The man behind a deadly attack in Melbourne was terrorist and claims he was suffering from mental health issues are just an “excuse”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.
UPDATED | The competition watchdog will allow Fairfax Media’s $4 billion merger with Nine Entertainment to go ahead after deciding the move would not diminish competition in Australian news and media.
The Federal Government is under pressure to reform the way directors are appointed to the board after a week of leadership turmoil at the taxpayer-funded national broadcaster.
UPDATED | ABC board member Dr Kirstin Ferguson has become the acting chair of the national broadcaster, while Labor is calling into question the entire board’s judgement.
Peter Dutton insists he has “unequivocal” legal advice confirming he is eligible to sit in parliament, ahead of a likely three-way battle for the prime ministership.
AFLW players will be collectively paid $500,000 more next year under a new deal designed to more accurately reflect the hours they put in.