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- Brisbane royal visit irks music buffs
- The bottle of Chivas that felled Joh
- ETU sneaks onto 'Strong Choices' domain name
- Doctors delay contracts vote
- Sex offender turns himself in
Record store hoped the royals might drop in for some vinyl, but they've been shut down as a security threat instead.
Two bottles of booze hanging over corruption hearings. Two government hangovers.
Union's website appears above govt's in Google search.
Senior medicos won't agree to new contracts until they see them.
Three out of four fugitives in custody after day of escapes.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- MH370 search: Craft modified to keep it submerged for longer
- ABC becomes first Western broadcaster to go China-wide
- Sydney puts on her best face to greet Duke and Duchess
- A bold splash of colour and a laidback welcome for at-ease Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
- ABC wins unprecedented access in landmark Chinese deal
- Monarchists rule as republican youth support wanes
- Sun and the crowds turn out to greet popular duke and duchess
- Asian demand driving influx of overseas retail giants
- Barry O'Farrell resignation a warning to others: Bob Carr
- Searchers have pinpointed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crash site: wreck hunter
- Monster Health Food Company upstages rivals after aiming for the stars
- Royal tour a relaxed family affair
- Bland becomes beautiful for fashion's 'normcore' look
- Leaked report shows more than 60 safety breaches at Lend Lease work sites
- AC/DC: Migrant kids who made the long climb to the top of rock'n'roll
- Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: sea-bed hunt hits hurdle as Bluefin-21 resurfaces
- Fear, hope and disability
- Underwater vehicle to search seabed for MH370 clues
- Hundreds of public servants in limbo
- Total lunar eclipse to turn moon red
- CSIRO says budget cuts will hold back money-making innovations
- Maori haka protest against auction of a slice of their history
- No evidence to support Salvation Army officer's claim he confessed act of child sex abuse to police, royal commission told
- Rare whale fossil sets jawbones wagging at Museum Victoria
- A run to help keep the Anzac spirit alive
- CSIRO warns funding cut would hurt innovation
- Bad moon rising for sky-watchers
- Search for MH370: Underwater vehicle Bluefin-21 deployed to find plane's wreckage
- Christian protestors arrested after sit-in at Julie Bishop's Perth office
- Search for French tourist Aurelie Lhorme after car found in South Australia
- Salvo officer accused woman of blowing whistle on husband's child sex abuse: royal commission hears
- Conman Micheal Nugent bankrupted for second time
- Rainbow Loom craze jumps gender divide
- Drug tests on the rise for workers
- Toorak accountant Stephen Lynne Wharton jailed for tax fraud
- Lawyer: 'I've used drugs'
- Workplace drug testing tipped to increase despite misgivings
- Brotherhood calls for action as long-term jobless youth rate triples
- A family at war
- ACT plans nation's first suicide prevention safe-house
- Acidic water robs reef fish of survival instinct
- Young unemployed triple since GFC
- Drinkers in danger rate their usage as average, study finds
- Dogs go from pets to members of our families
- Royal visit of William and Kate recalls Diana's Eureka moment
- Racial Discrimination Act changes will hit vulnerable: Adam Goodes
- Asylum seekers beg for detention so they don't starve
- Cooktown cleans up after Cyclone Ita
- Black boxes like the one on flight MH 370 will soon be obsolete
- Students descend on nasty website Ask.fm
- Parents trek in honour of fallen sons and Afghanistan wounded
- Dope bust haunts Commonwealth Games shooting hopeful Anna Shedrina
- Ex-Guantanamo detainee Mamdouh Habib accuses government of interfering in court case
- 40 million light years away, Galaxy NGC 7331 may give clues to Milky Way's colour
- Bitter rift on youth mental health provider headspace
- Children born overseas feel pain of racism at school
- Our dogs are living the life of Reilly
- Skull found in the forest
- Kim Williams: Former News Corp CEO has more surprises in store
- Rare public holiday line-up could mean a 10 day break
- What's on the table?
