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- Black Hawk patriot games over Brisbane
- Four senior health executives gone
- Newman backs waiting lists
- Cheika to coach Wallabies
- Gold Coast road to be widened
Army helicopters will become a fixture over our city during G20 security preparations.
Queensland Health's Metro North region loses senior four in just over a month.
State government says it is more transparent than predecessor.
NSW Waratahs coach reportedly agrees to replace Ewen McKenzie.
Important freight road at Yatala to reach four lanes by Christmas.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Professor Mark Westoby named Scientist of the Year
- Public servant loses taxpayer-funded physio after more than 630 treatments
- NSW calls for more transparency as gas prices set to soar
- Priest charged with child sex abuse
- Canberra theatre review - August: Osage County by Free Rain
- ATO to issue thousands of staff with iPhones and iPads
- Ancient fish were first to have sex - but sideways
- Auschwitz survivor Maria Scheffer recognised for work on suspected Nazis who fled to Australia
- Gas prices will explode due to Queensland exports, says Grattan Institute
- Diggers' pay may suffer for war effort
- More Australian universities come under pressure to divest from fossil fuels
- 10 deadliest jobs in Australia
- IPCC lines up for a sixth climate audit as economic costs corrected
- Cats will dine until their delicacy is rare: University of Sydney research
- Bone health not a humerus matter
- Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlists announced
- Family fears for Australian trekkers in Nepal's Himalayas after blizzard
- 'Sensitive and generous' Joshua Hardy was full of promise, say relatives
- Maslin parents urge end to Ukraine conflict, in the name of their lost children
- Parents pay tribute to Maslin children killed in MH17 disaster
- Young refugees denied visas to reunite family
- G20? For accord, G7 is best
- MH17: the body of Helena Sidelik remains in the Ukraine
- Indonesia's Joko Widodo focused on solving West Papua problems
- Abbott's Ebola plan under fire
- Abuse of ACT paramedics down as bullying claim rejected
- Bare-chested Tony Abbott outshines G20 publicity
- Lake Burley Griffin 50th anniversary marked with special rowing regatta
- Auction Watch: Strong sales include new Campbell record
- Stephanie Gilmore opens up in new film Stephanie in the Water
- Taking the plunge at Etihad Stadium into a life of faith serving Jehovah
- Indian festival Diwali Mela lights up Albert Hall on Sunday
- Joelistics review: The power and passion of a hip-hop samurai
- Gabriella Woutersz, 23, tells court she '100 per cent did the murder' of her mother
- Julian Davies: The man behind Crow Mellow and Finlay Lloyd
- How do we engage young people in science?
- Chris Shanahan's wine reviews
- Australian unemployment union wants to represent the out of work
- Australia's first Venice Biennale pavilion finds second life as new building progresses
- Why oddball domestic architecture thrives in Japan
- YOUR STARS WITH LILITH
- PLOTLINES: Plant sale at Royal Botanic Gardens
- Feast of activities for rhododendron devotees
- For lease: Sculpture by the Sea artists look to rent out works
- Madame Secretary, Party Tricks and The Good Wife show women's power dressing at its best
- Blue Mountains bushfires one year on
- It's a shoe-in to remain an Aussie icon
- Tenders called for Australia's GPS technology infrastructure
- Accused drug importer suspected of `schooling' man to deliver drugs
- Canberra restaurateur with $1200-a-day drug habit may have less than five years to live
- Names of doctors who accept drug payments to be disclosed under ACCC recommendation
- Counterterrorism laws get the nod with new checks
- RAAF picks up slack with air strikes over Iraq while coalition forces turn focus to aiding defenders of Kobane
- Malcolm Turnbull v Mark Scott: the battle for the ABC
- Depressed oil prices; happy motorists
- Sex abuse victim lashes out at church elders at royal commission
- Kids' festival sees Grinspoon bad boy Phil Jamieson take on children's tunes
- Fewer big storms expected for Sydney as climate warms
- Fears for Australians in Nepal after Himalayan blizzard
- NSW farmers reject land clearing report
- Bipartisan parliamentary committee calls for Abbott government's 'foreign fighters' bill to be watered down
- Truckers on piece rates work longer hours, take more drugs, study finds
- ACT refuses to follow NT on public child sex offender website
- Wandering Warriors (SAS) raise funds for wounded soldiers
- Centrelink customer aggression 'caused my nervous breakdown'
- Shared services back in fashion in the federal bureaucracy
- Canberra Hospital prepared for any Ebola possibility
- Report backs earlybird fares for bus passengers
- Priest at centre of paedophile allegations arrives back in Australia
- Mystery over 176 missing from people trafficker's boat from Bangladesh
- The front line against Ebola in Australia
- Sasha Grishin applauds Gerard Vaughan's appointment to National Gallery of Australia
- Justin Monfries loses appeal on sentence for hit-run outside Canberra Hospital
- CFMEU's Brian Parker set to be recalled before union commission
- What would a fight between Abbott and Putin even look like?
