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- Luke Foley puts forward reform plan to save greyhound racing industry
- Melbourne Demons hold on - just - against the Gold Coast Suns
- Canberra Raiders blow South Sydney Rabbitohs away to move to third on NRL ladder
- Donald Trump suggests Khizr Khan's wife wasn't 'allowed' to speak
- ACCC's Rod Sims says Woolworths-Coles co-operation would be 'concerning'
- How one school ditched drugs and violence to become a 'grammar school'
- Wests Tigers suffer NRL finals blow with Luke Brooks out at least three weeks
- Super Rugby Team of the Week: Finals round 2
- Rio Olympics 2016: Cheating middle-distance athletes running scared, says Australia's head coach Craig Hilliard
- Beauden Barrett and Ardie Savea add to Wallabies' Bledisloe headache
- Canberra Raiders thrash South Sydney Rabbitohs to set new club record
- Brisbane bellydancing festival concludes Sunday night
- Guy Pearce new movie, High Ground, to explore 'confronting' NT history
- Turkey's Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces
- WA Premier Colin Barnett says no leadership spill because 'no challenger'
- Colin Barnett joins chorus saying 'No Pokemon Go' at WA war memorials
- Two girls, 7, found after disappearing on family camping trip in Orange
- John Kaye's widow intervenes in NSW Greens preselection fight
- What makes a suburb liveable? The 16 factors that make or break a neighbourhood
- Womenswear chain Seduce hit by another windup bid from landlord giant GPT
- Fans queue for hours in Sydney to buy Harry Potter and The Cursed Child
- AFL: Loss to Collingwood stung GWS Giants into action for premiership tilt
- Human rights legislation needed to protect the vulnerable
- RBA and Rio Tinto star in busy week ahead
- West Coast must do better on the road to be a contender, says defender McGovern
- Hong Kong pro-independence candidate disqualified from election
- Labor takes seat of Herbert, leaving Malcolm Turnbull with majority of just one seat
- SABMiller backs AB InBev offer for biggest-ever consumer takeover
- Box Hill Hawks' season all but over after loss to Footscray
- 13 of 24 Queensland reef resorts closed: report urges new approach
- Rio Olympics: Australia's track and field head coach on the contenders
- US skydiver Luke Aikins jumps 7.6 kilometres without parachute into net
- Saw director Aussie James Wan buys Bel Air mansion
- Singapore minister says terror arrest man Zulfikar got the dole in Australia
- Cameron Smith praises Storm's unsung heroes
- Rio Olympics 2016: More in the finals the Rio goal, says head coach Craig Hilliard
- Britain's May worried by China investment, intervened to delay nuclear deal
- Rio Olympics 2016: Australian shooter Warren Potent slept through fire evacuation
- ANZ Championship Grand Final: Firebirds vs Swifts in electrifying finale
- Cronulla Sharks don't believe hype of record NRL run as Gold Coast Titans loom
- Tesla faults brakes, but not autopilot, in fatal crash
- Missing Zillmere woman found safe and well
- Ariya Jutanugarn takes Women's British Open lead, Karrie Webb the best-placed Asutralian
- Kerrin McEvoy confident Golden Slipper winner Capitalist can break curse
- Northern Territory youth detention scandal shows Australians are 'a bit callous', Labor Senator Pat Dodson says
- Queensland Firebirds beat NSW Swifts in double extra-time in ANZ Championship final
- Teen arrested for tasering people in Fremantle fight, hiding in Freo Oval gate
- Beethoven?s Fifth Prom review: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra draws the crowds
- Donald Trump rescued from stalled elevator
- Weather gods look likely to smile on Dockers great Matthew Pavlich's 350th game
- Teen Australian diver Brittany O'Brien get Rio Olympics call-up
- Kyle Sandilands, Jackie 'O' Henderson sign $40 million contracts with KIIS FM
- Frankston line trains to resume on Monday
- Iluka offer for Sierra Rutile overbid
- The Mill on the Floss review: Superb performances flow through Eliot adaptation
- Dean Jones puts his hand up to coach Melbourne Renegades
- Live: Fremantle Dockers v Sydney Swans in game 350 for Matthew Pavlich
- Restaurant review: Natural 9, Casino Canberra
