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  • Pauline Hanson leaves One Nation campaign for baby's birth

    19 November 2017 4:41 AM 10

    Pauline Hanson has suspended campaigning on the Queensland election trail to attend the birth of her fifth grandchild. The One Nation leader left far north Queensland on Sunday morning following the news her daughter had gone into labour. Senator Hanson was supposed to join the party's "Battler Bus" in Ipswich, west of Brisbane, on Monday but said she wouldn't

  • WA man 'fighting back' after lightning strike

    17 November 2017 9:22 AM 10

    The family of a worker who was struck by lightning at the Northam Race Club say he is "fighting back" as he remains in an induced coma at Royal Perth Hospital. Track curating staff member Doug Fernihough, 57, was flown to Perth for treatment in the intensive care unit on Thursday and remains in a critical but stable condition. Mr Fernihough's family

  • Canberra lashed with rain, hail and lightning

    17 November 2017 9:22 AM 11

    Canberra was lashed with rain, hail and lightning on Friday afternoon, prompting the weather bureau to issue a severe thunderstorm warning. Golf ball-sized hail was reported in Gungahlin and 1.2mm of rain recorded through Canberra on the 24 degree day. The ACT State Emergency Service received 56 callouts following the afternoon storm, mostly related

  • Tour de France star Michael Matthews wins triple crown at Cycling Australia awards

    17 November 2017 4:27 AM 6

    He's already got the green jersey, now Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews has a triple crown to wear as well. The Tour de France multiple stage winner claimed three of the top gongs from the Cycling Australia awards in Melbourne on Friday - the "Oppy", for the Australian cyclist of the year, the men's elite road cyclist of the year and the people's

  • Strong listing: Domain's ASX trading debut beats expectations with $2.2b valuation

    16 November 2017 4:00 AM 10

    The spin-out of digital real estate company Domain from parent Fairfax Media has come in ahead of expectations, adding a combined 9 per cent in value to Fairfax/Domain shareholders. Fairfax shares were trading at $1.06 earlier this week before adjusting for the Domain separation, which saw them fall around 30 per cent. However, each Fairfax shareholder

  • Hit-and-run: Body found on Leach Highway shuts road to morning traffic

    15 November 2017 11:45 PM 16

    Police believe a man found dead on Leach Highway in Bateman may have been the victim of a truck hit-and-run. Police spokesman Ryan Langley said the man in his 40s was found just after midnight on Thursday after reports of a body on the busy Perth road. It is believed that the man may have been struck by a semi-trailer truck and received fatal injuries

  • Same-sex marriage: debate begins in Parliament

    15 November 2017 11:45 PM 18

    Senator Smith, a Christian, says "people voted 'no' not because they had a particular problem with gay and lesbian Australians but because they felt it was the easiest expression of their fear about the change in Australian culture towards people of religious faith". "The 'no' advocates spoke much about religious freedom but couldn't point to what freedom

  • Nick Kyrgios nominated for Newcombe Medal

    15 November 2017 3:13 AM 21

    Tennis Australia announced Kyrgios, Ashleigh Barty, Daria Gavrilova, John Peers and Jordan Thompson were all in the running for Australian tennis' highest honour. Kyrgios made the final of the Cincinnati Masters and was a big part of the Australian Davis Cup team's run to the semi-final. "We look forward to honouring the contribution of our tennis stars

  • Ben Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers beat LA Clippers

    14 November 2017 9:35 AM 19

    Ben Simmons and his Philadelphia 76ers have held off the Los Angeles Clippers in a thriller to achieve what the young Australian described as the team's best win of the year. The 76ers fought back from a six-point deficit in the final minutes to win 109-105 in LA on Tuesday [AEDT]. The 21-year-old from Melbourne achieved his eighth double-double in just his first

  • Found: WA Police take inmate back into custody after dramatic escape

    14 November 2017 9:35 AM 10

    Police have located a 33-year-old prison escapee just three hours after he fled from corrective services custody on Tuesday afternoon. WA Police spokeswoman Ros Weatherall said officers had found Johnathan Fraser Sedman at around 5.30pm, and had taken him back into custody. "Police no longer need assistance to locate the Holden Commodore. At this stage