WSFM Breaking News Friday December 1 2017
HERE'S WHAT'S MAKING NEWS TODAY:
Actors who starred alongside Geoffrey Rush in the Sydney Theatre Company production of King Lear say they believe the woman accusing him of inappropriate behaviour.
Two male actors have come forward in support of the woman who claims the Oscar winner touched her inappropriately during last year's show.
Rush continues to deny the allegations.
Meantime, INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly has caused a stir saying he preferred the days when you could slap a woman on the bum and it was taken as a compliment.
It's been revealed former Premier Mike Baird played a key role in getting a banking Royal Commission across the line.
Mr Baird, and his new boss at the NAB, got the other big banks to agree to an inquiry - helping the Turnbull Government justify the backflip needed to end the political crisis.
The boss of the Reserve Bank also pushed for the commission, earing economic turmoil if the minor parties forced an out of control inquisition.
.@SenatorWacka: '66 per cent of Australians want a royal commission. They don't trust bank managers like we did in the 70's. The bank manager used to be the kingpin; they had respect. This is not the case anymore' MORE: https://t.co/JyT0SZVc5E #PML pic.twitter.com/jkbFsu9jwl— Sky News Australia (@SkyNewsAust) November 30, 2017
More than four thousand Aussies still stranded in Bali because of that volcanic ash cloud should be able to fly home today.
QANTAS, Jetstar and Virgin are all rolling out relief flights to help clear the backlog of travellers, some who've been stuck for the best part of a week.
But they're not taking anyone to Bali because of the ongoing threat of further volcanic activity.
Fire has ripped through an apartment at South Granville this morning.
The ground floor unit went up in flames just after two thirty.
Seven surrounding units had to be evacuated, as crews worked to stop the blaze from spreading.
Evidence this morning of our love of binge-watching TV.
Netflix has released a snapshot of our viewing habits in 2017, with the hangover induced New Year's Day it's most streamed occasion.
One person watched the movie Madagascar 3, a staggering 352 times.