News Corporation reports its biggest quarterly loss since it bought its share in internet search giant BSkyB in 2014.
The news media conglomerate, which owns newspapers, magazines, newspapers, television and the ABC and SBS, had its net loss of $17.4 billion for the three months to the end of September, its fourth consecutive quarterly loss.
Australia’s biggest state government has announced it will pay $2.8 billion to settle a defamation lawsuit by former Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt.
Bandt claimed he was defamed by the former prime minister in a series of online posts.
The Australian Federal Police launched a $1 million defamation case against Bandt in 2016.
Bandd’s case was dropped in 2016, but the Federal Court of Australia is considering whether the Federal Government should be allowed to drop its case.
The ABC says the US Federal Trade Commission has ruled that companies that refuse to take down offensive content on social media can still profit from that content.
The Federal Trade Commissioner’s ruling is the latest in a string of rulings against internet giants and their content-blocking services.
The Senate has called on the Federal government to provide an independent investigation into the deaths of Indigenous Australians and to allow more Indigenous Australians to access health care.
The calls follow the deaths in March of five people in remote areas in Victoria.
The Government is considering a range of options to improve health services in remote communities, including more services for people with mental health issues.
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she will make the state a ”no-go” area for people from the country illegally living in Western Australia.
The State Government is currently examining a range to increase restrictions on immigration and asylum seekers.
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The media conglomerate has its net result loss of more than $17 billion for three months.
4 /5 3 and Australia’s top state government is announcing it will give $2,800 to settle the defamation lawsuit against former Australian Labor leader Adam Ringby, a move that the Federal Police said could be used to cover up illegal immigration and child exploitation.
The Aussie Federal Police started a $500,000 defamation case in 2016 against Mr Ringby.
Mr Ring by the end it was dropped.
5 /5 4 and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he wants to change Australia’s asylum seeker policy to ensure the country is ”a sanctuary for those who come from countries where there is a risk of persecution or persecution-related death or serious harm”.
The government is considering changes to how asylum seekers are treated in Australia, including changing how the country deals with asylum seekers who come to Australia by boat.
1 /5 1 and Australia has the lowest rate of children living in poverty in the OECD.
Australia has a poverty rate of 1.9 per cent, according to the latest Census figures.
2 /5 The number of Indigenous people in Australia has doubled in the last three years, from 3.5 million to 5.1 million.
3 / 5 Australia has some of the lowest levels of violence against women in the world.
The Women’s Refuge, run by a network of organisations including the Salvation Army, offers support and support for women who have experienced domestic violence.
4 and AUSTRIAN GOVTS HAS DECLINED TO PEND THE ELECTION OF A MAN TO THE POSITION OF CO-LEADER.
The government says it will wait until the Australian Electoral Commission has finished an investigation into whether former MP Craig Thomson should be returned to Parliament. 5