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Shepparton mural 'another milestone' for recognition of Indigenous leaders

A pair of prominent Aboriginal elders have been immortalised in a street art mural in the northern Victorian city of Shepparton, as their families say it was about time they were recognised. Continue reading

Loathsome child killers universally reviled

People gather in Trafalgar Square in London to pay tribute to the victims of the attack. Photo: AFP News of the late-breaking deadly attack in Manchester made it on to the front pages of several newspapers’ final editions. UK Prime Minister Theresa May raised the threat level for the country to 'critical', saying authorities believed a further attack was likely and could be imminent. Continue reading

Suffragette Isabella Ormston Ford

Suffragettes were members of women's organizations in the late-19th and early-20th centuries which advocated the extension of the "franchise", or the right to vote in public elections, to women. It particularly refers to militants in the United Kingdom such as members of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU). Suffragist is a more general term for members of the suffrage movement. Continue reading

News in 90 Seconds

  As you head into the weekend here is a quick 90 second round up of some of the stories making news today. Continue reading

Will President Donald Trump be impeached or forced to resign?

President Donald Trump on the White House lawn. Pic: AP Amid the growing political crisis in Washington, the US Justice Department has appointed a Special Counsel to oversee its investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. By Victoria Craw news.com.au @Victoria_Craw Continue reading