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- Timpanist Rick Miller on 40 years with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
- 'Stop bashing the banks' says David Gonski
- ARU and Di Patston settle out of court
- Asian Champions League: Brisbane Roar v Urawa Red Diamonds
- ACTION defends its shake-up of management as business as usual
- 'Sleep-deprived addict' strangled dealer, WA Supreme Court hears
- Lions coach Justin Leppitsch in physical clash with rookie Zac O'Brien
- Victorian State Budget 2015: No blockbuster as Victoria's new government settles in
- Macquarie University takes students to court to dissolve MUPRA union
- Port Adelaide ruckman Paddy Ryder finally finds peace
- Rob Horne welcomes resurgence of Wallabies rival Drew Mitchell
- Sam Docherty a bright spot for Blues after tough start
- Interest rate cut: Treasurer Joe Hockey urges Australians to spend
- Budget fudges property taxes: industry
- ANZ to repay millions of customers after $30m credit card glitch
- Principal of key banker school tells IBAC he's done no wrong
- Federal budget 2015: Winemakers cranky Kiwis will keep $25m wine subsidy for now
- St Kilda's Nick Riewoldt, Leigh Montagna return to take on Bulldogs
- Victorian budget 2015: Over $500m for 100,000 new jobs and limited tax relief
- Luke Hodge banned for three games for Andrew Swallow strike
- Talking Point: Should the AFL have a 'send off' rule?
- Kurt Gidley to leave Newcastle Knights for Warrington Wolves
- Melbourne researchers working on machine to keep donor livers functioning
- David Mundy says Fremantle Dockers can cover for Matthew Pavlich
- Former Telstra executive Deena Shiff heads rural telco review
- Timid Tigers must fight fear, says ruckman Ivan Maric
- Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale under fire from Auditor-General
- Greg Bird to fight judiciary charge in bid to play State of Origin for NSW Blues
- Blues approve surface for Matthew Kreuzer comeback
- CBA fails to pass on full rate cut to borrowers
- Surf claims life off Mount Coolum on the Sunshine Coast
- Nathan Buckley in contact with suspended Pies but in the dark on B-sample update
- ICAC's future to be decided by landmark review
- Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal celebrates 50 years
- Adass Israel School principal's exit arranged by school council member, court told
- Why we'll never know the full story around the Di Patston case
- Bill Shorten calls for Tony Abbott to explain and apologise over 'bizarre' incident
- ICAC analysis: Murray Gleeson's commission review politically charged
- CBA director Jane Hemstritch backs Narev over planning scandal
- Suspended Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds may have to fight for NSW Blues spot from bench
- RBA did the right thing in thinking beyond the big cities
- Don't sign light rail contracts before the election: Alistair Coe
- ACTION to trial 'cashless' bus routes in morning peaks
- Budget 2015: Behind the art of the pre-budget photo opportunity
- Bed-sharing death: baby dead for 'some time' when paramedics treated her, inquest hears
- Generation Y: Buying property is the "biggest mistake and regret of my life"
- One man, two very different elections for FFA boss Frank Lowy
- Gold Coast Sun Steven May banned for three games
- Businesses becoming less confident
- 'Toughen the f--- up': Former Labor MP attacks Bill Shorten over Abbott story
- Scripture classes: Calls for crackdown on public schools
- Victorian budget 2015: Why Victoria's budget is in cracking shape
- View from the Street: Who's going to fall off the budget high-wire first?
