WA child rapist wants to change plea (AAP)
A WA boy who admitted raping a child might change his plea, but a magistrate has ordered a psychiatric report first.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:54:37 +1000
Labor warns Turnbull government has made $3 billion of digital 'stuff-ups'
Public service at risk of making the same old mistakes, says opposition.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:51:25 +1000
This year's Splendour in the Grass line-up is here
Splendour in the Grass will bring international superstars The xx, Queens of the Stone Age and LCD Soundsystem to Byron Bay, along with stacks of Aussie acts including Tash Sultana, Vance Joy, and Peking Duck.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:50:55 +1000
New material in SA triple murder case (AAP)
A man charged with murdering his partner and her two children in Adelaide is set to answer the allegations next month.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:50:46 +1000
Travel impacts minor despite Qld weather (AAP)
Army planes are heading to Townsville as the recovery effort following Cyclone Debbie ramps up, while minimal delays are affecting international flights.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:49:39 +1000
EPA admits breach at Perth Freight Link (AAP)
No signage of mulch stockpiles amounts to a single breach of environmental conditions at the Perth Freight Link site, the EPA says.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:49:37 +1000
WA crash driver has brain injury: court (AAP)
A 45-year-old man charged with murder after he allegedly deliberately caused a fatal head-on crash on a WA highway has a brain injury, a Perth court has heard.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:46:38 +1000
'Sad day' for Vic as Hazelwood shuts down (AAP)
Hazelwood's final two generators will be switched off with a community facing an uncertain future.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:43:37 +1000
I've been called 'white trash': Hanson (AAP)
Pauline Hanson insists she's been the victim of racism, but she let it go like "water off a duck's back".



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:41:39 +1000
Shattered tourist gateway asks for help (AAP)
Australians are being urged to book a north Queensland holiday to help communities rebuild in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:38:40 +1000
Chief Medical Officer says mass stroke screening does more harm than good
A stroke charity accused of frightening people into having potentially unnecessary scans of their arteries is being investigated by the Commonwealth's Chief Medical Officer.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:37:51 +1000
Asbestos threat in Bowen clean-up (AAP)
There are concerns about asbestos in homes damaged in the coastal Queensland town of Bowen after the impact of cyclone Debbie.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:37:43 +1000
Cyclone-hit hospitals to get relief staff (AAP)
Doctors, nurses and other health professionals from Townsville will relieve tired staff at hospitals in cyclone-devastated north Queensland.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:30:38 +1000
Slipper portrait unveiled at parliament (AAP)
Former speaker Peter Slipper has been immortalised in a portrait at Parliament House.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:29:37 +1000
Push to streamline super default accounts (AAP)
The Productivity Commission is proposing changes aimed at preventing workers ending up with multiple superannuation accounts.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:29:36 +1000
Don Dale in 'crisis' before tear-gassing (AAP)
A former director of Don Dale who was in charge when boys were tear-gassed has told an NT youth justice inquiry the facility was in crisis.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:23:39 +1000
Radicalisation claims baseless: NSW leader (AAP)
A prominent NSW Muslim leader has rejected the claims of an international anti-radicalisation campaigner who says Islamic schools should be banned.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:23:37 +1000
ACTU boss defends law-breaker comment (AAP)
The new boss of the Australian union movement's peak body has doubled down on her comment that it's acceptable to break unjust laws.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:22:37 +1000
Beyondblue to focus on suicide: Gillard (AAP)
Former Prime Minister and incoming beyondblue chair Julia Gillard says preventing suicide will be a key focus for the organisation in the coming years.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:17:34 +1000
Deadly Funny: The Aboriginal comedians cracking up Australia
Aboriginal stand-up comedy is thriving and no topic, it seems, is off limits. As the Melbourne International Comedy Festival opens, here's the lowdown on Indigenous humour.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:13:48 +1000
WA dad admits murdering his two children (AAP)
A father has admitted murdering his two young children at their Yanchep home on Perth's northern fringe in October last year.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:13:36 +1000
High Court winner to get out of jail (AAP)
An Aboriginal man at the centre of a landmark appeal that found his deprived background should be considered in sentencing will next month walk free from jail.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:13:35 +1000
The shocking aftermath of Cyclone Debbie (AAP)
The state of play in Queensland's Whitsunday region after cyclone Debbie tore through overnight, leaving more than 63,000 homes without power.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:12:36 +1000
Scientists want relaxation of laws to allow gene editing of human embryos
Scientists are pushing for a relaxation of the laws surrounding gene editing technology to allow experiments to be performed on human embryos.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:09:20 +1000
Opposition, crossbench senators back bill to block penalty rates cut
Labor scores a win on penalty rates after crossbench senators change their minds and vote to block the cuts.



Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:36:21 +1000
Scientists convert spinach leaves into human heart tissue - that beats
Spinach for the heart, broccoli for the lungs - no it's not a new diet, it's plants re-purposed as human tissue.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:24:07 +1000
Race was 'flawless' before fatal NSW crash (AAP)
The long-time competition partner of a water ski race observer who died in a NSW boat crash is giving evidence at a Sydney inquest.



Source: Yahoo7
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:16:35 +1000
Intense targeting of anti-vaxxers misguided: most under-vaccinated Australians are adults, experts say
Why publicly decrying low rates of vaccination among adults is asking for trouble



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:59:46 +1000
Cyclone Debbie: Storm likely to add to Great Barrier Reef's woes, scientist says
The storm hammered a region of Great Barrier Reef that had escaped the worst of recent coral bleaching.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:26:17 +1000
Lorrie Graham’s message to young photographers
​Australian photojournalist Lorrie Graham has spent the better part of four decades working on assignments around the world and at home and said while it has never been harder to work as a photojournalist.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:07:00 +1000
Australian photographer captures brutality and beauty at Standing Rock protests
An Australian photographer who documented the Standing Rock protests is set to have his first solo exhibition in Sydney



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:03:40 +1000
Defence Department on lookout to unmask phantom contractors in public service
Are you a 'staff substitute', 'contractor' or 'service provider'? Your job may depend on the answer.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:44:09 +1000
Privacy win for veterans as government ends move to release personal information
The government has scrapped measures to let the Veterans' Affairs Department release client information after veterans voiced fears the move would open them to harassment and silence criticism.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:09:00 +1000
Retail workers face another wage blow on back of penalty rates decision
Retailers are asking for the minimum wage to be increased by less than the inflation rate a month after winning a reduction in Sunday penalty rates.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:45:45 +1000
‘He’s innocent’: Call to pardon Kevin Henry after 25 years behind bars
A year of investigation by a human rights advocate and a Brisbane journalist may lead to the freedom of a man who has spent over a quarter of a century behind bars.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:40:14 +1000
E-cigarette nicotine ban condemned as 'flawed and unethical' by doctors, health experts
Australia's decision to uphold a ban on nicotine use in electronic cigarettes has been criticised by doctors as "unethical" and "unscientific".



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:13:08 +1000
Fallen football star Ben Cousins jailed for one year
Troubled AFL premiership player Ben Cousins has been jailed for one year and fined $2400 for stalking and drug offences.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:00:16 +1000
Isolating sexually abusive children can be harmful, royal commission hears
The vexed issue of treating children who sexually abuse their peers is under the spotlight at the royal commission.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:59:32 +1000
Slavery claims as seasonal workers from Vanuatu paid nothing for months' work
For six months, Silas Aru picked fruit as part of a federal government low-skilled Seasonal Worker Program. He was paid less than $150 in total. Many of his fellow workers didn't receive a single dollar.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:12:26 +1000
Rites and rituals: Announcing the April Clique Challenge
Fairfax Media photographer Janie Barrett joins us for our latest video tutorial for the April Challenge: Rites & rituals.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:12:05 +1000
'Deeply unimpressed': Immigration bosses slammed over $250 million Canberra office plan
Even government MPs say they are "deeply unimpressed" with the Immigration Department.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:23:52 +1000
Top US studies centre rocked by 'war of independence'
US Studies Centre riven by personality clashes, sudden resignations and the complaint that academic freedom has been crimped.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:34:02 +1000
Editorial cartoon
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Sydney Morning Herald's editorial cartoonist.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:21:57 +1000
Barnaby Joyce: Decentralisation is core business, and there will be more of it
"History is made by people not wanting to go somewhere," says Joyce.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:05:39 +1000
Government IT spend heading for $10 billion in 2016/17 financial year
Minister claims government playing catch-up after years of neglect and under-spending on vital infrastructure.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:12:24 +1000
Adelaide gravedigger 'took photos of remains', allegedly shared them with others
A gravedigger allegedly took photos of human remains and shared them with others while working at an Adelaide cemetery.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:11:32 +1000
Govt to launch mass data-harvest on Australia's pensioners
Age pensioners will no longer have to report income direct to Centrelink.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:10:44 +1000
Cyclone Debbie: Biggest threat may come from 'storm tide' as tempest builds
It's the storm surge not the wind that poses the main risk for residents living in Debbie's path.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:24:28 +1000
Backpackers and Bowen residents take shelter as Cyclone Debbie approaches
A group of European backpackers who came to Bowen to do farm work are among those taking shelter at the town's high school as Cyclone Debbie barrels towards the Queensland coast.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:03:30 +1000
Coral crisis: the Great Barrier Reef needs us to speak up
The Great Barrier Reef is dying on our watch, and that's almost all we're doing.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:50:59 +1000
Fewer Australians are taking up health insurance each year, new data shows
The upcoming premium hike of 4.9 per cent is making the Hannah family feel "nervous and sick".



