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  • SA teen found guilty of shooting murder

    22 November 2013 1:40 AM 53

    Despite the teenager's intoxication and his bizarre behaviour, Justice Michael David concluded that he had the necessary intent to kill. The judge, who heard the trial without a jury, found the now 18-year-old guilty of the murder of Lewis McPherson, 18, and the attempted murder of Liam John Trewartha and James Peter Lamont on December 31, 2012. Relatives

  • Rifle shots fired into house

    22 November 2013 12:05 AM 57

    Rifle shots were allegedly fired into a house in Port Kennedy after an argument escalated, say police. A 24-year-old Safety Bay man has been charged over the alleged shooting at a house in Perth’s southern suburbs yesterday. A police spokeswoman said shots were fired at a house in Reims Lane, Port Kennedy after an argument escalated about 3pm yesterday

  • Productivity Commission

    21 November 2013 6:39 PM 65

    Raising the eligibility for age pensions to 70 could be necessary to avoid a budgetary crisis due to Australia’s ­ageing population, according to the Productivity Commission. The warning from the government advisory body was backed by Treasury’s top economic forecaster, David Gruen, who said Australia faces a sharp slowdown in the growth of national

  • Money troubles led detective Anthony Williams to online betting scheme being probed by NSW Police Integrity Commission

    21 November 2013 10:06 AM 66

    A New South Wales detective being probed over an online gambling scheme says he started the operation after a professional punter offered to help him with his financial troubles. The Police Integrity Commission is examining how Detective Senior Constable Anthony Williams and Senior Constable Marc Smith created betting accounts using the personal details

  • Police divers recover body of man missing in Vic lake

    21 November 2013 6:46 AM 53

    Police divers have recovered the body of a Victorian man who disappeared when he jumped into a lake to retrieve his boat. The Box Hill man aged in his 50s had apparently visited Lake Nillahcootie, north of Mansfield in the state’s northeast, for a day of fishing. It is understood he put his boat in the water and when he went to park his car, his tinnie

  • Plane makes mayday call at Brisbane Airport, sparking emergency situation

    21 November 2013 5:04 AM 54

    AN international flight has been forced to make an emergency landing at Brisbane Airport this afternoon. The crew of an Airbus 330 carrying about 250 passengers reported "an in-flight emergency" shortly after taking off about 2.50pm. “The aircraft turned back and landed safely and returned to the terminal under its own power," an Airservices Australia

  • Palmer United Party calls for original result to be upheld in WA Senate election count

    21 November 2013 3:18 AM 56

    The Palmer United Party is asking the Court of Disputed Returns to uphold the original result in Western Australia's Senate election. The Electoral Commission has asked the Court to declare the Senate election void after 1,370 ballot papers could not be found during a recount. While Labor and The Palmer United Party won the last two seats in the first

  • Man dead after truck falls on him at Burton gas firm

    21 November 2013 3:07 AM 67

    A man in his 30s has died after a truck fell and pinned him at Burton in northern Adelaide. Ambulance crews were called to Gas Fields Haulage in Waterloo Corner Road just after 11:00am. SafeWork SA said it was the third workplace death in a week and there had been 12 for the year in South Australia. SafeWork SA executive director Bryan Russell said all workers

  • NSW government changes law over coal leases granted by Ian Macdonald

    21 November 2013 2:48 AM 55

    THE NSW government has rammed through new laws giving it the power to cancel coal leases granted by former disgraced mining minister Ian Macdonald which enriched NSW ALP Powerbroker Eddie Obeid and union boss John Maitland. Premier Barry O'Farrell told parliament today he would amend the Mining Act to give the government the power to apply a public interest

  • Parliamentary precinct named after Brisbane's birthplace

    21 November 2013 2:29 AM 60

    The Queensland Government on Thursday morning recognised Brisbane's birthplace by renaming the new parliamentary precinct Queens Wharf Brisbane. By Christmas the government will call for expressions of interest from the private sector to redevelop the site between George Street and William Street. While the major focus has been on the possibility of developing