News National Top Stories – Monday 14 September 2015

Top Stories – Monday 14 September 2015

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Tony-Abbott‘This time they’ll get him’: PM facing another leadership test

A week before a key by-election, leadership speculation flares with ministers saying a challenge is “inevitable” and Abbott “should resign”. Read more.


Aylan Kurdi What heartbreaking images from conflicts overseas say about us

The picture of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi upset millions globally, but the reaction to it reveals something deeper about us, writes David Washington. Read more.


Facebook Dad’s online search for hit-run driver finds culprit close to home

Father returns home to find his son in hands of paramedics. What played out next was every parent’s worst nightmare. Read more.


Shutterstock Here’s how you can find out what your own house is worth

Finding a valuer can be expensive and time consuming. Here are a few ways you can find out whether you’re sitting on a goldmine. Read more.


AAP Big bank bosses facing big pay cut. Try not to feel sorry for them

Suddenly the major banks are out of favour as the economy stumbles, and the biggest losers are at the top of the best-known brands in finance. Read more.


NEW HOLDEN COMMODORELast Aussie Commodore will be a noisy muscle car, says Holden

It’s an iconic car that has carried generations of Australians. Now Holden says the last local version of it “will be heard before it is seen”. Read more.


JailBoom time in the big house: Australia’s obsession with jailing people

Australia is locking people up at a staggering rate. How handing our prisons over to corporations may be behind it. Read more.


GettyImages-487751076AFL finals: five things we learned from week one

Three cliffhangers, a shock result for the reigning champs, a rising threat from the west – the first batch of AFL finals had it all. Read more.


Milford-ParkerNRL finals: Broncos favourites, but Roosters could make it tough

Brisbane’s win over the Cowboys booked a home preliminary final, but they may have to get past the Roosters to make the grand final. Read more.


scaryWhy the future seems so uncertain for young Australians

Younger generations are often criticised for wanting it all … now! But we should be talking about the tough hand they have been dealt. Read more.

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