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Senator Anning defends comment and slap

Senator Fraser Anning has defended his widely reviled comments about the New Zealand mosque massacres and reiterated his call for Australians to have more say on immigration.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

NZ toughens gun laws after mosque massacre

Jacinda Ardern has confirmed New Zealand will toughen its gun laws after 50 people were murdered in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

NSW govt loses favour in key seats: poll

Just days out from the state election, the NSW coalition government appears to be falling out of favour with voters in at least two key seats while the opposition has likened their chances of winning...

Taumalolo awaits for undermanned Broncos

Brisbane halfback Kodi Nikorima's plan on how the Broncos can stop rampaging North Queensland forward Jason Taumalolo seems effective, if a tad extreme.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Massacre a 'wake-up call' for social media

Former prime minister Tony Abbott believes authorities must "wake up to themselves" and police social media more closely after the Christchurch mosque massacre.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Facebook removed 1.5m mosque videos

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings "in the first 24 hours" after the attack, the social media giant says.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Snapshot of round one of the NRL

* Quote of the Round: "There was obviously that incident at the end of the game when one bloke wants to carry on and be a bit disrespectful, but everyone who plays the game knows...

WA premier, Islamic leaders against terror

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has stood with Islamic leaders to condemn the terrorist violence in Christchurch while calling on New Zealand to embrace tougher gun laws.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Faith leaders, politicians show solidarity

Church services in Sydney drew politicians and faith leaders together as the country showed solidarity with New Zealand following the Christchurch terror attacks.Twitter (function(d, s, id)