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Not all men are violent, but all men can prevent violence — including you | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Of course it's true that not all men are violent. But the fact is that too many men do not challenge the attitudes that enable violence, writes Joshua Badge.
Jarrod Lyle struggling through 'really scary' period in third battle with cancer | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has twice beaten acute myeloid leukaemia but he is experiencing the "lowest lows" as he fights the illness a third time.
Brother of Samantha Kelly says she was 'a lovely, doting mother' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The court heard Christine Lyons, Ron Lyons and Peter Arthur agreed to tell people Ms Kelly had left her children after telling them she had had enough.
Melbourne woman sexually assaulted after being driven away by unknown car | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Police are investigating the sexual assault of a woman who was picked up by an unknown vehicle on a popular Melbourne restaurant strip, not far from where the body of Eurydice Dixon was found.
Bombers dominate lacklustre Eagles in the west | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The underdog Bombers score an upset victory in the west with a 28-point triumph over the Eagles, who have now racked up consecutives losses.
Asylum seeker family loses court bid to stay in Biloela | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The Federal Court rejects a Tamil asylum seeker family's appeal against deportation, a month after residents from their rural Queensland town pleaded for government intervention.
Ignore or respond? How to deal with online trolls | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
It's a truth universally acknowledged that some people spend their time online getting cheap thrills by being horrible to strangers.
Man charged with rape and murder of comedian in Melbourne park | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A 19-year-old man from Broadmeadows appears in court charged with the rape and murder of aspiring Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon, whose body was found on a soccer field in the city's inner north.
The mysterious cold cases that families want reopened | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Among the cases stuck in legal limbo are a police shooting, a drug overdose, a supposed accident and a cold-blooded killing. Today, the family of murder victim Maria James, featured in the ABC podcast Trace, will ask a court to resolve the confusion that has prevented inquests from being reopened.
Parkville sexual assault victim thanks woman who came to her aid | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Jessie, who was sexually assaulted by a man in Parkville on March 28, thanks the woman who invited her into her home after the ordeal.
Bourke St accused believes he is 'the messiah', jury told | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The accused Bourke Street driver believes he is the "second coming of Christ" and deliberately drove into people to try to stop police pursuing him so he could "contact Aboriginal royalty", a jury has been told.
Adelaide Crows star Eddie Betts admits morale is down, as team weathers horror year | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
After a controversial pre-season training camp, three straight losses and a run of injuries, morale has slumped at the Adelaide Crows but key players say they will stick it out at the club.
Woman found dead on Melbourne soccer pitch | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A passer-by found a woman's dead body on a soccer pitch at Princes Park in Carlton North in Melbourne's north.
From Blues fanatic to NSW representative: Damien Cook's marathon road | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Every birthday in June, a young football-mad Damien Cook would get a new State of Origin Blues jersey and wear it out for the next 12 months. This year was different - he got a real one.
Broccoli coffee could lead to improved diets while helping farmers cut waste | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The humble flat white is getting a green makeover in an effort to help Australians boost their vegetable intake.
Ed Kavalee's frequently asked FIFA World Cup questions | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The FIFA World Cup is only days away, so what do you need to know? Comedian Ed Kavalee looks at the lighter side of one of the world's biggest sporting events.
'Disheartening reality' of life on the public housing waiting list | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Single mother Clare is one of 82,000 people on Victoria's public housing waiting list, which is growing by about 500 names every month.
All change ahead of unpredictable State of Origin opener | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
In the most unpredictable State of Origin in years, who will take an early lead following game one at the MCG?
Fyfe suspended by AFL tribunal, out of Brownlow contention | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe is ineligible for the 2018 Brownlow Medal after his one-week suspension is upheld by the AFL tribunal.
Coaching gambles shape State of Origin I as a journey into the unknown | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Blues coach Brad Fittler's punt on untried State of Origin tyros and the blooding of new faces by Maroons counterpart Kevin Walters make it anyone's guess as to who will come out on top in game one at the MCG.
Parents follow backpacker son's tragic final journey across Australia | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The parents of a Canadian backpacker who died alongside his best mate have retraced the trip that ended in their son's death.
GP recruit calls for increased remote training for doctors | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A doctor hired to fill a much-needed gap in a Victorian coastal town is calling for more rural and remote medical training positions to attract new talent.
Michael Morgan to replace Slater as Maroons injury toll mounts | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Michael Morgan will start at full-back, and Anthony Milford will come off the bench, but the fitness questions are still swirling for the Maroons ahead of Origin I.
Man jailed for trying to smuggle Iraqi family to Australia by boat | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A Victorian man will spend at least three years and three months in jail for attempting to smuggle an Iraqi family from Indonesia to Australia by boat as part of a syndicate that told asylum seekers "Australians will be waiting for you in the middle of the sea".
Baby and three adults suffer poisoning from heater | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Four people, including an infant, are released from hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning, believed to have been caused by a faulty gas heater in their home.