- Victoria Police staffer caught drink-driving in Broadford
- Texas hot air balloon crashes, killing 16
- NRL greats Brad Fittler and Darren Lockyer lash match review committee
- Harry a fan of Harry at Canberra's 'Cursed Child' Potter book launch
- Fortescue vows to compete with BHP Billiton for tugboat work in Port Hedland
- Live AFL: Melbourne Demons v Gold Coast Suns
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child book casts its spell over Melburnian Muggles
- Belmont girl, 13, missing after getting on bus in Geelong
- Man injured in balcony fall at Sydney backpackers' hostel during brawl
- Don Dale scandal may impact on referendum to recognise indigenous Australians
- Herb Elliott says pressure is on athletes not venues in Rio
- Massive replay screens at new Perth Stadium will be biggest in Australia
- Australian Boomers downed by Lithuania in Rio Olympics warm-up
- US economic growth slows although rebound expected
- Hugh Bowman comes within a whisker of potentially losing ride on Winx
- Man in hospital after being stabbed in South Yarra altercation
- Woman, 71, dead after car mounts footpath at Kippa-Ring
- Harry Potter and The Cursed Child book storyline
- Australian resident detained for 'terrorism-related activities' in Singapore
- What to do if you suspect child abuse
- Harry Potter and The Cursed Child book will be Harry Potter's last, says J.K. Rowling
Luke Foley says the vast majority of greyhound racing owners " love their dogs" and should not be criminalised.
This was a game Melbourne could and should have expected themselves to win, and win fairly well. And for much of the afternoon, were perhaps doing just that - expecting to win.
A brace of braces to Elliott Whitehead and Jordan Rapana helped the Canberra Raiders jump back into the top four.
?Donald Trump suggests that the Muslim mother of a US soldier killed in Iraq was not "allowed" to speak.
Competition tsar says Australia's two biggest supermarkets co-operating to stave off foreign retailers could cause 'considerable problems.'
It was only a couple of days into his new job as principal of North Geelong Secondary College when Nick Adamou was calling the cops on his own students.
Robbie Farah is unlikely to be the beneficiary of the 21-year-old's misfortune in the run-in to the finals.
Here are the stars from the four Super Rugby playoff games on the weekend.
Middle distance runners around the world are running scared they will be caught doping after the world athletics body's tough stance to ban the Russians from the track in Rio, according to Australia's head coach Craig Hilliard.
Beauden Barrett and Ardie Savea aren't just better players this year, they look like completely different animals.
Mid-way through the first half referee Jared Maxwell hauls Sam Burgess out of the defensive line and pleads: "I need to you to calm John Sutton down for me". Has he got any idea how else to placate the biggest and most passionate fan base in the league?
City's first-ever three-day festival of bellydancing.
Australian actors Guy Pearce, David Gulpilil and Jack Thompson will star in a film exploring the Northern Territory's 'confronting' history.
Premier Colin Barnett has again scoffed at suggestions his head is on the chopping block, boldly claiming "there is no challenger".
WA Premier Colin Barnett has backed calls to stop Pokemon Go players trying to catch 'em all at war memorials, but says the phenomenon is a positive thing that brings gamers outdoors.
Two seven-year-old girls who disappeared for nearly 20 hours during a family camping trip near Orange in central western NSW have been found.
The battle over who will replace Greens MLC John Kaye in the NSW upper house has taken an extraordinary turn
These are the 16 factors that can make or break a neighbourhood.
Decades-old ?Australian fashion label fights third wind-up application in two years.
Queues of muggles started outside the bookstore at 6.30am, two and a half hours before the piles of books were to be released.
Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford says an attitude adjustment after the Giants were "pantsed" by Collingwood is behind their premiership surge.
Juvenile detention images shocked many Australians.
