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Gold Coast mother killed two adult children for financial gain, police allege - The Canberra Times

A Gold Coast mother killed two of her vulnerable adult children for financial gain, before trying to claim more than $100,000 in death benefits, police will allege. Maree Mavis Crabtree, 51, allegedly forced prescription medication on her 18-year-old ...

Hayley Dodd murder: Vision shows police questioning Francis John Wark only weeks after teen went missing - PerthNow

EERIE footage has been released, showing police questioning Hayley Dodd's killer, just weeks after she was abducted and murdered. Francis John Wark was this week convicted of the murder of Dodd, who was 17 when she disappeared while hitchiking along a ...

Sydney train strike: Workers push ahead with industrial action after 'imperfect' poll - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney's rail network is about to be tipped into chaos after a union's "imperfect" poll of rail workers determined they wanted to push ahead with strike action, in a major escalation of the dispute with Sydney Trains management and the state government ...

Gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan, killing two and injuring 12 - ABC Online

Four gunmen have stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad and battled security forces who surrounded the building, killing at least two people and injuring 12, officials have said. Key points: Gunmen entered ...

California sibling tortured by parents was bullied and frail, says classmate - ABC Online

The eldest of 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a primary school student in Texas, one of her classmates has said in a heart-wrenching Facebook post. Key points: Most of the ...

Push to fly Aboriginal flag on Sydney icon - The Australian

An Indigenous Australian woman is pushing to have the Aboriginal flag remain a permanent fixture on the Sydney Harbour Bridge after collecting thousands of signatures on a petition. Kamilaroi woman Cheree Toka has spent the past year campaigning to ...

Davos 2018: Europe seeks attention before Trump arrival - BBC News

The snowploughs here at Davos do a very good - if loud - job. They scoop up the drifts - often feet deep - and deposit their icy loads in the ever-attendant snow lorries which follow behind. The political equivalent of the biggest snowplough here in ...

Red handfish 'needle in haystack' population found at second Tasmanian location - ABC Online

Tasmania's red handfish don't move very far or fast, so when scientists spotted one last week, they didn't have to look very far for its mates. It was thought that numbers had dwindled to as low as 20 fish, making it possibly the world's rarest. Now ...

Robert Doyle's colleagues tell mayor to resign amid sex allegations - The Australian

Fresh calls for Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle to resign amid sexual harassment allegations have emerged from a surprising source — two female colleagues aligned to his 'Team Doyle'. The appeal by councillors Susan Riley and Beverley Pinder ...and more »

TPP resurrected: Here's what's in the latest Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and what it means for you - ABC Online

The trade deal that nearly died — a few times — is back on. The Trans-Pacific Partnership has become the TPP 11, or CPTPP. How did we get here? The TPP has been a troubled trade deal between 11 quite diverse nations ranging in economic power from ...