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00:50 Man hailed hero for risking life to pull injured driver from burning ute

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09:49 Dubai Four: Fadi, Michael Ibrahim spent time at military base before returning to Australia for court date

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02:52 Rival groups to protest in Melbourne CBD

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

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12:09 More Brisbane bus strike action as another driver is assaulted

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22:08 'Get rid of it': Queensland school allows Sikh parent to carry ceremonial sword into grounds

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03:59 Indian government lodge official diplomatic protest over lamb ad with Hindu god Lord Ganesha

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

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  • SSM: Tony Abbott's sister Christine Forster calls out brother as she campaigns for Yes vote

    17 September 2017 7:55 AM 12

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott's sister Christine Forster has accused same-sex marriage opponents of fearmongering, as a string of high-profile Yes campaigners staged rallies across the country to urge supporters to remember to return their survey forms. Sports stars, TV identities and politicians of all stripes took part in coordinated events across

  • CMFEU fine would be "different" under ALP

    17 September 2017 7:37 AM 14

    Opposition frontbencher Brendon O'Connor concedes the record fines of $2.4 million imposed on the CFMEU last week would not have been as stiff under a Labor government. But Labor's employment spokesman says he won't be lectured by a federal government on the rule of law when its Employment Minister Michaelia Cash has presided over a "vigilante agency"

  • Same-sex marriage No campaign launches; 'Vote No' sprawled in Sydney skies

    17 September 2017 3:33 AM 14

    Opponents of same-sex marriage have officially launched the No campaign, saying they are on the "right side of legal and moral history". Last night Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi asked No supporters to be "vigilant" at an event launching the Coalition for Marriage's campaign at the Sydney Convention Centre. A new TV ad was played at the event

  • Rival groups to protest in Melbourne CBD

    17 September 2017 2:52 AM 52

    A PROTESTER has been arrested after allegedly clashing with journalists and police at an anti-racism rally in the Melbourne CBD. About 500 protesters holding “Melbourne says no to racism” placards have marched to parliament. The opposing groups are being kept apart by police and large orange barriers. The anti-racism protesters have yelled “Nazi scum” and “unite

  • Body of missing elderly hiker found in Victorian Alpine area near tent

    17 September 2017 2:50 AM 14

    The body of missing hiker Leslie Southwell has been found in the Mount Bogong area in Victoria's Alps, police have confirmed. He went missing on a 4.7-kilometre trek from Cleve Cole Memorial Hut to Michell Hut. Wangaratta police area Acting Inspector Kevin Coughlan said emergency crews found Mr Southwell's body just before 9:00am halfway between the huts. "Until

  • SA Health Minister Jack Snelling resigns from Cabinet and will not contest March election

    17 September 2017 2:26 AM 12

    SA Health Minister Jack Snelling has quit Cabinet less than two weeks after the opening of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (nRAH) and will resign as a MP at the March election. Mr Snelling held a press conference to explain that after 20 years in Parliament, it was time to retire and be "emotionally more available to his children". "I've always done my best to make sure that I provide

  • One person dead after fatal crash near Dardanup

    17 September 2017 1:52 AM 27

    ONE person has died and another one seriously injured after a ute and four-wheel-drive collided near Dardanup early on Sunday morning. Police say the crash involving a red Holden ute and a Lexus four-wheel-drive happened just after 6am on Boyanup-Picton Road, near the intersection of Dillon Road. The driver of the ute, a man in his 50s from Australind

  • Death rate for people seeking mental-health treatment double the Australian rate

    16 September 2017 6:15 PM 8

    The death rate of people using mental-health services in Australia is almost twice as high as the general population, a new report has found. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics report found the standardised rate of death for people seeking mental-health treatment subsidised by the federal government was 11.4 deaths per 1000 people, compared

  • Yes campaigners show their true colours

    16 September 2017 1:23 PM 22

    SO now we see why rainbow warriors didn’t want a people’s vote on same-sex marriage. On Thursday, about 15 students, including members of the uni’s Catholic Society, set up an information table on the main campus thoroughfare with placards saying: “It’s OK to Say No”. They offered free kebabs and two large bowls of delicious Lebanese hummus made by one of their

  • Singapore Army officer dies in armoured vehicle crash on Queensland Coast

    16 September 2017 9:48 AM 14

    A 21-year-old Singaporean military officer has died in an armoured vehicle crash during an exercise along Queensland's central coast. Singapore's Ministry for Defence confirmed Third Sergeant Chan Hiang Cheng Gavin was involved in a "vehicular incident" at the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area about 6:15pm on Friday. About 5,000 Singapore military