A 36-year-old man died at a skydiving event east of Perth after his parachute collided with another competitor's and became entangled.
The prime minister says the travel allowance system which gives MPs more than $200 a night in Canberra is fair because everyone gets the same amount.
Three shipbuilders in the running for the Future Frigates project are set to receive a final outline of Defence's requirements by the end of next week.
The Aboriginal Legal Service has been knocked back from attending a Senate hearing to discuss changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

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Surgery may not provide any extra benefits to patients with tennis elbow, a study has found.
Malcolm Turnbull says there's no reason why Sussan Ley couldn't return to the federal frontbench, after she had to resign over an entitlements scandal.
Latrobe City Council says it will need funding support to cope with the economic dent caused by the Hazelwood power plant's pending closure.
One of the nation's peak business groups has urged the Turnbull government to stick to its 10-year company tax plan.
The prime minister says he has already told Pauline Hanson a ban on Muslims would be seen as doing what the terrorists want.
The cost of maintaining Australia's oldest coal-fired power station would run into 'many millions of dollars', Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
US scientists say they have evidence that random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes" account for nearly two-thirds of the cell mutations that cause cancer.
Australian scientists hope they might soon be able to repair the damaged DNA of astronauts and children with cancer using a compound found in fruit and vege.
The federal government will be overhauling childcare subsidies from mid-2018 after its package passed parliament.
One million Australian families are expected to be better off after a major overhaul of the childcare system passed the Senate, but not everyone is happy.
The Bureau of Meteorology has widened its cyclone watch area to include parts of central Queensland.

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