Lecturer who raped student loses fight to skip sex offender program

A former Canberra law lecturer serving time for sexual offences against several students loses his battle with prison authorities, who want him to undertake a course for sex offenders.

         September 01, 2019 at 11:17PM https://ab.co/34kW6Z8

Harry Baker murder: Police name 21-year-old man wanted in investigation http://bitly.com/2Zw2opI

Marine park or theme park? Concerns raised over Great Barrier Reef’s changing image

Underwater statues and submerged hotels are some of the latest attractions on the Great Barrier Reef, and that is concerning some old-school tourism operators.

         September 01, 2019 at 10:39PM https://ab.co/2ZumMrA

How did activists expose brutality in Timor-Leste in a world without social media?

Twenty years after Timor-Leste voted overwhelmingly for independence from Indonesian occupation, activists look back at Darwin’s role and their lengthy struggle in the lead up to the historic vote.

         September 01, 2019 at 10:35PM https://ab.co/2LmLRdV

Ascension issues for the Pope as Vatican elevator gets stuck

Pope Francis apologises for arriving late to weekly prayer due to being stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes until he was rescued by firefighters.

         September 01, 2019 at 10:19PM https://ab.co/2ZDhtRK

Ash Barty’s US Open challenge over after straight-sets defeat

Ash Barty’s US Open run is over after a disappointing straight-sets defeat against Qiang Wang, but now the Australian has set her sights on retaining her doubles title.

         September 01, 2019 at 09:52PM https://ab.co/30Paqqh

Live: NSW Now: Stranded walkers spend night in bush, Sydney teenager missing

MORNING BRIEFING: A family of five bushwalkers are forced to spend a chilly night in the elements after becoming stranded on the Central Coast, and police seek information about a teenage girl who has been missing for the last week.

         September 01, 2019 at 09:41PM https://ab.co/2NJq431