- You called your war what? Forget Desert Storm, we bring you Operation Inherent Resolve
- Team Australia is 'counter-productive', says terrorism expert
- Public servant's boss asked her to send him topless photos
- James Ehnes shares his loves for strings and sports cars
- One need not be George Clooney or Amal Alamuddin to fall in love with Venice
- Gerard Vaughan named National Gallery of Australia director
- Australians remain top as richest in the world
- Call to overhaul fishy seafood labelling
- Active video games won't fix couch potato kids, new research shows
- Public servants demand Ebola isolation units be set up in Canberra
- Public service workers' compensation reforms are 'harsh and unjust', say Labor
- Ships collide in Port Botany as Sydney super storm breaks moorings
- UK man linked to McCann case was on the run from Australia
- Philip Nitschke slams 'shut-out by Senate' in euthanasia inquiry
- CY Leung sought an extra £3 million from UGL
- Pastor overlooked suspicions about paedophile son-in-law, inquiry told
- Social media storm brews over police brutality
- New home for A Place to Call Home
- Think of outback as one huge landscape, says top ecologist John Woinarski
- Scrivener Dam, where linking two sides of Canberra began
- Intelligence watchdog's oversight called 'weak' as new powers granted to spy agencies
- Prime Minister and Cabinet pay talks off: it's all too hard
- Labor tries to intervene as Diggers' pay row heats up
- MH17: Confronting Vladimir Putin won't bring our boy back home, victim's parents say
- Probe into killing of diggers Robert Poate, Stjepan Milosevic and James Martin 'not objective', inquest hears
An influential ecologist whose work on plants has helped scientists gain a deeper understanding of evolution and the impact of climate change has been named NSW's Scientist of the Year.
A workplace insurer has pulled the pin after a man received 630 treatments for back pain at a cost to the taxpayer of $65,000.
The NSW government has called for greater transparency in the energy sector, following fears of a sharp rise in gas prices driven by Australia's growing export industry.
A Catholic priest deported from Papua New Guinea has been remanded in custody over alleged child sex offences dating to the 1960s.
Alanna Maclean finds Free Rain's production of August: Osage County to be a long but satisfying evening.
Taxpayers are to pay for iPads and iPhones for up to 5500 ATO middle managers.
Scientists have thrown off the covers and revealed the origins of sex, discovering that it wasn't always performed like we do it today.
Maria Scheffer, 13-years-old when she was sent to Auschwitz with her mother and two sisters, has just been commended by Flinders University for the PhD she commenced in her 70s examining Australia's prosecution of war criminals.
Larger households that use gas for cooking, hot water and heating will be hit with a yearly bill increase of up to $435 in the eastern states, the Grattan Institute said.
Australia's hardworking defence forces have been told to take a pay cut to help fix the budget under further strain because of the Iraq campaign even though the government has made provision for their higher pay.
Pressure for the nation’s leading universities to join the Australian National University and dump investments in fossil fuels will continue to mount despite the rejection of such moves by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey as “bizarre” and “removed from the reality” of what is driving the economy
More Australians died doing these 10 jobs than in any other line of work.
More than a quarter of a century old and the bane of global warming sceptics everywhere, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change isn't about to fade into the sunset.
Some cat owners may have noticed their kitty has particular tastes when it comes to the half-eaten presents left on the doorstep.
Former Wallaby Pat McCabe fractured his neck three times. Now he is using his story to encourage people to look after their bone health.
After months of anxiety about the fate of the Prime Minister's Literary Awards, the shortlists were released quietly on Sunday afternoon with the promise that the winners of the $600,000 shared prizemoney - Australia's largest pot - will be named before the end of the year.
Nepalese rescue teams have finished searching the Himalayas for missing trekkers yet several Australians are still unaccounted for following avalanches and snowstorms that have killed at least 39.
An anonymous young man sat sniffling and crying on Sunday morning, head cradled in hands, glancing at a plain tree strung up with wilting roses and proteas. Barefoot and bloodshot, he did not want to speak – only to sit and think of his friend Joshua Hardy, who died from head injuries sustained here in the early hours of Saturday morning.
An Australian mother and father who lost their three children in the MH17 plane crash have pleaded for the "pointless war" in rebel-held Ukraine to stop as the bodies of their children were brought home.
The parents of the three Perth children, who were killed in the MH17 disaster over Eastern Ukraine, have paid tribute to the youngsters.
Hundreds of young refugees who arrived in Australia by boat as unaccompanied minors are being denied visas that would reunite them with their families.
