Bangladesh Needs to Shore up Its Flood Defence
Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country with floods hitting almost every year, leaving a trail of destruction despite having early warning systems. Now expert...
New push to find killers of man whose remains were found ...
Detectives door-knock residents of a township in the mid-north of South Australia as they ramp-up enquiries into the death of a man who's remains were found ...
Steelmaker teams with Ross Garnaut to run factories using...
Steel-making baron Sanjeev Gupta and climate change expert Ross Garnaut sound like strange bedfellows. But the pair are behind a plan to run four [?] steel m...
Farming anguish as drought-hit southern Tasmania prays fo...
While Tasmania's north and north-east farming districts are experiencing almost unprecedented rainfall and lush spring pastures, in the state's south and eas...
Russia unveils monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer ...
Russia unveils a statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle that became by some estimates the most lethal weapon ever made and the be...
RSL NSW councillor admits to helping cover up president's...
An RSL NSW state councillor admits he covered up allegations of former President Don Rowe's corporate credit card spending discrepancies to avoid embarrassment.
RSL NSW councillor admits to helping cover up president's...
An RSL NSW state councillor admits he covered up allegations of former President Don Rowe's corporate credit card spending discrepancies to avoid embarrassment.
UK police make more arrests in London tube attack investi...
British counter-terror police arrested two more people in relation to the London underground attack that left 30 people injured, bringing the total number to...
Alcohol floor price in WA: Unfair impost or potential lif...
Angered by the sale of cheap wine by Aldi, the WA Health Minister flags the introduction of a floor price on alcohol to stop the sale of bargain-basement boo...
Antarctic station gets home delivery courtesy of breakthr...
Australia is now able to get critical supplies to its more remote Antarctic bases after mid-air refuelling allowed an RAAF cargo plane to reach Davis Station.
Japan and South Korea applaud Trump for brazenness in UN ...
While some have criticised Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations last night, Japan and South Korea have today applauded the US President for his brazen...
Evidence from suspected abuse victims inadmissible due to...
Recorded interviews with young children suspected to be victims of sexual or physical abuse are not able to be used as evidence in criminal trials because of...
Disability transport services 'may go without improved ND...
Disability service providers across Australia consider shedding their transport services because there are no funding commitments in the NDIS to directly cov...
Queensland woman dies in Bali scooter crash
A 27-year-old Townsville woman who died in a scooter crash in Bali is remembered as a "determined, gentle spirit".
No widespread contamination from Adani's wetlands release...
There is no evidence the release of stormwater from Abbot Point Coal Terminal caused widespread contamination of the nearby Caley Valley Wetlands, Queensland...
Increase in aged-care complaints welcomed by commissioner
The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner welcomes a 20 per cent increase in complaints, saying it means more people now know about the service.
Real estate up to 30pc overvalued in Sydney, Melbourne: e...
House prices in Australia's two biggest capital cities are between 25-30 per cent overvalued, according to a leading economist, but he only expects a 10 per ...
'I pity her': Myanmar market sellers react to Aung San Su...
In Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, sellers at a morning market give their opinions of Aung San Suu Kyi's speech in which she condemned all human rights violatio...
November deadline set for Indonesia-Australia trade deal
The Australian and Indonesian trade ministers announce a November deadline to complete a bilateral trade deal, of which limited details have been made public.
Astronaut Andrew Thomas pushes for Australia to make gian...
As Adelaide prepares to host a major conference on space travel, astronaut Andrew Thomas again makes the case for a homegrown space agency.
Mental health patients sent to hostels by hospital 'assau...
Discharged mental health patients from the Royal Hobart Hospital who have been sent to stay at backpacker hostels have assaulted guests and verbally abused s...
Greta Scacchi's love affair with Italian cinema
From lead roles in Hollywood to the stages of Paris, Greta Scacchi's acting career has taken her around the world — but Italy holds a specials place in her h...
Physios, lawyer arrested as part of alleged green slip scam
NSW Police say they have cracked open an organised crime syndicate which allegedly made millions of dollars from fraudulent compulsory third party insurance ...
