She is a 7-year-old with dimples, pink hair ribbons, a missing front tooth and halting English who first captured global attention three months ago with Twitter messages about bombs, death and despair in eastern Aleppo, the rapidly shrinking rebel-held section of the Syrian city.
Donald Trump, asylum seekers, local music and #auspol were all chief topics of interest among Australian Twitter users in 2016, although as usual they were joined by a wave of memes and a near-incomprehensible amount of love for YouTube celebs turned rock band 5 Seconds of Summer.
The government faces accusations that it is forcing up electricity prices and reducing energy reliability after abandoning a plan to even consider a climate scheme that experts say could have tackled both.
There's no need for Brisbane children to be bored in the lead-up to Christmas with so many exciting shows, creative activities,Christmas mas outings, sports, games, exhibitions and workshops for all ages.
The Turnbull government is sitting on advice that an emissions intensity scheme - the carbon policy it put on the table only to rule out just 36 hours later - would save households and businesses across the country up to $15 billion in electricity bills over a decade.
News Corp's plan to buy APN's regional Queensland newspapers has been given the all clear by the competition watchdog, which found the acquisition would not cause a substantial drop in market diversity across the state.
D’arcy Doyle (1932–2001) was an Australian painter of landscapes and memorable scenes. Having grown up in Ipswich and later lived on the Gold Coast, Doyle painted memories of his life in post-war south-east Queensland.