- Kehlet disappearance: police expand search for answers to prospector mystery
- Online jihadist hails power of social media after Texas attack
- Limited build-up to make Diamonds surprise package
- Reserve Bank of Australia cuts official cash rate to record low 2% at May meeting
- Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra May 8-10
- Red card threat won't stop City midfielder Erik Paartalu in derby semi-final
- Ambassador to France offers resignation after 'bizarre' Abbott airport incident
- Victorian State Budget 2015: Schools and hospitals the big winners
- Parramatta Council set to take action after Harris Park sink holes keep residents away another night
- Eric Musgrove thanks Sydney trainer Chris Waller after Brierly win
- Agreement to drop federal court action before Bernie Riordan was appointed Fair Work commissioner
- Federal budget 2015: Joe Hockey looks on the bright side as Reserve Bank cuts rates
- Cleveland Cavaliers 'no excuses' after loss to Chicago Bulls in NBA playoff opener
- Grassroots football in Canberra to benefit from FFA's 20-year plan
- What's on TV Friday: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is whodunnit and wry
- Bendigo Spirit tap Simon Pritchard as next head coach
- Interest rate cut: Treasurer Joe Hockey urges Australians to spend
- Canberra in contention to host Socceroos in World Cup qualifying matches
- Why the Reserve Bank cut its cash rate to an all-time low
- What's on TV Wednesday: House Rules
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We're sitting at a table in Rick Miller's vast and beautifully eccentric Stanmore home.
ANZ Banking Group chairman David Gonski has called on Australians to "stop bashing the banks".
One of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Australian rugby has played out its final chapter, with the ARU reaching an out-of-court settlement with former Wallaby manager Di Patston.
Can Brisbane keep their season alive?
The ACT government denies that a juggling of management positions at ACTION Buses are anything to do with last year's changes to bus timetables and routes.†
?A sleep-deprived addict "snapped" and strangled her dealer when she couldn't get free drugs, a Perth trial has heard.
Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch has been involved in a physical clash with a young player at a seconds game at the weekend.
Tim Pallas has delivered a 'back to basics' budget rather than a blockbuster.†
Macquarie University will seek to forcibly close MUPRA and absorb $500,000 in its reserves, according to court documents.
Finally at peace with the Essendon supplements scandal, Port Adelaide's prized recruit Paddy Ryder feels ready to make a lasting impression on his new AFL club.
Does Drew Mitchell threaten the pecking order of Wallabies wingers?
Sam Docherty's first few months as a Carlton player were emotionally challenging. He feels like they have made him a stronger, more confident person.
Reserve Bank's decision to cut cash rates to record lows welcomed by Canberra home owners.
The Labor state government's first budget will put put cranes in the sky, roads on the ground and tunnels in the earth but it didn't clarify who exactly will be affected by new taxes on foreign purchasers, property industry figures say.
ANZ will reimburse millions of customers a total of $30 million after it miscalculated the interest charged for cash advances on credit cards.
First banker school principal to appear before IBAC admits spending on overseas trips and wine but insists he was blind to corruption.
The wine industry is disappointed there won't be an immediate overhaul of the controversial Wine Equalisation Tax in the May budget.
St Kilda stars Nick Riewoldt and Leigh Montagna will return to football this weekend, to take on an in-form Western Bulldogs on Saturday.
Victorian businesses and start-ups will get more than half a billion in funding as the state government pledges to create over 100,000 "high-skill, high-wage" jobs.
Luke Hodge will miss Hawthorn's next three matches after the tribunal gave its verdict on the much-publicised strike he had intended to be to Andrew Swallow's chest but instead got him in the neck.
Following incidents involving Luke Hodge and Jordan Lewis, debate over a send off rule has resurfaced.
Never the best, but a player who always tried his best is how Kurt Gildey wants to be remembered at the Newcastle Knights.
In a world-first hoped to improve life-saving liver transplant rates, Melbourne researchers have created a machine that keeps a liver functioning outside of a human body.
Fremantle midfielder David Mundy is confident that the Dockers can cover for captain Matthew Pavlich if he can't take his place in the side to play Essendon at Domain Stadium on Saturday.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has picked a long-standing former Telstra executive, Deena Shiff, to lead an investigation of phone and internet services in rural and regional Australia.
Richmond ruckman Ivan Maric said one of the Tigers' big problems this season had been playing without being daring enough.
Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has come under fire from the Queensland Auditor-General, who found all donation revenue to a mayoral community fund could not be accounted for.
