Abbott resets team for year ahead

Tony Abbott has dumped Defence Minister David Johnston and named a Kevin Andrews as a surprise replacement, in a major reshuffle to reset and refocus the...
A call to the national security hotline about gunman Man Haron Monis did not expose his deadly plan, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.
PM Tony Abbott has promoted Peter Dutton to immigration and moved Scott Morrison into social services in a much bigger ministerial reshuffle than expected.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced his new-look team with a cabinet reshuffle that was bigger than expected.

Cairns grieves for dead children

The Cairns community continues to mourn the loss of eight children as a mother is charged with eight counts of murder at a hospital bedside hearing.

Cairns mum charged with murder

A Cairns mother has been charged with the murder of eight children, including seven of her own, in a suburban home.
A man has been charged with serious offences after two home-made bombs exploded in Bendigo.

Homicide cops join search for Tyrell

Police say they're not treating little William Tyrell's disappearance as a murder but homicide detectives will ensure the investigation is thorough.
The Abbott government has now removed all children from Christmas Island in a deal reached with crossbenchers.

Brad Pitt too pretty for jury duty

Brad Pitt was willing to do jury duty but a judge has ruled that he is just too distracting.

Baird's dope plan for NSW

Medical cannabis trials for terminally ill patients, children with severe epilepsy and those undergoing chemotherapy will begin on Monday.

Sir Elton John getting married

Elton John has declared on Instagram that he will marry David Furnish on Sunday, just a week after the UK passed same sex marriage legislation.
A caller rang the National Security hotline the weekend before the Lindt cafe siege to warn about Man Haron Monis's extremism.
A Cairns mother has been charged with eight counts of murder as she remains in hospital under police guard.

Abbott resets team for year ahead

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has reshuffled a number of senior ministries, and axed Defence Minister David Johnston altogether.

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