Federal treasurer Scott Morrison says this year’s budget isn’t about ‘winners and losers', and is instead an ‘economic plan’ for Australia’s future.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has announced 17 detention centres will close but details on which ones are unclear.
More than 1,700 protesters were temporarily detained as they marked the anniversary of the end of Dutch rule.
The unexpected 0.2 per cent drop in March quarter inflation has led the Reserve Bank to revise their inflation forecast and cut rates.
A Somali refugee is in a "dire situation" in a Brisbane hospital after setting herself alight on Nauru, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.
A boatload of Sri Lankan asylum seekers has reportedly been intercepted in the Cocos Islands.
Rescue workers pulled out a one-year-old girl from the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital, according to the Kenya Red Cross said.

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Federal treasurer Scott Morrison says this year’s budget isn’t about ‘winners and losers', and is instead an ‘economic plan’ for Australia’s future.
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The discovery of highly individual factors in breast cancer points to causes of the disease and opens the way to personalised treatment, researchers say.
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