It's a big week ahead for investors as profits season kicks off in earnest and the RBA meets to decide whether to cut interest rates.
West Coast defender Jeremy McGovern admits the Eagles need to be able to play away from Domain Stadium if the club is to contend for the premiership.
A member of the Hong Kong National Party is disqualified from elections after he declined to sign a controversial new form.
Malcolm Turnbull will be left with the barest majority of one seat in Parliament after the Australian Electoral Commission called the disputed seat of Herbert for Labor by just 37 votes.
The board of brewer SABMiller will recommend its shareholders approve a sweetened takeover offer by Anheuser-Busch InBev, capping a week of high drama about the fate of the consumer industry's biggest-ever merger.
The Box Hill Hawks have been an important outlet for Hawthorn's triple premiership success ? but this season appears likely to play a very little part.
Tourism Industry Council says rundown look having adverse impact.
There is no Sally and so no rolled-gold golden hope. But there is Fabrice Lapierre jumping in the sand pit, and Jared Tallent walking clear of doped-up Russians and Italians.
A US skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps has made history, becoming the first person to leap without a parachute and land in a net instead.
James Wan's career is going well as so, it seems, are his real estate acquisitions.
Singapore has questioned how an Australian resident came to be collecting benefits while allegedly engaging in terrorism-related activities.
Forget the "Big Two", Cameron Smith says Melbourne's charge towards a third NRL title boils down to the form of the club's perpetually underrated big boppers.
Australia has two key medal hopes in athletics but a pass mark in Rio would be for a minimum of six athletes to finish in the top eight according to head coach Craig Hilliard.
British PM's decision to hold a second review of nuclear power project may strain relations with key trade partners.
Australia has warned other countries of possible fire hazards at the Rio Olympic village, after shooter Warren Potent slept through a fire evacuation of Australia's Olympic building
Firebirds 69-67 win makes team first ever to go back-to-back.
Table-topping Cronulla players refuse to get swept up in the hysteria surrounding their record run which is closing in on a modern day rugby league record, warning finals contenders Gold Coast are capable of shattering their four-month winning streak.
Tesla Motors told Senate investigators that its crash-prevention system failed to work properly in a fatal crash but said its Autopilot technology was not at fault, according to a Senate staff member.
A Zillmere woman missing since Saturday morning has been found safe and well.
Karrie Webb remains the best-placed Australian as Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn surged to the lead in the Women's British Open.
Kerrin McEvoy has been entrusted with breaking a Golden Slipper curse spanning three years when Capitalist makes his return in the group 2 Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
The Northern Territory youth detention scandal shows the Australian public can become "a bit callous" over harm to Aborigines, Labor Senator and indigenous leader Pat Dodson has said.
The ANZ Championship final will go down as one of the greatest contests in netball history.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested by police after he allegedly tasered several people in Fremantle on Sunday morning.
Copy and pics to come Sunday AM.
Republican US presidential nominee was stuck between the first and second floors of a resort.
The weather gods may have smiled on Fremantle great Matthew Pavlich's 350th, with showers likely to clear by the time the ball is bounced at Domain Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Teen diver Brittany O'Brien was one of the last to know about her 11th hour call-up to compete in the Rio Olympics.
Kyle Sandilands and Jackie 'O' Henderson have signed on to KIIS FM for another five years, with contracts worth at least $20 million each across the five years based on fees, incentives and revenue share.
Trains will resume running on the Frankston line on Monday morning following the removal of level crossings at McKinnon, Ormond and Bentleigh.
Iluka Resources plans to acquire Sierra Rutile have been overbid with sharemarket investors pushing the share price of the target ahead of the price the Australian company has signalled it is willing to pay.
Each performance is intuitively attuned to every other in this superb adaptation of the George Eliot story.
Victorian great and former Australian batsman Dean Jones has expressed interest in becoming the new coach of the Melbourne Renegades.
Fremantle host Sydney as Matthew Pavlich celebrates his 350th game.
Canberra's sparkling new casino has a rather sleek little restaurant hidden within.
