Regrettably, the London terrorist attack leading to five deaths, including the perpetrator and a policeman, will find its way into a racially tinged political discourse — and not in a way that will be particularly edifying, writes Tony Walker.
Footage of an incident in 2016 when a teenager ended up in hospital after being tackled to the ground by guards in Don Dale is released by the royal commission into youth detention.
Inmates in Victoria's troubled youth justice system have been confined to their rooms for weeks at a time, with some forced to relieve themselves on the floor of isolation rooms due to a lack of toilet facilities, the Commission for Children and Young People finds.
Two backpackers are honest and reliable witnesses, and claims by the defence they fabricated an alleged ordeal involving being gagged and sexually assaulted in remote sand dunes at Salt Creek "don't stack up", a prosecutor tells a man's trial in Adelaide.
A North Korean missile appears to explode just after launch, the US and South Korean militaries announce, after they detect the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state.
British MPs and members of the House of Lords pay tribute to Police Constable Keith Palmer, the 48-year-old officer who was stabbed in today's London terrorist attack.