Malcolm Turnbull hangs on with 48-35 leadership ballot win over Peter Dutton, reshuffle on the cards

Malcolm Turnbull hangs on with 48-35 leadership ballot win over Peter Dutton, reshuffle on the cards

Updated August 21, 2018 11:21:47 Related Story: Live: Turnbull sees off Dutton challenge, but leadership turmoil to continue Related Story: Confused about the PM’s leadership crisis? Here’s how we got here Malcolm Turnbull has beaten Peter Dutton 48-35 in a snap Liberal leadership spill. Key points: Mr Dutton has resigned …

#MeToo: Rose Mcgowan ‘heartbroken’ at reports Asia Argento made deal to ‘pay off’ own accuser

#MeToo: Rose Mcgowan ‘heartbroken’ at reports Asia Argento made deal to ‘pay off’ own accuser

Posted August 21, 2018 10:08:42 Leading #MeToo figure Rose McGowan says “her heart is broken” after a New York Times report revealed that Italian actress and fellow Harvey Weinstein assault accuser Asia Argento settled a sexual assault complaint filed against her by a young actor. Key points: Documents received by …

African-Australian rapper KUDZAI takes aim at gang stereotypes

African-Australian rapper KUDZAI takes aim at gang stereotypes

Updated August 21, 2018 09:10:26 The video for KUDZAI’s 4 Deep In The Suburbs starts off menacingly — a police siren wails, and four figures clad in black walk down a quiet street. When the lyrics to the Melbourne rapper’s new track — featuring his friend Tjay Gonera, aka Papi …

Sick days, employment contracts and overtime: Your workplace rights, explained

Sick days, employment contracts and overtime: Your workplace rights, explained

Have you ever wondered if it’s OK to text in sick? Or worried about how much notice you need to give if you’re planning a holiday? If you don’t know the answer to these questions, you’re not alone. While your rights and responsibilities at work may have been outlined on …

Fact check: Are Muslims in NSW and Victoria three times more likely than other groups to be convicted of crimes? – Fact Check

Fact check: Are Muslims in NSW and Victoria three times more likely than other groups to be convicted of crimes? – Fact Check

Posted August 21, 2018 06:56:38 Photo: Katter’s Australian Party senator Fraser Anning says that Muslims in New South Wales and Victoria are three times more likely than other groups to commit crimes. (ABC News: Marco Catalano) The claim In his headline-grabbing first speech last week, Katter’s Australian Party senator Fraser …

Alligator kills woman walking dog in South Carolina private resort

Alligator kills woman walking dog in South Carolina private resort

Posted August 21, 2018 05:55:32 Photo: Officials take pictures of the site where the attack took place. (AP: Drew Martin/The Island Packet) A woman trying to protect her dog has been killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a private resort in the United States, authorities …

Father and son drive through flames to escape Montana forest fire

Father and son drive through flames to escape Montana forest fire

Posted August 20, 2018 21:25:50 External Link: Hikers attempt to escape Glacier National Park wildfire by driving through it Related Story: ‘Fires don’t stop for sleep’: US asks Australia for help as California burns A father and son have documented their lucky escape from a forest fire in Montana, capturing …

Nature’s perfect match is breaking down and the Great Barrier Reef is in peril

Nature’s perfect match is breaking down and the Great Barrier Reef is in peril

Updated August 20, 2018 14:53:16 Peel back the veneer and nature is a teeming war zone of many flashpoints. Species compete with their own kind and others for limited resources. In a dog-eat-dog world built upon Darwinian principles and food chain hierarchies, only the fittest survive — and the winners …

Parenting 101: All you need is love (and a bit of help)

Parenting 101: All you need is love (and a bit of help)

Updated August 20, 2018 05:16:59 Photo: Amber, Nara and Roman arrive home in Rosebud West, on the Mornington Peninsula. (ABC News: Margaret Burin) For Amber, being a mum was hard. Admitting she needed help was easy. Now, with some guidance from case worker Bev, she’s learning to be a better …

Kindergarten under fire after parading children in niqabs, AK47s on Indonesian Independence Day

Kindergarten under fire after parading children in niqabs, AK47s on Indonesian Independence Day

Updated August 20, 2018 17:19:23 Photo: Children in East Java province marched in niqabs with fake guns during Independence Day parades. (Detik News) A kindergarten in Indonesia’s East Java province has come under fire for dressing children in niqabs and having them carry fake assault rifles for a local Independence …