Perth shark attack: 16-year-old schoolgirl Stella Berry confirmed as victim of Swan River shark attack

The shark behind a fatal attack in Perth’s swan river was likely a bull shark, according to Fisheries Minister Don Punch. On Sunday, Mr Punch said it was too early to confirm the species of shark which killed 16-year-old local high school student Stella Berry but said bull sharks were known to be present in … Read more

Two charged after children raise alarm about alleged abduction in Nakara

Two young children in Darwin’s northern suburbs have been credited with helping to stop an alleged abduction of a five-year-old boy. The alarm was raised about 3pm on Friday when police received reports the boy was being taken by his stepfather and a woman from an address in Nakara. During the alleged incident, the boy’s … Read more

Chifley Research Centre Conference: Prime Minister Anthony Albanese calls out First Nations Voice criticisers

Anthony Albanese will be hitting back at critics of the proposed First Nations Voice to parliament during an impassioned plea for Australians to back the cause. Speaking at the Chifley Research Centre Conference on Sunday, the Prime Minister will urge Australians to support a referendum to enshrine an Indigenous voice in the Constitution. Australians will … Read more

NRL great Terry Campese’s drive to state politics

He was a Canberra Raiders captain before paying it forward by starting a youth mentoring foundation. Now Terry Campese wants to tackle state politics and use his experiences to deliver for his community. Queanbeyan born-and-bred, Mr Campese is standing as the Labor candidate at the NSW March 25 election in the traditional Nationals stronghold seat … Read more

Nick Kyrgios Chiara Passari assault case returns to ACT Magistrates Court after mental health bid

Nick Kyrgios has pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend Chiara Passari on a night out in Canberra. The Australian tennis star fronted the ACT Magistrates Court on Friday, where his lawyers unsuccessfully attempted to have his case dismissed on mental health grounds. The 27-year-old world no. 20 was charged with common assault after he pushed … Read more

NSW: Sydney child dies in hot car near Campbelltown

A child has died after being found in a hot car in Sydney’s southwest. NSW Ambulance officers were called to Railway Parade at Glenfield about 3pm on Thursday. Paramedics found the three-year-old unresponsive, and the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the boy had been in the car throughout the day before … Read more

Wieambilla shooting: Daughter Madelyn Train interview, claims parents respected police

The daughter of the Wieambilla cop killers has spoken out again, this time making the bizarre claim that her parents respected police. Madelyn Train – aged in her 20s – is the first child of Nathaniel and Stacey Train. The pair, who were high school sweethearts, divorced while Madelyn and her brother where still young, … Read more

NSW Premier pushes for national pharmacy reform before Friday’s National Cabinet

Australians could skip the GP and go straight to the pharmacy to treat mild conditions if large-scale Medicare and health reforms are achieved. On Friday, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet will petition the national cabinet for changes which would give pharmacies greater scope to prescribe medications like antibiotics for urinary tract infections, skin ailments, hormonal contraception … Read more

Radioactive capsule found in outback WA after falling from a truck.

A tiny radioactive capsule that went missing from a truck in outback Western Australia last month has been found. WA Emergency Services Minister Stephen Dawson said the capsule was found about 11am on Wednesday along Great Northern Highway at Newman, nearly 1,200km north of Perth. “It was found by a team from the Australian Nuclear … Read more

Anglicare Australia calls for controversial Stage 3 tax cuts to be scrapped

The Albanese government is being urged to scrap the upcoming Stage 3 tax cuts in favour of lifting the JobSeeker rate to push more Australians out of poverty. A pre-budget submission by Anglicare Australia argues the upcoming cuts, scheduled to kick in next year, would “erode much of Australia’s progressive taxation system”. “The parliament’s own … Read more