Brekky Wrap: 'Multiple Fatalities' In Mass Shooting & Peter Dutton's Demotion
All the news you need to know this Monday morning.
A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death at a North Bondi apartment overnight. Emergency services found the man with "severe abdominal and head injuries" at about 12.30pm; they transported him to hospital for emergency surgery, but he later died. A 27-year-old man has been arrested and charged with his murder.
Multiple fatalities are being reported from a mass shooting at a Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. The situation is unfolding, but the local Sheriff's Office warned the public to stay away from the area and for anyone hiding within the marketplace to call emergency services.
Peter Dutton will retain a downgraded Home Affairs portfolio after a week of turmoil, which crucially no longer includes Immigration. New Prime Minister Scott Morrison unveiled his cabinet over the weekend, and Michaelia Cash, Mathias Cormann and Greg Hunt will all remain in the frontbench, while Julie Bishop has quit as Minister for Foreign Affairs. Catch up with all the details here.
A boat of 11 irregular migrants arrived in Queensland, marking the first boat arrival since 2014. It's believed the group ran into the crocodile-infested Daintree rainforest, national park, but the Australian Border Force wouldn't confirm how many were still hiding inside the crocodile-infested Daintree rainforest. It's prompted renewed calls for "tough borders" from both the Coalition and Labor.
Scott Morrison will spend his first Monday as Prime Minister visiting drought-stricken farmers in Queensland. However, the Queensland Farmers' Federation has hit back at the government for only acting on drought during times of drought as "reactive", saying that "we need to have these conversations when the season's good, when people have money to invest in drought-preparedness activities."
Tributes flow for US Senator John McCain, who died just days after announcing he was stopping treatment for brain cancer. Barack Obama called him someone who "showed us what [it] means" to show courage, and Morrison called him "a true friend of Australia." McCain reportedly asked Obama and Bush to speak at his funeral, but not Donald Trump, who publicly disparaged McCain a number of times.
Jarrod Woodgate and Keira Maguire from Bachelor In Paradise have split up. "I'm sorry if anyone is disappointed or if I have let anyone down," said Keira in a statement on Instagram. Of the four couples who ended the season, just one -- Megan and Jake -- are still together.
Wallabies champ David Pocock wants clarity on how neck roll offenders will be punished after being targeted at the breakdown by the All Blacks. He needed treatment to his neck three times in the first half of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test. However, New Zealand coach Steve Hansen brushed off concerns, saying: "No wonder he's got a sore neck. He's got his head over the ball 90 percent of the time and he's very, very good at it."
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