Greg Bird will risk being rubbed out of entire Origin series in a bid to play in opening game.
Carlton have taken the precaution of checking the surface at Frankston Oval, as Matthew Kreuzer prepares to return through the VFL from injury.
The Commonwealth Bank is only passing on part of†Tuesday's cut in official rates to borrowers, but has taken the unusual step of raising some deposit interest rates.
A man has died after being pulled from the surf on the Sunshine Coast.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley expects the club to find out the next key update on the Lachie Keeffe-Josh Thomas drugs suspension by "reading the papers".
The future of†the Independent Commission Against Corruption†will be decided in†a landmark review following a High Court decision that threw its powers and reach into doubt.
Canberrans will be encouraged to open their doors and wallets at the end of the month to donate to the Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal, now in its 50th year.†
A member of a Melbourne school's council arranged plane tickets to whisk the school's principal out of the country after abuse allegations were raised, a court has heard.
We will never know the real story of the Di Patston†saga.†
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to fully explain to Australians a "bizarre" incident that prompted the Australian ambassador to France, Stephen Brady, to offer his resignation.
The widely respected Murray Gleeson takes on the politically charged task of chairing a broad review of the ICAC, including whether any "limits or enhancements" should be applied to the exercise of its powers
Jane Hemstritch joined David Gonski and Kevin McCann in defending the governance at Australia's financial institutions.
Canterbury team-mates admit disappointment at losing Josh Reynolds to suspension so regularly
The Reserve Bank must be commended for not obsessing about a possible Sydney housing bubble, and now it's Joe Hockey's turn to boost economic growth.
The opposition will call on the ACT government to delay†signing contracts for Canberra's†light rail†line until after†the 2016†territory election.
ACTION bus passengers on morning services will be required to use the My Way card in a trial of cashless fares.
Believe the pictures ? these photo opportunities are as awkward as they look.
An inquest into the death of a baby who died after sleeping on a mattress with her parents has heard the parents' accounts of the event.
At just 27 years old, Alexandra Just already has more than $20,000 in credit card debt and less than $2000 in the bank.
These might be the final few months in Frank Lowy's chairmanship of football but he will play a major role in one and possibly two elections before he departs the game's top job.
The Gold Coast's Steven May will serve a three-match suspension after the AFL tribunal rejected his argument he had no alternative to bumping the Brisbane's Tom Rockliff.
The latest Dun and Bradstreet's Business Expectations survey shows 49 per cent of businesses expect no impact from the May budget.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been urged to ?toughen the f?k up? by a retired Labor MP.
Premarital sex, divorce and homosexuality are sinful. This course material for scripture classes in NSW public schools has a parent-run lobby group worried.
Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas' debut budget is bound to go down well thanks to former treasurer Michael O'Brien's generous legacy.
And Labor decide that cruelty is an obvious election-winner! Your news of the day, reduced to a snarky rant.
Police will this week expand the search investigating the death of Raymond Kehlet and the disappearance of his wife Jennie in the remote WA goldfields.
An Australian Twittter user and Islamic State supporter who appeared to encourage the terrorist attack on an anti-Islamic cartoon event in the US says his movement is "winning the minds of the young generation".
By not playing any Tests before August's Netball World Cup, defending champions Australia will be unpredictable opponents, says coach Lisa Alexander.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday cut the cash rate to a new record low of 2 per cent, citing some ongoing economic weakness for its decision.
Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Melbourne City midfielder Erik Paartalu isn't going to let a small matter like a yellow card hold him back in Friday night's derby semi-final if it results in his team upstaging Melbourne Victory.
Australia's ambassador to France offered his resignation after an incident while greeting Tony Abbott as he arrived in Paris on Anzac Day.
Cash for schools, hospitals and services are at the heart of Tim Pallas' first budget as Labor seeks to fulfil local election commitments.
Dozens of residents in Sydney's west are in the dark about when they will be able to return to their unit blocks after two sink holes threatening to collapse them were pumped full of concrete.