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:37:26 +1000
NSW Health pours cold water on Sydney tuberculosis 'outbreak' claims
Health authorities have moved to allay fears over a reported 'outbreak' of tuberculosis, after a Sydney man with TB misdiagnosed with asthma and lung cancer before he received appropriate treatment.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:34:14 +1000
Canberra company Aspen Medical at the forefront of Mosul mercy bid
Australian health professionals are on the ground in northern Iraq as part of a global humanitarian relief effort to assist civilians in the war-ravaged region around Mosul.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:48:17 +1000
'Survivors have waited too long': 4000 institutions named in sex abuse royal commission
After more than four years and 400 days of public hearings, statistics detailing the immense scale of paedophilia allegations have been released.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:57:36 +1000
'We're at the tip of a new paradigm': radical asthma treatment unveiled in Canberra
Australian scientists unveiled a "radical" approach that could revolutionise asthma treatment at a research conference in Canberra on Monday.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:42:01 +1000
Faces from the past: William Eggleston’s portraits of the American south
If there is a must-see photography exhibition this year, William Eggleston Portraits – mainly taken near the photographer's home in the American south – should be at the top of your list.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:42:57 +1000
Sydney academic Chongyi Feng, barred from leaving China, refuses lie test: friend
Dr Feng was stopped from returning to Australia while trying to board a flight in Guangzhou on Friday and Saturday.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:53:28 +1000
Clique speaks with Bill Henson
Bill Henson's latest exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria presents a mixture of his work exploring three central themes: faces, figures and landscapes. Henson spoke with Clique about the body of work on show.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:39:11 +1000
Three men arrested in Australia over $100 million ice drug bust in China
More than $100 million worth of the drug ice that was allegedly destined for Australia has been seized in China in a major drug operation between Australian and Chinese authorities, police say.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:45:23 +1000
Coates varnish fading as Olympic battle brews
When John Coates joined the Australian Olympic Committee in 1981, Malcolm Fraser was the Prime Minister and the country's biggest mystery was who, or what, killed baby Azaria Chamberlain.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:37:08 +1000
Graduate teachers entering classrooms with inadequate 'digital literacy'
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has backed recommendations calling for an overhaul of university teaching courses to improve 'digital literacy'.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:42:19 +1000
Underemployment of young people is the highest it has been in 40 years
Almost one in five young people have fewer hours of work than they want, with underemployment in the youth labour force at its highest level in 40 years.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:18:29 +1000
HSC numeracy and literacy test will divide students, cause anxiety say principals
Principals from leading private schools have warned the new online literacy and numeracy test students must pass to qualify for their HSC will divide students.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:01:30 +1000
Owned by FFA: How half a million footballers and soccer coaches signed away their rights to privacy
Football's national body has issued an ultimatum to a Sydney father who devotes his free time to coach his son's team at weekends: Sign away your name and image rights to us or walk away from the sport.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:05:43 +1000
'So what if my results say I'm doing better? I'm still dying – just not right now'
More than a million Australians have been diagnosed with cancer, and one in 23 Australians are now living in its shadow.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:38:15 +1000
Salt Creek attacker found guilty of 'harrowing' SA assault, kidnapping
A man has been found guilty of several charges over an attack on two female backpackers on the sand dunes of a remote South Australian beach.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:43:00 +1000
Sydney drivers pay twice as much for parking fines as New York
Sydney drivers face some of the highest parking fines in the world, while Melbourne charges less for parking offences but collects millions of dollars more in fines.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:38:15 +1000
Greens push for electricity crisis to be taken out of politicians' hands
The Greens are pushing for a new public authority to take responsibility for Australia's beleaguered electricity system out of politicians' hands.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:34:13 +1000
New global atlas of clouds released to please geeks
Clouds have fascinated and frightened shepherds and seafarers alike and now modern-day weather geeks have a new event to celebrate – the first updated international cloud atlas in six decades.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:33:57 +1000
The fight to be heard: taking on 'boys' clubs' in Australian universities
As she sat alongside hundreds of academics in a conference hall, Mindy Blaise felt herself growing angry.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:50:39 +1000
Malcolm Turnbull rejects Tony Abbott's call for subsidy to keep Hazelwood open
Calls for an extraordinary government intervention to keep the ailing Hazelwood coal power plant open have been rejected by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who said its closure would not affect electricity security.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:13:14 +1000
Turnbull government reverses Myanmar stance to co-sponsor UN resolution on Rohingya Muslims
The Turnbull government has reversed its opposition to an international investigation into atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, including mass rapes, torture and the slaughter of babies.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:07:18 +1000
Military advocates draw battlelines ahead of ADF pay negotiations
The Coalition government could be heading for another bruising clash with Australia's military families over working conditions in the ADF with military advocates warning they will not accept cuts to entitlements in the new workplace deal.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:54:05 +1000
Doctors sound alarm on controversial 'strokecheck' tests
Leading vascular surgeons, the Australian Medical Association and the Stroke Foundation are all warning the public to avoid a new charity that has partnered with Amcal pharmacies and workplaces to host GP consultations about stroke risks.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:37:03 +1000
Sydney measles alert: two children and young woman in western Sydney contracted the infectious disease
Two children and a young woman contracted measles and spent time in western Sydney while infectious



