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08:28 Son charged with murder after death of Lanell Latta in Avalon home


08:03 Canberra teen sacked for opposing same-sex marriage says young people fear being ‘bullied’ for voting no


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00:53 Asylum seekers summoned to Immigration Department as Dutton moves to cut welfare payments


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  • Govt looking into citizenship waiting time

    21 September 2017 3:21 AM 16

    The federal government is considering whether to push on with its proposal to extend the waiting period for permanent residents wanting to become citizens. The measure is part of an overhaul of citizenship laws, which have passed parliament's lower house but is yet to face the Senate. As it stands, people need to be a permanent resident for only one year to apply

  • Police blame 'Fast and Furious mentality' for crash that killed teenage 'angel'

    20 September 2017 10:55 AM 20

    Police say a "Fast and Furious mentality" led to Tuesday's collision on the Western Highway which claimed the life of a "beautiful angel" during a high speed police pursuit. A 17-year-old boy was allegedly driving a Toyota Hiace van at more than 100km/h when it hit a parked VicRoads truck about 2.30pm. A teenage girl is dead and a young man has been arrested

  • Mother of Queensland woman killed in crash in Bali pleads with police not to charge her boyfriend

    20 September 2017 9:17 AM 30

    THE heartbroken mother of a young Queensland woman killed in a motorbike crash in Bali has asked Indonesian police not to charge her boyfriend. Sophia Fiorella Martini, 27, was a pillion passenger on a scooter driven by her boyfriend, when it crashed in the early hours of Saturday morning in Kuta. Ms Martini suffered serious leg injuries and is believed

  • Canberra teen sacked for opposing same-sex marriage says young people fear being ‘bullied’ for voting no

    20 September 2017 8:03 AM 33

    A CANBERRA teen sacked for opposing same-sex marriage says many young people are “terrified” of speaking out. Madeline, who asked not to use her last name, was “let go” from Canberra entertainment company Capital Kids Parties over the weekend after she changed her Facebook profile image to a Coalition for Marriage filter saying “It’s OK to vote no”. Business

  • Queensland woman dies in Bali scooter crash

    20 September 2017 7:30 AM 31

    THE Queensland woman who died after a scooter crash in the early hours of the morning in Kuta, Bali, has been named. Sophia Martini, 27, suffered serious injuries when the scooter her partner Steele Nugent, 28, was driving crashed in Kuta in the early hours of Monday morning. Ms Martini lived on Magnetic Island and had been working as a trainee at the Townsville

  • George Christensen alerts Human Rights Commission to 'vote no' sacked worker

    20 September 2017 7:23 AM 30

    Government backbencher George Christensen has asked the Australian Human Rights Commission (HRC) to investigate a worker who was sacked for decorating her Facebook profile photo with an 'It's OK to vote no' filter. Madlin Sims, who runs a Canberra children's party entertainment company, told one of her contractors on Sunday she would no longer use their

  • Power outages cut electricity to north shore homes, Military Road traffic lights

    20 September 2017 6:13 AM 22

    Thousands of homes and businesses on Sydney's lower north shore have lost power in an outage that also affected traffic lights on Military Road. Emergency crews from Ausgrid are working to restore power to about 3700 homes and businesses. Live Traffic NSW reported that traffic lights were blacked out on Military Road at the Murdoch Street, Ourimbah Road and Awaba

  • Tony Abbott steps up pressure on Malcolm Turnbull, could cross floor over clean energy target

    20 September 2017 4:46 AM 18

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott has intensified the pressure on Malcolm Turnbull over a clean energy target. It is understood Mr Abbott could cross the floor to vote against Government legislation to reduce greenhouse emissions by creating incentives for renewables or cleaner energy sources. But there are several steps required before there would be a vote in Parliament

  • Adelaide couple sentenced over kidnap and torture of young babysitter

    20 September 2017 4:15 AM 15

    An Adelaide couple who kidnapped and tortured their babysitter by locking her in a cupboard and forcing her to eat dog food have been jailed for what the judge described as a "mindless, cruel and sadistic" crime. Joshua Anthony Gent, 29, and Keira Jane Baker, 28, accused their babysitter of reporting their friend to police over a car theft, telling the young

  • 33C! Saturday signals sizzling Sydney summer ahead

    20 September 2017 2:29 AM 29

    SYDNEY is set for three days of blistering hot spring weather with temperatures - forecast to hit at least 33C in the west by the weekend - an ominous portent of a high-risk bushfire threat this summer. Penrith and Richmond will see the the mercury hit 30C tomorrow, 31C on Friday before reaching a top of 33C on Saturday. In the city, the temperatures