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- Mother of baby boy found in drain identified: Police
- Police shoot man at Tewantin
- Tinder-loving schoolies hooked
- Sunshine Coast runway plan
- Letter costs students formal
The mother of the infant left in a Sydney drain is a 20-year-old from Quakers Hill.
Man dies after being shot by police on Sunshine Coast Sunday afternoon.
The use of "hook-up" mobile phone apps will skyrocket this week.
The submissions come after release of the environmental impact study.
A run-in with a teacher has left three Toowoomba students locked out of their formal.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Julie Bishop amuses her Twitter followers
- Sydney sends HMAS Success to the Middle East for operation Manitou
- Music review: The Preatures' Manfredi mesmerises the men at The Forum
- Sydney and Brisbane tell Melbourne: build airport rail link
- Politician and mining magnate Clive Palmer attempts to suppress existence of private plane
- Mamdouh Habib's legal case in Egypt on verge of collapse
- US kids killed, maimed by guns statistics
- Unilever says it will ban face scrub product polluting harbour in two months
- Melbourne's trains start later on Sunday than any other Australian city
- Sunday explainer: Refugees and the great legal run-around
- Protesters and pollies: "No cuts to the ABC'', as the carnage begins
- Editorial cartoon
- Best of the world - November 23, 2014
- When should parents take on freedom and 'tell all' challenges with children
- Schoolies deserting Gold Coast for Byron Bay, Airlie Beach, Bali
- Surging popularity of Tinder and dating apps changes schoolies socialising
- The paid and unpaid workload on Aussie dads heavy by world standards
- International money transfer businesses launch class action against Westpac
- Sun and surf primed as NSW coast prepares for Canberra onslaught
- Non-elective surgery delays slammed as unacceptable after four-day fast
- Public housing tenants fear alleged brothel keeper
- Nurse blows whistle on poor patient care at Canberra Hospital
- A totally rocking election
- Palmer power weakens as Xenophon fosters allies
- Thai surrogate baby Gammy could become an Australian citizen
- Suspected Brothers 4 Life member demanded $100,000, court told
- Stop the BS, Quentin Dempster tells Malcolm Turnbull
- ACT veterinarians cracking under pressure of overwork, poor pay and reduced numbers
- Future of Auslan sign language threatened in ACT
- Flight MH370: Emirates chief Sir Tim Clark believes information is being concealed
- Judges blast crime policies, warning they won't make Victoria safer
- A tale of two Tonys
- Police raid home and business of rock 'n' roll promoter Andrew McManus
- The world's biggest mystery is in Martin Dolan's sights
- Donations in Kind recycles school kits for Vanuatu children
- Work without pay: what are we thinking?
- Emirates head Tim Clark presses for change to prevent another MH17 tragedy
- Split divides need for police numbers and push to reform force
- New nursing initiatives to boost patient care at Canberra Hospital
- Warrnambool City Council leak to be investigated
- Australia will miss emissions target due to Direct Action, UN says
- 'Bubbly and chatty' Sydney mother the latest alleged victim of domestic violence
- ABC cuts tipped to hit news services including 7:30 and Lateline
- Army is a good employer of women, says APEC
- Evidence of recruiting men to fight in Syria fanciful, Hamdi Alqudsi tells court
- Great Barrier Reef will be 'slaughtered': scientists dismiss Julie Bishop's claim reef not at risk
- Asylum seekers in Cambodia suffer extortion, discrimination, probe finds
- We do not believe the Great Barrier Reef is in danger: Julie Bishop
- Pay parking to be introduced for visitors to Parliament House
- Fear forges unlikely alliances with IS extremists
- Tanker stand-off highlights Australia's foreign shipping and fuel dependence
- Sydney-bound Qantas flight diverted due to medical emergency
- Sydney heatwave and New York snowstorm: how to read the world's weird weather
- Hot, dry summer ahead: fire-fighting resources stretched
- Skin colour a bar to renting in Moree
- Less bang for small-buck ABC as viewers short-changed by budget axe
- Latest Gina Rinehart family feud to play out in public eye
- CSG study finds elevated methane levels near gas fields
- Work-life balance is getting worse for Australians: new report
- Australia has one of highest rates of asthma in the world
- Landmark report reveals scale of indigenous disadvantage
- More children in dangerous rooming houses
- Bikies to descend on Canberra in protest 'freedom ride'
- CSIRO morale plummeting, survey shows
- Free trade: what you need to know
- Government confirms Green Climate Fund no-show
- Businesses want higher emission cuts
- Welcome to the new Great Game
- Chinese President Xi Jinping receives a Bobbie bear at Hobart airport
- El Nino to bring a hot, dry summer
- ACTU strategy: 'Getting unions more modern and democratic'; Julia Gillard states case to royal commission
- First graduate of work skills program developed by TAFE and AFFORD
- Rosetta comet landing: Stunning images plot Philae's first touch down and bounce
