'Do they want people to die?': Q&A panel clashes over Manus crisis

'Do they want people to die?': Q&A panel clashes over Manus crisis

Posted December 05, 2017 01:07:07 Video: Senator Abetz rejects Senator Singh’s supposition Government wants asylum seekers ‘to suffer’ (ABC News) A question from a Manus Island detainee to Monday night’s Q&A panel about his fate in detention sparked a clash between two Liberal and Labor senators with each blaming the others’ government for the current crisis. Key points: Q&A audience member bought to tears when question is ignored Labor and Liberal Senators go head to head over Manus Island human rights crisis Senator Lisa Singh suggested the government wanted people…

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'Deal with allegations so names aren't smeared': Actors react to sexual harassment storm

'Deal with allegations so names aren't smeared': Actors react to sexual harassment storm

Updated December 04, 2017 17:38:52 Photo: AACTA nominee Andrea Demetriades said theatre companies needed to address victims’ claims. (AAP: Ben Rushton) Australia’s screen actors have expressed support for victims of sexual harassment, while wary of unsubstantiated media reports, as they stepped out for an industry awards luncheon in Sydney. They were gathering for the 7th Annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts awards industry luncheon which celebrates skilled entertainment professionals. More awards will be handed out at the main ceremony on Wednesday night. It is the first time the…

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Superb bowling and brilliant catching put Australia in box seat in Adelaide

Superb bowling and brilliant catching put Australia in box seat in Adelaide

Updated December 04, 2017 22:24:27 Photo: Nathan Lyon backed up some excellent bowling with a superb catch. (AP: Rick Rycroft) Related Story: As it happened: Australian top order collapses but hosts on top Ruthless bowling and some brilliant catching has seen Australia maintain its advantage over England on day three of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, with the tourists finishing the day 267 runs behind. Australia went to stumps on 4-53 with Peter Handscomb (3 not out) and the nightwatchman Nathan Lyon (2 not out) at the crease after…

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What is a 'supermoon'?

What is a 'supermoon'?

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Meghan Markle versus Kate Middleton: Who is more stylish?

Meghan Markle versus Kate Middleton: Who is more stylish?

MOVE over Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle is set to steal the sartorial spotlight with her glamorous Hollywood wardrobe. The actress, whose engagement to Prince Harry was announced just last week, is already crashing websites and making waves in the fashion world. While the Duchess of Cambridge, who was declared the UK’s most influential style icon of 2016, has caused many an outfit to sell out after wearing it, soon-to-be-royal Meghan, 36, is now be poised to do the same. Money-conscious Kate, 35, is known for dressing in high street fashion…

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