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Australia

Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court quashes conviction of David Harold Eastman for 1989 murder of federal police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester - @abcnewsCanberra

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Asia

Asian martkets at midday: Taiex up 1.3%, Kospi up 0.6%, HK up 0.4%, ASX up 0.3%, Shanghai up 0.2% at break, Nikkei flat - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Australia

Customer complaints roll in as Commonwealth Bank of Australia's ATM network outage continues - @dailytelegraph

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Australia

Australia's top-ranked junior player banned for year by Tennis Australia tribunal for drug use - @AP

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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, AU

School in Melbourne, Australia, evacuated after threat; bomb squad called in - @abcnewsMelb

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Australia

Australia and Indonesia strike deal to resume intelligence and military cooperation - @abcnews

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Alps

Australian base-jumper dies after jump from Brevent peak in French Alps, local police say - @abcnews

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Iraq crisis

Australia will offer to resettle some 4,400 people fleeing violence in Iraq and Syria - @AFP

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Youth Olympic Games

Australia's Brittany Dutton wins 1st gold medal of Summer Youth Olympic Games in women's triathlon - @XHNews

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Australia

Australia hold New Zealand to 12-12 draw in opening Bledisloe Cup match; stop All Blacks from claiming world record 18th consecutive rugby union win - @guardian_sport

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Scotland's independence referendum

Australia's Tony Abbott tells Scotland: Yes vote for Independence is not in world's interest - @guardian

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Australia

Surfers Paradise, Australia, man charged with murder of New Zealand tourist - @smh

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surfing

Australian surfer dies after being smashed by huge wave in Indonesia - AAP

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climate

Report: Climate change remains most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef, outlook for the natural wonder is 'poor' - @AFP

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Iraq crisis

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he's holding open the possibility of sending a combat force to Iraq - @AP

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Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Bundaberg damaged by fire in Brisbane during maintenance - @brisbanetimes

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Australia

Australia's Treasury Wine says it received new takeover approach to rival $3.15 billion bid - @Reuters

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Iraq crisis

Australian PM Tony Abbott: US has asked Australia to contribute support to humanitarian mission in Iraq - @smh

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Australia's finance minister says government will consider banning sales of uranium to Russia as a way of increasing sanctions - @SBSNews

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Australia

#BREAKING: Tony Abbott says Australia working towards tougher sanctions against Russia - @abcnews

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