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Doctors feel effect of virus paranoia

A doctor of Asian appearance at a Victorian hospital was told by parents to stay away from a child amid fears of the coronavirus, while other staff and patients have reported discrimination.

Dutton not opposed to anthem word change

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is not opposed to a word change in the national anthem but says there is a lot more Australians should be worried about in the name of reconciliation.

Dansie gets 25 years for 'evil' murder

An Adelaide man who killed his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into a pond in an "evil and despicable act" has been jailed for at least 25 years.

NRL star's 'relief' over dropped DV charge

NRL star Josh Reynolds has described his relief after police said they will drop a domestic violence charge against him with the player saying it's been one of the most "tumultuous and difficult" periods in his life.