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Sydney man in custody on terror offences

A 26-year-old Sydney man was allegedly trying to travel to a foreign conflict zone – possibly in Bangladesh – to engage in terrorist acts, a court has heard. The state’s counter-terrorism squad swooped on Nowroz Rayed Amin at his Ingleburn home in the city’s southwest on Saturday morning, the AFP …

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The ABC should never be offered: Tim Fischer

Former Nationals leader and deputy prime minister Tim Fischer has defended the public funding of the ABC, in stark contrast to Liberal party membership. On Saturday, the Liberal federal council passed a motion with a two-to-one majority calling on the coalition to sell off the ABC, except in regional areas. …

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Govt committed to whole tax plan: Cormann

The Turnbull government is adamant it won’t be splitting its personal income tax package to ease its passage when debate gets underway in the Senate this week. Finance Minister and chief negotiator in the upper house Mathias Cormann says the government is committed to the whole plan, announced in the …

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Maiden All Blacks Test looms for Mo’unga

Richie Mo’unga is poised to make his All Blacks Test debut after Beauden Barrett was all but ruled out of the final clash in Dunedin. Five-eighth Barrett and versatile forward Vaea Fifita both suffered concussion during Saturday’s 26-13 win over France in Wellington which handed the world champions an unassailable …

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MTV Movie and TV Awards underway in LA

By Keiran Southern, Press Association Los Angeles CorrespondentAAP Sunday, 17 June 2018 12:38PM Camera IconKim Kardashian West and Kris Jenner have attended the MTV Movie And TV Awards in Los Angeles. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Kim Kardashian West and Kris Jenner have enjoyed a mother and daughter night out …

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Palmer turns PUP into United Aust Party

Controversial businessman Clive Palmer has announced a move back into the political arena by changing the name of his deregistered party. Mr Palmer, the federal member for Fairfax from 2013-16, says the Palmer United Party has now become the United Australia Party, and will contest the next federal election. The …

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