News LGAQ calls for publishing complaints before council elections to be an offence 2017-10-16T14:42:10.000000000+00:00 Money for the Great Barrier Reef and the bottle recycling scheme are also on councils' wish list ahead of the state election. Police, council to investigate horror black spot for cyclists 2017-10-16T14:41:16.000000000+00:00 Several collisions and near misses between cyclists and cars along a popular Brisbane cycling route has prompted council to consider safety upgrades. US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion 2017-10-16T14:40:29.000000000+00:00 US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehaviour before the enemy at a court martial hearing in North Carolina. Gladys Berejiklian on the road to who knows where 2017-10-16T14:38:26.000000000+00:00 The relief is palpable. Although counting has not finished, it seems the Berejiklian government will hold the two rural seats it contested on the weekend. Will banks win the technology arms race? 2017-10-16T14:37:55.000000000+00:00 What will banks look like in 20 years and will they all survive the technology revolution that is allowing all manner of fintech companies to chip away at various aspects of their businesses? No more surprises: the death of spontaneous travel 2017-10-16T14:37:31.000000000+00:00 The hive mind now vets all unviable options; they've been, they've stayed, they've rated. Maggie Beer backs winemaker who destroyed $300,000 of rival's stock 2017-10-16T14:22:59.000000000+00:00 Deep feelings of treachery and betrayal led a respected Barossa Valley winemaker to destroy 27,000 litres of shiraz and chardonnay at a rival company, a court has been told. If Donald Trump strikes North Korea there is only one outcome 2017-10-16T14:19:09.000000000+00:00 There are viable military options available to the US President but they would be catastrophic. Today's cartoons: The illustrated news 2017-10-16T14:12:03.000000000+00:00 The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists. Salim Mehajer injured in car accident on way to assault trial 2017-10-16T14:05:46.000000000+00:00 Salim Mehajer has been taken to Westmead Hospital after a car accident prevented him attending the first day of his trial for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver.