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Shock resignation from top MP

Western Australia’s Opposition Leader has announced she won’t be standing at the next state election. Mia Davies will also stand down as leader of the state branch of the Nationals at the next meeting of the Parliamentary National Party. The made the announcement at a media conference on Friday afternoon, two-and-a-half weeks before the WA […]

Student fights Hanson threat charges

A Melbourne university student accused of sending Australian Senator Pauline Hanson death threats over social media will fight the charges. Ibrahim Koshin-Connor, 27, appeared briefly before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday, where his lawyer Sarah Condon asked for the matter to be set down for a three-day contested hearing. Mr Koshin-Connor was arrested after […]

Siege in Brisbane suburb

Police have locked down streets in Brisbane’s south while a siege is taking place. An emergency declaration was made under the Public Safety Preservation act at 1:13pm on Friday after officers attended an address in Bradman Street in Sunnybank Hills in relation to a welfare check. “A man and woman are inside the house and […]

Boy abducted while walking home

A teenager was allegedly abducted while walking home after spending time with friends, according to police. On Friday, SA Police Detective Chief Inspector Kieran Baggoley told media the boy, 17, was walking home from spending time with friends in Somerton Park at around 10pm on Thursday when a white sedan approached him and repeatedly offered […]

Shock as popular beer company collapses

Beer lovers have reacted with shock after Brisbane’s popular Ballistic Beer Company announced it had entered administration. The firm, which is one of Queensland’s best-known independent brewing companies, has appointed Jason Stone and Paul Allen from PKF Melbourne as administrators, according to a filing with ASIC dated January 24. Co-founder David Kitchen told industry publication […]