More than 100 jobs at risk after owner abandons Devonport...
The Tasmanian Government says it will look for a third-party operator to run the Devonport abattoir in the state's north, after its owner announced it would ...
'That sign was not there', says driver who killed road wo...
A Tasmanian driver who struck and killed a road worker while adjusting his radio insists he did not see more than one roadworks warning signs, a Launceston i...
Would you give up your career to foster a troubled child?
The SA Government is considering a move that would offer people a tax-free salary of $75,000 to give up their career to become a foster carer and look after ...
Man accused of cold case murder says he 'lost control' be...
Vincenzo Carlo Marotta says he was "not of sound mind" when he fatally stabbed Van Phan Nguyen near a Perth train station in 1989, three months before he use...
The amputee schoolgirl using her Invictus experience to i...
Tilda Brownlow lost her left leg before she was 3 years old. The chance to see people "like her" up close at the Invictus Games is helping her show her class...
Is he worth it? Bolt wants $3m A-League deal, but Mariner...
The A-League confirms Usain Bolt has been offered a contract with the Central Coast Mariners, but it's for "much, much less" than what the Olympic great's ca...
'Big four' banks count cost of saying 'sorry' to customers
NAB's chief executive Andrew Thorburn was "quite surprised" to find out how much pain victims have gone through, according to a farmer who met with the banki...
Ice-fuelled attack on prison guard lands Canberra prisone...
Almost five years are added to the jail time of a Canberra prisoner who broke a guard's neck while in an ice-induced "psychosis" that made him think he was b...
Australia's 'internet famous' cow Eversleigh Carly gives ...
More than 3,000 people have followed the journeys of two soon-to-be mothers.
Jury considers accused Bourke Street driver's fitness to ...
James Gargasoulas is fit to stand trial over the 2017 tragedy in Melbourne and is trying to use his mental illness to avoid jail, prosecutors tell a court.
Tasmanian schools to close early on Wednesday due to stri...
Sixty-five Tasmanian schools will be forced to close early on Wednesday, with the State Government admitting it cannot guarantee student safety.
Clive Palmer 'perfectly capable' of contacting elusive ne...
Clive Palmer's brother-in-law tells the Federal Court in Brisbane that he has had contact with the businessman's nephew, Clive Mensink, and can arrange commu...
Murder investigation after woman's body found on beach
Police ask the public for information about "males making women uncomfortable" on a beach north of Cairns after the body of a 24-year-old woman is found.
Woman's body found on isolated beach
Police ask the public for information about "males making women uncomfortable" after the body of a 24-year-old woman is found on a beach north of Cairns this...
Change is on the way at the BOM — but it's promising the ...
The Bureau of Meteorology last month flagged significant changes to its forecasting, but the director is promising a new automated system will allow for bett...
Feathers ruffled as pet chook snatched by Goat Island croc
Months after the death of his pet terrier made international headlines, Kai Hansen says he wants a persistent crocodile that ate one of his chickens gone.
DNA found on cigarette butt links suspect to Adelaide murder
A Murray Bridge man charged over an alleged murder at a "cannabis grow house" in Adelaide's north has been linked to the crime by DNA found on a discarded ci...
Brisbane lawyer in court on fraud, money-laundering charges
High-profile Brisbane lawyer Adam Magill is granted bail after being charged with fraud and aggravated money laundering.
Singapore to take next step into Jetsons-style future wit...
In the race to perfect driverless flying car technology that includes big-name firms Uber and Airbus, the high-tech city appears serious about getting the sc...
Cash Converters: Turning Your Misery Into Their Money… Un...
Australia’s largest ‘pay day loan’ company has caved on the first day of a class action lawsuit, coughing up a $16.4 million settlement to settle one part of...
Man who led commando raid to prevent Nazis from developin...
The leader of a raid to thwart Nazi Germany's nuclear ambitions in World War II has died, aged 99.
Ugly brawl breaks out during LeBron James' home debut wit...
LeBron James' home debut for the Los Angeles Lakers was overshadowed by an ugly brawl, sparked by Lakers star Rajon Rondo appearing to spit at Chris Paul of ...
May to announce Brexit deal '95 per cent done', as threat...
