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Problem is Bishop, not system: Labor
LABOR says the government has missed the point, blaming the entitlements system rather than Bronwyn Bishop for the furore over her expenses.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:26:05 GMT)

Echidna stolen from Gold Coast sanctuary
CONCERNS are held for an echidna named Piggie which was stolen from a wildlife sanctuary on the Gold Coast.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:49:12 GMT)

Bishop resigns, review of MP entitlements
BRONWYN Bishop has bowed to public pressure and resigned from the Speaker's chair over a travel expenses scandal.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:48 GMT)

Bushfire threat to NSW homes eases
A BUSHFIRE in the NSW Blue Mountains has been downgraded to a watch and act alert level with the threat to homes easing.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:44 GMT)

Gusty winds to challenge NSW fire crews
FIREFIGHTERS are expected to spend the next couple of days trying to contain a bushfire in the NSW Blue Mountains.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:41 GMT)

Delays expected at international airports
TRAVELLERS heading overseas could be in for long delays at airports around the country with immigration department officials set to take industrial action.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:40 GMT)

Jehovah's Witness Church inquiry resumes
MEMBERS of Watchtower Australia, the legal entity of the Jehovah's Witnesses Church, are set to give evidence at a child sex abuse inquiry on Monday.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:38 GMT)

Greste to wait until Aug 29 on court case
JOURNALIST Peter Greste says he and two colleagues can't be free until they an Egyptian court exonerates them of all charges.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:36 GMT)

Vic Police in violence inquiry spotlight
THE Royal Commission into Family Violence resumes on Monday and will hear about the first response police give to domestic violence cases.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:34 GMT)

Australia takes on homelessness
COMMUNITIES across Australia will help raise awareness to homelessness by participating in more than 150 events throughout Homelessness Prevention Week.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:32 GMT)

Wind turbine Senate report to be released
A SENATE committee chaired by independent senator John Madigan will report on the wind turbines and the potential health impacts.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:30 GMT)

Northern NSW beaches to remain closed
BEACHES around Ballina on the NSW north coast remain closed after another shark was spotted on Sunday morning.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:29 GMT)

A-G dept to face grilling over Monis
THE Attorney-General's department head will be grilled over the handling of a letter from Man Haron Monis weeks before the Lindt cafe siege last December.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:28 GMT)

Search continues for prospector in WA
A NEW team has been sent to continue the search for missing prospector Jennie Kehlet in WA's Goldfields.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:26 GMT)

Two dead in Gold Coast car crash
POLICE say a man and a woman from the southern Gold Coast suburb of Bilinga have died after their car hit another car with three people on board.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:56:25 GMT)

World's finest opal to go on display in SA
AN opal worth more than $1 million and regarded as the world's finest is set to go on display in Adelaide.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:43:22 GMT)

RBA likely to keep rates on hold
THE Reserve Bank is expected to keep the cash rate at a record low of two per cent for another month when its board meets on Tuesday.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:43:11 GMT)

Menopause therapies deemed 'ineffective'
ALTERNATIVE menopause therapies are used by 13 per cent of women with hot flushes despite no clinical evidence of benefits, say researchers.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:56:07 GMT)

Biggest polluters can increase CO2: report
THE government's safeguard mechanism under its climate policy won't stop Australia's 20 largest polluters increasing carbon emissions, a new analysis shows.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:39:22 GMT)

Aust households feeling financial strain
THERE has been a six per cent fall in overall household financial comfort in Australia in the six months to June, a report has found.
(Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:39:19 GMT)

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