In the corporate world and large organisations, the favoured number of management is for teams of about seven.
Hans Sidelik is still waiting to have the remains of his sister Helen returned home.
Joko Widodo, who on Monday tomorrow will be inaugurated as Indonesia's second directly elected president, will quickly move to salve the festering grievances of West Papua.
Australia is being reckless in continuing to ignore its international obligation to send personnel to help the fight against Africa's worsening Ebola outbreak, one of the world's leading humanitarian groups says.
It's not only patients affected by alcohol and drugs who might lash out at paramedics. Those with complex medical conditions also sometimes acting aggressively, often involuntarily.
Tony Abbott appears to have missed the boat with an opportunity for Australia as bare-chested photos have out-shone publicity for the G20 meeting in Brisbane
Thousands crowded Lake Burley Griffin's shore to share the rowing regatta marking 50 years in existence. Kimberley Granger reports.
Agents reported strong sales results on Saturday, including a new record for Campbell.
The five-time world champion surfer talks about how a traumatic attack changed her attitude to competing.
Cameron Dobber's nerves had mostly settled by the time he took his place in the middle of Etihad Stadium in front of 70,000 people.
Fireworks and yoga to combine with trains and pony rides at Indian festival of lights, writes Matthew Raggatt.
It's no bad thing being acclaimed and influential rather than broadly loved and commercially successful.
Duty lawyer says the woman charged with murdering her mother may have issues with bipolar disorder.
The Braidwood author tells of his youthful experiences, life?s dreams and achievements and the birth of Finlay Lloyd.
Science suffers from an image problem and Miley Cyrus may be the perfect solution.
Tasting wines from Castro and Xanadu.
Owen Bennett mastered the art of sweeping the floor but little else during a Work for the Dole stint at an op-shop after he left school.Now Bennett is involved in building a union for the unemployed, in a bid to better advocate for the nearly 750,000 Australians without a job
The dismantled pavilion is being stored at Venice's Lido, from where it will be shipped to Australia, pending planning approval from Yarra Ranges Council for the reconstruction.
Weird housing thrives in a country where property values have nothing to do with money.
Your week with Lilith
Lots to do and see in the open gardens around Melbourne this weekend.
Protection of rhododendrons and vireyas, tamed by the drought and heat over recent years, is to be an important topic at the Australian Rhododendron Society Convention in Melbourne. Megan Backhouse reports.
Sculpture by the Sea organisers take new approach hoping to convert amblers to buyers or renters.
The outfits female characters parade about in on television in can be a source of endless fascination and envy.
On year one, "recovery" has many meanings for the victims of the Blue Mountains bushfires.
They've been lobbed at John Howard, a graceless, straggling missile of rubber and cotton canvas. They've been worn by America's Cup-winning crews, prisoners, Navy sailors, supermodels and even Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. AC/DC's Angus Young painted his pair black.
Global positioning technology is advancing at a pace which means it could be accurate within centimetres by the end of the decade.
Accused man is charged with 34 offences mostly related to importing a border controlled drug and identity fraud.
Drug-taking restaurateur John Phillip Harrington may have less than five years to live.
The Australian competition watchdog had demanded that pharmacetical companies publicly declare the names of doctors who accept conference fees or speaker fees as a condition of its support for a new code of conduct.
Sweeping counterterrorism laws that include new offences for "advocating" terrorism and visiting terrorism hotspots could be passed by Canberra within a fortnight after the major parties broadly embraced changes recommended by a high-powered committee of MPs.
RAAF fighters have carried out at least two deadly air strikes against Islamic State militants, with Australian forces increasing their combat tempo over Iraq to pick up slack left by the diversion of US planes to Syria.
Behind Mark Scott's accountant appearance is a man with a healthy dose of ego.
Petrol prices have hit near-15-month lows - a consequence of the depressed global oil price and a pointer to a low inflation figure next week.
A man who was repeatedly molested by his youth pastor lashed out at church elders, accusing them of using the child sexual abuse royal commission to “justify their failings and minimise their responsibilities”.In a statement read out to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse the man, now aged in his mid-20s, described his life as a living hell.
Fun times ahead for little people at PlayFest and Grinspoon bad boy Phil Jamieson says Woodenspoon will play there too.
Still getting over this week’s monster storm that struck Sydney? There's some good - and bad - news from climate change projections.
Family and friends of more than a dozen Australians trekking in Nepal say they are concerned they have not been able to contact them following a Himalayan blizzard that killed at least 27 people.
Laws forbidding farmers from uprooting bush on their land have a scant economic effect, a leading think-tank has found, undercutting claims that measures to protect threatened species damage farm productivity.
