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- Why eggs and jam could be G20 threat
- Gold Coast SMS bully Dan Shearin pleads to keep job
- Park narks will not crash party
- G20 uniforms hit bum note
- Tourist dies after 4WD rollover
South Bank businesses are 'wary and nervous' how looming event will impact them, with some strict ground rules being enforced.
Man who sent 1439 messages to girlfriend says jail too harsh.
Council will target bootcamps, not birthdays, with park fines.
It's sensible. It's practical. It's the height of functionality.
A European tourist has died after a 4WD rollover on Fraser Island.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Hardship and triumph, such is life in the Grampians
- Medical marijuana company to list on ASX
- Contemporary arts precinct planned for Collingwood Technical School site
- Wurlitzer dusted off as Melbourne's two major musical organs join for recital
- A battle and an odyssey from Cocos remembered
- Racehorse retraining helps rehabilitate ex-soldiers with PTSD
- John Williams makes mark in Senate as battler for underdog
- NAPLAN results reliable indicator of VCE results for students
- Elaine Lee: Heartbreak to fame on television
- Uncontrollable bleeding but Katherine a survivor
- Millions bet on Victorian racing by suspected crime syndicate
- Gang blamed for stealing Gallipoli Anzac plaques
- Al Qaeda threatens Australian fuel supplies
- Melbourne's inner-east median house price hits $1.1 million
- Television previews for week beginning November 2
- Whitlam tribute: Jackie French believes it's time for children
- What's on in Melbourne and its surrounds
- For Queen & Country
- Tina Arena headline Christmas act for David Jones
- Entrepreneur Kerry Stokes' great Australian journey
- Much to discover before getting to the bare bottom of latest Peter Foster saga
- Turner family expands Spicers Group portfolio with Sangoma Retreat buy
- Stockland eyes retail and residential earnings for growth
- Defence wants to build helicopter training base at Jervis Bay and Nowra
- Silver city showdown
- Royal commission on union corruption told Julia Gillard should be cleared of any crime
- Siskin River launch debut album
- Six Degrees: from Joe Hockey to Robbie Williams
- Nova Peris allegations: new questions emerge over statement
- Record number of people attend Night Noodle Markets
- NAPLAN numeracy and literacy tests to be online in 2017
- What the world's top internet countries get wrong in understanding their people
- Drunk Perth man charged in New Zealand after 'aggressive' behaviour on Qantas flight to Melbourne
- Battle of Broken Hill an act of war or terrorism won't be commemorated
- Anzac metal letters stolen from commemorative site in Turkey
- Sex trafficking, slavery and forced marriage on the rise in Australia, say police
- Chinatown karaoke bars may hide sex workers, say police
- Top five: critics' picks
- Daniel Morcombe's father Bruce is confident the Australian legal system will prevail over murderer's appeal
- Rare photographs of Phar Lap's victories put on show
- Retail chain Toys 'R' Us fined more than $10,000 for selling dangerous cots
- NUSHIP Canberra on its way from Melbourne to Sydney
- Police appeal to teen over sex assault around Cherry Lake
- Senate inquiry into Joe Hockey's state infrastructure billions
- Victoria's Planning Minister rejects one mine, backs another
- Teddy bears at Parliament deliver Victorian voters' message on domestic violence
- Son of victims of crime campaigner Noel McNamara faces court on culpable driving charge
- Abbott government's Direct Action plan casts pall of uncertainty
- Victorian Rhodes Scholar aims to study nervous system
- Victoria hospitals plan thin on detail about possible future sites
- 'Team Australia' label not for everyone, says Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane
- Daniel Radcliffe a rapper's delight performing Blackalicious' Alphabet Aerobics
- Boy, 6, calls for caliphate in 'sickening' footage filmed in Lakemba
- Australian special forces unable to join fight against Islamic State until lraq issues visas
- Editorial cartoon
- How big is the ABC in Canberra?
- Dracula-type contact lenses could ruin your Halloween
- Norfolk Island leaders argue against rule by Canberra bureaucrats
- Lawson land blocks sell for close to $15 million at auction
- Government will allow unit titles to boost value of Fluffy land
- Mr Fluffy heritage-listed 1926 home awaits the bulldozer
- Labor wants earlier tax disclosure
- Sydney silk Geoffrey Watson defends ICAC against 'star chamber' claims
- Peter Foster implicated in international betting scam
- ACTU's Tim Lyons criticises royal commission into trade unions
- Knife-wielding stranger attempts sex assault in Melbourne's west
- Coalition MP Sarah Henderson breaks chamber rules with 'extra strong, extra hot' takeaway coffee
- Salt sores and whale songs rock kayak adventurer Jason Beachcroft
- Tony Abbott defends Joe Hockey during fuel excise debate
- China-Russia Axis: Will 'Putin model' lure Chinese president?