- Movie pirating: Ticket price 'no excuse'
- James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch close to One.Tel settlement
- Soldiers on leave act as guards at Manus Island detention centre
- Australian servicemen accused of rogue conduct
- Flight recorders for MH370 unlikely to be recovered for some time
- Searchers for missing flight MH370 downplay Tony Abbott's comments
- Tony Abbott accused of breaking promise on pension age
- Coles recalls more Easter eggs
- SES volunteers assist in the search for MH370
- Tony Abbott 'very confident' signals are from MH370 black boxes
- Unemployment drop, rising dollar have traders signalling end to rate cuts
- Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Fresh signal in search for flight MH370
- ICAC: Tony Kelly nickname tells a tale of blissful ignorance
- Coles recalls Easter eggs
- Skin cancer warning over bogus 'black salve' treatment
- Bob Carr's texts to Gillard reveal 'extraordinary' influence pro-Israel lobby had on former PM
- Australian designers look to the east as China discovers fashion
- Dyson Heydon's biggest challenge is dealing with the scope of task at hand
- Royal commission is not out to abolish trade unions, says Dyson Heydon
- Diva diaries: Bob's inner genius
- Japan, Korea and now a free trade deal with China is in sight
- ICAC: Eddie Obeid rejects deed of greed
- Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: two more pings detected in search for flight MH370
- Royal commission not hostile to unions: Dyson Heydon
- Homeopathy dismissed by National Health and Medical Research Council review
- Kathy Jackson wants more than $300,000 from HSU
- Sydney growth stymied by federal 'fiscal imbalance'
- Malcolm Turnbull's warning: Change NBN or 300,000 homes miss out
- Dairy industry disappointed with failure to milk opportunity
- Car-safety tester ANCAP braces for budget write-off
- Indigenous leaders ask Attorney-General to protect their people in race law debate
- Trade deal with Japan leaves dairy farmers cheesed off
- Parenting rules force Abby Bishop to miss basketball world championships
- Former James Hardie boss thought asbestos health concern was 'a beat-up'
- Search for flight MH370: ADV Ocean Shield fails to detect beacon signals again
- Bill Shorten proposal to weaken ALP's union ties 'window dressing,' says Eric Abetz
- A piper played as plain Sir Peter Cosgrove went out to meet his people
- Kate takes windy Wellington in her stride
- National parks could raise more money to keep agencies afloat
The unmanned underwater vehicle searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean is expected to analyse data from its third trip on Thursday morning.
ABC wins permission from Chinese government to have its Australia Network content made available to the entire Chinese population.
The world's most iconic couple landed in Australia's icon central when they started their nine-day national tour.
If only a fortuitous nod to the bright Australian sunshine, it was certainly a well-planned nod to the Australian national colours as the Duchess of Cambridge made an unmissable arrival at Sydney airport wearing vivid yellow.
The ABC has won permission from the Chinese government to have Australia Network content made available to the entire Chinese population - the most extensive access given to any Western broadcaster.
Young monarchists handed out flags under the clear sky, so many that a team was dispatched to source more. The sun shone bright enough to scorch their pale skin.
The world's most recognised couple landed in Australia's most photogenic city to start their nine-day national tour.
Cashed-up Asian visitors are changing the face of shopping in Melbourne, with a revival capped off this week with the opening of Emporium Melbourne.
Former New South Wales premier Bob Carr says the resignation of Barry O?Farrell is a warning to all of the state?s politicians that the Independent Commission Against Corruption is ?ready to judge your behaviour?.
One of the world's expert wreck hunters believes searchers for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have pinpointed the crash site and that the recovery of the black boxes is inevitable.
A small business that makes muesli has debunked claims from some of the food industry's biggest companies that a new star-rating system will be too costly and impractical.
When the Herald reported on the trip to Australia of Prince Charles, Lady Diana and Prince William in April 1983, it was with much the same sentiment that befits the son's visit, 31 years later: ''The main fear here is that the royal couple are going to get loved to death.''
Some people are fond of making flamboyant fashion statements, but Sian Parany feels best blending in.
An internal audit reveals Lend Lease has recorded more than 60 serious safety breaches in a year which have put builders at risk of electrocution, fire, falls from height and falling objects.
AC/DC are as good an example of the changing face of Australia in the second half of the 20th century as any restaurant, coffee bar or car dealer's yard.
An autonomous underwater vehicle tasked with scouring the sea floor for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has hit a hurdle on its first mission and returned to the surface.
While not without its problems, the National Disability Insurance Scheme has thrown some Victorians a lifeline. Kathy Evans reports.
As the search moves to the ocean floor, the best hope of finding the final resting place of flight MH370 now falls on four possible black box signals, the new discovery of an oil slick and a slow-moving robot.
More than 400 federal public servants are languishing in employment limbo after they lost their jobs but were kept on the government payroll.
Sky-watchers are expected to forgo Creedence Clearwater Revival's warning and venture out for a ''bad moon on the rise'' on Tuesday night.
Cuts to the CSIRO will have long-term and detrimental effects on Australia's ability to innovate and form partnerships with leading companies, it has warned.
Sydney Maori let loose their traditional ancestral war cry on Monday night to warn the discreetly upmarket auction house Sotheby's to back off selling one of their proudest heirlooms.
A senior Salvation Army officer who says he went to police to confess the sexual abuse he inflicted on a young girl but was told nothing could be done, has had serious doubt cast on his claims.
A rare fossilised whale skull found by chance deep in the remote waters of the Southern Ocean has been donated to Museum Victoria.
The words 'Anzac' and 'fun run' are an unusual blend, but not for organiser Paul Ritchie.
