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Assisted Dying Bill Passes

The assisted dying bill has passed in the Victorian parliament with a vote of 22 to 18 in its third reading.

Assisted Dying Bill Passes

The assisted dying bill has passed in the Victorian parliament with a vote of 22 to 18 in its third reading.

Support Needed to Get Aussies Off Welfare

Social Services Minister Christian Porter will be looking to drum up support for the Turnbull government’s efforts to get Australians off welfare and into work during a major speech.

Six Charged Over Sydney Protest

Six men have now been charged over a violent asylum seeker protest in Sydney that saw the sister of former prime minister Tony Abbott pushed and shoved.

Believers Are Logical

A new study has debunked the notion that people who hold strong beliefs are less logical than those who don’t.

National

Assisted Dying Bill Passes

The assisted dying bill has passed in the Victorian parliament with a vote of 22 to 18 in its third reading.

Support Needed to Get Aussies Off Welfare

Social Services Minister Christian Porter will be looking to drum up support for the Turnbull government’s efforts to get Australians off welfare and into work during a major speech.

Six Charged Over Sydney Protest

Six men have now been charged over a violent asylum seeker protest in Sydney that saw the sister of former prime minister Tony Abbott pushed and shoved.

Austrlian Dies in NZ Glider Accident

An experienced Melbourne pilot has been killed in a glider crash in New Zealand.

State Funeral for Olympic Medalist

Dual Olympic equestrian gold medallist Gillian Rolton will be given a state funeral in Adelaide.

International

Refugee’s Situation Deteriorates

The situation for hundreds of asylum seekers stranded on a Papua New Guinea island is getting worse every day, a UN refugee official says, urging Australia to resume its responsibility for them.

Mount Agung Spewing Again

The volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali is spewing ash and steam, but authorities aren’t raising the alert level.

Mugabe Finally Steps Down

Facing likely impeachment, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has resigned as the country’s only president since independence from the UK

French Battlefield Saved to Honour Soldiers

Families of diggers who fell one hundred years ago on the Bullecourt battlefield in France have forced an energy company to abandon plans to build a wind farm on the historic site.

Touching Honour on 70th Anniversary

The Queen has presented the Duke of Edinburgh with a rare honour as a special anniversary present as they celebrate 70 years of marriage.

Faith

Believers Are Logical

A new study has debunked the notion that people who hold strong beliefs are less logical than those who don’t.

London Highlights Religious Intolerance

The Houses of Parliament in central London will be turned red by floodlights next week, as part of a campaign highlight religious intolerance.

Christmas Hijacked by Santa & Reindeer

An Irish Catholic priest has called for Christians to stop using the word Christmas because it has been hijacked by “Santa and reindeer”.

US President’s Unusual Bible on Display

Visitors to the new Museum of the Bible will be able to view Thomas Jefferson, the third US president’s – re-arranged Bible.

Church Helps Clothe Needy Children

A church in the UK is helping to clothe needy children.

Sport

Emotional Postecoglou Leaves Socceroos

Ange Postecoglou has resigned as Socceroos coach.

3rd Case of Mumps for All Blacks

The All Blacks have defended their medical processes after a third player in their squad contracted the mumps.

Tensions Boiling Over England’s Injuries

Jose Mourinho aimed a fresh swipe at England after claiming Manchester United were not informed about Phil Jones’ pain-killing injections.

Warner Ready for the Ashes

David Warner insists he’ll be fit the Ashes opener after suffering a neck injury that left him “quite sore” and struggling to bat in the Gabba nets.

Pearce’s Priceless Opportunity

Johnathan Thurston reckons Mitchell Pearce is giving up a priceless opportunity to learn how to be a “big game player” from Cooper Cronk by quitting the Sydney Roosters.

20Twenty

Queensland State Election 2017 –  Who to vote for?

What about social, ethical and moral issues? The Queensland state election this weekend will be a test for the two major parties. Should either Labor or the LNP fail to attain the necessary 47 seats to govern the Sunshine State in their own right, either party, depending on the number of seats in their favour, …Read More

Eternity – ‘The Story of Arthur Stace’  Elizabeth Meyers

An unlikely Australian icon “He was the cleaner and caretaker of the church.” “What made me respect Arthur was his humility,” Elizabeth recalled. “He was a very humble man. He was extremely shy and he didn’t push himself forward in any way.” Elizabeth Meyers, whose parents were close friends of Arthur Stace, co-authored the biography …Read More

Abortion Reddens White Ribbon Day – Robyn Grace

White Ribbon Australia want abortion decriminalised “A lot of the women who have gone to the abortion clinic that I have witnessed, I would say a good 90 percent do not want to have an abortion to kill their child.” Before: ‘I’m a White Ribbon ambassador.’ After: ‘I am no longer a White Ribbon ambassador.’ …Read More

Marriage Vote

It’s ‘Yes’ to Same Sex Marriage

Australians have given same-sex marriage their approval with a 61.6 percent

Concerns Over Same Sex Marriage Bills

Lawyers criticise alternative same-sex marriage bill as an “extraordinary and perilous” winding back of anti-discrimination laws.

Alternative Bill Considered Over Same-Sex Marriage

Conservative MPs are reportedly working on an alternative bill to legalise same-sex marriage if the postal survey returns a yes vote.

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