'Relief' for cold case families as new laws pave way for inquests to be reopened | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The long wait for seven families hoping to have cold cases reopened, including the sons of killed Melbourne woman Maria James, could soon be over after the Victorian Government introduced new laws to make it easier for coronial findings to be set aside.
Running away to join the circus ... just like mum did | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Dylan Singh is following in his mum's footsteps to become the first second-generation performer to join the Circus Oz ensemble.
Wild dogs take toll on stock, mental health | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Wool producers in Victoria are crying out for government action amid what they say is an increase in wild dog attacks.
Ex-Tiger Jake King avoids conviction for threatening to break man's legs | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Former AFL player Jake King is placed on a 12-month good-behaviour bond and ordered to donate $5,000 to charity after threatening to break the legs of a friend's business partner.
Deer hunters fire into Victorian front yards | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Homes have been threatened by the reckless behaviour of illegal deer hunters in Victoria's north-east, a state regulator says.
Vintage racing cars rev up and hit the track | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Thousands of rev-heads were in their element at Victoria's 42nd Historic Winton motor race meeting, which boasted some of the country's best motorcars, sidecars and motorbikes.
Not-so-gluten-free: Cafes and restaurants putting coeliacs' health at risk | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Almost 10 per cent of food sold as "gluten-free" at cafes and restaurants across Melbourne actually contained gluten, putting the health of people with coeliac disease at risk, an undercover study finds.
Mine plan divides community with claims of harassment and intimidation | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A proposed mineral sands mine near a major Victorian horticulture production region is causing angst in a small community and raised the issue about the coexistence of agriculture and mining.
Smartphone tap-and-go trial for public transport in Victoria | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Victorians might soon be able to ditch their myki cards and tap onto public transport using their smartphones, as 1,000 people prepare to trial a new mobile ticketing system for trains, trams and buses.
Southbank hotel floods after man opens fire hydrants | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Over 100 people were evacuated from a Melbourne hotel after a guest opened fire hydrants on 18 floors, sending water cascading through the building.
Woman found guilty of murdering mum under plan to take her kids | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Christine Lyons is found guilty of murdering Bendigo mother-of-four Samantha Kelly as part of a plan to take custody of her children. Her co-accused and cousin-in-law, Ron Lyons, is found not guilty of murder, but guilty of attempted murder.
Container deposit scheme up high on wish list of roadside rubbish collector | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A Victorian volunteer rubbish collector says that a container deposit scheme is the only way to keep recyclable items of the state's roads.
Police officer found guilty of assault after punching teen 'as hard as he could' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Victorian police officer Simon Mareangareu, who punched a teenager in the face, is found guilty of assault and attempting to pervert the course of justice over the incident, which was filmed by the boy's friend on his mobile phone.
Wildlife workers rescue kangaroos 'drunk' on grass | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A common pasture crop is being blamed for a 'drunken' syndrome in Victorian kangaroos.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A Victorian teenager who put a seven-week-old kitten in a microwave is spared a fine and conviction after a magistrate found the boy had "no understanding" of the impact his actions would have on his life.
Dairy farmers walking away farms as confidence continues to fall | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Dairy farmer confidence in their industry is falling according to the latest outlook from Dairy Australia.
SA police stop high-speed pursuit after spiking car tyres three times | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Police spike the tyres of an allegedly stolen vehicle three times before bringing a high-speed pursuit to an end that started in Victoria and ended near Adelaide.
Are our teenagers ready to be adults? We asked them | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
There's a lot to come to grips with as adulthood approaches. From leaving their friends to voting, deciphering fake news and cooking their own meals, six teenagers reveal what's worrying them about the years ahead.
Police release images of man they want to speak to over Princes Park body | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
The homicide squad is investigating whether the suspicious death of a woman, whose body was found on a soccer pitch in Melbourne's inner north overnight, is linked to a sexual assault on a woman in the area earlier this year.
New one-on-one theatre show pairs adults and children to explore 'loneliness' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Melbourne company The Rabble worked with 11 children to create the one-on-one theatre experience Lone, which takes a different perspective on a taboo subject.
Have police found a trace of the killer in the Maria James cold case? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Victorian police find a 'substance' on the pillow of Maria James, and on the twine used to bind her hands.
Jury urged to stay objective in decision over accused Bourke St driver | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
The defence barrister for accused Bourke Street driver James Gargasoulas urges a jury to remain objective despite the "terrible and overwhelmingly sad circumstances", as he fronts a hearing to determine if he is unfit to stand trial.
Ed Kavalee's players to watch at the World Cup | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Which players are going to cause the most excitement during the World Cup? Comedian Ed Kavalee looks at the interesting players to take the field.
Online food delivery company facing legal action over 'sham contracting' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Australia's Fair Work Ombudsman launches legal action against food delivery giant Foodora for allegedly underpaying its workers by calling them independent contractors.
Vexed oBike sharing scheme quits Melbourne after crackdown | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
The sight of yellow bicycles up trees and abandoned in rivers could become a thing of the past in Melbourne, as oBike announces it will abandon its problematic local hire scheme.