Nearly 1,000 employees remain at Holden as the final coun...
Some 950 Holden employees remain at the factory in Adelaide's north — a month out from the site's closure — with many yet to find alternative work.
No safety assessment done before pilot fell into crevasse...
A helicopter pilot who fell into a Antarctic crevasse was only wearing light clothing at the time of the accident, an inquest into his death hears.
Heterosexual, white men 'aren't included in anything', Ca...
An ACT Liberal politician uses a parliamentary debate on inclusion to lament the lack of government support for heterosexual, white men.
Fair Work to investigate entertainer's sacking over same-...
Fair Work is looking into whether laws were broken when a Canberra businesswoman fired a contractor over their opposition to same-sex marriage.
Aung San Suu Kyi: A Leader in Denial?
After finally breaking silence with a much anticipated address on the ongoing crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has disappo...
Policeman got into murdered brothel madam's car, inquest ...
A witness tells the inquest into the unsolved murder of Shirley Finn how he saw a police officer at the crime scene on the night the Perth brothel madam was ...
I saw policeman get into Shirley Finn's car but police ig...
"Thanks mate, we got that" — that was the reply from police when a witness says he told them the day after Perth brothel madam Shirley Finn's 1975 murder tha...
'Toxic' MP to lose support if she doesn't disclose reside...
Liberal Party members in Mosman threaten to stop supporting their local MP Felicity Wilson, as she will not disclose where she lived to counter her "not accu...
Arnhem Land community calls for ban on commercial fishing...
Traditional owners in Maningrida, 500 kilometres east of Darwin, say they are struggling to feed their families because fish numbers and sea mammals are in s...
President Trump at the UN: a Reaction
Jessica Stern is Executive Director of OutRight Action International The post President Trump at the UN: a Reaction appeared first on Inter Press Service .
Ms Dhu's family gets $1.1m payment and state apology over...
Ex-gratia payment comes as WA government moves to implement a custody notification system, which attorney general says may have saved Dhu’s life The family o...
Grandstand, Whateley honoured at AFL media awards
ABC broadcaster Gerard Whateley wins a number of categories at the Australian Football Media Awards in Melbourne.
Councillor threatens to sue Labor MP over pre-selection w...
A Labor brawl in Melbourne's western suburbs escalates with local councillor Intaj Khan moving to sue federal MP Joanne Ryan for defamation after her failed ...
'King of Bling' councillor threatens to sue Labor MP
A Labor brawl in Melbourne's western suburbs escalates with local councillor Intaj Khan moving to sue federal MP Joanne Ryan for defamation after her failed ...
'King of Bling' suspended councillor threatens to sue Lab...
A Labor brawl in Melbourne's western suburbs escalates with suspended local councillor Intaj Khan moving to sue federal MP Joanne Ryan for defamation after h...
Aussie dollar strength is mainly US dollar weakness
The Australian dollar seems stuck to 80 US cents, but its rise is more a story about the US dollar's recent demise.
How did the Aussie dollar get to 80 US cents — and can it...
The Australian dollar seems stuck around 80 US cents, but its stability appears to rest heavily on the US Federal Reserve's inability to raise interest rates...
Don't invite me to your straight wedding until we all hav...
How can couples who support same-sex marriage still go ahead with their own wedding when their gay friends can't ? Don't invite me, writes Genevieve Callaghan.
Whyalla steelworks buyer invests in local renewables
Whyalla steelworks buyer Sanjeev Gupta buys a controlling stake in Adelaide-based energy company Zen Energy, and also takes a swipe at the high cost of power...
Groom 'turned his nose up at' warnings by marrying child ...
Authorities warned a Melbourne mother and her 14-year-old daughter's groom-to-be that it would be illegal for the pair to marry just a day before they went a...
Father's handmade bench for dead son taken from gravesite
A Gold Coast father issues an impassioned plea for the safe return of the handmade bench taken from his son's grave.
Will there be issues with the $10 note rollout?
The new $10 note is being rolled out from today, featuring a number of improved security features designed to protect the note against counterfeiting. But wi...
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