Thu Dec 08 08:35:55 UTC 2016Prosecutors argue chief magistrate's comments on 'abysmally run' cases may create a perception of bias.
Thu Dec 08 08:32:58 UTC 2016Cricket Australia officials wined and dined Australian captain Steve Smith and David Warner in Melbourne on Wednesday night.
Thu Dec 08 08:32:15 UTC 2016Do you have a bunch of clothes in your wardrobe but they just... aren't quite right?
Thu Dec 08 08:30:35 UTC 2016A man has appeared for a sentencing hearing after he lit a gas bottle on fire in McDonald's.
Thu Dec 08 08:29:35 UTC 2016The Sydney skyline is set to be transformed with the development of the new $500 million Ritz-Carlton hotel, including apartments and an updated restaurant strip at Pyrmont, as part of the Star Entertainment group's renovation of the city's main casino as it prepares to take on James Packer's Crown resort at Barangaroo.
Thu Dec 08 08:26:31 UTC 2016The ACT's performance worse than anywhere except Western Australia, but probably just an anomaly, say economists.
Thu Dec 08 08:25:45 UTC 2016He missed out on reclaiming his Test spot, but Adam Voges cracked an unbeaten 78 to help guide Western Australia to a drought-breaking eight-wicket win over Queensland in the Sheffield Shield clash at the WACA Ground.
Thu Dec 08 08:19:23 UTC 2016Sunrise's Edwina Bartholomew introduced herself simply as "Edwina", leaving Gibson to ask who she was not once, but twice.
Thu Dec 08 08:19:04 UTC 2016While Canberran's need to do more to ensure their children have appropriate water safety skills, it is not a given that making this happen is just one more job for the ACT Government job. Parental responsibility must also play a part.
Thu Dec 08 08:15:12 UTC 2016Marie-Louise Ayres has spent 14 years working in senior roles at the NLA, but the last five have been something of an apprenticeship.
Thu Dec 08 08:17:09 UTC 2016A warning for severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain has been issued for south east Queensland.
Thu Dec 08 08:12:41 UTC 2016The Turnbull government is sitting on advice that an emissions intensity scheme would make electricity bills cheaper.
Thu Dec 08 08:12:33 UTC 2016Canberra's children doing better than the rest of the country, but some problems not improving.
Thu Dec 08 08:10:57 UTC 2016WA Police wish to speak to a man and woman who are believed to have stolen a six week old Jack Russel puppy from a Morley pet store on Tuesday afternoon.
Thu Dec 08 08:10:26 UTC 2016The high price for a person working in regional WA to fly home for Christmas has prompted renewed calls for a Parliamentary Inquiry to look into the cost of regional flights, particularly in mining towns.
Thu Dec 08 08:08:29 UTC 2016Agencies guarding sensitive VCE data have been called "incompetent", after schools were sent inaccurate information about students affected by an unprecedented student data leak.
Thu Dec 08 08:07:30 UTC 2016WorkSafe ACT is investigating two separate serious workplace incidents from this week.
Thu Dec 08 08:06:54 UTC 2016A magistrate has pilloried a man's claim that he was rigorously cleaning his eastern suburbs backyard when he accidentally splashed chlorine on the face of a neighbour with whom he had an ongoing feud.
Thu Dec 08 08:11:15 UTC 2016Julie Morgan is exactly the sort of person likely to qualify should Victoria's proposed assisted dying laws pass next year. And she doesn't want them.
Thu Dec 08 08:16:28 UTC 2016A shop owner has been charged with selling toxic moonshine alcohol that killed three people near the north-western NSW town of Collarenebri.
Thu Dec 08 08:04:07 UTC 2016Victoria's state coroner is set to close the court's files of three high-profile underworld murders without being able to rule on who pulled the triggers.
Thu Dec 08 07:57:33 UTC 2016Premier Mike Baird will implement key recommendations of former judge Ian Callinan
Thu Dec 08 07:49:26 UTC 2016So, what does Mercedes Formula 1 do now that they need to fill an important vacancy with a fair degree of urgency? They place an advertisement in a motorsport magazine looking for a new driver.
Thu Dec 08 07:45:44 UTC 2016The ACT government is calling on all Canberrans to become backyard lifeguards this summer in a campaign aimed at decreasing drowning deaths in the ACT.
Thu Dec 08 07:41:22 UTC 2016St Vincents Hospital has called on the Baird government to reconsider its plans to extend bottle shop trading hours, saying a 10 pm closing time has "stopped a conveyor belt of carnage".