- Qantas Airways big winner from free trade deal with China
- China wins more flexibility in foreign investment but not for state owned companies
- Victorian state election: PUP candidate's record on the record
- Cemeteries operator fined for alleged misleading conduct
- Tim Smith transcript
- G20: the new security era - get used to it say the experts
- G20: Menu offers nation's finest for world's leaders
- Police on the scrapheap
- Sacked Bishop Bill Morris to campaign for ordination of married men
- Manslaughter, sexual assault charges after two-year investigation into death of woman, 20
- Victorian election: Final list of candidates posted, marginal electorates swing
- Stick your neck out and try something different on the menu
- Money remitter restrictions: poor and disadvantaged to be hardest hit
- Greece claims ownership of Twelve Apostles in tourism promotion
- Scientists seek equation to brew the perfect beer
- Abbott tells world his woes
- Chinese human rights advocates hold “private briefing” for Australian politicians inside Parliament House
- Brisbane turns on the heat for G20 summit as monthly records melt
- Economic reform "massively difficult": Tony Abbott
- Mike Baird expresses confidence in Andrew Scipione and Nick Kaldas
- The whitest light is remembrance of mushroom cloud burst for survivor Charles Edwards
- Cutting hair for the homeless boosts mindsets and images
- Sign painting teacher Mike Meyer is sparking fresh interest in a dying craft
- Sydney heading for 1000-house auction day
- Ultranet executive accused of fraud
- Philip Nitschke tribunal: Medical Board granted power to raid homes
- Home front pressures a major problem for those who did not serve
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has amused Twitter users after she began using "emojis" in a series of tweets on Sunday evening.
The ship will assist the international coalition against terrorism.
For a band that have seemingly blown up overnight, The Preatures, and particularly frontwoman Isabella Manfredi, look like they've been preparing for this moment all their lives.
Melbourne is looking to a future where public transport carries 50 per cent of airport passengers rather than 10 per cent as at present.
Mr Palmer's legal counsel argued the existence of the legal proceeding should be suppressed from the public.
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Mamdouh Habib's legal case for compensation against the Egyptian government, is on the verge of collapse because the Australian government has refused to help him.
The number of guns in the US: 270 to 310 million
A pharmaceutical giant says it will ban a product that has been polluting Sydney Harbour.
The sluggish start time also means some V/Line services leave Southern Cross Station almost an hour before the first Metro train of the day arrives
Australia again changed the settings on its humanitarian refugee intake last week, cutting out people who claim asylum via Indonesia. What will this mean? Adam Morton explains.
As rolling protests against funding cuts to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation began on Saturday, past Victorian premiers have lamented the expected passing of the state edition of 7.30.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Herald's editorial cartoonist.
The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
Calling the shots is an ongoing challenge for parents from the day a youngster is born. Cosima Marriner made inquiries.
Instead many students are carousing at Byron Bay, or going abroad to Bali where the booze is cheap.
The use of "hook-up" mobile phone apps is set to skyrocket at this week's schoolies event, but parents shouldn't race to lock up their teens just yet.
Australian mothers and fathers with children under four have heavier workloads than counterparts in other wealthy countries, a survey shows.
Disadvantaged and isolated communities in some of the world's poorest regions will be hardest hit by Westpac's decision, say affected businesses.
Surf boards are being waxed, the chips are in the fryer and rooms are being aired, as eyes turn once again to the sandy beaches and clear skies of the NSW south coast.
Fasting patients waiting for surgery are upset they are sent away time and time again.
Offers of sex, threats of violence and drug use spook residents of Kurralta Court on Yambina Crescent.
A Canberra Hospital nurse has gone to the media to blow the whistle on what they described as continuing falling patient care standards at the ACT's largest hospital.
The 2014 state election campaign can already be crowned the most rock 'n' roll election outing in Australian history.
The fracturing of the Palmer United Party is causing a power shift in Parliament.
Citizenship would give baby Gammy access to healthcare in Australia.
Alleged crime gang member charged with menace with intent to steal.
Malcolm Turnbull's efforts on the ABC cop a serve from stalwart presenter.
After two attempted suicides in his veterinary clinic, Damien Solley knows first hand mental health problems come hand-in-hand with working in the veterinarian industry.