Eric Musgrove admits he once feared the worst for his beloved sport of jumps racing, but thanks to champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller now has a rising star in Tuesday's Brierly Steeplechase winner Thubiaan.
Before his appointment, Fair Work Commissioner Bernie Riordan was subject to a Federal Court case over $1.8m in directors fees he had been accused of receiving.
The Reserve Bank has put fears of an overheated housing market to one side, slashing the cash rate to 2 per cent just one week before the federal budget and citing low investor confidence and a low inflation outlook as factors.
Cleveland trailed the Chicago Bulls by 16 in the first half and 15 in the second half and lost to the Bulls 99-92 in their series opener, ceding home-court advantage in the process.
Grassroots football in Canberra is set to benefit from Football Federation Australia's ambitious goals to become the No 1 sport in the country.
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries embarks on another playful, eccentric adventure in the bloodstained society of 1920s Melbourne.
Simon Pritchard says he wants to keep the whole Bendigo Spirit side together after earning a two-year deal to coach the team.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has urged Australian†households and businesses to borrow and invest money ahead of a "terrific" second budget, following†the Reserve Bank's decision to cut the cash rate to a new record low of 2 per cent.
Canberra is in the mix to host the Socceroos in a World Cup qualifying match within the next 18 months as a reward for strong crowds at the Asian Cup.
The last time the Reserve Bank cut interest rates ahead of a budget the man who is now treasurer said this: "Wayne Swan says the economy is doing just fine. If that is the case the Reserve Bank would not be cutting interest rates today."
The term "house rules", you see, has two meanings. It can mean "the laws or regulations governing behaviour in the house", as in "Please follow these house rules". But it can also mean "house dominates", as in "I love Hugh Laurie, his show House rules!" So the title of House Rules (Seven, 7.30pm) is a real intellectual sizzler ? the teams must follow the "house rules", but they must also attempt to make their "house rule".
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Calls for Mike Baird to ban puppy factories: animal activists expose cruel facility
- Higher wages offered for fewer public service sickies
- APS 'the envy of many comparable countries' - former public service boss answers knockers
- Rare Australian Holey Dollar fetches record price of $550,000
- Brown coal extends rebound, pushing up power sector emissions: Pitt & Sherry
- Social media giants are not the privacy monsters you think they are: Deloitte
- Pressure on Pat Rafter as Mantra calls for cuts to hotel penalty pay rates
- Paris climate summit: Carbon pledges to fall short of warming goal, Stern warns
- Discount electricity not such a great deal
- Cataract surgery 'blitzes' not a long-term solution for Indigenous communities, say experts
- Australia's slow digital economy needs government innovation, says Ernst & Young
- William Tyrrell's abductor remains free as police focus on Bill Spedding, says son
- Medical journal editor sacked and editorial committee resigns
- Elderly drivers as dangerous as young hoons, says geriatrician
- Fallen firefighters remembered at Fiskville memorial site
- Cruelty, squalor, disease at puppy factories in NSW detailed in RSPCA report
- 'May the fourth be with you': fundraising sandtrooper celebrates Star Wars day
- The 30-year fight for chimps' rights
- Websleuths: Citizen detectives and professionals helping police solve crimes
- Revitalised Catholic Church attracting more trainee priests
- Former secretary of the Department of Parliamentary Services Carol Mills to face another Senate hearing
- Nepal earthquake: Australians trapped in Nepal waiting evacuation
- Female entrepreneurs create a rival to the boys club
- Burch denies learning assistants let go as nurses return
- Australian woman raped in Cambodian beach party town
- Bali nine executions: The other Australians on death row around the world
- Bali 9 executions: Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's bodies arrive in Australia
- Why is the union that represents supermarket workers stopping gay marriage?
- Tech-savvy baby boomers living death to the fullest
- Nanny subsidy pilot scheme to start in January 2016 to help parents who can't access mainstream childcare services
- Bali nine executions illegal, but will Australia push the point?
