Commonwealth Games athletes to seek asylum after going missing | Australia news

Athletes who absconded from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games are expected to seek asylum when their visas expire on Tuesday night. A Sydney-based refugee group has already provided assistance to a “significant number” of the athletes, among whom are eight from Cameroon, two from Uganda and one from Rwanda. The …

Georgina Downer to seek Liberal preselection for federal seat of Mayo

Georgina Downer to seek Liberal preselection for federal seat of Mayo

Posted May 11, 2018 19:53:01 Georgina Downer, the daughter of one-time Liberal leader and foreign minister Alexander Downer, has confirmed via a tweet that she will seek preselection for the Adelaide Hills federal seat of Mayo. “As someone who grew up and spent the first two decades of her life …

Painful sex treatment sometimes hard to find as more women seek help – RN

Painful sex treatment sometimes hard to find as more women seek help – RN

Posted May 11, 2018 08:00:35 Photo: Painful sex can harm relationships and self esteem. (Getty: PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou) Related Story: Eight surgeries and still no cure in sight: The disease crippling Australian women Related Story: A gyno’s guide to good vulva and vagina health Sex can be painful for many reasons. …

Slow loris viral video refugees seek new life at Perth Zoo after trafficking threat

Slow loris viral video refugees seek new life at Perth Zoo after trafficking threat

Updated May 07, 2018 18:18:30 Perth Zoo’s newest arrivals may have narrowly avoided a bleak future of social media stardom. The two slow lorises — a three-and-a-half-year-old male and 10-year-old female — have spent the past month in quarantine, after leaving their home at Singapore Zoo. Not much is known …

Cecilia Haddad: family devastated as police seek Brazilian murder victim’s former lover | Australia news

Police in Australia will ramp up their efforts to find the ex-lover of murdered businesswoman Cecilia Haddad by linking with Brazilian law enforcement officials. Guardian Australia understands New South Wales police will begin liaising with Brazilian counterparts through the Australian federal police in an effort to speak to Mario Marcelo …

Police seek driver spotted speeding beside motorcyclist before fatal Cranbourne crash

Police seek driver spotted speeding beside motorcyclist before fatal Cranbourne crash

Posted May 03, 2018 09:06:01 Photo: The motorcyclist died at the scene, despite efforts to revive him. (ABC News) Police believe a car and a motorcyclist were speeding side-by-side before the rider crashed and died in Melbourne’s outer south-east overnight. Acting Sergeant Brett Trewin said witnesses reported the motorcyclist and …

Tasmanian gun dealers ‘ostracised’ over proposed law changes seek consultation

Tasmanian gun dealers ‘ostracised’ over proposed law changes seek consultation

Updated April 15, 2018 17:25:44 Photo: Tasmanian gun dealer Robert Cairns was an exhibitor at Hobart’s annual gun show. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Related Story: Former premier warns against ‘watering down’ gun laws Related Story: Premier Will Hodgman stands by gun law changes Tasmanian gun dealers and firearm enthusiasts say …

Paul Ryan, US House Speaker, announces he won’t seek re-election and retire in January – Donald Trump’s America

Paul Ryan, US House Speaker, announces he won’t seek re-election and retire in January – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 12, 2018 05:53:39 US House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek re-election in November and will retire in January after serving his full term. Key points: Mr Ryan says he’s leaving with strong accomplishments There’s concern Republicans will struggle to retain the House in …

Former Quintis boss Frank Wilson returns as growers seek to take back control of sandalwood empire – ABC Rural

Former Quintis boss Frank Wilson returns as growers seek to take back control of sandalwood empire – ABC Rural

The former chief executive of sandalwood company Quintis has returned to lead a takeover bid for plantations in the Kimberley, a year after Tropical Forestry Services rebranded itself as Quintis and began its slide into voluntary administration. Frank Wilson shocked many when he resigned as the boss of Quintis last …