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:31:28 +1000
New report reveals which health funds have won and lost customers
The health insurance industry's report card shows one fund has shed more than 45,000 members.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:29:01 +1000
Hillsong founder Brian Houston declares his church 'as safe as it can possibly be' at royal commission
The Hillsong Church does not have a policy of offering financial compensation to people who have allegedly suffered child sexual abuse within the organisation, a royal commission has heard.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:45:04 +1000
Scientists make giant leap in age-old pursuit of longer, healthier life
Scientists have found a way to reverse the ageing process, extending the lifespan of mice by 20 per cent and raising the prospect of an anti-ageing treatment for humans within a decade.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:29:15 +1000
Test your knowledge with our superquiz
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Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:03:25 +1000
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Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:34 +1000
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Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:57:23 +1000
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Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:55:18 +1000
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Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:49:37 +1000
Gary Ramage on documenting Afghanistan
Clique talks to Gary Ramage about his work in Afghanistan. Ramage is a three-time Walkley Award winner.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:08:07 +1000
Scot Newman on finding beauty in the mundane
Clique speaks with photographer Scot Newman about his series Half Tone - now showing at The Photography Room, Canberra.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:05:09 +1000
Ian Strange's Unnerving Look at Suburban Australia
Normally you would associate an urban home with safety, security and comfort. But for Australian multimedia artist Ian Strange, it's the perfect subject to up-end.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:02:03 +1000
Man accused of murdering Wollongong toddler Cheryl Grimmer 47 years ago refused bail
The man did not front Wollongong Local Court on Friday, choosing to remain in the cells while his matter was mentioned.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:08:22 +1000
Nudes 'reimagined': Blackman by Bromley reader offer
Key works by celebrated Australian artist Charles Blackman have been 'reimagined' in a stunning new collection.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:16:59 +1000
Australian Industry Group calls for 'emergency intervention' to keep Hazelwood open
A leading national business group has called on Canberra and Victoria to consider an unprecedented "emergency intervention" to keep the Hazelwood coal power plant running.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:03:26 +1000
Two-thirds of all cancers caused by DNA replication errors, landmark study shows
Halfway through her HSC, Rachel Woolley was suffering exhaustion and a stiff neck.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:56:19 +1000
Cheryl Grimmer died from horrific injuries an hour after being taken: police
Her disappearance sparked a manhunt across the Illawarra and has remained a mystery for 47 years, but police now believe three-year-old Cheryl Grimmer died within an hour of being taken from Fairy Meadow Beach.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:14:48 +1000
Cheryl Grimmer murder accused to face court as an adult, police say
The toddler's disappearance from Fairy Meadow Beach sparked a manhunt across the Illawarra and has remained a mystery for 47 years.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:14:13 +1000
Terminally ill cancer patient Rhys Pagalday's Centrelink support cut off when he failed to go job hunting
A 21-year-old cancer patient with just months to live had his Centrelink payments cut off because he failed to go job-hunting.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:04:10 +1000
Israeli teen arrested over bomb threats against Jewish centres in Australia, US
A man has been arrested in Israel on suspicion of making bomb threats against Jewish community centres in Australia, the United States and New Zealand.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:36:10 +1000
'Just crazy': Twin blasts for Turnbull government over energy and climate policy
Two resignations from the board of the Climate Change Authority come with criticism of the Turnbull government.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:28:40 +1000
Fake doctor Shyam Acharya worked at Royal North Shore, Mona Vale hospitals
A man who allegedly impersonated a doctor worked shifts at the Royal North Shore and Mona Vale Hospitals, health authorities reported on Thursday.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:28:38 +1000
Sydney Rabbi Pinchus Feldman tells royal commission he is 'not familiar' with child protection policies
A Jewish leader has admitted to a royal commission he was not across the detail of his organisation's child protection principals.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:31:32 +1000
Predator posed as Justin Bieber on music app to target eight-year-old girl
A Melbourne woman says she felt horrified and sick after a predator posed as pop star Justin Bieber on a popular music app and asked her eight-year-old daughter to send him nude photos.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:59:16 +1000
Woman dies on flight from Los Angeles to Sydney
A passenger has died on an inbound international flight that arrived at Sydney Airport.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:06:45 +1000
Victorian teachers win pay rise after 'long and difficult' negotiations
The lengthy industrial dispute between teachers and the Andrews government is over.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:04:27 +1000
Company 'digitally transforming' Centrelink also led $800 million Tax Office bungle
The final stage of Centrelink's digital transformation will be led by Accenture, the same company that delayed 1 million tax returns in 2010.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:33:17 +1000
China under the Herald spotlight
The Herald has a long and proud history of foreign affairs coverage and has always encouraged fearless and independent reporting from the corners of the world that our readers are the most engaged with.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:41:10 +1000
Executive distress: public service high flyers fear salary exposure
Salary disclosure would cause stress to the public service's industrial enforcers.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:55:27 +1000
Scientists outwit predatory publishers by tricking them into appointing a fake editor
She's the scientist who was appointed as editor to almost 50 academic journals. Trouble is she doesn't exist



