News from The Australian.
After 40 years of lies, 10 weeks of trial, seven weeks of deliberation and four hours and 41 minutes of judge Ian Harrison reading out his reasons, finally the polite silence of Christopher Michael Dawson’s life came to an end: not with a bang, but with the jingling of handcuffs.
Patrick Cripps has joined one of his great idols Chris Judd as a Carlton Brownlow medallist after one of the event’s greatest counts — but he came close to missing it altogether.
Australian former wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott told a gathering of VIPs at Australia House that when Buckingham Palace called to invite him to the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, he thought it was a joke.
Southeast Australia has been rocked by severe storms overnight, with mammoth rainfall totals creating significant flood risks.
Beijing replaced its top representative in protest-racked Hong Kong, marking a toughened approach to resolving tensions.