St Kevin's College headmaster Stephen Russell resigns following grooming scandal

The headmaster of St Kevin's College in Melbourne, Stephen Russell, resigns following a Four Corners story about his response to the grooming of a student by a former athletics coach.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 7:56 pm

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Camp Hill: Three dead, including children, in 'horrific' Australia car fire
Children were also in the car when it was allegedly set alight in a Brisbane suburb, officials say.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 18 Feb 2020 | 7:41 pm

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Will taking away the Ford vs Holden battles kill off Supercars? Not necessarily

Some fans believe Holden's demise spells the end of Australian motorsport as we know it. That might be the case, but upcoming regulations mean change is on the cards regardless.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 7:18 pm

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Jetstar flights cancelled as staff walk off the job in industrial dispute

Almost 50 Jetstar flights are cancelled as ground staff and baggage handlers strike for 24 hours to back demands for changes to working conditions.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 6:53 pm

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Jetstar flights cancelled as staff walk off the job in industrial dispute

Almost 50 Jetstar flights are cancelled as ground staff and baggage handlers strike for 24 hours to back demands for changes to working conditions.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 6:53 pm

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Three children and one male dead after car allegedly set alight on suburban Brisbane street

Police are attending a "major incident" where three children and one male have died after a car was allegedly set alight in the Brisbane suburb of Camp Hill this morning.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 6:39 pm

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Victorian councils launch Supreme Court challenge to $16b North East Link

A coalition of four Melbourne councils argues the project could not be properly assessed because the proposed reference design was nothing more than a "concept".

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 4:37 pm

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A nation torched and scarred: Satellite imagery shows the destruction of the summer fires

How heat and drought turned Australia into a tinderbox. See the devastation of Australia's summer of fire from space.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 2:02 pm

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Fijian troops helping firefighting efforts serenade schoolkids
Fijian troops helping the bushfire efforts in Australia serenade students from Newmerella Primary School.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 1:35 pm

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Australia bushfires: Backpackers can stay longer if they help rebuild
New rules have been introduced so that people with working holiday visas can extend their stay.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 18 Feb 2020 | 5:16 am

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'Politics prone to corruption and partiality': New principles to help create a more accountable government

The Independent Member for Indi draws inspiration from the region's gold mining past in renewing calls for an adequate Federal Integrity Commission.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 2:59 am

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Australia without Holden 'like getting rid of all the kangaroos and koalas'

Holden superfan — and parts shop owner — Tony Dowsett shares his birthday with the first Holden car and is covered in tattoos celebrating the brand.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 2:44 am

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Josh Frydenberg missing unambiguous proof he's not a dual citizen, court told

The Treasurer's lawyers tell a Federal Court hearing there is strong historical and legal evidence to suggest his Jewish mother's family did renounce Hungarian citizenship, but conceded there is no one piece of paper to prove it.

Source: ABC News | 18 Feb 2020 | 12:34 am

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'A stain on local democracy': Victorian Government sacks council until 2024

The Victorian Government passes legislation to sack the entire City of Casey Council, after an independent monitor's report finds some councillors were too focused on self-preservation and were "failing in one of the core responsibilities of being a councillor".

Source: ABC News | 17 Feb 2020 | 11:54 pm

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Missing woman survives five days lost in Queensland forest
Chinese university student Yang Chen took shelter in caves and drank fresh water from creeks.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 17 Feb 2020 | 11:26 pm

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'Smallest since the 1970s': Grim summer outlook, but farmers hope for 'massive' winter crop

With much of the country still gripped by drought, only one third of Australia's usual summer crops have been planted this year.

Source: ABC News | 17 Feb 2020 | 10:41 pm

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Julian Assange: Father fears 'worried' son's extradition
John Shipton said Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had felt "ceaseless anxiety" over the past decade.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 17 Feb 2020 | 7:07 pm

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Coronavirus: More than 200 Australians flown home after 14-day quarantine
Many of the returnees express relief after arriving from a remote island to mainland Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 17 Feb 2020 | 1:49 pm

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Holden: Historic Australian car brand loved by families and surfers
Fans of the Australian brand Holden are sharing memories of their beloved cars on social media.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 17 Feb 2020 | 8:15 am

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Sacking row over firefighter's outburst at PM
The man claims he was sacked for criticising the Australian PM, but authorities have denied it.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 17 Feb 2020 | 7:55 am

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GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia
The move comes as the US car giant retreats from more markets to focus on more profitable countries.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 17 Feb 2020 | 1:22 am

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Why the world needs 'Instagrans'
A new generation of influencers are making their mark on social media.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 15 Feb 2020 | 7:00 pm

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Australia weather: How much rain did it take to put out NSW fires?
A massive dump of water in the past week has turned the fortunes of the fire-hit Australian state.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Feb 2020 | 11:11 am

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