Todays Australian News
- Peter Greste freed and deported from Egypt
The Al Jazeera journalist is on his way home to Australia after being deported from Egypt after 400 days behind bars.
- Abbott to dump paid parental leave policy amid leadership speculation
PM Tony Abbott will use a National Press Club speech to announce he has dropped his "signature" paid parental leave scheme, as he tries to convince his colleagues he deserves to keep his job.
- Hung parliament in Qld possible despite Labor hopes of forming majority
A hung parliament in Queensland is still a possibility with tight contests underway in three seats even as the Labor Party claims it is confident in winning the 45 seats needed to govern without the support of crossbenchers.