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Byron Council votes to keep nudist beach open | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 19, 2018
Despite complaints from locals about sex pests, Byron Council votes to keep a nudist beach open.
Alleged mastermind of child stealing syndicate granted bail | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 19, 2018
Dr William Russell Pridgeon, 64, is accused of financing a syndicate which allegedly helped mothers who committed parental abductions, and will be forced to wear a GPS tracker when he is released on bail.
Driver accused of killing preganant woman in crash may face new charges if baby 'drew breath' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 19, 2018
A driver accused of causing a fatal crash that killed two women, including one who was pregnant with twins, could face an additional manslaughter charge if an autopsy finds an unborn child drew breath in the moments after the collision.
Sydney Anglicans to ban same-sex marriage, yoga on all church property | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 19, 2018
The Sydney Anglican Church is set to vote on sweeping powers that will ensure that no same-sex marriage services or receptions, meditative yoga or traditional Indigenous smoking ceremonies will be held on any of their extensive properties.
Domestic abuse survivors within Anglican Church to receive financial assistance | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 19, 2018
In what is being billed as a potential "world first", women from the Anglican Church who have been the victims of domestic abuse from their husbands will be able to apply for substantial financial assistance.
Film blamed for reduced roo harvest | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 19, 2018
A South Australian MP is blaming a film for the kangaroo industry's failure to process its commercial harvest quota.
NSW Opposition Leader accused of harassing ABC journalist after 'a little too much to drink' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A senior NSW minister uses parliamentary privilege to accuse Opposition Leader Luke Foley of harassing an ABC journalist at a function.
Cooking and history combine to preserve tiny township's past | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Combining a cookbook with a history book might seem an unusual way to preserve a small town's past for generations to come, but it seems to be working in Comboyne.
Drought and ageing populations dwindle rural fire brigades, sparking concern | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Why are rural New South Wales communities struggling to attract volunteer firefighters ahead of what is expected to be a serious fire season?
Flood victim devastated by 'fake invoice' fraud | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
After flood waters ruined the dream home she had moved into only two months earlier, Jo Groves then lost more than $14,000 of her insurance money to an invoice scam.
Police searching for attacker who sexually assaulted schoolgirl at knifepoint | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Police investigate the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl, who they say was dragged into bushland and sexually assaulted after getting off her school bus.
Prime Minister heckled at presser | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A woman has heckled Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a presser ahead of the Wentworth by-election.
Liberals likely to lose Wentworth, PM admits | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Scott Morrison concedes Liberal candidate Dave Sharma is likely to lose Saturday's Wentworth by-election, in what would be the first time the seat had not been held by the party, or its predecessors, since Federation.
Farmers continue to dump cattle stock despite recent rain across NSW | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The sale yards at Yass ought to be quiet this time of year, but 1,500 cattle were sold off today, most younger and leaner than sellers might have liked — and farmers say recent rain has done little to dampen their nerves.
Bail refused for man at centre of alleged Ootha arson attack, kidnapping | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The man at the centre of an alleged violent invasion where a house was torched and its occupants kidnapped in central west NSW has been refused bail.
Recipe of respect for kitchen that's been serving free meals for the homeless | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
For three decades, St Canice's Kitchen in Kings Cross has been serving meals to those down on their luck, and volunteers say that demand continues to rise.
Man killed by falling tree as storms lash Byron Bay | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A 65-year-old man is crushed by a falling fig tree as wild weather lashes the NSW northern coast, bringing large hail and damaging winds.
Man charged after woman fatally stabbed in Sydney's south-west | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A 58-year-old man is charged over the fatal stabbing of his partner at Glenfield in Sydney's south-west early this morning.
Meet the inspirational woman teaching yoga and dance in her seventies | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
At an age when many people are thinking of retirement, Heather Eldridge decided to start teaching yoga, after decades as a 'physie' teacher. She says anyone considering something new later in their life should give it a go.
Racing NSW chief says Opera House won't be used for future promotions | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Between the furious response and the mounting legal challenges, Racing NSW chief executive Graeme Hinton says the backlash against illuminations onto the Opera House had come as a surprise.
How 68yo man who was allegedly left to die in burning house escaped | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A third man is charged after a badly beaten 68-year-old man escapes from a burning house and alerts police to the alleged kidnapping of two women and two children.
Kangaroos coach Meninga defends Inglis' two-Test ban for drink driving | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga says Greg Inglis has "paid the price" over his drink-driving and speeding charges which have seen him banned for two Tests.
Boarding house residents ordered to leave amid 'death trap' claims | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The caretakers of three Newcastle boarding houses that are set to be shut down because of fire concerns say claims their homes are death traps are "nonsense".
'Emotional rollercoaster': French couple given two-week lifeline before deportation | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A French couple who have lived in Australia for 15 years but are due to be deported are granted a two-week extension by the Department of Home Affairs — a reprieve they say is of little comfort.
Harps help mature musos fulfil medieval dreams | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Game of Thrones, social media and ageing beginner musicians are helping to raise the profile of one of the world's oldest, yet least popular, instruments.
Woman's body found in Sydney park | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The ABC understands drag marks of up to 30 metres were seen near the body found at Buffalo Creek Reserve at Hunters Hill in Sydney's north.
