'I just see a nation who holds out their hand'

There is a lot to love about being Australian.

Our media love to paint a picture that is dark and grey and gloomy.

Young widow: 'I'm running for Daniel because he can't'

Jo and Daniel Smith-Hooker with their daughters Bailey and Jordyn.

'I honestly thought I knew what grief was. But I didn't have a clue.'

YOUR STORY: Urban Food Street attack a fruitless war

A local resident makes a powerful statement.

The community has been left reeling - and it's not only the adults.

Olivia's Quest in the Aussie Power Pageant

Miss Galaxy Australia 2017 - 2nd Runner Up (Olivia Raffaele) Isaac Purcell Photography

"This is not a cookie cutter pageant, it involves real character."

Time for an Australian Republic

Queen Elizabeth II.

You can still love the Queen while being a Republic

Clearing up “fake news” on every front

Discerning what is true or false

Honesty is actually linked to better health

Citizenship chaos

MOBILE BLACKSPOT: Redridge residents set for mobile service announced by Keith Pitt at the home of John Hunter, along with the Senator Fiona Nash.

Fiona Nash advises Parliament she could be a British citizen.

Barcelona terror attack

Injured are helped on a long stretch of pedestrian sidewalk after a white van jumped the sidewalk in the historic Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, Spain, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists. (EL MUNDO via AP)

SPAIN is in shock from being hit by two terror attacks

Flu epidemic leads to shortage

Tamiflu vaccine in shortage across the state.