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:36:33 +1000
APVMA public servants preparing to leave makeshift McDonald's office
Temporary digs sought in Armidale, but not just anywhere will do.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:28:33 +1000
Tech giants to lose $900 million in APS work
"Usual suspects" to make way for smaller players bidding for slice of the public service's $9 billion IT spend.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:27:11 +1000
Woman speaks out over devastating impact of mesh surgery
Jan Wise is "rotting from the inside" after being implanted with a high-risk pig-intestine pelvic mesh device in 2012 by a doctor with a history of botched surgery involving women in America.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:49:59 +1000
Don Dale: Youth detention centre was 'spiralling out of control' before gassing incident
A former Don Dale Youth Detention Centre guard says the security climate was "spiralling out of control" in the lead up to an incident where boys were tear- gassed.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:07:08 +1000
Building watchdog cut deal with blackmailer to testify against CFMEU, but case thrown out
High profile Federal Court case against CFMEU thrown out.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:34:09 +1000
Agencies should yield better returns on proceeds of crime, auditor says
Agencies seizing money from criminals should be allowed to seek better returns on the confiscated funds, the national auditor says.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:31:45 +1000
Anglican leaders promise unity on child protection: royal commission
Australia's most senior Anglicans have told a royal commission they will work together to improve child protection.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:34:50 +1000
Australian patients urged to return their EpiPens because of worldwide recall
The manufacturer of EpiPen has issued a recall because of a defective part.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:31:06 +1000
Up to 100 more jobs to go at Australian Bureau of Statistics
Up to 100 more public servants to be axed at troubled agency.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:39:19 +1000
Requested caesareans 'frowned upon' by Qld Health: court
Requests for caesareans are "frowned upon" across Queensland Health because they're less cost-effective and carry greater risk, an inquest into a baby's death has heard.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:39:42 +1000
National employment standards need an overhaul: former Fair Work commissioner
The employment safety net needs a wide-ranging overhaul and minimum rates of pay should be cut in order to help solve youth unemployment, says former Fair Work Commission vice-president Graeme Watson.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:01:38 +1000
Don Dale: Northern Territory government to pay $53,000 compensation to teenagers
The Northern Territory government has lost a civil lawsuit and will pay a total of $53,000 to four teenagers who were tear-gassed at Darwin's Don Dale youth detention centre.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:37:41 +1000
Are e-books a waste of money? The surprising winner when it comes to reading
In a win for old-fashioned paper books, new research has found children with access to a range of e-reading devices are less likely to read.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:16:31 +1000
Anglican dioceses fail to agree on national sex abuse policy, royal commission hears
An attempt to introduce a nationally consistent approach to child sexual abuse in Anglican institutions has been stymied by lack on consensus among the church's 23 dioceses.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:25:24 +1000
Clique speaks with Rohan Thomson about his personal series, The Makers
Canberra Times photographer Rohan Thomson speaks with Clique about his personal project, The Makers, which documents the people behind age-old crafts.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:55:02 +1000
Cardinal George Pell lashes 'unjust' Senate call
Cardinal George Pell has accused the Senate of waging an "extraordinary and unjust" attack against him and interfering with due process.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:55:12 +1000
Crossbenchers urged to 'put up or shut up' on penalty rates
The federal ALP, Greens and independent senator Jacqui Lambie will introduce a bill on Tuesday to invalidate the Fair Work Commission's decision to reduce Sunday penalty rates.



