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Labor promises more help for abused women

Women and children escaping domestic abuse are being offered extra support as Labor promises to double the amount spent by the federal government on family violence.

Police officer who killed Damond testifies

A former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman has testified that he saw a woman in a pink shirt with blonde hair at his partner's window, raising her right arm, before he fired his gun "to stop the threat".

Qld court hears details of rent row death

The former girlfriend of a Brisbane man accused of killing his housemate in a dispute about rent says he complained while they were in bed about the alleged victim owing rent.

Hanson gets boost from Senate ballot draw

Pauline Hanson's chances of getting two of her One Nation colleagues over the line in the Senate have lifted with lucky ballot paper draws in Queensland and Western Australia.

Pledge for more doctors, services in NT

The Northern Territory will have more doctors, medical services and health infrastructure under a $95.4 million healthcare plan for the state, the federal government has promised.