As the Sydney hostage drama entered its 11th hour, Australians took to social media to express solidarity with Muslim Australians who have faced abuse and intimidation in the country. WATCH:

14 comments10355 Views

How to travel like royalty

2014-04-17 11:43

Want to travel like royalty? Here's your chance

Another bizarre Australia story...

2014-02-28 13:08

A crocodile was found surfing the waves of Cable Beach in Australia this past weekend.

Australia set for modest budget surplus

2012-05-06 11:59

Australia is on track for a modest budget surplus, says Treasurer Wayne Swan ahead of the unveiling of his fifth budget for the mining-powered economy.

Arthur calls on Chappell

2011-12-17 13:56

Mickey Arthur has called on Former India coach Greg Chappell to share his insights of the Indian team with the Australian squad.

Horne out of Wales clash

2011-12-02 17:11

Australia were forced into a late change when Rob Horne was ruled out of Australia's Test against Wales with a tight hamstring.

Proteas back from the dead

2011-11-18 17:57

The Proteas have made a stirring fightback from the brink of impending disaster to end the second day of the Test on level terms.

Bowlers fight back

2011-11-18 14:45

The Proteas bowlers have fought back to dismiss three Australian batsmen after lunch in the second Test at the Wanderers.

SA set sights on series kill

2011-11-11 16:47

The Proteas have a wonderful chance to achieve a first home Test series success against Australia since 1969/70.

Schalk rooting for Azzurri

2011-10-01 13:22

Schalk Burger has admitted he'll be cheering for an Italian victory over Ireland as South Africa prepare to face the Wallabies.


A gunman took an unknown number of people hostage inside a downtown Sydney chocolate shop and cafe at the height of Monday morning rush hour, with two people inside the cafe seen holding up a flag believed to contain an Islamic declaration of faith.

1 comments4189 Views

Watch as a school of sharks follow this boat off the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.

3 comments6952 Views

Aussies shocked at murder

2012-09-30 11:57

Tens of thousands of people have marched through the Melbourne suburb where murdered Irish woman Jill Meagher was last seen alive.

Aus mines have insurance against lower prices

2012-03-21 14:34

Increased shipments of coal, iron ore and gas would more than make up for any fall in their value, Australian officials say.

Mickey shows Jake the way

2011-12-06 13:05

Jake White has revealed how new Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur helped convince him to take up his post at the Brumbies.

SA's best and worst in a day

2011-11-18 22:00

The Proteas are dramatically back on track after staring uncomfortably down the barrel after day two of the second Test.

Tahir triple topples tail

2011-11-18 17:43

Imran Tahir's first three Test wickets helped dismiss Australia in the final session, on day two of the second Test.

Oz shell-shocked by collapse

2011-11-11 20:42

Australia was shaken to the core by its loss to the Proteas, leaving captain Michael Clarke questioning the team's fighting spirit.

Hashim poised to lead Proteas

2011-10-01 14:24

Gary Kirsten has confirmed that Hashim Amla will lead the Proteas in Twenty20 and ODI cricket in the absence of AB de Villiers.

Mitchell could be out of RWC

2011-10-01 07:54

Australian winger Drew Mitchell could be out of the World Cup after a hamstring injury against Russia, coach Robbie Deans has said.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.