An unsworn Victoria Police staff member was caught driving with a blood alcohol limit almost three above times the legal limit.
Sixteen people have died after a hot air balloon crashed in a pasture in Texas.
Brad Fittler and Darren Lockyer have taken aim at the NRL.
More than 200 people converged on Civic's Dymocks store for the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child".
Fortescue chief Nev Power vows to compete with BHP for the contestable tugboat business at Port Hedland.
Live scores and stats as Melbourne host Gold Coast at the MCG.
There were screams and even tears as a 15-second countdown marked the end of a long morning for hundreds of Melbourne Harry Potter fans.
A 13-year-old Belmont girl was last seen getting on a bus in Geelong on Saturday afternoon.
A man has been seriously injured after falling from a balcony onto a footpath during a brawl in Coogee, in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
The Northern Territory juvenile detention scandal is beginning to impact on the referendum to recognise Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in the Constitution.
With the daily doom stories from Brazil prompting predictions of the "worst Olympic Games ever", comedian Brian Doyle says, "even Peter Allen wouldn't go to Rio".
Those in the "cheap seats" at the new Perth Stadium can rest easy with plans to install two of the biggest screens in the south hemisphere at the new venue.
The Australian men's basketball team look to have plenty of work to do if they are to secure a breakthrough Olympic Games medal after a 81-68 loss to Lithuania in Sao Paulo on Saturday.
US economic growth unexpectedly remained tepid in the second quarter as inventories fell for the first time in nearly five years and business investment weakened further, offsetting robust consumer spending.
Hugh Bowman should be staring down the barrel of losing the ride on Winx for the Warwick Stakes if suspension dates weren't a moving feast.
A 38-year-old man was stabbed outside his home in South Yarra on Saturday night.
A woman has died after being hit by a car while walking on a footpath at Kippa Ring on Sunday morning.
One thing you can be sure of any spoilers will be met with a quick cursing hex from loyal Potter fans.
When he first settled in Australia, Zulfikar bin Mohamad Shariff was known as a social activist.
When your instincts tell you something is wrong this is how to respond.
Harry Potter has cast his last spell, his creator JK Rowling says at the gala opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London's West End.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- The lawyer, the smash repairer, and the car-napping rort
- Census 2016: Why young people fail to have their say
- Youth engage politically as their health worsens due to STIs and drug use
- Parents say schools blame victims rather than punish bullies
- Daiso Japan has exploded in Australia but are its $2.80 items really a bargain?
- We need an inquiry into the whole Northern Territory
- What to do if you suspect child abuse
- Noel Pearson calls for constitutional recognition and slams 'selective outrage' at Garma Festival
- Hanson's plans for the Family Court: please explain?
- Arbitration could relieve busy family courts: Chief Justice
- How the Northern Territory became Australia's shame
- Haunting Don Dale images only 'tip of the iceberg'
- Stan Grant delivers fiery speech on Indigenous rights in wake of abuse scandal
- Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross Martin
- $250,000 Lamborghini spotted towing trailer of goats in Western Sydney
- Adam Giles promises to halt NT law suit against former Don Dale detainees
- Into the dark heart of the Don Dale Detention Centre, focus of NT abuse claims
- Australians conned out of $1 million in tax scams so far this year, says ACCC
- Global study of tallest people shows Australians are going up in the world
- News Corp journalist Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield received payments from controversial gambler Eddie Hayson
- NT Royal Commission: What we know about Commissioner Brian Ross Martin
- Dumpling days numbered as aged-care profit motive creeps on
- Pharmacist conflicts of interest and 'up-selling' patients flagged in major federal government review
- Furious George Pell demands Victoria Police investigation as ABC airs abuse claims
- Climate pariah or saviour? Paper looks at role gas could play on carbon pricing
- Police investigating Cardinal George Pell child abuse allegations: report
- William 'Bill' Spedding faces child sex offences in Victoria
- Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
- Royal commission to probe whole Northern Territory juvenile detention system
- Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'
- Protest at Alice Springs prison: Eight prisoners on the roof
- Cautious welcome for royal commission into Northern Territory prison system