A former Canberra Institute of Technology staffer is concerned Auslan sign language courses will be shelved from its curriculum.
Sir Tim Clark called into question who was in control of the doomed aircraft and the role of the Malaysian military.
Two of Victoria's most respected legal minds say mandatory sentencing is a recipe for injustice.
There may be some collateral damage over the contradictions flowing from the Abbott government.
Two properties linked to Melbourne businessman Andrew McManus have been raided by detectives from NSW and Victoria Police after claims by the controversial music promoter that he was the owner of $702,000 cash found in a Sydney hotel room in 2011.
Martin Dolan is a faceless aviation bureaucrat, until something big happens.
Canberra volunteers are sending second hand educational and medical equipment to countries near Australia.
The Australia Institute estimates the value of unpaid overtime worked by Australians across a year is $110 billion. So why do we do it?
The head of Emirates Airline wants better sharing of intelligence so that a disaster like that of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is not repeated.
The gulf between the demands of the Chief Commissioner and the powerful Police Association is believed to have delayed either side of government announcing funding for more officers before the state election.
Visits by family and friends are among things Canberra Hospital will more readily accommodate whenever possible.
Reporters from The Age and the Warrnambool City Council have been interviewed by investigators.
The United Nations believes Australia will fail to meet its 2020 emissions target and has blamed the Abbott government's decision to replace carbon-pricing with a "Direct Action" scheme.
There were no signs of the horror approaching as Vesna and Zoran Crnobrnja drank coffee, pulled out weeds and watered plants in the front yard of their Sydney home on Tuesday.
The ABC's newsrooms are bracing for job losses as the national broadcaster's board prepares to spend the weekend finding savings that are tipped to include 400 redundancies across the organisation.
The Australian Army has been chosen as one of the 50 best employers of women in the Asia-Pacific region.
A Sydney pensioner charged with recruiting and sending seven men to fight in Syria claims the "fanciful" case is based on "innocuous" acts like providing maps of Istanbul, religious advice and the details of mutual friends to show the travellers around foreign cities.
Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef will be “slaughtered” this century as seas warm and become more acidic, dismissing comments by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop that the reef was not at risk.
Cambodian authorities frequently extort money from asylum seekers living in the impoverished nation, according to an investigation that raises new concerns about Australia’s plan to send refugees there.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she does not believe the Great Barrier Reef is threatened, insisting Australia is doing everything possible to protect the environmental icon.
Work will begin on Monday to erect boom gates in the public car park at Parliament House as pay parking reaches another national institution.
Rebel groups facing death by starvation or IS are joining the Islamic State.
The crew of an Australian-operated petrol tanker are refusing to leave their ship in a dispute they say goes to the issues of national fuel security and threats to the marine environment posed by unsafe foreign-flagged vessels increasingly operating in local waters.
A Qantas flight from Dallas to Sydney has been forced to divert to Los Angeles due to a "medical emergency".
Blistering heat across Australia, frigid conditions across much of the continental US – what’s going on?
Australia’s fire-fighting resources may be stretched this summer with abnormally warm and dry weather raising the prospects of major bushfires across south-eastern Australia.
Like many people she knows, Kelly Briggs asked a white friend to rent the house she lives in after six months of applying as an Aboriginal woman and getting nowhere.
Malcolm Turnbull insists the ABC can deliver the same programming “for a smaller buck” but senior insiders at the national broadcaster say the cuts will diminish what viewers and listeners get.
Gina Rinehart's estranged children claim she has defrauded them of billions of dollars in mining profits and want her to repay them money they claim is rightfully theirs.
Methane levels near coal seam gas fields in Australia have been found to be as much as triple normal levels, raising renewed doubts about the global-warming benefits of using the gas compared with other energy sources.
The balance between work and life is deteriorating for four in 10 people, according to a new study which also found Australians are donating billions of dollars in free labour each year.
For asthmatics, wheezing and coughing are daily symptoms that can prove fatal, and in Australia the number of sufferers is soaring.
Levels of self-harm and incarceration for indigenous Australians have increased at alarming levels despite the efforts of both sides of politics to 'close the gap', the most comprehensive report on Indigenous wellbeing has found.
It was a place meant to provide shelter and safety for homeless children and their parents. Yet even a security guard who walked the corridors of the Oakleigh rooming house in its last days was hesitant to open the doors of the vacant bedrooms.
Thousands of bikies from all over Australia will descend on Canberra next week to protest against what they describe as draconian and controversial laws which ban meetings of bikie gang members.
