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Wild winds lash Victoria, leaving a trail of damage and thousands without power - The Sydney Morning Herald

Powerful winds battered Melbourne suburbs on Monday night, casuing a cruise ship to get wedged up against a pier, dozens of trees to fall and thousands of Victorians to go without power. The State Emergency Service received more than 260 calls for help ...

'It was turning 50 Shades of Parly': Jacqui Lambie says Barnaby Joyce has overshadowed parliament with his personal ... - Daily Mail

Outspoken former senator Jacqui Lambie has slammed Barnaby Joyce, saying he overshadowed parliament with his personal life. Ms Lambie spoke out while campaigning in Launceston for next month's Tasmanian state election. She had stern words for Mr Joyce ...and more »

Aussie Freshmen Made To Drink Off Penises In Degrading Uni Hazing Ritual - Pedestrian TV

A video showcasing a series of demeaning hazing rituals undertaken by freshers at the University of Newcastle has been released by advocacy group End Rape On Campus, in an attempt to combat the degrading and harmful initiation practices. The clip ...

Donald Trump backs tighter background checks for gun owners - The Australian

President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal background-check system for firearms, his press secretary said Monday, adding that he had spoken with a top GOP senator about legislation to do so following last week's school shooting in ...

Career advice should begin at age eight, Victorian inquiry told - The Age

Children as young as eight would start receiving career advice under a plan proposed to a Victorian parliamentary inquiry. The Career Education Association of Victoria has called on the state government to introduce laws to force schools to offer ...

George Christensen says he won't apologise for Facebook post - Ten Eyewitness News

Queensland Liberal National party politician George Christensen says he won't apologise for posting a controversial photo on Facebook of him holding a gun and 'threatening' “greenie punks.” The photograph uploaded on Saturday was posted with the ...

Police find three bodies in wreckage of suspicious Canberra house fire - Daily Telegraph

A HOUSE fire that claimed the lives of a mother and two children in Canberra may have been deliberately lit. Police have yet to identify the woman, believed to be in her 40s, or her two children, a boy and girl aged under seven. The family were inside ...

Julie Bishop says US visa a potential model for Australians post-Brexit - ABC Online

A US visa category could potentially be a model to allow thousands of skilled Australians to work in the United Kingdom post-Brexit, according to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. The Federal Government has repeatedly made it clear it is "enthusiastic ...

Australian paedophile Matthew Falder jailed in UK for encouraging child rape on dark web - ABC Online

An Australian Cambridge graduate who encouraged child rape over the dark web has been jailed for 32 years in Britain. Key points: Police say Falder was the worst sex offender they had encountered operating on the internet; Posing as a female artist, he ...

Man charged with dozens of offences after alleged hit-run - 9news.com.au

The driver of car allegedly responsible for ploughing through schoolchildren and a parent Melbourne's south-east has now been charged with dozens of offences. Michelle Nash, 35, was waiting for a green man at a traffic crossing in on Friday afternoon ...and more »