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Brandis considers changes to Racial Discrimination Act

Federal Attorney General George Brandis is reportedly reconsidering changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

World

Harris takes the stand in sex abuse trial

Veteran Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has told a jury there had been sexual chemistry between him and a woman who has accused him of sexually abusing her as a child.

World

Obama announces all US troops to withdraw from Afghanistan by 2016

US President Barack Obama announced that he wants to end the US presence in Afghanistan by the end of 2016 which will wind down the longest war in American history.

National

Former SA Liberal leader defects from Liberal party, joins government

The former SA Liberal Leader has defected from the party, and has taken up a ministerial role in the Labor government.

National

Tuesday 27 May – Sports update

South Sydney defeats Cronulla 18-nil – Sam Stosur in second round of French Open – Socceroos tie with South Africa ahead of World Cup – Gary Ablett stays in contention of Brownlow medal

National

Petition launched for tactile banknotes to assist vision impaired

The mother of a 12 year old vision impaired boy has lodged a complaint over the discrimination by the RBA who have yet to implement tactile banknotes.

World

Ukraine launch air strike against rebels at Donetsk

The direct conflict comes hours after Ukraine elected its new president, prompting rebel forces to denounce the election.

National

Indonesian ambassador returns to Australia after six months

Najib Riphat Kesoema has retured to Canberra following his withdrawal by Indonesia late last year

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G4S evidence contradicts tape on secuirty at Manus Island detention centre

G4S had a plan in place to allow PNG’s police into Manus Island detention centre, in the event of a riot.