CSIRO's staff morale has crashed and there is a growing chasm between senior management and staff.
What is a free trade agreement? An FTA is an international treaty that removes barriers to trade between two or more countries. They allow stronger trade and commercial ties to develop, contributing to increased economic integration. They can cover entire regions with multiple participants or link just two countries.
Australia is playing its part in an effective response to climate change through direct action, international engagement and aid program, according to a spokesman for Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
Half the firms surveyed backed deeper cuts than 5 per cent of 2000-level emissions by the end of the decade.
Nations large and small are deepening old military ties and forging new ones across the Asia-Pacific. It's the latest version of the new Great Game.
China's first lady Peng Liyuan was presented with a bright purple, powerfully scented lavender bear on her arrival in Tasmania but its days could be numbered.
The prospects of a hot and dry summer for much of Australia are increasing with “classic signs” of an El Nino event starting to emerge in the Pacific.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions will pre-empt findings from the royal commission into trade unions with its own strategies including an internal ombudsman to stamp out union corruption.
The Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD) and TAFE NSW have developed the state's first work skills program to support employees with disability. The program was recently recognised by the Minister for Disability Services, the Hon. John Ajaka MLC. The program is the first of its kind to provide a fully recognised qualification within the NSW TAFE system.
An "incredible" sequence of images captured by the comet chaser Rosetta tracking the intial path of its lander, Philae, to the comet surface to make its first touchdown has been released.
Qantas Airways will deepen its partnership with Shanghai-based airline China Eastern by seeking regulatory approvals to co-ordinate scheduling and pricing in the fast-growing Chinese market.
The free trade agreement struck between China and Australia will allow Chinese investors to apply to bring in workers in areas of skills shortages.
A Palmer United Party candidate is ineligible to run for the state election because he was once convicted of reckless injury.
Australia's largest funeral and cemeteries operator has been fined more than $100,000 for allegedly deceiving grieving families.
Michael Short: The Honourable Tim Smith QC, welcome to The Zone and thank you kindly for your time.
There were more police officers than delegates or protesters, the possession of eggs was a criminal offence and the plans were two years in the making, but security for the G20 summit has been hailed as a success.
Leaders attending the G20 in Brisbane are being offered some of Australia's finest produce.
Spiralling costs of the police death and disability scheme prompted changes, and a furious response from thousands of uniformed police officers.
Sacked Catholic Bishop Bill Morris is now well enough to visit Canberra to speak out against his treatment.
A Riverwood man has been charged with sexual assault and manslaughter after a two-year investigation into the death of a 20-year-old woman.
The final list of candidates for the November 29 state election has been posted, with 21 candidates squeaking in their registrations on Friday's deadline.
High in protein and low in cholesterol and fat alpaca seems the perfect meat treat.
Disadvantaged and isolated communities in some of the world's poorest regions will be hardest hit by moves to shut down the money remittance businesses, in the wake of fears over terrorism financing, according to industry operators.
The Greeks consider themselves the founders of democracy and mathematics. Now they’ve taken credit for one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks, the Twelve Apostles.
Can a scientific formula be used to brew the perfect beer? Scientists and amateur beer brewers Scott Brownless and Chad Husko think so.
PM's first remarks at international forum are surprisingly parochial.
Chinese human rights advocates will hold a “private briefing” for Australia’s politicians inside Parliament House on Monday, just hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks to the House of Representatives.
Leaders attending the G20 summit in Brisbane may not get to talk much about climate change but it might be harder to avoid discussing the weather.
Economic reform has proved "massively difficult" in Australia Tony Abbott has told world leaders while chairing his first session of the G20 summit in Brisbane on Saturday.
NSW Premier Mike Baird says Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione and one of his deputies, Nick Kaldas, have his full confidence following revelations both are being investigated by the Police Integrity Commission.
Charles Edwards' war was about to be over. He and Burt Kelly skittered outside and were hit with a searing wind. Rising into the sky was a cloud shaped like a mushroom.
Daniel has spent the morning opposite Flinders Street Station asking passers-by for loose change.
The increasing popularity of Mike Meyer's hand sign painting workshops show that this once widespread traditional craft may be cool again.
This year spring will end with either a bang or a bust.
Legal action against Greg Tolefe was launched by his former employer, Perth's ASG Group, in the months after he sold Cinglevue to CSG.
A woman whose home was searched as part of the Medical Board of Australia's investigation into euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has described the experience as like being "burgled while you were watching".
Much has been reported about the men who answered the call to arms during World War One. But to truly understand a nation at war it is important to look at other front - the battles being fought by those men who did not serve.
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