Source: Fairfax Media Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:52:22 +1000
Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Forecasters defend the bureau’s predictions
THE weather bureau said it was not caught off guard by the intensity of the storm that tore through southeast Queensland on Sunday. An emergency situation was in place on the Sunshine Coast after the wild weather hit.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:49:00 +1000
Shock toxic water findings
QUEENSLAND’S water contamination crisis has deepended, following alarming test results which show chemical levels up 425 times the accepted maximum exposure limits.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:32:00 +1000
Mystery still surrounds #faketradie
AUSTRALIANS have reacted with mirth to a Liberal ad featuring a builder exhibiting several telltale signs that he’s never been on a worksite in his life.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:48:00 +1000
Surfwear company cuts 40 jobs
THE soap opera continues for SurfStitch as the surfwear brand sheds 40 jobs in a bid to return to profit.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Living in fear for my family
COMMENT: I am a father-of-three and a small-business owner in Oakey. Several days ago, The Courier-Mail conducted water tests on the irrigation bore on my property. I was extremely distressed by the results.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Fruit thieves av it away with brekky
FIRST came the smash, now comes the grab. It’s the crime wave that will send terror into the heart of every cafe owner worried that their stock standard breakfast basic is under threat of extinction.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Cops access ex-model’s file 1400 times
A FORMER bikini model has lodged a formal complaint with the Queensland Police Service after officers accessed her personal file more than 1400 times.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Threat facing Aussie super gains
A VOLATILE year for our superannuation savings looks likely to end in positive territory as long as global markets don’t crash this week.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Clueless, scared and with huge debt
OPINION: Queensland, we can’t have it all. The state is stuck with staggering debt and leaders — on both sides — refuse to accept an even half-decent strategy to reduce it. Join the Cage Fight from 7am.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1000
‘It’s still a prison. I feel like an animal’
REACTION to the first TV crew’s story to emerge from Nauru tonight ranged from stunned to cynical. And it was a surprise to Australia’s Immigration minister.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:12:00 +1000
Wild weather: ’It was like a tidal wave’
UPDATE: An emergency situation has been declared after wild storms left a trail of destruction on the Sunshine Coast. Brisbane residents have also described what was “like a tidal wave” hitting their homes.



Source: News Corporation
Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:34:00 +1000