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7:43pm An anti-Islamic group is holding a rally in Bendigo against the building of a mosque, which will be met by counter protests and a large police presence.
Lisa Martin 5:33pm Every day close to 40,000 girls worldwide are forced into marriage when they should be in secondary school, CARE warns.
Genevieve Gannon and Jacqueline Le 5:23pm A Melbourne man charged with killing his mother should be urgently returned to a secure psychiatric hospital, a magistrate says.
5:56pm Malcolm Turnbull has admitted he's operated a private email account for years but says he doesn't use if for classified government information.
Lisa Martin 3:09pm Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tells people who find Australian values unpalatable: "There's a big wide world out there."
Nathan Paull 4:59pm A man who says he was forced at gunpoint to clean up after his friend was tortured and murdered has described the accused killers as "demons".
12:50pm The body of a 27-year-old man from Geelong has been found in Darwin but his death is not considered suspicious.
4:25pm Monarto Zoo's 19-year-old chimpanzee Soona has died during childbirth but her infant has survived.
12:30pm The former head of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Council, Andrew Dyer, will take on the newly-created role of wind farm commissioner.
12:27pm Former WA premier Carmen Lawrence is making a bid to visit Nauru to assess the treatment of asylum seekers.
8:06pm No one was arrested during two opposing rallies outside Parramatta mosque, where a small group claimed multiculturalism had failed.
12:04pm A funeral for veteran police accountant Curtis Cheng who was fatally shot last Friday will be held at Sydney's St Mary's Cathedral on October 17.
12:03pm Treasurer Scott Morrison has urged migrants to respect, not change, Australians, as Muslim leaders urge their communities against extremism.
11:54am Immigration Minister Peter Dutton insists the New Zealand government is not being kept in the dark about its citizens facing deportation from Australia.
11:41am Treasurer Scott Morrison has reassured Australians they can trust the Liberal Party to stand by its values and protect superannuation savings.
11:20am Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says Christmas Island detention centre is housing more criminals awaiting deportation and fewer boat people.
Genevieve Gannon 3:03pm A Victorian father of two has been jailed for 18 years with a minimum of 14 years for stabbing his wife to death.
11:10am Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says officials are assessing applications from the first of 12,000 Syrian refugees expected to come to Australia.
10:34am A man accused of murdering a 16-year-old Victorian girl in 1983 has been found guilty.
1:14pm A Melbourne man due to stand trial for murder has admitted killing his partner.
11:00am The Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, says a small number of Muslims have chosen the path of violent extremism.
Genevieve Gannon 12:48pm The mother of three boys who were murdered by their father when he drove his car into a dam will get all of his money, a court has heard.
Sophie Tarr 3:16pm A coroner has declared the killing of an entire NSW farming family by husband and father Geoff Hunt was the result of an 'egocentric delusion'.
8:55am As many as 120 prisoners could be charged with a variety of offences over a riot at a Melbourne prison in June.
8:14am Christopher Pyne says the banning of school prayer groups would be the wrong move in countering radicalisation.
Lisa Martin 1:00pm The Australian government is in talks with the Philippines on resettling refugees in what could be a multi-million deal.
7:54pm The Country Fire Authority has contained two-thirds of a central Victorian bushfire and will work through the night to try to take control of the blaze.
Karlis Salna 7:41pm Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, while reaching out to Muslim leaders, has declared those who find Australian values unpalatable are not welcome.
Tim Dornin 5:25pm The Salvation Army has apologised for the years of physical and sexual abuse inflicted on young children at its homes in three states.
2:46pm Stephen Bailey is set to appear in a Melbourne court charged with murdering his mother.