Margaret River shooting: mother and her four children among victims | Australia news

A mother and her four children are among the victims of a horrific shooting on a rural property near the town of Margaret River in Western Australia’s south-west. Katrina Miles and her four children, aged eight to 13, were found dead, along with two other people, by police early on …

Cathy Freeman among gold medalists to receive Order of Merit honour

The Australian Olympic Committee President has presented Order of Merit awards to a number of sporting stars. The honour was given to Raelene Boyle, Shane Gould, Cathy Freeman and the late Peter Norman at the Annual General Meeting today. John Coates paid an emotional tribute to athlete Cathy Freeman for …

Two Australians among Grenfell Tower blaze victims, DFAT confirms

Two Australians among Grenfell Tower blaze victims, DFAT confirms

Posted April 26, 2018 11:05:32 Photo: The fire was the country’s deadliest since World War II. (Reuters: Toby Melville) Related Story: Witnesses describe ‘absolute devastation’ of London tower blaze Related Story: 12 dead, toll expected to rise after inferno rips through London tower block Two Australians were among the 71 …

Falsifying forms and impersonating clients among revelations at banking inquiry | Australia news

National Australia Bank’s top executives complained about having their bonuses “shaved” after it was discovered hundreds of NAB employees under their charge had been falsifying client documents. One NAB executive argued it would send the wrong message to NAB’s leadership team and encourage them to sweep future scandals under the …

ACL reconstructions up more than 70 per cent among young Australians, study finds – Health

ACL reconstructions up more than 70 per cent among young Australians, study finds – Health

Knee reconstructions for young Australians are on the rise, posing an expensive and painful public health problem in the future, a new study has found. The number of young Australians undergoing knee reconstruction surgery has risen more than 70 per cent in the last 15 years, according to the study …

Canberra teacher fired over inappropriate relationships with students among several sexual harassment cases

Canberra teacher fired over inappropriate relationships with students among several sexual harassment cases

Updated April 16, 2018 06:54:35 Photo: The teacher formed the inappropriate relationships in school hours, around other students. (ABC News: Elise Pianegonda) A Canberra teacher was forced out of the job for forming inappropriate relationships with students and ignoring several warnings to stop, documents obtained under freedom of information laws …

Commonwealth Games: Brandon Starc, Kathryn Mitchell, Isis Holt among the Australian golds on night seven – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Brandon Starc, Kathryn Mitchell, Isis Holt among the Australian golds on night seven – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 12, 2018 06:40:12 Photo: Brandon Starc produced a brilliant clear at 2.32m to take the gold medal in the men’s high jump.   (AAP: Dan Peled) Australia had a golden night at Carrara Stadium on night seven, with four wins including Brandon Starc in the men’s high jump …

Commonwealth Games: Dylan Voller among protesters charged outside opening ceremony – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Dylan Voller among protesters charged outside opening ceremony – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 05, 2018 13:02:35 Video: ‘Colonisation is not a game’ Opening Ceremony marred by protests (ABC News) Related Story: Protesters delay Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay Related Story: Thousands stuck waiting for buses to Commonwealth Games opening ceremony Former Northern Territory youth detainee Dylan Voller and two other protesters …

Commonwealth Games: Dylan Voller among protesters charged outside opening ceremony – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Dylan Voller among protesters charged outside opening ceremony – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 05, 2018 09:02:07 Video: ‘Colonisation is not a game’ Opening Ceremony marred by protests (ABC News) Related Story: Protesters delay Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay Related Story: Thousands stuck waiting for buses to Commonwealth Games opening ceremony Former Northern Territory youth detainee Dylan Voller and two other protesters …

Sally Zou and fitness entrepreneur Kayla Itsines among SA Liberals’ recent donors

Sally Zou and fitness entrepreneur Kayla Itsines among SA Liberals’ recent donors

Updated April 02, 2018 14:26:42 Fitness guru Kayla Itsines and Chinese businesswoman Sally Zou are among the SA Liberal Party’s biggest recent donors, according to the latest SA Electoral Commission donation disclosures. Ms Itsines and her partner Tobi Pearce have developed a multi-million dollar business around an online work-out subscription …