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Media unites to fight fed govt censorship

Politicians have added their voices to a chorus of Australia's media outlets united in a campaign to warn against growing censorship and attacks on press freedom by the federal government.

Cash Converters settles Qld class action

Cash Converters has agreed to pay $42.5 million to settle a class action against the company on behalf of Queenslanders who took out consumer credit loans with the payday lender.

10 Aussies picked in Hundred draft

Glenn Maxwell will link up with coach Shane Warne at the London Spirit after the allrounder became one of 10 Australian cricketers picked in the inaugural Hundred draft.

Meghan says being a royal has been hard

The Duchess of Sussex has described the past year as a member of the royal family as "hard" and says her British friends warned her not to marry Harry.

Media freedom cuts both ways: Joyce

Barnaby Joyce has argued media freedom cuts both ways as Australia's media companies unite against growing censorship and attacks on journalism from the federal government.

Govt still ahead, boost for Albo: Newspoll

The federal coalition's lead over the Labor opposition remains unchanged, despite concerns the government isn't doing enough to support the economy and help drought-stricken farmers.

Role of journalist must be defined: Hanson

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson believes journalistic credentials need to be toughened up to stop anyone from calling themselves a journalist, again raising the prospect of a licensing system.

Texas sheriffs release Aust dad 911 call

Harrowing audio has been released of Angeleanna Estorffe struggling to tell a 911 dispatcher her Australian husband was dying after being shot by intruders in their Texas family home.