- Northern Territory juvenile detention royal commission 'should be widened'
- Facebook removes ABC Four Corners footage of child detainee abuse
- NT corrections minister John Elferink dumped following abuse revelations at a youth correctional centre
- Science behind a2 milk's health-related claims to be examined in court
- Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
- Hidden camera captures attack on elderly man by carer at Adelaide nursing home
- Youth suicide rate demands urgent action ACT conference told
- Boy, 17, strapped to mechanical chair as ABC Four Corners footage reveals abuse at youth detention centre
- Press Council adjudication
- Doctor calls for regulation of ACT beauty industry
- 'Final victory' for Australian diggers as they are laid to rest outside Pozieres
- 'Youth in a syringe': Toby Mitchell the outlaw poster boy for anti-ageing drugs
- Ancient scoop: Australia's first newspapers for sale
- 'My religion is food', says MasterChef's George Calombaris
- MH370: Search for missing plane off the coast of Australia to be suspended
- Three governments likely to suspend search for Malaysian Airlines MH370
- Alleged abuse victim's family were asked to pay school fees, royal commission told
- Canberra home to the highest quality of living worldwide, according to Numbeo data
- Australia goes backwards in Save the Children’s Child Prosperity Index
- HIV prevention drug PrEP being tested on high-risk adolescents
- Abolish the Family Court? Please explain
- Chef Neil Perry to transform David Jones food halls into a 'world-class' experience
- International migrants should be a 'top priority' for regional centres
- Nice attack shows why Australians should register their travel details, says top diplomat
- UN asked to investigate 'abuses' of disabled students in Australian schools
- Big-hearted Izabella reads to raise record amount for MS
- Four reasons your childcare bill is so high
- Three countries to make vital decisions on search for MH370
- NDIS may force employers to 'cut corners': Royal commission told
- Australian graft busters join international probe into Unaoil
- Men who smoke and drink exercise most
- Health insurance premium pain soaring
- Sluggish income growth means Australian households are no better off than in 2009
- HILDA survey Australian life choices quiz: are you a typical Aussie?
- The real cost of starting a family
- Rio Olympics 2016: Mint unveils special issue $2 coins
- Palace Cinemas pays 'unfair' ACCC penalty over its website booking process
- Sex abuse claims a 'PR problem to be managed': Royal commission
- Vice-President Joe Biden talks of US-Australia 'possibilities' at Boeing plant
- Renewed pressure on Big Egg to stop violently killing 'useless' male chicks
- Redundant airport workers say their union abandoned them
- 'There were dead people everywhere': Australian family recount near miss in Nice
- US Secret Service and Vice-President Joe Biden puzzle over AFL
- Eventful seven months away for HMAS Darwin crew, including surfing in the Seychelles
- The future of Sunday penalty rates
- PS: Doctors slam advice served up by chef Pete Evans and his celebrity chums
- Motherhood: "I thought I could cope with anything"
- How internet pornography took over one teenager's life
- Antibiotic overuse prescription for danger warns departing chief medical officer Chris Baggoley
- Election 2016: Who would have won without preferential voting?
- FSG Australia disability group defends its standards at child sexual abuse royal commission
- On the road with Jess Cerro aka Montaigne
- Jetstar flight grounded: Hundreds of passengers stranded in Melbourne, Bangkok
- She woke in a pool of blood: hospital misdiagnosed baby who swallowed button battery, coroner hears
- SMH grows its lead as Fairfax dominates readership figures
- TWU official Michael Aird returns to work claiming denial of natural justice
- Child may have seen sex "on television": Royal Commission told
- Chris Nelson apologises for 'malicious' Facebook outburst directed at Nova Peris
- Disability group wanted sex abuse claim 'kept quiet', Royal Commission hears
- Alleged paedophile should have been questioned: Royal Commission hears
- Yogurberry faces legal action for alleged short-changing of workers
- The Bra Boy, the cop and the Middle Eastern crime gang
- Police did not take abuse claim seriously: Royal Commission
- Authors of controversial TAFE report concede possible omission about Australian Careers Network
- Schools lack resources to investigate sex abuse: Royal Commission
- Sex abusers targeting children with disabilities escape punishment: Royal Commission
- Paddle Pop and Sakata snack makers fined by ACCC for misleading health claims
- Customers slugged a 'Telstra tax' of up to 92 per cent, claims Choice
A Melbourne lawyer has been found guilty of several charges of misconduct after he used small print on a form to force a woman to sue her son-in-law without her knowledge.
