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  • Man accused of ramming police car in Melbourne's Bourke Street

    31 October 2017 8:47 PM 14

    A man who allegedly rammed a police car in Melbourne's Bourke Street before being tasered by officers has been charged with conduct endangering life. It happened shortly after 5:00pm on Tuesday, when police responded to reports of an unconscious man in a parked car with a smashed windscreen. Police said when officers approached the man, he drove at them and rammed

  • Queensland election: The minor parties that could end up deciding who runs the state

    31 October 2017 8:16 PM 10

    Minor parties are once again set to be in a powerful position if, as polls suggest, Labor and the LNP fail to win a majority in the Queensland election. Both major party leaders have strenuously denied suggestions of deals or partnerships; but in the cold light of day after the election would they refuse the support of One Nation or other cross benchers

  • Stephen Parry: Citizenship debacle rears its head and Tasmanian Senate recount could get messy

    31 October 2017 8:14 AM 13

    We thought it was over, but another senator has revealed they may be a dual citizen. We asked ABC election analyst Antony Green to explain what could happen with Senator Parry's position. Barnaby Joyce faces a by-election in New England because he sits in the House of Representatives, while Senator Parry sits in the Senate. According to Green, there

  • ACT man dies after being tasered by police

    31 October 2017 7:58 AM 29

    BREAKING: A Canberra man has died after being tasered by ACT Police in the southern suburb of Waramanga. According to a release, ACT Police responded to a critical incident earlier today where they found a man yelling and smashing glass. Police believe the male had seriously injured himself and in an effort to stop him inflicting further self harm, they tasered

  • Same-sex marriage survey update: 12.3 million Aussies have voted

    31 October 2017 6:02 AM 29

    WITH a one week to go before same-sex marriage postal survey closes, the ABS has revealed how many Aussies have voted. The poll is in its final week, and 77 per cent of all eligible voters have now had their say, the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed today. Last Friday was the recommended final deadline for postal votes to put in the mail, but with the poll to close

  • Graeme Curran, high-profile NSW magistrate, charged with child sex offences

    31 October 2017 5:38 AM 16

    High-profile New South Wales Magistrate Graeme Curran has been charged with nine counts of indecently assaulting a teenage boy in the 1980s. The ABC understands Magistrate Curran, 67, was a family friend of the boy, who was aged in his early teens when the alleged assaults occurred. The alleged assaults took place on at least nine occasions between 1981 and 1983 and are understood

  • Citizenship saga may not be over, Liberal senator Stephen Parry says father may be British

    31 October 2017 5:03 AM 17

    Liberal senator Stephen Parry has told the Government he may be a dual citizen, saying he has asked British authorities to examine his history. Senator Parry is Tasmanian-born but his father migrated from Britain as a child. The constitution bans foreign nationals from sitting in parliament, and the High Court ruled ignorance of dual citizenship was not a defence

  • Queensland election: 'Budget constraints' limiting LNP's ability to campaign in regions

    31 October 2017 2:32 AM 19

    Budget constraints are affecting the Liberal National Party's ability to campaign in the regions during the Queensland election, LNP leader Tim Nicholls has said. Mr Nicholls has stayed in the south-east for the first three days of the campaign, while Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk went straight to North Queensland when she announced the election on Sunday

  • North Richmond: Melbourne's heroin epicentre, just a short trip from the CBD

    31 October 2017 2:10 AM 21

    As Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews wrapped up his safe injecting room announcement in North Richmond, paramedics at his press conference rushed off to help their colleagues attending a suspected overdose just 50 metres away. Richmond is just minutes from Melbourne's CBD on the train or tram, and is home to a mix of young university students, CBD workers

  • Do you know these men? CCTV holds key to solving brutal murder

    31 October 2017 1:50 AM 45

    CLINT Starkey thought he was with a mate. Instead he was led to three men who brutally attacked and killed him. Clint Starkey was taken to the Caltex service station at Peats Ridge in NSW by a man he thought was his friend about 10pm on April 5. As many as four members of the Rebels were waiting for them. The beating was so brutal doctors initially believed