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  • Woman arrested with terrorism charges in SA

    23 May 2017 6:25 AM

    An Adelaide woman has been charged with being a member of the terrorist organisation Islamic State. Australian Federal Police and South Australian Police say the 22-year-old was arrested on Tuesday after an investigation run by the South Australian Joint Counter Terrorism Team. They allege the woman, from the western suburbs, cultivated relationships

  • 1967 referendum: Search on for Indigenous boy on Yes campaign flyer

    23 May 2017 3:23 AM 5

    A search is underway for the Indigenous boy whose face graced a flyer urging Australians to support the Yes campaign in the 1967 referendum. The rare pamphlet was discovered by researchers at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). They are now keen to identify the boy in the lead-up to the referendum's 50th anniversary

  • 'There was fuel all over the car': Dean Yarnton give evidence at wife's trial

    23 May 2017 3:01 AM 6

    "There was fuel all over the car, it was pitch black, and no Sharon to be found." Dean Yarnton recalled the night he woke up in his ute, with a gas bottle hissing in the back seat, and his wife, Sharon Yarnton, missing from the driver's seat. "I jumped out of the car and my socks were automatically very wet and [there was a] strong smell of fuel. I looked

  • Man admits stabbing ex's new lover

    23 May 2017 1:31 AM 5

    A man has pleaded guilty to driving his ute into a house and then stabbing his ex-partner's new lover to death in a fit of jealous rage. The Brisbane Supreme Court heard John William Francis, 53, killed Bruce Monaghan, 50, in the front yard of the victim's rural home at Delaneys Creek, north of Brisbane, in April 2015. Mr Francis, who has a lengthy history

  • Tara Brown's murderer has sentence altered

    23 May 2017 1:31 AM 6

    Murderer Lionel Patea has had two years shaved off his sentence for breaching a domestic violence order but will not spend any less time in jail. Patea was sentenced to life in prison with a non-parole period of 20 years after pleading guilty in February to murdering his ex-partner Tara Brown on the Gold Coast in September 2015. Patea appeared briefly

  • Labor accuses One Nation of taking controversial fundraising proposal 'very seriously'

    23 May 2017 12:18 AM 6

    The One Nation party's credibility is under renewed attack after an extended recording of a secret meeting revealed more details of a plan to charge inflated prices for campaign material. But One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said the party's executive dismissed the idea. Cabinet Minister Matt Canavan said a longer version of the tape apparently does not show the plan being

  • Stolen Generations call for national redress scheme 20 years on from Bring Them Home report

    22 May 2017 10:41 PM 6

    Government to stand by asylum deadline: PM0:48 Malcolm Turnbull says the govt is unapologetic about setting a strict deadline for refugee applications. MALCOLM Turnbull has vowed to end indigenous inequality in an emotional speech to mark 20 years since a landmark report into the Stolen Generations. Members of the Stolen Generations are calling for a national

  • Police raid bikie homes as turf war flares between Finks and Nomads

    22 May 2017 9:44 PM 7

    FIVE bikies have been arrested and guns and weapons seized during raids across Sydney and the Hunter region. The raids were in response to a dispute between rival bikie gangs which is threatening to erupt. In the past five days Strike Force Raptor and the riot squad searched 15 properties as part of the extensive operation. On Thursday, police searched

  • Stolen Generation still unable to heal

    22 May 2017 9:28 PM 8

    Members of the Stolen Generation are still facing the impact of unresolved trauma and distress 20 years after a landmark Bringing Them Home report was released. A fresh report which shows the majority of the original recommendations have not yet been implemented will be presented to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten in Canberra

  • More sex workers come forward to discredit Cassie Sainsbury’s story

    22 May 2017 9:06 PM 12

    Reports emerge about Cassie Sainsbury's life1:55 New reports have emerged about the troubled life of alleged drug mule Cassie Sainsbury before her arrest. MORE sources have come forward to discredit alleged drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury, claiming she told them she had cancer and her mother was dead, all to gain financial advantage. Friends have alleged