Misel Burford will fill out her first census form on August 9, but statistically she is among those least likely to do so.
Sick of being ignored by governments, young people are increasingly finding their political voice.
There is "very real discontent" among parents about the way schools are handling bullying, taxpayer-funded study finds.
Almost everything at this "Japanese variety wonderland" is $2.80. But how does it compare to Australia's other discount chains?
Anyone who doubts that the Northern Territory is different should look at the number of police per 100,000 residents.
When your instincts tell you something is wrong this is how to respond.
The time for talking has finished. Now it's time for action to cast light on the "dark soul of old Australia".
Eleanor* tried to breathe normally. In. Out. In. Out. It was the second time in a month she had walked up the stone staircase and grand arches at the entrance of the Bendigo Magistrates' Court. The first time Eleanor had come to apply for an intervention order. Her violent partner of more than a decade was furious that she had left, and continued to make her feel unsafe. His anger was fickle, corrosive. In their years together he had raped Eleanor and choked her, she said. His last words when she left? "I'm going to take you for everything you've got".
Australia's family courts are bulging at the seams. Arbitration could provide a quick, cheap way to ease the pressure.
Locking up Aboriginal people has become a form of tyranny in the territory. But the raw statistics hide an obscene racist and racial bias.
The haunting images of youth prisoners is the 'tip of the iceberg' when it comes to a national lack of respect for Indigenous citizens.
Indigenous broadcaster Stan Grant has delivered an impassioned speech on Aboriginal rights and recognition following the treatment of indigenous boys in detention in the Northern Territory.
Aboriginal groups in the Northern Territory are pushing back against the royal commission into youth detention claiming Malcolm Turnbull ignored them and also attacked Royal Commissioner Brian Martin for his lack of independence from Adam Giles' Country Liberal Party government.
If you have forked out for a $250,000 Lamborghini you would expect it to deliver on all fronts, including trailer transportation.
NT chief minister Adam Giles promised to stop government law suit against tear-gassed Don Dale detainees.
Corrections officers deal with damaged individuals in a high-stress environment – and many have the best interests of inmates at heart. But what makes some harm, frighten and brutalise the vulnerable children in their charge?
Scammers are increasingly using iTunes gift cards as a way for their victims to settle fake debts.
Australia's population has grown taller and taller over the past past century, thanks to improved healthcare, nutrition and hygiene.
A well-known sports reporter has received payments from Eddie Hayson, the controversial gambler alleged to be at the centre of some of the most sensational betting scandals in rugby league and racing.
On Thursday afternoon, Brian Ross Martin was announced as the man who would lead the Royal Commission into juvenile justice in the Northern Territory.
Vereniki day is a favourite at Kalyna Care.
A pharmacist's dual role as retailer and healthcare professional had blurred the line between treating people as customers or patients, a review has heard.
Speaking from Rome where he is based at the Vatican, Cardinal Pell said he refused to be put to a "trial by media" and said the ABC had "no licence" to destroy his reputation.
The oil and gas industry has the potential to drive climate change action but only if it makes a clear break with its coal cousins.
Police are investigating child-abuse allegations against Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell, the ABC has reported.
A man previously identified as a person of interest in the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell is facing historical child sex offences in Victoria.
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention.
The Turnbull government's royal commission into juvenile detention will go beyond Darwin's disgraced Don Dale detention centre but will focus solely on the Northern Territory, Attorney-General George Brandis has revealed.
