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Qld cyberbully task force announced

Queensland's newly established anti cyber-bullying task force has six months to report back with recommendations to tackle the issue, highlighted last month by the death of teenager Dolly Everett.

Turnbull wants faster wages growth

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants to see wages growing faster and believes they should do as long as strong economic and jobs growth are maintained.

Qld men remanded over months-long torture

Two Queensland men charged with torture after an injured man fled to a police station and told officers he'd been held for months against his will have been remanded in...

Tas Libs to re-introduce anti-protest laws

Anti-protest laws struck down by the High Court last year as being "unconstitutional" could be reintroduced in Tasmania if the Liberal Party is re-elected on March 3.

Airbnb vows to tackle sex trafficking

Airbnb says it will invest in new technology to crack down on modern slavery amid concerns that traffickers are turning its properties into "pop-up brothels" to sexually exploit vulnerable women...

All 65 aboard Iran plane feared dead

An Iranian plane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years has crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials fear all...

Man faces Vic court over stabbing murder

A man charged with a stabbing murder at a Melbourne Salvation Army crisis accommodation centre has significant mental health issues, a court has been told.