Labor promises cash for light rail victims

Opposition leader Michael Daley on Thursday said the fund would be on top of the rent relief scheme already available to those along the route from the CBD to Kingsford and Randwick

UK: Labour adopts full definition of Islamophobia

Britain’s Labour party has formally adopted the full working definition of Islamophobia, arguing it is a vital step in fighting the rise of far-right extremism in the U.K

Turkey warns West against ignoring Islamophobia

Turkey warned the West on Wednesday about ignoring Islamophobia, saying doing so could fuel further deadly attacks

Cyclone Trevor prompts mass evacuation from NT communities as it heads across Gulf

A state of emergency has been declared in the Northern Territory as Cyclone Trevor tracks across the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner said

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces post-Christchurch ban on military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a plan to ban military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles in the wake of a terrorist attack that killed 50 people in Christchurch

Muslim Australia-AFIC: A Big Thank to Humanity

The President of Muslims Australia AFIC Dr Rateb Jneid extends his gratitude
and thanks to all the wonderful people around the globe and especially from
NewZealand and Australia for their support in this time of grief

Newborn baby found abandoned in box outside Booragoon medical centre in Perth's south

WA Police say a newborn baby boy has been found abandoned outside a medical centre in Perth's southern suburbs

Adelaide school student arrested over knife incident

A teenage school student has been arrested in Adelaide after allegedly being found in possession of a knife

Teenager struck with hammer in alleged attack in Sydney’s west

A teenager has been hospitalised after being struck with a hammer in Sydney’s west yesterday

‘Saudi war on dissent reveals kingdom’s true nature’

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death was part of a broader operation to crack down on dissidents, which should shed any remaining illusions about the kingdom,

Sydney news: Poll reveals NSW election remains deadlocked, police make fresh murder appeal

NSW's Liberal-National Coalition Government today announced free mobile dental checks and basic dental care for primary school children in certain parts of the state

ATO ramps up its focus on rental properties and hosts on platforms such as Airbnb

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is ramping up its enforcement activities and will undertake 4,500 audits of taxpayers it considers are "high risk" because they overclaim or don't declare income relating to rental properties.

Sydney house prices drop 16 per cent 'in real terms' since mid‑2017

Australian property values fell $133.1 billion in the December quarter, with capital city home prices down an average of 2.4 per cent across the nation

Queensland rape laws 'a hangover from old attitudes', former judge says

A former top Queensland judge has called for reform of a century-old legal loophole that can allow accused rapists to walk free, saying it is a "hangover" from outdated attitudes to women

Supermarket giants fold to public pressure with pledge to raise milk prices by 10 cents a litre

Major retailers Coles and Aldi have increased the price of cheap milk in a bid to help struggling dairy farmers

OIC to hold emergency meeting after NZ terror attacks

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Tuesday said it would hold an emergency meeting later this week to discuss the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand

Jason Rohan Colton jailed for 11 years for 'brutal' killing of housemate over unpaid rent

Melbourne man Jason Rohan Colton has been jailed for 11 years over the "cowardly, vicious and unprovoked" manslaughter of Ramis Jonuzi, who owed a $210 debt for a room he had found on Airbnb

Qld police investigate shooting fatality

Police are investigating the fatal shooting by officers of a knife-wielding man north of Brisbane

Cyclist fighting for life after being kicked off bike by another rider

The 30-year-old cyclist is approached by another man on a bike before being kicked and knocked off. He’s in a critical condition. Source: Metropolitan Police

Christchurch schoolboys perform haka in show of respect for attack victims

Dozens of teenaged boys performed the ceremonial dance in a show of unity and support with New Zealand's Muslim community