National News

Media freedom cuts both ways: Joyce

Barnaby Joyce has argued media freedom cuts both ways as Australia's media companies unite against growing censorship and attacks on journalism from the federal government.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Govt still ahead, boost for Albo: Newspoll

The federal coalition's lead over the Labor opposition remains unchanged, despite concerns the government isn't doing enough to support the economy and help drought-stricken farmers.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Role of journalist must be defined: Hanson

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson believes journalistic credentials need to be toughened up to stop anyone from calling themselves a journalist, again raising the prospect of a licensing system.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Texas sheriffs release Aust dad 911 call

Harrowing audio has been released of Angeleanna Estorffe struggling to tell a 911 dispatcher her Australian husband was dying after being shot by intruders in their Texas family home.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Sydney to host WorldPride LGBTQI festival

Sydney will host the international WorldPride event in 2023, the first time the event has been held in the southern hemisphere.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Stepdad seeks AVO against NRL star Burgess

An incident at a property in the NSW Southern Highlands involving NRL star Sam Burgess is being investigated by police.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Dog theft leads to SA police stand-off

A man who allegedly stole a dog at knifepoint has been arrested following a lengthy stand-off with officers in Adelaide's west.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

New York-Sydney non-stop: Qantas record

Qantas has completed the world's longest non-stop flight on a commercial airliner, flying from New York to Sydney, with 49 passengers and crew members on board.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

NSW man 'chokes woman, assaults police'

An off-duty police officer has been assaulted after intervening to stop a man allegedly choking a woman at a train station on NSW's Central Coast .Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Woman stabs sex attacker in Melbourne park

A man who sexually assaulted a woman in a Melbourne park has been left with a stab wound after she managed to turn his own knife on him and escape.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));