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NZ says owning guns is not a right

New Zealand's government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership, emphasising that owning guns is a privilege and not a right.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

French journos charged at Qld mine protest

A French journalist charged while covering a protest against Adani's Carmichael coal mine in northern Queensland says he and his crew were arrested without explanation.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Driver jailed for three years over death of former Mayor

A Halls Gap driver who tested positive to ice and amphetamines and whose licence had been disqualified has been sentenced to 3 years jail over the death of a former Hepburn Mayor. Stuart Usherwood has pleaded guilty to charges including dangerous driving causing death after he tried to do a U-turn...

New Zealand to introduce gun register

"Now we are moving to stop other firearms falling into the wrong hands," Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand's Prime Minister) New Zealand's gun owners will have to register their weapons as part of the country's far-reaching overhaul to its licensing regime following the deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch in March. "In...

Qld's deputy premier refers herself to CCC

The Queensland deputy premier says she will ask the state's corruption watchdog to investigate her purchase of a house near a major rail project.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Qld's deputy premier refers herself to CCC

Queensland deputy premier Jackie Trad (pictured), says she will ask the state's corruption watchdog to investigate her purchase of a house near a major rail project. The Queensland deputy premier says she will ask the state's corruption watchdog to investigate her purchase of a house near a major rail project. Jackie Trad, who...