Thu Dec 08 07:37:57 UTC 2016Arson Squad arrests woman who allegedly tried to drug elderly couple in Ballajura, before setting their house on fire.
Thu Dec 08 07:33:48 UTC 2016The days of paying a yearly roadside assistance fee could be numbered, thanks to a new app recently launched in Perth.
Thu Dec 08 07:21:26 UTC 2016Kobe Mutch grew up playing in the same junior teams as Isaac Cumming and Lachlan Tiziani, who were drafted like he was two weeks ago. Their North Broken Hill side used to win by a pile of points every weekend, so his dad would send him out to play with something specific to work on. "One week he said, only kick with your left foot,' he said. "And the next week, it was my right."
Thu Dec 08 07:20:36 UTC 2016The NRL has sought the counsel of its greatest competitor, the AFL, as it prepares to adopt the biggest equalisation measure since the introduction of the salary cap.
Thu Dec 08 07:18:13 UTC 2016A new fixed speed camera on Graham Farmer Freeway has prompted calls for the Road Safety Commission to better explain the criteria used in determining where they are placed.
Thu Dec 08 07:22:15 UTC 2016Stephen Conroy is hardly the first elected public servant to augment his or her generous publicly-funded superannuation scheme like this. But for some reason, the Conroy example smells worse than others.
Thu Dec 08 07:12:34 UTC 2016With six teenagers in their squad, the Melbourne Renegades are doing things differently to their competitors.
Thu Dec 08 07:06:18 UTC 2016A Kambah couple in their 80s are sharing the Christmas spirit in the most beautiful way.
Thu Dec 08 07:03:36 UTC 2016Assisted dying laws will be introduced to the Victorian parliament with the support of Premier Daniel Andrews next year.
Thu Dec 08 07:57:41 UTC 2016Network Ten chairman David Gordon has taken aim at Facebook and its fake news scandal. "Lies and deception," he says.
Thu Dec 08 07:00:16 UTC 2016In 2013, a paraglider carrying two men flew off a cliff near Warrnambool and disappeared.
Thu Dec 08 07:00:14 UTC 2016The Federal Court has ruled Woolworths did not break the law by demanding retrospective payments from suppliers to bolster its profit result.
Thu Dec 08 06:58:50 UTC 2016The current regime offers no incentives for restraint. Instead, to the contrary, there's an incentive to smash bevvies before the nanny state sends you home.
Thu Dec 08 06:57:52 UTC 2016Storms, a dodgy mould, an overhead line issue and a broken down train combined to create a public transport meltdown on the Queensland Rail network on Thursday.
Thu Dec 08 06:50:52 UTC 2016There is a long way to go before smart phones rival credit or debit cards as a means of making tap-and-go payments, new figures show.
Thu Dec 08 07:10:15 UTC 2016Victoria is the only state whose regional economy went backwards in 2015-16.
Thu Dec 08 06:46:07 UTC 2016The festive season can be as overwhelming as it is merry, especially when you're confronted by the frailty of elderly relatives.
Thu Dec 08 06:43:50 UTC 2016Who has been crowned the Queen of Curtin?
Thu Dec 08 07:06:09 UTC 2016At a caucus meeting of State Labor MPs on Thursday, Daniel Andrews told his colleagues that he wanted a respectful, mature debate about assisted dying.
Thu Dec 08 06:41:38 UTC 2016The kids will soon be jumping off the Bawley Point gantry again. But don't tell anyone.
Thu Dec 08 06:41:33 UTC 2016David Warner, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood sit on the informal body in the current Australian team - but not the captain Steve Smith.
Thu Dec 08 06:37:40 UTC 2016Energy giant Santos has relegated its billion-dollar Narrabri gas project to a "non-core asset", stoking speculation the company plans to sell or spin off the venture.
Thu Dec 08 06:36:18 UTC 2016Its the first genuine six pointer of the season as Sydney look to gain revenge for their FFA Cup Final defeat at the hands of Melbourne City _ and stretch their lead at the top of the A_League table still further.
Thu Dec 08 06:35:33 UTC 2016Western Sydney must have a Super Rugby team, according to the new man in charge of the Shute Shield.
Thu Dec 08 06:32:35 UTC 2016Moments after Junior Paulo took off his shirt, revealing a rippling frame almost 20kg heavier than his own, Paul Gallen spoke with a bravado befitting his second occupation.
