Latest news One Nation threatens LNP amid calls for conservative Coalition 2017-02-26T14:02:01.000000Z Support for One Nation and the Liberal National Party is neck and neck in the Queensland seat of Dawson, which is currently held by fractious LNP MP George Christensen — who has repeatedly threatened to leave the party if it does not return to its conservative roots. Labor prepares to campaign hard on penalty rates cut 2017-02-26T13:13:14.000000Z Sunday penalty rates will be a major issue as MPs head to Canberra for a new sitting week, with Bill Shorten asking Malcolm Turnbull to support a Labor push to keep them. When will you get the NBN? 2017-02-26T13:12:03.000000Z For the first time, Australians will be able to check when the NBN network will be available in their area, after an update to the company's website. ACOSS calls for slashing tax breaks for property investors 2017-02-26T13:10:12.000000Z Tax breaks for property investors should be slashed and the Medicare levy lifted to pump more funding into welfare spending, according to the Australian Council of Social Service. Australia ignores unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen 2017-02-26T09:23:13.000000Z Yemen is now classified as the world's worst humanitarian disaster and described by the UN as being "on the brink of famine" but Australia has committed no funding to help save lives there. Harbhajan says the pitch, not O'Keefe's bowling, the catalyst for India's loss 2017-02-26T07:09:38.000000Z Harbhajan Singh, who once labelled this the worst Australian squad to tour India, refuses to praise Steve O'Keefe and says the pitch alone led to its downfall. Fasting diet 'could reverse diabetes and regenerate pancreas' 2017-02-26T04:31:40.000000Z A fasting diet has the ability to regenerate the pancreas and could potentially reverse diabetes, US researchers say. Hazelwood power station closure could have 'catastrophic' consequences 2017-02-26T04:02:21.000000Z Residents of Victoria's Latrobe Valley are stressed and anxious about the looming closure of the Hazelwood power plant, warning there will be catastrophic consequences for the local economy. Australia and Indonesia agree to fully restore military ties 2017-02-26T02:27:04.000000Z Malcolm Turnbull and Joko Widodo hold formal talks in Sydney, reviving cooperation halted after the discovery of "insulting" posters at a Perth military training base, and reaching deals on trade and a new Australian consulate in east Java. Vehicle ploughs into mardi gras crowd in New Orleans, injuring 28 2017-02-26T02:27:04.000000Z One person suspected to be "highly intoxicated" is in custody after 28 people were injured when a vehicle ploughed into a crowd watching a mardi gras event in New Orleans, police say.