- Shoppies union pay Coles and Woolworths millions to boost membership
- Australian parents of babies carried by Nepali surrogates warned of delays
- Public service union pledges 'fight of our lives'
- Your week according to the stars
- Cash for calm: Canberra pays $1.6m to counter budding jihadists
- Bodies of Bali nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran head to Jakarta airport for flight to Australia
- Australian weather: Big rain events in April snap country's warm run
- Men plead not guilty to manslaughter in Australia Day death
- Australia's AAA rating not in danger, Joe Hockey says
- New smart label, or chipless RFID tag, set to kill off the barcode
- Australian Catholic University reveals scholarships to honour executed Bali 9 duo
- Prime Minister Tony Abbott's department told not to strike as bosses too busy
- Parlez-vous ten grand? DFAT staffers cash in by speaking the lingo
- UN condemns Australia for expelling Sheikh Mansour Leghaei to Iran
- The Australian children 24 times more likely to face jail than their peers
- More charged over alleged fines scam
- Bali 9 executions: Joko Widodo's portrait taken down by National Portrait Gallery
- Sydney storms get more intense as engineers begin to adjust to climate change
- Chief Justice Diana Bryant confident commercial surrogacy will be legalised in Australia
- Alcohol in Australia: Young people preloading and getting drunk in greater numbers
- Bali 9 executions: Bound for Bali, Australians persist with travel plans
- Nepal earthquake: Tasmanian man stranded as families search for answers
- CSIRO staff launch industrial action over bargaining policy
- More children going to rehab for ice addictions
- Bali 9 executions: Myuran Sukumaran was a good man
- Matthew Gardiner turns to social media as AFP probes role in overseas conflict
- Bali 9 executions: Smiling Andrew Chan's final photo
- Bali 9 executions: Social media asks what's next
- The role of faith before the firing squad
- Public servants may stop stopping the boats
- Betty Churcher remembered for her infectious love of art
- Bali 9 executions: Quiet bells in vigil for doomed pair
- Australian Islamic State doctor: Tareq Kamleh a 'lazy doctor who flirted with patients'
- Has Greg Hunt's direct action scheme fixed climate change policy in Australia?
- Australian Islamic State doctor Tareq Kamleh's sudden change after mystery trip in 2013
- Women fleeing violence only able to afford one suburb in Melbourne: Melton
- Malcolm Turnbull did not request Scott McIntyre sacking
- Gay Liberal senator Dean Smith slams Tanya Plibersek over gay marriage move
- Trapped climbers evacuated by helicopter from Mt Everest
- Company directors 'must face fines' for deaths
- 'I once was lost but now am found': Anzac's grave finally named
- Senior bureaucrat Sonia Sharp to leave after public sector commissioner review
- ETU faces the Royal Commission into trade unions
- IPART to assess whether Sydney councils must merge
- IBAC turning spotlight on alleged fraudulent use of education funds
- Nepal's Dharahara Tower destroyed, killing dozens
- Deer Park centre opening: Ethiopians condemn ISIS
- Al-Furqan had no permit for religious gatherings
- How to donate to help Nepal earthquake victims
- Nepal earthquake: Australians still missing
- Australian Armenians commemorate genocide at Chatswood Anzac shrine
- Nepal earthquake: Growing number of Australians missing
- Whitlam suburb name refusal reveals Geographical Names Board unique agenda
- Federal government axes funding for domestic violence education in northern NSW schools
- 'Atypical' anorexia cases on rise alongside obesity concerns
- Anorexia's more insidious scourge
- Shaming Belle Gibson: how much is enough?
- Education and child care costs soar above general CPI increase
- How do you solve a problem like radical Islam?
- Headspace: 'McDonaldisation' of youth mental healthcare a ticking time bomb
- Centrelink: One in 10 on welfare is overpaid creating a 'bonanza' for debt collectors
- Australian doctor Tareq Kamleh appears in Islamic State propaganda video
- Anzac Day: 100 boats, 100 years, 100 schools: A very Aussie ceremony on the beach
- Carry on: the rise and rise of the man bag
- Bookmarks: News and views from the bookworld
- Women on the frontline: the female artists who captured the images of war
- What's on show in galleries around town
- Refugee crisis: Europe looks to Australia for answers
- Abbott government: We don't care what the weather man says
Cute puppies for sale in online classifieds and pet shop windows are being bred in confined and cruel conditions.
APS bosses can now put sickie rates on the table in wage talks.
Don't believe the hype, says former top bureaucrat Terry Moran - those public service kids are alright.
It was originally worth five shillings, but now one of Australia's rarest coins has been sold for a record-breaking price of $550,000.
Australia's electricity demand is picking up and, in the absence of a carbon price, pushing up the sector's emissions.
We may distrust social media's handling of our personal data but research shows it outperforms other industries.
Tennis legend Pat Rafter is facing pressure to stand up for thousands of low-paid hospitality workers, as a major hotel chain he represents calls for cuts to penalty rates.
The Paris climate summit planned for the end of the year is unlikely to result in carbon emissions cuts deep enough to avoid dangerous warming, a study by Lord Nicholas Stern argues.
It's a classic case of a honey trap. You buy in to a cut-rate electricity contract for a fixed term, thinking you've got a great deal. Then, once you're locked in, the electricity company hikes up the prices.
Flying surgical teams into Indigenous communities for short visits to perform cataract operations, a practice pioneered by Fred Hollows, is preventing the development of long term services that would better serve those in need.
Slow internet and ponderous public service are keeping Australia in the digital slow lane.
Rodney Spedding says there is no way his father abducted toddler William Tyrrell and while police continue to focus on him, the real perpetrator remains free.
All but one member of the editorial advisory committee for Australia's top medical journal have resigned following the sacking of its eminent editor who raised concerns about a decision to outsource its production to controversial global publisher, Elsevier.
Poor judgment and the use of prescription drugs have been pinpointed as risk factors for elderly drivers who are having as many car accidents as young reckless road users.
For the first time since the Memorial Wall was built in Fiskville in 1986, the annual service that pays tribute to fallen firefighters was not held on the site.
An internal RSPCA veterinarian report chronicles, in graphic detail, the cruelty being repeated in puppy factories throughout the state.
On May 4, International Star Wars Day, you can expect to see legions of people dressed as stormtroopers and other Star Wars characters participating in "May the fourth be with you"-themed events.
Steven Wise has spent much of his life trying to convince a sceptical world that chimpanzees should have legal rights, such as the right to be free.
Dozens of experts, including doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, teachers and prison officers are going online to help law enforcement piece together vital information to solve crimes.
Despite a series of sex abuse scandals, the Catholic Church has seen a renewed interest in training for the priesthood.
The sacked boss of Parliament House, Carol Mills, will make a surprise return to the political stage in Canberra to face a Senate committee that helped end her career.
Australian orthopedic surgeon Rhys Gray and his wife Janice are trapped in a village in the north of Nepal awaiting evacuation by helicopter one week after the 7.8 earthquake hit the mountain country.
Group was formed by women in venture capital who wanted to know why no women were asking for their money.
ACT Education Minister Joy Burch has denied union claims three learning assistants were told not to return to work after nurses were reinstated at a Canberra special school.
Two Cambodian men charged with the multiple rape of an Australian woman after allegedly finding her asleep on a beach.
While the plight of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran has received national and international attention, a lot less is known about the three other Australians languishing on death row in Asian prisons.
The bodies of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived home in Australia, more than 10 years after the pair left for Bali.
For Joe de Bruyn of the 'shoppies' union, the world is a simple place full of ancient truths.
New trends in burial and memorialisation will become more common as the generation that says it changed life also goes about changing death.
A nanny has long seemed a luxury only the very wealthy could afford. Until now.
Early on, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran did everything wrong.
