Election 2016: Australian micro parties

With the Australian election this Saturday, many will turn their attention to one of the two party preferred for their vote – Labor or Liberal.

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SES warns NSW to prepare for cold snap and take care on roads

Winter’s first major cold snap will hit New South Wales tonight, with snow, wind, rain and low temperatures.

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Sydney PR queen’s husband jailed for insider trading

Oliver Curtis, husband of Sydney PR executive Roxy Jacenko, has been sentenced to two years’ jail for conspiracy to commit insider trading.

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Melbourne CEOs sleep out to help the homeless

The Vinnies CEO Sleepout in Melbourne was a huge success with more than $600,000 raised for charity.

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Sydney houses a heavy burden to our pockets

Housing prices in Sydney have become a problem for young Australians resulting in people not leaving home until a much later age.

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News in brief – Bishop: Australia is strong enough to withstand Brexit fallout

With the potential threat of a British exit from the EU, Julie Bishop has maintained that Australia’s economy is strong enough to withstand the fallout.

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Views from abroad: how does the world see Australia’s election?

The federal election has dominated Australians’ attention for the past six weeks – but does the rest of the world care?

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Sydney to rally for marriage equality on Saturday

Community Action Against Homophobia will hold a marriage equality rally this Saturday from Sydney’s Town Hall to Taylor Square.

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Tower plan up in the air over flight paths

The Victorian government is appealing against the construction of a high-rise after concerns it could interfere with flight paths to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

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News in brief – Australians kidnapped in Nigeria

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped four Australians and a New Zealander in Nigeria’s Delta region after an attack in which their driver was shot dead.

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