- New Abbot Point dredge plan to dump spoils in wetlands
- Epilepsy pioneers Ingrid Scheffer and Sam Berkovic awarded PM's Prize for Science
- National Disability Insurance Agency 'saves' money by not spending
- Navy technicians found not guilty of rape aboard HMAS Newcastle
- Security alerts lead to double the number of passports being cancelled
- Australian Islamic State recruiter's death unlikely to halt flow of fighters
- Tony Abbott opens Questacon's Ian Potter Foundation Technology Centre
- Brent Stirton wins Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year
- Red tape ruins Joe Hockey's pizza
- Cirque du Soleil's Totem review: Earthiness and human drama on show
- Australian Islamic State kingpin Mohammad Ali Baryalei dead: reports
- Muslims, murder and misconceptions: Australia's gaps show in global 'Index of Ignorance'
- Federal government fought special payments for starved, mistreated baby
- Europe's economies in the doldrums
- Australian kids are at risk of poverty despite promising figures in the Global Financial Crisis
- Concern for security, nationalism and trust in government are all on the rise in a national survey
- One in four Australians feels negative about Muslims, poll shows
- Edible spring flowers for Canberra gardens
- Pharmacist named ACT Business Woman of the Year
- Blood test developed by Melbourne University detects Alzheimer's disease before symptoms
- China plans Antarctic airfield to service base expansion
- Drone from Afghanistan will train pilots for unmanned future
- Compensation action shadows government proposal to cut renewable energy target: law report
- Blow for giant coal port expansion as US banks opt out
- Unions want domestic violence leave to be universal right
- Contract to kill: the story of an alleged $200,000 hit
- Scientific academy slams government's Great Barrier Reef plan
- Alzheimer's disease blood test at risk of running out of money
- Government sued over live export ban
- Young lawyers fight for jobs in tough Canberra market
When a bushfire destroyed their vineyard, Sarah Guthrie would only shrug her shoulders and say, `That's life'.
In the United States, it is known as the dot bong boom. And although in Australia cannabis does not - yet - flow as freely, the first medical marijuana company is about to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
The former Collingwood Technical School site on Johnston Street, already home to Circus Oz and the Melba Spiegeltent, will be transformed into a creative hub for artist studios, galleries and public spaces for exhibitions, performances and events.
A unique cross-Collins Street recital will see up to 2000 people listen to half a concert on the grand organ at the town hall then walk across to the Regent to hear the other half on that theatre's veteran Wurlitzer.
Australia's first naval battle of World War I led to a remarkable odyssey.
Scott Brodie knows broken. He has given more than 200 thoroughbred racehorses a life after the inner circle, and a ticket out of the knackery.
Just six years have passed since John Williams arrived in Canberra for his first day as a federal parliamentarian, but the backbencher known as "Wacka" has already made his mark.
Students starting VCE can look back to their NAPLAN results for a prediction about their chances of gaining entry to university, research shows.
Lee felt female viewers identified with Vera in Number 96 because she was a successful self-employed businesswoman who didn't need a man but always fell in love with the wrong one.
A woman who has survived dozens of medical emergencies because her blood won't clot is hoping for a normal life, writes Kate Hagan.
Law enforcement agencies have targeted a suspected crime syndicate deeply involved in Victorian horse racing and with ties to the AFL.
The brass letters spelling ANZAC had sat fixed to a stone plinth on the Gallipoli Peninsula above the Aegean Sea for more than 14 years. On Friday morning, they were gone.
Australia is the only developed country without either mandated industry stockholdings, government-owned stockholdings or government control over any or some of its oil and fuel infrastructure.
Why Melbourne's inner-east housing market is still bubbling along.
A foreigner documenting our war heroes, surprise cut on red meat, and an investigation into prostitution by a man who has paid for sex add to an intriguing week's viewing.
Australian Children's Laureate Jackie French reflects on what Gough Whitlam did for our kids and what our kids could do for themselves, given quality time.
Lots to do and see throughout the city and suburbs over the next week and into the future. Sean Wilson and Tara Kenny have compiled the action spots.
Believing that our ancestors were coerced into fighting somebody else’s war is, in fact, a modern misunderstanding, experts say.
Retail store enlists Australian singer to record a special Christmas theme song this year.
A new biography exposes some myths as it explores the legends surrounding Kerry Stokes.
By any measure, Wednesday night's instalment of A Current Affair showing footage of notorious conman Peter Foster being dragged from under bushes near Byron Bay - with his pants down around his ankles and bare buttocks on full display - was an outstanding piece of television.
