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UPDATE5

Thousands of Australian troops who served in Afghanistan over the last 13 years have been honoured, in services held across the country.   Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will travel to Vanuatu tomorrow, to help provide support to the cyclone-ravaged country.   A teenage boy has suffered burns to his upper body while playing with accelerant in Sydney’s west.   And Gai Waterhouse has equalled her father’s record of six Golden Slipper wins, after her horse Vancouver stormed home at Rosehill Gardens today.   Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE3

Both sides of politics past and present have celebrated the life of former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, who died after a short battle with illness at age 84. A Grafton family is desperately appealing for help to find 54-year-old grandmother Sharon Edwards, who was last seen on Monday. Three months on from the Sydney siege, and survivors have returned to the Lindt Café as it re-opened its doors. And the Roosters are standing by prop Martin Kennedy, who was today provisionally suspended by the NRL over drug allegations. Read More »

1PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE4

- Tributes are flowing for former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser who has died at the age of 84 after a short illness. – Sydney’s Lindt Café has re-opened for business, three months on from the deadly siege that claimed two lives. Siege survivor Joel Herat has returned to work making coffees. – Far north Queensland has been spared any serious damage from Cyclone Nathan. – And nine thousand kilograms of illegal fireworks have been detonated by police in Texas.   Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE1

A Sydney man is among 19 people killed in a terror attack in the African nation of Tunisia. Gunmen opened fire in the capital, deliberately targeting tourists.   Authorities are appealing for help to find a 55-year-old Grafton school teacher, who hasn’t been seen since late last week, police say Sharon Edwards’s disappearance is out of character.   There was uproar in federal parliament today, after Tony Abbott compared Bill Shorten to one of Hitler’s right-hand men.   And it was a bleak day for retailer Myer, with a profit slump of 23 per cent, leading to a tumbling share price.   Read More »

1PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE4

- A man has been arrested over the murder of 17-year-old Masa Vukotic in an east Melbourne park on Tuesday, following the release of images of a suspect getting on a bus. – A New South Wales man is among 17 tourists murdered in a bloody massacre, at a packed museum in Tunisia. It’s been confirmed the man is a dual Australian-Columbian citizen. – And Vanuatu’s Prime Minister Joe Natuman has visited the cyclone hit island of Tanna where he grew up. Virtually everyone on the island is now homeless.     Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE4

A former Commonwealth Bank executive has faced court and another is on the run, over an alleged multi-million dollar bribery scandal.   A parked vehicle rolled into the front of two shops in Lake Macquarie this morning, after it’s handbrake failed, no one was injured.   The execution of the Bali Nine ringleaders could be months away, after a judicial review was granted for a fellow inmate on death row.   And humanitarian groups in Australia are preparing to send aid to disaster-ravaged Vanuatu. Volunteers will also help locals rebuild their homes.   Read More »

2PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE3

A jury has found Daniel Kelsall guilty of the stabbing murder of Sydney man Morgan Huxley. Mr Huxley was stabbed 28 times at his apartment. Tonight we have the reaction from the victim’s family. A runaway four wheel drive has crashed into two shops on the Boulevard at Toronto. No one was injured but the impact exposed asbestos in the buildings. And the NRL is facing a new scandal with Roosters forward Martin Kennedy facing a two-year ban for using performance enhancing drugs.   Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE1

An Australian Archbishop has been charged with failing to report child sex abuse, while he was a priest in the Hunter Valley. Philip Wilson is believed to be the most senior Catholic in the world to be prosecuted, over such an allegation. First contact has been made with Tanna – an island 200 kilometres south of Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila following cyclone Pam. The death toll has reached 24. And Tony Abbott has copped criticism over his St Patrick’s Day message, with Ireland’s prime minister rejecting the perception that his country is synonymous with alcohol.   Read More »

2PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE4

The death toll from Cyclone Pam is now more than 20 with more than 3-thousand people estimated to be homeless in Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila. Prince Harry will be embedded with the Australian army in Darwin, Perth and Sydney during a four-week tour starting next month. And a thrill seeking grandma has braved cold water off the South African coast to dive with sharks as a way of celebrating her 100th birthday.   Read More »

EVENING NEWS UPDATES

The accused killer of Sydney businessman Morgan Huxley has claimed the victim was stabbed by an intruder, interrupting their sexual tryst. Daniel Kelsall took to the stand for the first time today. The first Australians have returned home from cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu, as aid agencies struggle to help those affected by the natural disaster. A 91-year-old grandmother has chained herself to a tree, protesting work to widen a highway in Victoria. And Manly Sea Eagles star Kieran Foran has signed with the Parramatta Eels, in a deal worth almost $5-million.   Read More »

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