Dylan Voller, the boy strapped to a restraining chair and with the hood placed over his head inside a Northern Territory detention centre, has penned a letter thanking his supporters for "getting the truth out there."
Eight inmates are protesting on the roof of Alice Springs prison.
Aboriginal leader Mick Gooda fought back tears as he expressed cautious hope for an inquiry into the Northern Territory's youth justice system.
A Royal Commission into the Northern Territory's discredited youth detention system will not stop the epidemic of suicide devastating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Facebook has confirmed it removed graphic footage revealing systematic abuse at a Darwin youth detention centre.
Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has sacked the minister in charge of the detention system that has triggered a royal commission and taken over the portfolio.
a2 launched a legal battle over a rival's use of its "A2 protein" claim. It could spectacularly backfire.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a royal commission into the Northern Territory's youth detention system, after graphic footage was shown on the ABC's Four Corners program showing children allegedly being mistreated in prison.
A hidden camera has captured a shocking attack on an elderly man by his carer at a nursing home in Adelaide, prompting calls for better monitoring of people in aged care.
The statistics on youth suicide in Australia are bad enough but those for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are horrific, a conference in Canberra has been told.
Disturbing footage has emerged of a 17-year-old boy, one of six boys tear-gassed at a juvenile detention centre near Darwin, being strapped to a mechanical restraint chair.
Press Council: Report of alleged rape breaches Standards of Practice.
Multiple women claim they were left with scarred, blotchy or infected skin after receiving laser treatments from a Canberra beauty therapist, renewing calls to regulate the beauty industry in the ACT.
The "final victory" of three unknown Australian soldiers came on Saturday, as they were buried with full military honours in the soil of the land they had died to liberate a century ago.
When Toby Mitchell was shot six times outside a Brunswick gym in 2011 he spent weeks in intensive care, underwent 30 operations and lost a kidney, gall bladder and most of his liver.
A rare collection of Sydney Gazette newspapers - Australia's first newspaper - will be up for sale coinciding with Rare Book Week.
Eating a meal with MasterChef judge and restaurateur George Calombaris is a gastronomic symphony of animal grunts against a constant hum of yums.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be "suspended" if the plane is not found in the current search area, a statement issued to the next of kin seen by Reuters said.
Three governments likely to suspend search for Malaysian Airlines MH370.
Debt collectors hired by a Catholic school pursued a woman whose foster son was allegedly abused by a staff member, a royal commission has heard.
Canberra has topped a worldwide ranking of living standards - again.
Australia was marked down for education disparity and inaction on carbon emissions.
A preventative HIV drug being used by thousands of gay men in Australia is being tested on teenagers at high risk of the virus.
Family violence advocates, One Nation, men's rights groups...it seems everyone wants family law system reform. But the head of the Family Court says we should be wary of simple solutions to complex problems.
Renowned chef Neil Perry has grand plans to transform David Jones' ageing food halls around the country.
More country communities should target international migrants as a "top priority" to help boost shrinking populations, a new study says.
One of Australia's top diplomats says the Nice attack shows why its critical travellers register their travel details before taking off.
The United Nations has been asked to investigate dozens of incidents where children with a disability were assaulted, locked in dark rooms and restrained in Australian schools.
Seven year old Izabella Smith has managed to raise almost $3000 for people living with Multiple Sclerosis
We know that childcare costs are ever rising, but the latest data - from the Melbourne Institute, which has been tracking the changing nature of how Australians live since 2001 - sets out the pressure on household budgets clearly.
Aircraft debris possibly from MH370 being examined in Canberra.
A royal commission has heard the growth of the NDIS would create workforce pressures.
Australian police have flown to Britain to help in the "bribery, corruption and money laundering" case involving oil services firm Unaoil.
Not the smokes, booze, or even a disability has a negative impact on the exercise regime of the average Aussie bloke.
Australian households are spending about 20 per cent more on health insurance than they were in 2006 and older couples have experienced even steeper rises.