The Sangoma Retreat has been sold to the Turner family; Graham Turner is the boss of Flight Centre.
Stockland has increased its residential footprint in Melbourne's northern suburbs while launching a multi-million dollar master-planned community west of Melbourne.
The construction of a helicopter training base at Jervis Bay airfield, part of the ACT, and Nowra, that makes greater use of simulators will be scrutinised by federal parliament's public works committee.
Gool Mahomed sold ice-cream around Broken Hill, so few took notice when the picnic train approached the two turbaned men beside his ice-cream cart flying a strange little red flag with a crescent and star.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard should be cleared of any crime in her dealings with union officials who misappropriated money from a union-linked slush fund, according to a submission by the royal commission into unions' counsel assisting.
Siskin River to launch The Hours They Keep
From pizza to placenta via pineapple and Clive Palmer. Peter Munro takes you through the week's news in six associative leaps.
Publication of salacious personal emails between Senator Peris and Mr Boldon raise a storm.
Eating is also about atmosphere ...the sounds and the smells and the spring evenings, says festival director Joanna Savill.
Schools will be able to choose to sit NAPLAN tests online in 2017 and the use of pen and paper for the national numeracy and literacy tests will be completely phased out by 2019, after education ministers agreed on the roll-out of interactive testing today.
Italy is the most ignorant of 14 countries with high internet penetration when it comes to understanding its own people, according to a survey.
A Perth man flying home from Chile has been detained in New Zealand after getting so drunk he became aggressive towards cabin crew and passengers on a flight to Melbourne.
The Federal Government won't be remembering the first Australians to be killed on home soil by the enemy at centenary commemorations in 2015.
The letters that spell out ANZAC have been stolen from the commemorative site at the North Beach in Turkey.
Fear is hindering federal police investigations into sex slavery, forced marriages and the child bride trade as numbers continue to rise in Australia.
She sings in Mandarin and sips on a Corona. At last orders she slips down a side corridor, but she'll be working for a few hours yet.
From an adults-only version of the Little Mermaid to a roof-raising farewell to FBi Social, we have the week covered.
Bruce Morcombe is confident the Australian legal system will prevail when the man convicted of murdering his son Daniel fronts the Court of Appeal next month.
A set of rare digitalised photographs of Phar Lap's Australian victories will be displayed at the National Museum of Australia.
Retail chain Toys 'R' Us has been fined more than $10,000 for selling cots that failed to meet minimum safety standards.
NUSHIP Canberra is on its way to Sydney, where she is due to be commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy.
Sex crimes police have appealed to a teenager to turn himself after a violent attack on a woman in Melbourne's west.
The Senate has set up an inquiry into Treasurer Joe Hockey's plans to hand out billions of dollars to state governments to privatise assets and reinvest the proceeds in new infrastructure.
A highly contested proposal to develop an open-cut goldmine metres from homes in Victoria's north-west has been rejected as too risky by the state Planning Minister, but another controversial mine has gained his approval in Victoria's Alps.
Hundreds of teddy bears brought the issue of domestic violence directly to the state's lawmakers.
A son of Victorian victims' campaigner Noel McNamara has been charged with culpable driving causing death and other serious offences over a crash that injured two others, one seriously.
Direct Action, the centrepiece of the Abbott government’s efforts to address climate change, remains a largely unknown quantity even in the wake of this week’s breakthrough deal between the Coalition and Clive Palmer’s Palmer United Party.
University of Melbourne student Alexander Eastwood has won the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at a top-ranking university next year.
Victoria's long-awaited health resources blueprint contains a list of achievements, but no details of future sites.
'Team Australia' call by Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stirred concerns over its effect on racial harmony in some quarters. Tom McIlroy reports.
Daniel Radcliffe wowed the audience on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon as a wizard touch explained his gift of the rapper's gab.
Boys as young as six years old have been filmed chanting extremist Muslim views and calling for US President Barack Obama to "go to hell" at a youth group meeting in Sydney's south-west.
Australia's special forces are elite warriors with a fearsome reputation, but it seems they have met their match in Iraq – the Baghdad bureaucracy.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Herald's editorial cartoonist.
Canberra's ABC radio and television line-up for 2015 won't be confirmed until the Abbott government announces how much it will cut the national broadcaster's ongoing funding.
While cosmetic eye lenses might be fun to use, eye specialists are warning of the possible dangers.
Pacific territory's representatives take aim at department's capacity and call for referendum or plebiscite.
Four blocks of land for multi-unit development in the new Belconnen suburb of Lawson have sold for almost $15 million at auction.
Most Fluffy blocks look to be subdivided or sold as unit titles
The ACT Government urged to rethink its position on owners wanting to rebuild on their own land, and look at different ways to spread the costs.