The head of the CSIRO's business and commercialisation arm has warned that a funding cut in next month's federal budget would have long-term detrimental effects on the nation's ability to innovate.
Sky-watchers are expected to forgo Creedence Clearwater Revival's warning and venture out for a "bad moon on the rise" on Tuesday night.
The search for flight MH370 has entered a new stage with searchers to send an "autonomous underwater vehicle" four kilometres underwater to look for the plane's wreckage on the sea floor.
Police have converged on the electorate office of Deputy Leader Julie Bishop, arresting 11 Christian leaders protesting the detention of children.
French tourist Aurelie Lhorme arrived in Australia this month and set off on a road trip along the country's rugged southern coastline.
A senior Salvation Army officer, whose husband, also an officer, sexually assaulted a young girl, later sent an accusatory Facebook message to a whistleblower, the royal commission into child-sex abuse has heard.
A former diesel fitter turned conman who was prosecuted for spruiking a fake magnetic engine has now been made bankrupt for the second time in his long and chequered career.
Not since children took to playgrounds with yo-yos or digital pet Tamagotchis has there been a craze that has jumped the gender gap like the latest schoolyard fad: the Rainbow Loom.
Workplace drug testing is likely to become increasingly common as employers attempt to cut ''presenteeism'' and ensure safety, one of Australia's leading workplace drug experts says.
A Toorak accountant has been convicted of serious fraud in Western Australia after a six-year investigation by the Australian Crime Commission of tax schemes used by wealthy business and entertainment figures.
Miles Hunt is a partner in an inner-city law firm, but he won't let that stop him admitting he also uses drugs.
Workplace drug testing is likely to become increasingly common as employers attempt to cut ''presenteeism'' and ensure safety, one of Australia's leading workplace drug experts says.
The number of young people facing long-term unemployment has tripled since the global financial crisis, according to a new analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics data.
Private Dallas Abbott was killed in the Vietnam War, a conflict his family didn't believe in. So they fought to keep his name off the Australian War Memorial's Roll of Honour. But they lost the battle.
Australia's first suicide-safe house will be set up in the ACT if a nationwide appeal to be launched on Monday is successful.
An acidic environment makes reef fish become attracted to the smell of their predators.
The number of young people facing long-term unemployment has tripled.
Australians are in denial about their alcohol use, tens of thousands are potentially drinking at risky levels and those in the most danger are seemingly clueless they have a problem, the Global Drug Survey has found.
Our dogs used to claim a patch of backyard dirt. These days, they own your doona.
With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and baby Prince George arriving in Sydney this week, comparisons with the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales when Prince William was a baby are inevitable.
Australian of the Year and AFL star Adam Goodes has slammed the Abbott government's proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act, claiming they attacked the most vulnerable Australians.
On the same day last September that Tony Abbott was elected prime minister with a mandate to stop the boats, three young men from Pakistan's violent disputed areas arrived in Indonesia.
As 300 residents in the Cooktown cyclone shelter made their way into a windswept town on Saturday, some things had changed in the hamlet of 2300.
Airlines have been dumping valuable data for too long when it could be saving money and lives.
It's a website renowned for vicious and offensive postings with guaranteed anonymity, and yet teenagers are flocking to Ask.fm.
The parents of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan are walking 400kms through NT.
Two men have been jailed for growing the largest marijuana crop in Victoria for a decade on a vineyard owned by a champion trap shooter who aims to represent Australia at this year's Commonwealth Games.
The government has been accused of 'deliberate interference with Egyptian court proceedings'
The galaxy in the photograph, NGC 7331, is sometimes known as the Milky Way's twin.
A major rift within national youth mental health service headspace has erupted, with one of its founding board members publicly raising questions about how the organisation is run and whether it is reaching the vulnerable young people it was set up to help.
Four out of five children born in non-English speaking countries experience racism at school.
Pooch products help pets live longer, happier lives.
A skull found in forest near Tin Can Bay on Thursday could belong to the unidentified victim in the Cedar Pocket torso mystery.
A high-achiever from a young age, Kim Williams is known as one of our top business leaders. Now, the workaholic's sudden departure as News Corp's CEO has given him time for reflection.
This month offers us an opportunity for work-avoidance on a scale not seen in more than a decade.
Trade, tension, triumph: the PM's Asian trip pays off.
The head of a leading cinema chain has hit back at claims that higher ticket prices justify the illegal downloading of movies.
James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch could settle a long-running dispute over their conduct as directors of dotcom bomb One.Tel as early as next week.
Australian soldiers on leave from the army are enlisting for lucrative work as guards at Papua New Guinea's Manus detention camp amid claims of drug abuse and thuggish conduct among its newly recruited security force.
Australian soldiers on leave from the army are enlisting as guards at the Manus detention camp in Papua New Guinea amid allegations of drug abuse and thuggish conduct among its newly recruited security force.
