Morning News Breakdown 16th October 2017
There's A Reason We Are Paying So Much For Electricity
A report from the consumer watchdog has found regulation and over-investment are the main causes of our bills sky-rocketing by as much as 90-percent in the past decade.
But it also points to a lack of competition and the sneaky tactics of the big retailers including offer big discounts on deals which are actually more expensive.
Investigations Continue Into The Deaths Of A Mother And Daughter In Skydiving Accident
Investigators are expected to spend days working out how a mother and two experienced skydiving instructors plunged to their deaths after an apparent mid-air collision in northern Queensland.
Local mum Kerri Pike, 54, was doing tandem jump with one of the instructors on Friday afternoon when police believe they collided with a solo instructor.
Brisbane Will Get One Month's Worth Of Rain In Just One Day
Brisbane can expect to receive between 20-50mm of rain today, which equates to one month's worth of a rain in one day.
Lifesavers closed beaches on the Sunshine and Gold coasts and North Stradbroke Island, due to dangerous conditions caused by strong winds and large swells.
An Air Asia Flight Has Plummeted 20,000 Feet En Route To Bali
Travellers on an Air Asia flight out of Perth have had the fright of their lives, as their plane lost cabin pressure and plunged more than 20-thousand feet..
They were just 25 minutes into their trip to BALI, when oxygen masks dropped down and they were told to get into the brace position..
The flight safely made it back to Perth.
The Harvey Weinstein Saga Continues
British police are investigating Three new allegations of rape against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
A soap actress in the UK claims he attacked her in 2010, 2011 and 2015.
These latest allegations come after the academy voted to revoke WEINSTEIN'S Oscars membership.