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Call for unity after attack outside Perth mosque (+ video)

Call for unity after attack outside Perth mosque (+ video)

Religious leaders, parents and politicians have condemned a fire bombing outside a Perth mosque, calling for unity ahead of Saturday's federal election.

Gay candidate to be guided by constituents

Gay candidate to be guided by constituents

A gay LNP candidate will vote against laws to legalise same-sex marriage if that's what his constituents want.

Greens hope for balance of power talks

Australian Greens leader Richard Di Natale can't click his finger and turn eight lower house seats green, but is confident the party will be a force in the next parliament.

Man hit sleeping wife with baseball bat: court

Man hit sleeping wife with baseball bat: court

A man who bashed his sleeping wife with a baseball bat just wanted to give her "a lump on the head", a Brisbane trial has heard.

Poor care blamed in baby deaths

Poor care blamed in baby deaths

Delays in carrying out Caesarean sections and not delivering babies expeditiously were among the factors that resulted in the deaths of up to 281 babies in the state of Victoria over a five-year period.

Leaders head to key battleground

Leaders head to key battleground

Opposition leader Bill Shorten will campaign in Sydney's south today in a bid to win back old territory as the government tries to paint Labor as reckless with the nation's finances.

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