If you think you are worse off despite a raft of economic statistics saying things are getting better, you're probably right.
To find out what makes Australians tick, the researchers running the University of Melbourne's Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey have been tracking the lives of more 19,000 Australians in 17,000 households.
Rising childcare costs are heaping more financial pressure on Australian families at a time when soaring house prices mean many are struggling to buy their first home or pay off a big mortgage.
The Royal Australian Mint officially launched a limited edition $2 coin on Tuesday to celebrate the up-coming Olympic and Paralympic games in Brazil.
The Palace Cinemas chain has fallen foul of the ACCC over its ticketing process. But it says the penalty is "unfair".
The country's peak disability advocacy body has slammed groups that cover up sex abuse claims.
Joe Biden enjoys his folksy wisdom, and offers a friendly yarn as he visits the Boeing plant in Melbourne.
We know the ethical issues around free range eggs, but how about the mass killings of millions of male chicks?
A group of former Sydney airport duty free employees have complained the National Union of Workers abandoned them at a time when the union's former officials and employees were questioned about the use of union credit cards to buy tens of thousands of dollars in personal shopping items.
An Australian couple feared the Bastille Day attack truck, which halted in front of their hotel, would be a bomb.
The Secret Service codename for Vice President Joe Biden is "Celtic", but the Gaelic links to Australian rules football must have puzzled the small troop of burley blokes with earpieces hovering at the MCG boundary line as their charge strode onto the green.
The crew of the Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Darwin disembarked in Sydney on Sunday morning to drizzling skies and teary eyes, after a seven-month deployment in the Middle East and east Africa.
Sydney hotel owner Harry Hunt has no problem paying his staff Sunday penalty rates and says it would be short-sighted to cut them.
More than 1.5 million people like hearing health tips from a man who starts each day with activated almonds. But Pete Evans is not the only celebrity dishing up medical advice.
Professional career woman are shocked by how different the reality of motherhood is compared to their expectations.
Andrew's parents were convinced he had glandular fever. What he had was a destructive pornography habit.
Australia's outgoing chief medical officer says economic and health impacts would be "extraordinary" if antibiotic-resistant bugs continue to spread.
If the results of the July 2 poll were replicated in a system similar to the UK or Canada's, Australia's parliament would look very different.
A large disability group has passed external audits with "flying colours", inquiry told.
What are you listening to at the moment?
Hundreds of Jetstar passengers are stranded in both Melbourne and Bangkok after a plane was grounded for engineering checks.
What we would give to have another chance to hear your voice, to feel your kiss and to see you grow," wrote the Rees family in Isabella's tribute.
The Sydney Morning Herald has significantly increased its lead as the country's best-read news outlet as Fairfax Media registered readership growth across its titles, according to new industry bench-mark figures.
NSW Transport Workers Union boss Michael Aird returned to work on Thursday after stepping aside in late April in response to allegations against him which he claims were politically motivated.
A disability group refused to accept a 10-year-old girl had been abused in their care.
Central coast chiropractor Chris Nelson has apologised to former senator Nova Peris for an "inexcusable" outburst of "malicious foul language" which he directed at her on Facebook.
A disability support group was fearful of losing funding, an inquiry has heard.
An alleged paedophile left Australia without being questioned by police, a royal commission has heard
Four young Korean backpackers were allegedly paid as little as $8 an hour at a Yogurberry frozen yoghurt outlet in Sydney.
Sitting in the NSW district court dock last week, Nathan Rogers appeared a shadow of the peace-preaching member of the Bra Boys surf gang.
The mother of a young man with autism believes her son was denied justice.
Boston Consulting Group has conceded it knew a private college had financial problems before it completed a controversial $90,000 report for TAFE NSW.
Small schools lack the capacity to adequately investigate serious abuse claims, a royal commission has heard.
A disability worker suspected of assaulting three children has escaped accountability.
Two food giants have gotten into trouble for slapping misleading health claims on ice-cream and rice snacks.
Customers should be recording every outage and loss, says Choice.
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