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SAG honours actors who died in 2017

Rose Marie, Bill Paxton, Jim Nabors, and Don Rickles were among the famous film and TV personalities who were honoured in the In Memoriam segment of the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

PM's $60m plan to save Great Barrier Reef

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a multi-million-dollar plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef against coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish and farm run-off.

Electric cars set as next shock for MPs

Labor wants the Turnbull government to get on with setting tougher emissions standards on vehicles while coalition backbenchers are reportedly threatening yet another revolt if electric cars are further subsidised.

European women join chorus for change

Thousands of people on two continents have picked up the baton from the US and rallied in solidarity with women demanding equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

No appeal against Strbak sentence

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath has defended the state government's decision not to appeal for a tougher prison sentence for child killer Heidi Strbak.