Renae Lawrence serves her sentence – but has to sleep in before she’s released

Renae Lawrence serves her sentence – but has to sleep in before she’s released

Updated November 21, 2018 10:00:24 Photo: Renae Lawrence is scheduled to be released from Bali's Bangli prison today. (ABC News: Ambros Boli) Indonesian authorities have scoffed at suggestions they should go without sleep to free the convicted drug smuggler Renae Lawrence from jail before daylight — even though she officially finished her 13-year jail term…
David Littleproud’s pre-selection in limbo awaiting LNP endorsement

David Littleproud’s pre-selection in limbo awaiting LNP endorsement

Posted November 21, 2018 06:09:35 Photo: David Littleproud went from the backbench to Cabinet within 17 months of being elected. (ABC News: Marco Catalano ) The political future of a rising star within the Federal Government is in limbo with party officials yet to endorse his pre-selection. Key points: Littleproud received unanimous pre-selection support among…
Australia’s endangered forests are being ‘stolen’ and sold in your local hardware store

Australia’s endangered forests are being ‘stolen’ and sold in your local hardware store

Posted November 21, 2018 06:04:39 Photo: Across Victoria, almost one in every 20 trees earmarked for logging is not allowed to be taken, according to the data obtained by the ABC. (ABC News: Michael Slezak) Related Story: Victoria's native timber industry faces ban from Bunnings, Officeworks Related Story: Logging that kills gliders done so intensively…
‘Voice of the voiceless’: New UN human rights chief on being one of Australia’s first political refugees

‘Voice of the voiceless’: New UN human rights chief on being one of Australia’s...

Posted November 21, 2018 06:04:39 Related Story: Former Chilean president and torture survivor Michelle Bachelet begins role as UN rights chief Related Story: Moderate socialist Bachelet elected as Chilean president Before she became Chile's first female president, Michelle Bachelet fled Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet rule as a teenager and sought political asylum in Australia. Key…
Bali Nine member holds out hope of one day being freed like Renae Lawrence

Bali Nine member holds out hope of one day being freed like Renae Lawrence

Updated November 21, 2018 01:54:21 Photo: Matthew Norman has been living within the walls of the infamous Kerobokan prison in Bali since he was 18-years-old. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) The youngest member of the Bali Nine, Matthew Norman, says he wishes fellow convicted drug smuggler Renae Lawrence "the best of luck" ahead of her imminent…
Aid groups apologise for sexual abuse in vulnerable communities

Aid groups apologise for sexual abuse in vulnerable communities

Posted November 21, 2018 00:02:45 Photo: The review will focus on safeguards to make sure recipients of Australian aid are not abused. (AAP: Royal Australian Air Force) Australian aid organisations have apologised to victims of sexual abuse and harassment after an independent review sustained 31 allegations against aid workers. Key points: VIFM substantiated 17 cases…
Hayne reports for bail following aggravated sexual assault charge

Hayne reports for bail following aggravated sexual assault charge

Updated November 20, 2018 23:06:06 Related Story: Jarryd Hayne surrenders passport after aggravated sexual assault charge Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has reported for bail tonight after being charged with aggravated sexual assault of a woman in the New South Wales Hunter region. Key points: Hayne spent 10 minutes with police before dodging cameras Alleged…
Cahill given fitting farewell as Socceroos sweep Lebanon aside

Cahill given fitting farewell as Socceroos sweep Lebanon aside

Updated November 20, 2018 22:39:58 Photo: Tim Cahill thanked his family, players, staff and the fans for their support in a fabulous Socceroos career. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Related Story: As it happened: Boyle's brace sees Socceroos send Cahill off in style Tim Cahill has made an emotional farewell to international football in Socceroos colours, with…
Domestic violence shooting claims ER doctor, policeman, uni graduate outside Chicago hospital

Domestic violence shooting claims ER doctor, policeman, uni graduate outside Chicago hospital

Updated November 20, 2018 21:35:58 Four people are dead after the former fiance of an emergency room doctor confronted her with a handgun outside a Chicago hospital on Monday afternoon. Key points: Man began shooting after argument with ex-fiancee Gunman burst into hospital and shot at random Three victims died, shooter later found dead with…
‘This is the person you trust’: Cop draws gun on pensioner, pepper sprays her dog

‘This is the person you trust’: Cop draws gun on pensioner, pepper sprays her...

Updated November 20, 2018 13:08:18 A New South Wales Police officer drew his gun on a disability pensioner and capsicum sprayed her dog, in what was later described by a magistrate as a "gross overreaction". Key points: Lytha Owlstara failed to pull over when police indicated for her to do so Senior Constable James Hurtak…

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