Thu Dec 08 06:31:14 UTC 2016As expected, former AFL executive and Racing Victoria strategy officer, Andrew Catterall, has formally been announced as the new racing.com chief executive.
Thu Dec 08 06:29:55 UTC 2016Western Sydney Wanderers are celebrating a major victory in the design for the new stadium in Parramatta after a safe standing section for active fans was included in the final plans for the new 30,000 seated venue.
Thu Dec 08 06:28:10 UTC 2016Santos will package up its non-core assets to run as a separate business, aiming to slash net debt by $US1.5b within three years.
Thu Dec 08 06:24:20 UTC 2016Today's news that the Andrews government will set up an expert panel to design assisted dying laws is good public health policy.
Thu Dec 08 07:27:08 UTC 2016When I was asked if I wanted to go for a 'ride-a-long' with police it conjured up images of listening to Cold Chisel, some odd banter about how to best put a buffalo in a headlock and why the psychotic warden in The Shawshank Redemption is misunderstood.
Thu Dec 08 06:22:02 UTC 2016The Royal Commission into juvenile detention rejected a last minute attempt by the Northern Territory government to stop witnesses giving evidence. With the push on to complete the Royal Commission by March 31, staff have been working seven day weeks since September and concerns about difficulties with young witnesses giving evidence have started to impact on the inquiry
Thu Dec 08 06:20:00 UTC 2016Josh Hazlewood's career-best summer has earned him rave reviews from the great Glenn McGrath, who rates the giant quick as the best fast bowler in world cricket.
Thu Dec 08 06:17:24 UTC 2016Robbie Farah is hellbent on featuring in an opening round grudge match against his former club the Wests Tigers and will forego surgery on a torn biceps sustained at training during the week.
Thu Dec 08 06:16:15 UTC 2016Sharni Layton has won her second straight ANZ Championship player of the year gong.
Thu Dec 08 06:15:54 UTC 2016This sudden support of One Nation is less about immigration and more about rent-seeking for the aviation industry
Thu Dec 08 06:12:07 UTC 2016Football Federation Australia has asked TV networks to state their preferred A-League expansion club locations as part of negotiations for what they hope is a bumper new broadcast deal.
Thu Dec 08 06:12:01 UTC 2016Police said they are "leaving no stone unturned" in the hunt for a suspect, following a grisly killing in Townsville overnight.
Thu Dec 08 06:10:27 UTC 2016Villager Taufik Hidayat has seen a baby in the claws of an excavator and the corpses of a father and his son, still clinging to each other in death.
Thu Dec 08 08:27:23 UTC 2016Former NSW deputy police commissioner Nick Kaldas has accused the state's ombudsman of being biased against him.
Thu Dec 08 06:16:09 UTC 2016It's a liberated love story for the ages. A couple prosecuted for trafficking drugs in Wodonga have celebrated their freedom with a marriage proposal outside court.
Thu Dec 08 06:05:17 UTC 2016The ASX 200 jumps back above 5500 points as miners surge, prompting talk of an early Santa rally.
Thu Dec 08 06:28:05 UTC 2016Banks helped lift the local sharemarket to its highest in more than three months, prompting talk of an early Santa rally.
Thu Dec 08 06:15:16 UTC 2016Victoria's rail union has amplified its call for Melbourne's train and tram systems to be returned to public ownership following a report that identifies major deficiencies in how the government handles the contracts..
Thu Dec 08 05:59:02 UTC 2016An office worker was lucky to escape uninjured after a large sheet of glass fell from a building and landed on him.
Thu Dec 08 05:58:58 UTC 2016The Turnbull government has ramped up its fight with Fremantle council by banning the city from holding citizenship ceremonies "under any circumstances" at its "culturally-inclusive alternative event" on January 28.
Thu Dec 08 06:08:27 UTC 2016Men should work to understand what it's like to be a woman, but if Tom Ford thinks it's about being sexually "passive" he hasn't learned anything.
Thu Dec 08 05:54:51 UTC 2016Taxpayers continue to fund the generous pension plans of criminal former politicians.
Thu Dec 08 05:54:16 UTC 2016The chances of Perth fishers reeling in a decent catch this summer are set for a boost as Recfishwest prepares to sink two 'fish towers' off the city's coastline.
Thu Dec 08 05:52:42 UTC 2016It is a continuing disgrace that some of these victims are not receiving veterans' benefits to which they are entitled.
Thu Dec 08 05:52:30 UTC 2016The exhibition is the closest experience possible to visiting the famous site.