Australia’s biggest private-sector union pays major employers including Coles and Woolworths up to $5 million a year in commissions that help maintain its large membership, and influence in the ALP.
Dozens of Indian surrogates in Nepal are believed to be carrying babies belonging to infertile Australians who have been frantically trying to ensure their well being after last week's catastrophic earthquake.
The federal bureaucracy is facing its worst industrial strife in 30 years.
Scorpio full moon brings a chance to unravel mysteries and solve puzzles – and with Mercury in the sign of the super-chatty Twins, secrets will out …
Mosques and multicultural youth services will get their share of an extra $1.6 million in funding to help them redirect young people away from radical groups such as Islamic State.
The bodies of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have begun the last leg of their journey home, departing the Jakarta morgue where they have laid for two days.
An east coast low brought unusually cool conditions to eastern Australia and was one factor contributing to an unusually cool April.
Four men have pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of a Deer Park man on Australia day last year who has stabbed in the heart during a violent home invasion.
There is no risk of Australia being stripped of its topnotch credit rating, Treasurer Joe Hockey says, and flags tougher rules to stop tax avoidance by multinationals.
Imagine filling up your trolley with groceries and simply rolling out the door. Monash researchers have created a superior RFID tag, potentially turning this dream into a reality.
Australian Catholic University will create two scholarships named after executed drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran for Indonesian students to study in Australia.
PM&C managers too busy for public servants to strike, Immigration bosses say it's complicated.
DFAT officials fluent in the international language of ka-ching.
Australia violated the human rights of an Iranian sheikh and his family when it expelled him without adequately explaining why ASIO suspected him of being a threat to national security, a United Nations committee has ruled.
This simple chart suggests why Australians may need to start asking tough questions about our justice system.
Twenty-three people faced Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court charged with swearing false statutory declarations to escape speeding and parking fines or loss of licence points.
Portrait removed to avoid possible defacement following Australians being executed in Indonesia on Tuesday night.
Extreme rainfall events in Sydney are on the increase, particularly during summer, a new report finds, while engineers are set to be given new guidelines to adjust for the flood impacts of climate change.
The head of the Family Court is confident Australia will legalise commercial surrogacy and this will help defeat the "dark side" of an international trade.
Latest FARE poll finds 75 per cent of Australians think we have a problem with alcohol, yet 34 per cent still drink to get drunk.
Some Australian tourists were saddened by the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, but determined to proceed with their holiday and business plans.
Dozens of Australians remain listed as missing in earthquake-ravaged Nepal, as desperate families scour social media for any news of their loved ones.
Scientists and workers at the CSIRO will launch industrial action on Thursday as anger boils over at management's refusal to budge from the federal government's "hostile" bargaining policy.
The number of children going to rehab and seeking other treatments for their ice addictions is increasing and has trebled in the last 18 months at Victoria's largest youth drug and alcohol network.
I first met Myuran Sukumaran in 2012 and grew to know him in the subsequent years, when it became clear he was a changed man trapped in an absurd and flawed 'justice' system.
Matthew Gardiner stunned his Labor Party colleagues around the country when he secretly disappeared from his Darwin home in January to fight against Islamic State.
It is perhaps the last photograph ever taken of Andrew Chan - and against all odds, he is smiling.
Sadness and anger is competing with blame and hostility among the passionate responses on social media to the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran inspired other inmates to get involved in meaningful pursuits rather than waste their lives.
The "stop the boats" policy in the sights of public servants as they move towards a strike over pay and conditions.
She took us on her journey, and the journey was art.
Every day since early March a small group of everyday people have come to a church in Richmond to sit and think about the two doomed Australian men in Indonesia and how it has come to this.
He flirted and he was lazy but there was another big flaw in Australian jihadist doctor Tareq Kamleh's character.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt has hailed the first round of "direct action", saying it has delivered Australia's largest emissions cut ever. Is it a plan for the next 50 years? Or is the future a little more complicated?
