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Body of missing Avondale Heights mum Karen Ristevski found

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE stepson of murdered Melbourne mum Karen Ristevski has called for her killer to come forward, saying: “It's only a matter of time before you are spending a long time behind bars.
More pain ahead for slain Melbourne woman Karen Ristevski's family
Karen Ristevski's brother breaks his silence over his sister's death
Woman's body found at Macedon
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Benjamin Netanyahu in Australia: challenge to Hawke, Rudd

The Australian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has challenged Bob Hawke and Kevin Rudd to. define what they mean by Palestinian statehood, saying a “terrorist state” would be the likely outcome unless Israel retained full control of military security in the ...
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Queensland election may not be fought on new boundaries: Premier

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk says she cannot guarantee the next election will be fought along new electoral boundaries due to be revealed by the Queensland Redistribution Commission in coming days.
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Coca-Cola Amatil to pour $90m into Brisbane as it closes SA plant

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The same day Coca-Cola Amatil announced it would axe almost 200 jobs as it closes a South Australian plant, the drink giant says it will pour $90 million into expanding production in Brisbane's outskirts.
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Malaysian police seeking diplomat in connection with Kim Jong-nam murder

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Malaysian police say they are now seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the fatal attack on Kim Jong-nam. Key points: Malaysia's police chief says a North Korean embassy official is among eight North Korean suspects in last week's fatal ...
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Julie Bishop arrives at the White House with 'strategic issues' on the table for both nations

NEWS.com.au - ‎2 hours ago‎
FOREIGN Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has invited US vice-president Mike Pence to visit Australia “as soon as possible.” Ms Bishop met with Mr Pence at the White House on Tuesday to discuss a range of strategic challenges facing both countries, during ...
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Australia must 'stand up' to allies on big issues, Amnesty International says

NEWS.com.au - ‎6 hours ago‎
AUSTRALIA must stand up to our allies and show greater leadership on vital global issues. And part of our special relationship with the US means calling out things that are wrong, especially when it contravenes our own values of giving people a fair go.
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'That's not the way I'd categorise it': Julie Bishop rebuffs Peter Dutton on US 'people swap'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A war of words has erupted over the nomenclature of Australia's refugee resettlement deal with the US, after Immigration Minister Peter Dutton conceded it could reasonably be described as a "people swap".
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Child sex abuse royal commission hears of Catholic brothers' secrecy culture

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A secrecy culture of "don't ask, don't tell" could explain historical allegations of child sex abuse within a religious order, the royal commission has been told.

Plant failures behind NSW 'insecure' power

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Several faults at gas and coal-powered electricity stations combined with massive energy demand brought NSW perilously close to blackouts during recent hot weather.
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Wage growth remains at record lows

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australian workers continue to face record low wage rises, with the downturn in the mining sector driving the weak outcomes. The Bureau of Statistics Wage Price Index rose 1.9 per cent over the past year and by 0.5 per cent over the December quarter ...
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Surge in Woolworths leads ASX higher

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
A busy day of earnings season saw the market edge cautiously higher on Wednesday, with the S&P/ASX200 regaining some of the ground it had lost earlier in the week to bring it back above the 5800 level.
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Reserve Bank's hands tied as wage growth hits new record low

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Private-sector wage growth has slid to a record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices ...
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Seven win: Amber still gagged for threat to 'destroy' CEO's career

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
THE ex-mistress of Channel Seven CEO Tim Worner will continue to be gagged by the court from speaking about her affair after a Supreme Court Justice said she had threatened to “destroy” his career and reputation out of “revenge.
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Optus switches on 1Gbps '4.5G' network in Sydney

iT News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Optus has rolled out what it's calling a 4.5G network in Macquarie Park in northern Sydney capable of 1Gbps theoretical speeds, in what it describes as “a step toward 5G”.

What you don't realise about the NBN

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
WHEN salespeople start knocking at your door to announce the arrival of the National Broadband Network in your area, there's one important thing you should know - you can't say no to the NBN.
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Dad dies during Twitch live stream of 24 hour charity gaming marathon

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
A FATHER-OF-THREE died during a 24 hour gaming marathon he was live streaming to raise money for the Make A Wish foundation. Popular gamer Brian Vigneault, who went under the username Poshybrid, is believed to have disappeared from view during ...
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James Weir recaps Married At First Sight series 4 episode 12

NEWS.com.au - ‎22 hours ago‎
I ASSUMED there wouldn't be a way to top the humiliation that comes with being dumped outside a pub straight after your wedding day.

Here's what the Wayne's World stars look like now

NEWS.com.au - ‎6 hours ago‎
IT'S been 25 years since Wayne's World landed in movie theatres and became an instant comedy hit (and we're still not worthy.
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WTF? Viewers confused at Jay's reappearance on I'm A Celeb

NEWS.com.au - ‎9 hours ago‎
EAGLE-EYED viewers were left confused during last night's episode of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here when contestant Jay Laga'aia appeared in the background of a scene - some two days after being eliminated.
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Southern Stars crash to record Twenty20 loss against New Zealand

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Captain Meg Lanning has implored her Australia side to learn some harsh lessons after being bowled out for the nation's lowest women's Twenty20 total in a humiliating loss to New Zealand.
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A mysterious NASA post has prompted ridiculous alien conspiracy theories

NEWS.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
A MYSTERIOUS NASA tweet has prompted wild theories about whether humans have finally gotten in touch with aliens. In a tweet posted this morning, the space agency said it will make an announcement tomorrow about a “discovery beyond our solar ...
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Mandatory life jackets on reef trips flagged by Minister following spike in deaths

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tourists may be forced to wear life jackets while snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, under a plan being considered by the Queensland Government following a spike in deaths.
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Dolphin-mounted cameras give scientists a glimpse of mammal's underwater life

ABC Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Australian scientists have contributed to a world-first study using locally made cameras mounted on wild dolphins off the coast of Kaikoura in New Zealand.
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This New Metamaterial Is the First to Reach the Theoretical Limits of Stiffness

ScienceAlert - ‎4 hours ago‎
Scientists have demonstrated that the design of their new 3D metamaterial is the first structure of its kind to achieve the theoretical limit of stiffness.
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Medicinal cannabis users cautiously welcome Federal Government's announcement

ABC Online - ‎56 minutes ago‎
The Government said it would make it easier for approved providers to import medical products from reputable suppliers overseas. The ABC spoke to those who use medicinal cannabis about their thoughts on the announcement.
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Ross River 'could become global epidemic'

NEWS.com.au - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Ross River virus risks becoming a global epidemic on the same scale as the Zika virus, Australian researchers say. An Australian National University and University of Adelaide study has found that Ross River transmitted by mosquitoes could be ...
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Mum Shares Heartbreaking Photo Of Son Battling Cancer To Show Life 'Isn't Always Pretty'

Huffington Post UK - ‎21 hours ago‎
A mum has shared a heartbreaking photo of her 10-year-old son who is battling cancer to show life isn't always “politically correct and pretty”.
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