Lawyers pursuing a class action on behalf of asylum seekers on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea have been given to go ahead to expand their claim to include false imprisonment.
Ava Benny-Morrison In a conversation at 10.57pm on December 15, 2014, between NSW's police chief and one of his senior officers, the prospect of launching a surprise assault on the Lindt Cafe siege stronghold was mentioned.
Fergus Hunter Maverick conservative senator Cory Bernardi will reintroduce legislation to water down section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act when Parliament returns at the end of August.
Fergus Hunter More than half of Australian households have completed the census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed, more than a week after the nationwide survey was launched and then shut down for 40 hours following an attempted cyber attack.
Tony Wright Malcolm Turnbull had barely got through his predictable declaration that Australia needed a clear economic plan to secure its future, the high-powered audience was happily digging in to the remains of its luncheon dessert, a chocolate confection with icecream….when the whole enterprise turned to custard.
Tom McIlroy, Tony Wright The Prime Minister's office has demanded the Australian Federal Police conduct an immediate review of security around Malcolm Turnbull after refugee rights protesters interrupted a major economic speech by the Prime Minister on Wednesday.
Katie Burgess Rescuers have freed a man whose legs were pinned by a pallet of glass in Queanbeyan for several hours on Wednesday morning.
Matt O'Sullivan Commuters have been warned to be extra cautious around train stations, and keen a special watch over children.
Tony Wright Pro-refugee demonstrators who secretly infiltrated a Melbourne business audience suddenly stormed the stage on Tuesday as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tried to deliver his first major economic speech since the election.
Ava Benny-Morrison, Deborah Snow NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione has denied ordering that a so-called "deliberate action" plan to bring the Lindt Cafe siege to an end be a "last resort" for police.
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