Australian Jihadist doctor Tareq Kamleh morphed suddenly from a partying "playboy" doctor to a strict Muslim after a mysterious camping trip, former colleagues say.
The critical shortage of housing for families fleeing violence is the big, expensive issue the Royal Commission into Family Violence will be forced to confront.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull alerted SBS managing director Michael Ebeid to "offensive" Anzac Day tweets by former journalist Scott McIntyre, but did not appeal for McIntyre to be sacked, Fairfax Media has confirmed.
Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has "wrecked" progress within the Liberal Party towards a conscience vote on same-sex marriage, the Liberal Party's first openly gay federal parliamentarian says.
Helicopters have rescued hundreds of climbers stuck on Mount Everest
Negligent company directors would be held personally liable and face heavy penalties including jail when an employee is killed in the workplace, under major reforms being urged by trade unions.
Athol Kirkland, a labourer from the Mudgee region in NSW, died in action in early April 1918.
A senior state government bureaucrat will resign following criticism of her handling of an English child sex abuse crisis by an inquiry.
The fate of the state's 152 councils will be in the hands of the independent pricing watchdog, which will assess whether they have the "scale and capacity" to avoid mergers.
Victoria's anti-corruption agency will on Monday outline explosive details of how millions of dollars meant to benefit students has been stolen or fraudulently misused by a ring of allegedly crooked senior public servants and school leaders.
Fragile buildings still pose a threat in Kathmandu as aftershocks continue.
The Ethiopian Orthodox community has prayed for victims of an Islamic State massacre during the opening of a centre in Melbourne's outer west.
A controversial Islamic centre linked to extremism could have been closed years ago, as it did not have a council permit for religious gatherings.
Charities have urged Australians to donate to earthquake relief efforts after thousands were killed and many more were injured when a 7.9 magnitude quake struck Nepal.
More than 300 Australians in Nepal are still unaccounted for after Saturday's earthquake.
Local Armenians remember the Armenian intellectuals arrested in Constantinople 100 years ago on 'Red Sunday'.
Dozens of Australians have been listed as missing in Nepal following the earthquake which has claimed more than 1800 lives.
If your suburb shares its name with another location nationally, there could be a fight to keep it.
Thousands of school children will lose access to a vital domestic violence education program and support service after the Federal Government axed its funding.
Doctors have identified a new category of patients who exhibit signs of anorexia nervosa but are not underweight at the time of diagnosis.
When John and Julie Armstrong's 12-year-old son, Jed, told them that he wanted to get fit in the summer of 2014, neither thought anything of it. A keen footballer, Jed designed a regime of exercise for himself -- sit-ups, push-ups, and squats -- and started to watch what he ate.
We now all Belle Gibson lied about having multiple cancers and shamefully gave false hope to many, but the online backlash says something about us as well.
Figures show childcare and schooling have far outstripped price rises in many other parts of the economy.
Another Islamic radical organisation crumpled under the pressure of serious scrutiny last week and shut the doors on its shrinking band of followers.
Leading mental health experts have called on the Prime Minister to urgently address what they say is an unfolding disaster within Australia's national youth mental health service, headspace, claiming it is failing vulnerable young people and has become the "McDonalds version of healthcare".
Nearly $750,000 welfare recipients were overpaid by Centrelink in the second half of last year, creating what welfare advocates say is a "bonanza" for debt collectors.
An Australian doctor who appears in an Islamic State propaganda video has been identified.
From targets of mockery to just, you know, kind of practical: man bags have become a must-have.
Stella Prize winner Emily Bitto and shortlisted author Maxine Beneba Clarke's fortunes have travelled parallel paths, it seems
As a new book on women war artists is released, Lyndell Brown talks of her experiences in Iraq as an official war artist.
Playfulness and flair infiltrate the hyperrealism of Patricia Piccinini.
Across Europe, and particularly in Germany, newspapers this week carried stories that asked: Could Australia's tough border protection regime serve as a model for Europe?
You won't clip our wings, Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Bob Baldwin warns restless forecasters.
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