Trump using Brunson to rally evangelical votes: report


U.S. President Donald Trump has been using the dispute with Turkey about a detained pastor to garner votes ahead of congressional elections in November

Gun law changes dropped by Tasmanian Liberals following community backlash

An election promise to change Tasmania's gun laws has been abandoned, with the Liberal Government acknowledging the community's "deeply held concerns" over safety and confidence in the law

Pilot dies in waterbombing helicopter crash on NSW south coast

A pilot has died after a waterbombing helicopter crashed on the NSW south coast where emergency services have been battling bushfires

Homily of Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay Feast of the Assumption


Dearly Beloved in Christ,
“Whoever has love will wonder at Mary, the Mother of God.” – St Ephrem

Two split record $100m Powerball jackpot


Two entries have grabbed a $50 million slice of the equal-largest division one lottery prize pool in Australian history

AFIC Press Release with regards to Senator Anning’s maiden speech in Parliament

This week we saw our Federal Parliament become host to a new low in    political discourse with
the speech given by Senator Anning. His speech was morally repugnant    and factually wrong 

Time to invest in a solar battery system or upgrade your existing system?

Solar power is a hot topic of conversation on Bruny Island

The tiny island off the southeast coast of Tasmania is home to a solar battery trial

Woman accused of murdering rapper in Sydney street granted bail

A 23-year-old woman charged with murdering rapper Jett McKee, also known as Scepaz, has been granted bail by a Sydney court

Rising out-of-pocket medical costs force more than 1m Australians to put off doctor visits: report

More than one million Australians have put off seeing a doctor in one year because they could not afford it, according to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying property in effort to clamp down on house price growth


New Zealand's Parliament has passed a law to ban many non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, completing the Labour-led Government's election campaign pledge

NSW bushfires: Emergency warnings issued for fires near near Croobyar and north Nowra

The NSW Rural Fire Service is battling two out-of-control blazes, one in the Budawang National Park and another in north Nowra, where outbuildings have been destroyed

Senator honours White Australia Policy in first speech and calls for 'final solution' on immigration


Queensland senator Fraser Anning has praised the White Australia Policy and called for a plebiscite as "the final solution to the immigration problem" in the most inflammatory maiden speech to an Australian Parliament since One Nation leader Pauline Hanson's in 1996

Turkey to boycott US-made electronic products: Erdogan

We will boycott American electronic products,” Erdogan said, adding that Turkey would produce a better version of every product previously bought with foreign currencies and export them

National Energy Guarantee endorsed by Coalition party room despite backbench concern

The Coalition party room has approved the Prime Minister's plan for a National Energy Guarantee after a morning of debate, but former prime minister Tony Abbott has expressed strong concerns about it

Call for inquiry after man with Down syndrome dies outside hospital


The State Opposition and the Health Services Union have claimed Mr Forrest died of hypothermia after he left the facility through an unlocked door

New tech surveillance laws more a 'side gate' than 'back door' into Australian phones

New laws will be unveiled today aimed at helping the nation's spy agencies and police monitor and prevent criminal activity through phones and the internet

Sydney trains: Number of people caught 'surfing' on public transport doubles in past year


New footage released by Sydney Trains shows the daredevil teens surfing on Sydney's busy rail network

Man arrested after car crashes into barriers outside UK Parliament, injuring pedestrians

A man has been arrested after a car smashed into barriers outside London's Houses of Parliament

they search for a man wanted for serious offencesSiege underway in Wallaroo as SA


Police and tactical officers have descended on a Wallaroo home and closed off nearby streets as they search for a man wanted for serious offences

Adelaide driver fined for transporting wardrobe in boot and using clothes as rope

An unlicensed Adelaide driver has been fined for trying to move a wardrobe in the back of his car