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John Safran Says Australia's far Right Movement is a 'melting pot'

Members of Australia's far-right movement are not all white-skinned, neo-Nazis, but instead from a diverse range of backgrounds, including recent migrants and evangelical Christians, writer and documentary maker John Safran says. After attending a United Patriots Front rally in Victoria, Safran said he was surprised to see a racially diverse mix of members and he decided to delve more i ....

Australian Woman Ella Knights Found Dead in Bali After Scooter Crash

A 26-year-old Australian woman has died in an early morning scooter crash in Bali.Ella Knights, lost control of her scooter around 3:00am on Thursday, the initial report from North Kuta police said. No other vehicles were involved.North Kuta traffic police chief Putu Wiratma said Ms Knights was found face-down in a drainage ditch, with her nose and mouth submerged under a small amount of ....

Turkish Terrorism watch list Includes More than 400 Suspected Australian Jihadists

Turkey has the names of approximately 420 suspected Australian jihadists on a watch list it is using to block foreign fighters from travelling through its territory. Speaking to the ABC, a senior Turkish official also said the country wanted to extradite notorious jihadist Neil Prakash back to Australia to face trial. Turkey's "no entry" list is used to stop foreigners from entering Turke ....

Why we've Started Buying Cheap Milk Again

It was a movement that seemed to unite all Australians. Our dairy farmers were in trouble, and the call was put out to turn our backs on cheap supermarket milk and support local producers. But time has moved on, and data from Dairy Australia has revealed that while Woolworths-branded milk dropped from 66 per cent of sales to 51 per cent in a single month, its market share has now risen ba ....

FaceApp: Experts have Privacy Concerns About Popular Face Transformation App

FaceApp has gone viral. Why? Because it lets you transform your face in hilarious ways. But privacy advocates warn you could be giving up much more information than you think. It's the number one free iPhone app in Australia and more than 20 other countries at the moment, according to Applyzer.com. More than 700,000 people are reportedly downloading it every day. Its creators, based in Russia ....

Budget 2017: Turnbull Government to fast-track road, Rail Infrastructure

Spending on roads, rail and other major infrastructure will be fast-tracked under a new funding approach to be unveiled by the Turnbull Government in May's budget. The ABC's 7.30 program understands much of the $50 billion infrastructure plan from last year's budget is going to be brought forward. 7.30 can also reveal the Government is now intent on taking equity stakes in big infrastr ....

Immigrants Advance Australian Economy, but what Happens if we 'Close the Door?'

For a nation built mostly on newly-arrived immigrants, it's an issue guaranteed to inflame heated and at times vicious debate. Outright distrust and opposition to anything "foreign" was part of our social fabric until 70 years ago, and at one stage was enshrined in our political system via The White Australia policy. Then, the post war immigration boom saw waves of European refugees flee ....

Manny Pacquiao arrives in Australia, tells Jeff Horn to be ready for their July fight at Lang Park

Manny Pacquiao admits he has not watched any of Jeff Horn's fights and knows little about the Queensland school teacher.The Filipino boxing legend touched down in Australia this morning, to kick off a promotional tour for his fight against Horn at Lang Park on July 2."I don't know much about him, but I know he's a fighter," Pacquiao said."I haven't watched his fights yet, but I'm going to get his ....

March for Science: Meet some of the People who Descended on Sydney

Thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday in support of science — But what does that mean?The global event finally arrived after weeks of build-up and much debate among scientists themselves, who are largely unused to public demonstrations. Some had were concerns about taking a partisan stance, about appearing out-of-touch, and especially about the clarity of the message. So ....

American Airlines Suspends Employee Over Fight with Passenger After Woman hit with Stroller

American Airlines has suspended an employee after a video showed an altercation on one of its planes involving crew, several passengers and a crying woman carrying a young child.An American Airlines employee violently took a stroller from the woman, hitting her with it and just missing her child, Facebook user Surain Adyanthaya said in a post accompanying the video he put on the site on Fr ....

Michele Scarponi, Giro d'Italia-winning Cyclist, Killed in Road Accident While Training

Michele Scarponi, the 2011 Giro d'Italia champion, has been killed in a road accident after being hit by a van while training close to his home in Filottrano, Italy, his Astana team said on Saturday.Scarponi, 37, left home early on Saturday morning (local time) for a training ride where the accident occurred at a crossroads."This is a tragedy too big to be written," Astana said in a statemen ....

Argentina Looks to Strengthen Trade Relationship with Australia

Relationships between Argentina and Australia appear to be strengthening under the new Argentine government. This year alone, representatives from Argentina have made more official visits to this country than in the past 10 years combined, according to Argentine Chamber of Commerce in Australia executive chairman Diego Berazategui. Mr Berazategui said while it was still early days, a c ....

South Australia Expands Restrictions on WA Produce that Might Harbor Tomato Potato Psyllid

South Australian authorities will further restrict the movement of Western Australian horticultural produce in an effort to prevent the spread of tomato potato psyllid. The latest restrictions follow suit with New South Wales and Victorian restrictions to add a broad range of product line restrictions, in addition to those already in place for the tomato potato plant family. Department of A ....