A powerful parliamentary committee has called for key elements of the Abbott government's controversial "foreign fighters" counter-terrorism bill to be watered down and additional checks applied, while backing the broad thrust of the bill.
Truck drivers who are paid incentives to reach their destinations take fewer breaks and more drugs behind the wheel, a new study has found.
Such schemes are criticised for their tendency to encourage vigilantism, their ineffectiveness, and their hampering of efforts to rehabilitate offenders.
Wandering Warriors strode 1300 km raising funds for wounded soldiers.
Customer service officer spent her working days in fight-or-flight mode, tribunal told.
Departments all over Canberra are offloading backroom functions.
Canberra Hospital and health authorities are working on contingency plans in case a person with Ebola symptoms appears in the ACT.
Canberra's bus passengers could be in line for permanent discounts for travel before 7.30am.
A Catholic priest who was allowed to continue preaching in Papua New Guinea despite being named in child abuse compensation settlements has been deported back to Australia.
Fears are rising that kidnapping for slave labour may be the answer to the mystery surrounding the disappearance of 176 from a people traffickers' boat.
If Ebola comes to Australia, it will come to the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory at Melbourne University's Peter Doherty Institute
Political point scoring has no place in the leadership of our national institutions.
A drunk unlicensed driver has lost his appeal over the 13-year sentence handed down for his 2012 offences.
Embattled New South Wales construction union boss Brian Parker is set to be recalled before the union royal commission, as two new whistleblowers urge Labor and trade union leaders to seek a police briefing on interaction between CFMEU officials and crime figures.
As our boxing-blue Prime Minister Tony Abbott well knows, any televised fight requires an element of pre-game theatre and verbal jousting to capture the attention of the masses.
If you thought naming your unborn child was hard, try naming a war. After months of hand-wringing and very un-soldierly flip-flopping, the Pentagon has finally decided on a name for the mission against Islamic State fighters: Operation Inherent Resolve.
A counter-terrorism expert has described Tony Abbott’s 'Team Australia' campaign as counter-productive and called on the government to address "underlying social issues" leading people to support Islamic State.
APS code of conduct must be observed in interactions between consenting public servants.
Between a 1715 Stradivarius violin and a Ferrari 458 Spider there are a few obvious parallels, from their Italian origin to their breathtaking price.
This is Casanova's home town and romance is everywhere.
Former National Gallery of Victoria director Gerard Vaughan will take over the top job at the National Gallery of Australia.
Another day, another stellar global comparison for Australia.
A coalition of environmental groups, restaurants and academics have joined forces to demand reforms to Australia's lax labelling laws, saying too many consumers are being led to believe their seafood has been caught in domestic waters.
Active video games do not perform as well in practice as they did in development stage, new research shows.
Luxury lakeside apartments could be used to isolate returning officials.
The Opposition says 'mean' changes would leave hundreds of thousands of workers with less cover.
Heroic efforts by tug boat operators and ship pilots averted major damage and a potential environmental spill in Sydney’s port after Tuesday night’s super storm snapped the mooring lines of a 67,000 tonne container vessel, sending it colliding with another ship and shearing the mooring lines of a third vessel.
A serial paedophile who will reportedly be questioned about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann was on the run from Australian authorities when the British toddler vanished from a Portuguese resort.
Controversial euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke has accused the federal senate of shutting him out of an inquiry into a proposed dying with dignity law.
When CY Leung parachuted out of his insolvent property business to make his run for Hong Kong's top job he tried to extract an additional 3 million pounds from Australian firm UGL, emails obtained by Fairfax show.
A Pentecostal pastor may have overlooked suspicions about his paedophile son-in-law because of their family relationship, a royal commission has heard. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was told church members raised concerns about a relationship between youth pastor Jonathan Baldwin✓ and a teenage boy.
Footage of police violence against black citizens has threaded itself through social media and onto mainstream news broadcasts and front pages, while in the background, constantly, has been the humming anger on the streets of Ferguson, where a white officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager stopped for jay walking.
Pay TV platform Foxtel has finalised a deal that will save the Seven Network drama A Place to Call Home.
The Australian outback should be classified and protected as one continuous landscape rather than individual components, says a leading Australian ecologist.
In the 1960s when dam building was all the rage in Australia's south-east, a song celebrated men who could blow down a mountain and build up a dam.
Legal and national security experts are concerned the intelligence watchdog's oversight is too weak, despite increased resources.
The public service department is struggling to devise a wages deal tough enough for the Abbott government.
Shorten sends a plea to the military wages tribunal to reject government's controversial ADF pay offer.
Jon and Meryn O'Brien are living victims of the MH17 disaster in July and enduring the most harrowing time of their lives.
Soldiers at a patrol base where three Australian soldiers were murdered were asked “leading questions” during the official army probe into the killings, an inquest was told.
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