announcing it will air his latest show BodyHack later this year.
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Splendour In The Grass Without A Home In 2018, But "Definitely" Happening In 2017

Music Feeds - ‎6 hours ago‎
Splendour In The Grass organisers say they are yet to secure a location for the festival beyond 2017, as 2016 ticket-holders head home today after soaking up three days of tunes in Byron Bay.
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MasterChef contestant sent home and they have their partner partly to blame for a gelatine blunder - ‎18 hours ago‎
ELISE Franciskovic could easily blame fiancee Emanuele Timpone for being eliminated from MasterChef Australia tonight. The 28-year-old Queensland pharmacy technician stumbled when Emanuele picked the wrong sort of gelatine for a high-pressure ...
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Taylor leaves door open for Farah return

NRL.COM - ‎8 hours ago‎
A strong Wests Tigers win over the Dragons on the back of impressive games from young halves Luke Brooks and Mitch Moses, paired with some at-times unconvincing dummy-half service, has not resoundingly answered the question of how Robbie Farah ...
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Good news for Wallis - ‎29 minutes ago‎
WESTERN Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis could return within nine months after undergoing successful surgery to repair his broken left leg on Sunday.
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Lafai arrested over drunken brawl

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
St George Illawarra centre Tim Lafai has landed in hot water after he was arrested for his alleged part in a drunken brawl in Wollongong.
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Coral Death: The Time For Statistics Has Passed, Now Let's Swear

Huffington Post Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The alarming figures of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef aren't shocking Australians into useful action. We know 93 percent of the region's reefs have been bleached, that about 50 percent of Lizard Island's fish are already dead and the world ...
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Ugly Graham's no crash-test dummy

Times LIVE - ‎51 minutes ago‎
He's ugly but Graham is likely to walk away from any crash that you and I wouldn't survive. Save & Share. Email · Print.

Star Trek inspires NASA to 'boldly go' to the final frontiers of our universe

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
It's been 50 years since Star Trek first urged us to "boldly go where no man has gone before," and now the team behind the Hubble Space Telescope has well and truly heeded the call.
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Push for pregnant women, 16-year-olds to be allowed to use injecting rooms

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Increasing the number of New South Wales heroin injecting rooms as well as allowing pregnant women and 16-year-olds to use them, are some of the suggestions being put to a health department review.
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Report finds 'appalling' rates of preventable hospital admissions in some communities

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Some communities in Victoria and Queensland have had "appalling" rates of preventable hospital admissions for at least a decade, a new Grattan Institute report has found.
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Australian-first surgery on baby in womb

SBS - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Queensland hospital has performed Australian-first spinal surgery on a baby diagnosed with spina bifida while it was still in the womb.
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