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Nationals MPs push for consensus candidate to replace Barnaby Joyce - The Sydney Morning Herald

Deputy Nationals leader Bridget McKenzie has signalled she wants her colleagues to lock in behind a single candidate to replace Barnaby Joyce as Deputy Prime Minister rather than hold a leadership ballot. While Senator McKenzie has not publicly backed ...

Man shot by police in Brisbane suburb of Wakerley - ABC Local

Police have shot a man while attending a disturbance at a house in the eastern Brisbane suburb of Wakerley. The man has been taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition. In a statement, police said officers were called to a ...

Six charged after party boat brawl at Darling Harbour - Daily Telegraph

SIX people have been charged after a brawl during a 21st birthday celebration on a party boat at Darling Harbour last night. Police were called to King Street Wharf about 11pm following reports of a fight on board a boat. The revellers had been on ...

Canberra hit by heavy rain, flash flooding inundates homes - ABC Online

A deluge has brought parts of Canberra to a standstill and left some residents counting the cost as their homes flood. After a night of high winds and rain, Canberrans woke up on Sunday to more wet weather, which started to cause flash flooding through ...and more »

Thugs on the run after attacking man inside Keysborough home - Herald Sun

A YOUNG man has rushed to the aid of his 49-year-old neighbour viciously beaten to the head with a hammer inside his Keysborough home overnight. The victim's wife ran “crying and screaming” to the good Samaritan's home, alerting the man and his father ...

Syria ceasefire resolution approved by UN Security Council, with Russian support - ABC Online

The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. Key points: There is no set time for ...

Notting Hill and Vicar of Dibley star Emma Chambers dies - The Age

The much loved actress Emma Chambers - who starred in The Vicar of Dibley - has died at the age of 53. She was best known for playing Alice Tinker in the BBC's gentle sit-com, written by Richard Curtis, about a female vicar and her eccentric ...

Chinese-Australian council worried foreign interference laws will lead to 'scapegoating' - ABC Online

While the Federal Government's proposed overhaul of intelligence and espionage laws is high on the political agenda this year, Chinese-Australian communities remain divided over the issue. Key points: The Chinese Community Council is worried about ...

Losing corporate support, NRA lashes out at 'shameful' boycott in wake of school massacre - The Australian

The growing backlash against the National Rifle Association in the wake of the Parkland school shooting in Florida is beginning to bite, as companies cut ties with the gun industry. The NRA, and now the State of Florida, have faced calls by student ...

Sydney beaches reopen after shark attack - SBS

Sydney beaches around the site of a shark attack in Botany Bay have reopened as a 55-year-old woman continues to recover from deep cuts to her leg. Updated Updated 58 mins ago. Botany Bay beaches that were closed after a woman was bitten by what ...