Mentally unfit drunk driver avoids jail for killing three people in high-speed crash | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Eight years ago Joe Fenech killed three people while drink driving, but he will never face trial after being deemed mentally unfit.
Two decades on, Keli Lane hopes this man could prove her innocence | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The convicted murderer says she handed her two-day-old baby girl, Tegan, to the child's biological father, a man named Andrew Norris or Morris. Now, for the first time, we can put a face to the name.
Sydney aged care home sanctioned after assault allegations | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A Bupa facility in Seaforth faces Federal Government sanctions after failing to meet accreditation standards. The home, where a worker allegedly assaulted a client last month, has written to families promising to fix "the problems for current residents".
'Completely ridiculous': Lisa Curry's daughter seeks compensation from women's magazines | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The daughter of Olympian Lisa Curry demands an apology and compensation from New Idea and Women's Day, claiming they used photos of her baby under misleading headlines and without permission.
TCorp loan rules for unrated investments upset NSW councils | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
NSW councils that borrow at reduced rates from the NSW Treasury Corporation fear new exposure limits on unrated investments could affect future borrowings and local services.
After 25 years, a shed-load of Logies and infamous moments, The Footy Show has been axed | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
In a move that is hardly surprising, Channel Nine decides to pull the plug on the NRL Footy Show after 25 years on air.
Overcoming rage, fear and sorrow to make a podcast about having terminal ovarian cancer | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
At a time when I should be enjoying life to the full, the people I love, the things I love doing, here I am working because I feel compelled and driven to make a difference, writes broadcaster Jill Emberson.
Inglis suspended for two games after 'one silly mistake' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Rugby League star Greg Inglis is handed a two-game suspension after being charged with drink driving and speeding while travelling from Dubbo to Sydney.
Everyday tensions of apartheid-era South Africa showcased in major exhibition | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Forget Insta-bait: the Museum of Contemporary Art's summer show features politically-charged black-and-white photography by an artist you've likely not heard of — and they couldn't be happier.
'We can't believe it': Couple reunited with GoPro found at sea | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Photos and video from a GoPro camera found 30 feet under water on the Great Barrier Reef nearly a year ago will be reunited with their rightful owners, a young couple from New South Wales, after a friend spotted the story on ABC News.
Sharma backs investigation into fake Phelps email | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Liberal candidate David Sharma and former prime minister John Howard address reporters in the seat of Wentworth ahead of Saturday's by-election.
Prince Harry, Meghan ditch shoes and don leis at Bondi | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex make a casual arrival at Bondi Beach to meet people from a mental health charity, whose colourful costumes add a splash of colour to an otherwise grey Sydney day.
Invictus Games helping wounded soldiers get back on an even keel | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
For wounded veterans, physical activity and the Invictus Games are helping them out of the dark times and back into life.
Chart of the day: Will Wentworth voters change history? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The Liberal Party has never lost the seat of Wentworth, but is in a fierce battle to keep that tradition alive when voters in the Sydney electorate go to the polls to replace longstanding member Malcolm Turnbull tomorrow.
Mike Mulvey focused on Roar game, not Bolt negotiations | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year deal to play in Europe, but that won't make Mike Mulvey and the Central Coast Mariners rush into offering the eight-time Olympic champion a deal.
Malaysia's plans to abolish death penalty could save Sydney grandmother from execution | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Malaysia announces plans for new bill that could abolish the death penalty within weeks, a move that could save a Sydney grandmother currently facing execution for drug charges.
Suspected Sydney plane bomb plotter sentenced to death over IS role | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Tarek Khayat, who is alleged to have directed his Sydney-based brothers to plant a bomb last year on an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi, is sentenced to death in Iraq over his role as a commander for the Islamic State group.
Former DPP apologises for comments about baby killer Keli Lane's sex life | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The former NSW Director of Public Prosecutions Nicholas Cowdery issues a public apology after saying killer Keli Lane was only a threat to the "virile young male portion of the community".
Journalist accused of terror links set himself alight in Sydney CBD, court hears | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
A Kurdish-Australian man who set himself on fire outside Sydney's Town Hall in 1999 went on to join a terrorist group fighting on the border of Iraq and Turkey, a jury is told.
FFA agreement ends governance war, avoids FIFA intervention | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
Governance reform is coming to Football Federation Australia, in what outgoing chairman Steven Lowy said was a "philosophical shift".
Alleged mastermind of 15yo's execution to face court after airport arrest | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
The alleged mastermind behind the execution of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in his bed on Good Friday last year will face court in Sydney today.
Could the needle saga make strawberry growers stronger than ever? History says yes | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 18, 2018
How will strawberry growers recover from the needle sabotage crisis? If food tampering cases from the past are anything to go by, they'll bounce back stronger than before.
Meghan Markle steps out in Gold Coast designer's sustainably produced jeans | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 17, 2018
The Duchess of Sussex creates a storm and helps Cambodian women by wearing sustainably produced jeans created by a Gold Coast design team.
'It was a kick in the guts to miss out': The heartbreak of watching rain pass you by | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 17, 2018
A recent storm over Broken Hill dropped up to 28 millimetres of rain on Brendan Cullen's property. His neighbour, Lachlan Gall, got a paltry 2.6 millimetres.