Prime Minister Theresa May is set to tell parliament 95 per cent of Britain's divorce deal has been settled, amid reports she could face a no-confidence moti...
Telstra accepts blame for triple-zero outage that led to ...
Telstra apologises for the national outage of the emergency phone service earlier this year, saying "one failed call to triple zero is one too many".
Police constable pleads not guilty to assault after taser...
WA Police Senior Constable Grantley James Keenan will face trial after denying he assaulted a man when he used his taser following a roadside breath test in ...
Decision to taser driver lands police officer in court on...
WA Police Senior Constable Grantley James Keenan pleads not guilty in Fremantle Magistrates Court to two counts of common assault after he tasered a man foll...
Lioness kills the father of her cubs at US zoo
A lioness has killed the father of her three offspring, suffocating her mate by locking her jaws onto his neck at the Indianapolis Zoo, according to zoo staff.
Parents warned against using baby walkers and exercise ju...
Many parents think baby walkers and exercise jumpers can help their child develop quicker, but in fact they do the opposite, experts warn.
River Thames fireworks postponed due to whale named Benny
Benny the beluga, curiously far away from his usual home in the Arctic, is unwittingly forcing a major fireworks event to be postponed until he leaves for hi...
Cash Converters settles class action for $16.4 million
The payday lender's share price rises after it settles a class action launched by 30,000 Queensland borrowers, without admitting fault.
Review calls on ATO to better manage conflicts of interest
The Australian Taxation Office needs to better manage conflicts of interests within its ranks to minimise risks of corruption, according to the findings of a...
Sydney Anglicans back down on smoking ceremonies ban, but...
The Sydney Anglican Diocese has backed down on a controversial policy banning smoking ceremonies on church property following outrage from Indigenous leaders...
'We were gagged': Thurston hits out at Bulldogs' silence ...
Johnathan Thurston decries an inability to defend himself and his teammates under club orders during the 2004 gang rape scandal that rocked the Canterbury Bu...
Banking commission lessons likely to be short-lived, warn...
Shocking misconduct revealed at the banking royal commission is likely to be repeated as short memories allow complacency to gradually return, warns a former...
Is it a case of stadiums half-full or TV rooms half-empty...
Both basketball and football have enormous grassroots participation and boast encouraging attendance figures in their new seasons, but they also share a comm...
'The worst 11 months of my life': Rush tells court news a...
Actor Geoffrey Rush tells a defamation trial he went into "an emotional spiral" in the months after an article in The Daily Telegraph accused him of inapprop...
What child sexual abuse survivors want to see happen afte...
For some survivors of child sexual abuse, the apology delivered by the Prime Minister is welcome, but they still want to see further action.
US-bound migrant caravan swells despite Trump's threat to...
Chanting "yes we can", thousands of mostly Honduran migrants cross into Mexico from Guatemala as busloads of police in riot gear arrive along a southern high...
Man who killed nurse in Melbourne hit-and-run had killed ...
A 21-year-old man jailed for 11 years for killing a nurse in a hit-and-run with a stolen car had previously killed a passenger in a car he had been driving d...
'I believe you, we believe you, your country believes you'
"Today Australia confronts a trauma, an abomination hiding in plain sight for far too long," the Prime Minister says, as hundreds of people gather in Canberr...
Eurydice Dixon's accused murderer faces more charges
Police lay three additional charges against the Melbourne man accused of raping and murdering aspiring comedian Eurydice Dixon.
Sydney nuclear medicine lab 'should be replaced after fai...
A 1950s-era nuclear medicine facility in south-west Sydney should be replaced after a worker was exposed to radioactive material, an independent review recom...
From a 'pretty communist' to world stage, Jacinda Ardern ...
One year since Jacinda Ardern became Prime Minister, New Zealanders are re-familiarising themselves with the idea that the state can be a force for good, wri...
From a 'pretty communist' to the world stage, Jacinda Ard...
One year since Jacinda Ardern became Prime Minister, New Zealanders are re-familiarising themselves with the idea that the state can be a force for good, wri...
Widow calls for changes to NT guardianship laws after no ...
A Darwin widow is seeking changes to the Northern Territory's guardianship laws, after her elderly husband was given medication without her knowledge or cons...
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