Yahoo (Australia)

• Woman dies two weeks after motorbike crash (AAP)
A 40-year-old woman has died in hospital in Rockhampton, a fortnight after a motorcycle accident.

• UFU host Vic special general meetings (AAP)
The United Firefighters Union is hosting special general meetings with members on Tuesday after the government announced the creation of Fire Rescue Victoria.

• Melbourne tram crash leaves 14 in hospital (AAP)
Ten hours passed before a truck and tram collision could be cleaned up in Melbourne, with 14 people including the tram driver taken to hospital.

• Four sea turtles make Melbourne debut (AAP)
Melbourne Aquarium will raise four sea turtles for a year before releasing them into the wild early next year as part of a major conservation project.

• Police criticised ahead of Lindt findings (AAP)
The families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have slammed the police response to the crisis.

• Lorna Jane manager case continues (AAP)
A Brisbane court is set to hear more evidence about the psychiatric history of a former Lorna Jane store manager suing the brand over alleged fat-shaming.

• Cost of cutting Aust emissions $24bn (AAP)
Independent analysis of using the government's preferred emissions reduction fund shows it would cost nearly $24 billion to meet Australia's target.

• Convicted killer tries again to clear name (AAP)
Jailed Hobart woman Susan Neill-Fraser insists she did not kill her husband and will make another appeal to the Tasmanian Supreme Court.

• Ditch climate deal, expert urges Trump (AAP)
An ANU climate change expert says it could be best for global action on climate change if Donald Trump pulls the US out of an international agreement.

• Banks can deduct levy as pre-tax expense (AAP)
The federal government has confirmed a new bank levy can be deducted as a business expense, something taken into account in Treasury forecasts.

• Rebel Wilson trial continues in Melbourne (AAP)
A number of witnesses for Hollywood movie star Rebel Wilson, including her mum and siblings, will give evidence in a three-week defamation trial.

• McCulkin murders trial nears end (AAP)
The murder trial of Vincent O'Dempsey in the Brisbane Supreme Court is nearing its end with the jury expected to begin deliberations soon.

• GC teacher accused of rape, 'blackmail' (AAP)
The trial of a Gold Coast teacher accused of threatening to reveal a colleague's abortion before raping her is continuing.

• Adani issue takes focus amid Qld politics (AAP)
Queensland Labor has set aside a factional fight over mining royalties to turn its focus on state parliament this week and the budget next month.

• Labor senator urges probe on Hanson, Ashby (AAP)
A Queensland-based Labor senator has called on state and federal agencies to investigate Pauline Hanson, James Ashby and One Nation for fraud.

• Man killed in single-vehicle accident (AAP)
A 19-year-old man is dead following a road accident in Llandilo, 55km west of the Sydney CBD.

• Vic rev-head steals 31 cars over 10 years (AAP)
A car enthusiast has allegedly nicked 31 cars in 10 years, leaving Victorian police to seize the rides across three days.

• Student allegedly bashed and left for dead 'in pool of blood' by man she had met hours before (Yahoo7 News)
A international student is in a critical condition after it’s alleged she was bashed and left for dead in the stairwell of a Perth apartment building.

• EXCLUSIVE: Dozens of Australian child brides forced into illegal marriages (Yahoo7)
The stunning truth has been revealed in documents obtained by Seven News using Freedom of Information. They reveal dozens of children, most in the Sydney region, married to much older men with authorities relying on the community to alert them so they can intervene.

• North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile 'ready for mass production' (AAP)
"Saying with pride that the missile's rate of hits is very accurate and Pukguksong-2 is a successful strategic weapon, he approved the deployment of this weapon system for action," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly said.



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