Immediate disclosure of the tax paid by the nation�s biggest companies.
`Extraordinary powers' granted the Independent Commission Against Corruption are justified says Geoffrey Watson.
Peter Foster's role with Sports Trading Club is expected to trigger an investigation into the structure of the highly secretive gambling business.
Australian Council of Trade Unions questions the federal government's promise that the royal commission into trade unions would be a "sword that will cut both ways".
Passing cyclist interrupts an attempted sexual attack by yelling at the man.
A Coalition MP was left drinking from the cup of remorse after she was caught handling a takeaway coffee in the House of Representatives.
A kayaker who encountered hell and heaven on the high seas around Australia has been named the adventurer of the year.
Joe Hockey's 'poorest people' comment comes back to haunt him.
There are hints Australia may may need to set new rules in dealings with Chinese president President Xi Jinping.
The Abbott government appears poised to fast-track the approval of plans to dump millions of tonnes of dredge from a coal port expansion on to internationally significant wetlands.
It was only a few hundred years ago that people with epilepsy were thought to be possessed by the devil. While that stigma has passed, doctors continued to believe the disorder was acquired from an injury; a fall, a difficult labour, tumour or a sports or car accident as recently as two decades ago.
The National Disability Insurance Agency underspent its budget by $18 million in the 2013-14 financial year, raising hope for people with disabilities who have missed out on funding.According to the NDIA annual report, tabled in federal parliament on Wednesday, only $130.9 million of an allocated $148.8 million was spent on supporting people with disabilities in 2013-14.
The number of passports cancelled by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop more than doubled during the 2013-14 financial year, due mainly to national security concerns and advice from intelligence agencies.
Government trying to confirm death of Australian terrorist and Islamic State kingpin Mohammad Ali Baryalei.
``It's very much about the philosophy of I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand, I innovate and I change the world' at Questacon, council chairman Leon Kempler told everyone including Prime Minister Tony Abbott who opened the renamed Ian Potter Foundation Technology Centre on Wednesday.
Wildlife champion Brent Stirton has won the prestigious photojournalism award for the second consecutive year.
Treasurer Joe Hockey urges big business to help reduce the cost of red tape.
Cirque du Soleil's latest circus spectacular has more heart and sweat.
Authorities are seeking to confirm reports that Australian terrorist and Islamic State kingpin Mohammad Ali Baryalei has been killed in Syria.
Australians are mostly wrong on what our society looks like. We think there are far more Muslims in Australia than there actually are, and that unemployment is far more widespread than it really is. We also wrongly assume that murders are on the rise.
The federal government repeatedly fought to strip special childcare payments from a child still recovering from near-fatal starvation and neglect as a baby.
Europe's economies are stumbling and there's the chance of a knock-on effect that could hit here.
Australia protected kids during the GFC but an expert warns against complacency.
The level of public trust in the Abbott Government soared in three months as public attention shifts from the budget to a heightened sense of nationalism and national security, a new survey indicates.
Although Australia remains a highly cohesive society, a recent survey shows a quarter of Australians are intolerant of Muslims.
Gardens are colourful at this time of year, so which flowers are great for the dinner table? Owen Pidgeon reveals his favourites.
A Canberra pharmacist has been named Telstra ACT Business Woman of the Year.
Researchers have found that people with Alzheimer's disease, or likely to develop it, have a particular genetic signature which distinguishes them from healthy people.
Beijing wants to build an airfield at the Zhongshan base, near Australia's Davis station.
The Australian Defence Force is boosting its drone training program by bringing an unmanned aircraft back from Afghanistan in preparation for a future in which the technology will play a much greater role.
Lowering the renewable energy target is likely to undermine existing investments while freezing new ones, and open the federal government to demands for compensation, a leading law firm has said in a report.
Two more global banking giants have declared they will not participate in funding for the Abbot Point coal port expansion, adding fresh financial doubts for potentially Australia’s biggest coal mines.
Victims of domestic violence would be eligible for two weeks' leave and flexible start-finish times to reduce the risk of stalking, under new provisions sought by unions.
The task was to kill Sydney construction industry standover man Joe Antoun. The price: $200,000.
The country's leading scientific academy has released a scathing critique of the draft plan to manage the Great Barrier Reef, warning it was inadequate to restore or even maintain the health of the World Heritage site over the next three decades.
Work on a simple blood test that could help identify and prevent one of the biggest health concerns facing Australians, Alzheimer's disease, is at risk of stalling due to a cloud over funding.
Cattle exporters are mounting a class action, potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars, against the Commonwealth over the 2011 live export ban.
The head of the School of Law at Canberra University urges graduates to be open-minded in pursuit of a legal career.
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