Do not expect to hear news of black boxes being recovered for several days if not weeks, despite the Prime Minister declaring on Friday: ''We are confident that we know the position of the black box flight recorder to within some kilometres.''
The team co-ordinating the search for missing flight MH370 has downplayed comments by Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in which he said the position of the black box flight recorders was narrowed to ''within some kilometres''.
The Abbott government is actively considering raising the pension age to 70 and changing indexation arrangements for the payments in the budget.
Coles has recalled another two types of its Easter eggs, bringing the total number of chocolate products removed from shelves this week to five.
More than 75 State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers have been scouring the Indian Ocean in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told a press conference in China he is increasingly confident that signals received in the search for MH370 are from the plane's black box.
The Australian dollar has hit a new high for the year and financial markets are betting on higher interest rates after a shock unemployment result suggested the jobs market had turned the corner.
Another signal has been detected in the search area for missing flight MH370, Australian authorities coordinating the operation say.
Former NSW treasurer Michael Costa's nickname for his colleague Tony Kelly was "the Jed Clampett of Parliament", according to the memoir of their former colleague Frank Sartor.
Coles has recalled thousands of Easter eggs after the packaging failed to declare traces of tree nuts.
A bogus cancer medicine has left an Australian man with a hole burnt in the side of his head, prompting renewed warnings for cancer patients to avoid alternative therapies.
Bob Carr has published private text messages between himself and Julia Gillard to reveal the ?extraordinary? level of influence the pro-Israel lobby had on the former prime minister?s office.
Red is the new black when it comes to Australian fashion.
Dyson Heydon, the retired judge appointed to head the royal commission on union governance, is as removed from working class as you can get: educated at Shore, St Paul's College, Sydney University, a university medal in history from the same, a masters from Oxford, the youngest professor ever at Sydney University law school, a member of the Sydney bar and then appointments to the NSW Court of Appeal and the High Court.
Despite fears of a political witch-hunt, former High Court judge Dyson Heydon opened the royal commission on trade unions in Sydney by declaring it was not hostile to unions or setting out to abolish or curb their activities.
Former foreign affairs minister Bob Carr lifts the veil on arguably the most towering - and eccentric - ego in Australian politics in his new book, boldly declaring after attending a meeting of world leaders that he ''cannot feel humble''.
A free-trade agreement worth tens of billions to the Australian economy could be just months away after Tony Abbott held one-on-one talks with China's Premier Li Keqiang on arrival in the southern resort island of Hainan on Wednesday.
Corrupt former Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid has denied he was motivated by "personal greed" when he lobbied a succession of premiers and ministerial colleagues about a company in which his family allegedly had a multimillion-dollar interest.
Two more pings have been detected by the Australian ship Ocean Shield in the search for flight MH370.
Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon has opened the royal commission into trade unions by declaring it was not hostile to unions or setting out to abolish or curb their activities.
There is no reliable evidence that homeopathy can treat health conditions, a major review of the practice by the National Health and Medical Research Council has concluded.
Whistleblower Kathy Jackson is demanding more than $300,000 from the Health Services Union.
Sydney is being starved of desperately needed infrastructure funding because more than 80 per cent of all the tax collected in the city ends up in federal coffers, an influential business group says.
Major changes to the rollout of the national broadband network will be needed to avoid huge cost blow-outs and up to 300,000 homes missing out on high-speed internet, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull will warn in a speech on Wednesday.
Australian dairy farmers have expressed ''extreme disappointment'' over the new ''free trade'' deal with Japan, labelling it a ''dud deal'' and ''lost opportunity''.
Crash testing of cars in Australia could end by 2017, with the federal government set to axe funding for ANCAP, the body that rates passenger vehicles from one to five stars for safety.
A group of indigenous leaders and academics have joined a chorus of opponents to the planned changes to the Racial Discrimination Act, calling for safeguards to be included in its review.
Australian dairy farmers express 'extreme disappointment' over the new 'free trade' deal with Japan, labelling it a 'dud deal' and 'lost opportunity'.
A new Basketball Australia parental policy has forced Canberra's Abby Bishop to put family ahead of playing for her country and quit her world championship dreams.
The man credited with deciding in 1978 to eliminate asbestos from James Hardie products said he thought at the time widespread health concern was a "media beat-up".
Authorities who picked up promising signals on Sunday in the search for flight MH370 have not been able to detect the signals again.
Employment Minister Eric Abetz has described proposals by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to weaken the Labor Party's ties to the union movement as "window dressing".
Governor-General His Excellency General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC is not much taken with titles, he contends.
Wet Wellington weather greeted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they touched down in New Zealand to begin their first official tour as a family with eight-month-old Prince George.
The money-making potential of Australia's national parks, including Uluru and Kakadu, could be tapped by a federal government department facing a budget crisis.
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