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- Family's dramatic rescue from car swallowed by sinkhole in Peru
- After months of restraint, Bill Clinton lets fly at Bernie Sanders
- Syrian government is 'exterminating' its population: UN
- My Kitchen Rules 2016 episode 5 recap: Maltese rabbits served with love
- Asylum seekers awaiting return to Nauru suffering from cancer and terminal illnesses
- The startups driving Brisbane's high-tech industry
- Nationwide 'Let Them Stay' rallies as Andrews makes emotional plea
- Big banks tight lipped as ASIC rate rigging probe intensifies
- Sharing economy services like Uber, Airbnb need federal regulations
- Blunt Instrument: CSIRO cuts bring Australia global fame for choosing stupid
- WA fires: emergency bushfire warning for Uduc in the Shire of Harvey
- Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka swaps grocery aisle for the tennis court
- Public Service Commissioner 'ducks responsibility' over welfare of Jamie Briggs staffer: Labor
- Wild leopard wreaks havoc, mauls six in Bangalore school rampage
- Laneway Festival review: move over Violent Soho, Grimes is taking over
- Cricket: Australian women have work to do before NZ
- NFL 2016 Super Bowl 50: Why a Super Bowl should be on your bucket list
- Islamic community 'shoulder to shoulder' with Christians to help asylum seekers
- Public servant steps over the line to lecture media about overstepping
- North Korea: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop weighing further sanctions over missile tests
- Phillip Ruddock: from wet to the unknowable hard man of the Parliament
- Sydney weather: Benign conditions in store as big heat builds in the west
- Black Hawk helicopters used in drills for possible terrorist attacks
- Prostate cancer patients confused in urology versus radiation oncology wars
- Human trials for Australian-made bionic spine to start next year
- Nick Riewoldt, at 33, ready to skipper St Kilda again
- NRL to use bunker in trials this weekend as they move towards 'live' judiciary charges
- Manly Sea Eagles star recruit Apisai Koroisau charged by police
- NRL All Stars: Indigenous players vow to fight for future of concept
- RLPA hit out at NRL over Manly Sea Eagles replacement request at Auckland Nines
- South Sydney Rabbitohs to hold off using Sam Burgess in Charity Shield against St George-Illawarra Dragons
- Mitchell Pearce Roosters teammates cleared by NRL integrity unit after boozy night out
- Banks, Amex say card changes will cut competition
- Fatal crash in Victoria's east claims motorcyclist
- OFX chief says Western Union may have had its Yahoo! moment
- Government set to extend smoking bans, hand more powers to police on domestic violence
- Strong US dollar stokes recession fears
- Having an informed view on China means staying close, says Principal
- ABC apologises for 'error' over five-year-old asylum seeker rape claims on Nauru
- Capitol Health profit dives as government reviews put patients off X-rays, scans
- The Star looks to profit from Macau slump
- Lisa Jean to tee off with the men at Victorian PGA
- Bunbury DPaW site workers stumble across suspected 19th century shipwreck
- The federal public service's 34,000 empty desks in more than 500 buildings around Australia
- Perth weather: 42 degrees on Monday sees city break all-time power record
- Lodge renovation costs grow to $11.61 million as auditors called in
- Somalia plane bomber was meant to be on Turkish Airlines flight - airline executive
- Australia v New Zealand ODI series: Mitchell Marsh dismissed controversially in Chappell-Hadlee decider
- NSW Waratahs' Dave Dennis in doubt for trial against Chiefs after concussion
- Ferrari seen to lose control before fatal crash, court told
- My head was rattled for days after hits during NFL season: Jarryd Hayne
- NFL 2016 Super Bowl 50: It's been a hell of ride for Peyton Manning, but time to get off the horse
- Kidnapped Australian Jocelyn Elliot arrives in Burkina Faso
- Controversial Queensland police officer wins legal pay bid
- Super Rugby 2016: Israel Folau back training at full intensity for NSW Waratahs
- Perth woman says she was scammed out of $120,000 while travelling through Europe
- Stars farewell actress Carol Burns, Queensland Theatre Company pioneer
- No easy games for Australian baseball team
- Brisbane fruiterer's sign likens avocados to cash
- Longer breeding seasons, more kittens: are cats reacting to climate change?
- Racing industry stunned by positive swabs to the drug ibuprofen
- Four Corners report finds shark net programs do not prevent attacks
- Trainer Brent Stanley to face RAD board over racehorse sale
- Marist brother among four men to face court on charges of child sex abuse in ACT
- David Eastman attempts to stave off second murder trial
- City of Canning mayor in hot water over election promise to halve his salary
- Croatia rape trio part of hyper-masculine bodybuilding subculture
- Canberra man who allegedly assaulted woman with medical crutch denied bail
- Dominant men in erotica fiction could be dangerous, study finds
- Perth parking puzzle: Wilson Parking fine print nabs overnight city visitor
- In the Herald: February 9, 1927
- Public debate on the republic
- Passerby captures frenzied road rage attack on bus in Marrickville
- When even court orders cannot keep you safe
- Do what you love mantra devalues hard work
- Column 8
- North Korea has pushed Seoul too far
- WA government 'running out of options' to fix budget, could sell Western Power
- Soccer: Melbourne derby clash could define City and Victory's finals hopes
- 'Never set foot in 10 William Street': patron blasts police response to 'antisocial' restaurant furore
- Light rail misstated
- Room: Affirming the challenge of parenthood under extreme circumstances
- Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdown
- Nepean Hospital shooting victim Barry Jennings attends security summit with health officials and security officers
- Malcolm Turnbull's tax two-step: focus shifts to super, rental properties, expenses
- Labor leader Mark McGowan will be rolled before election: Labor source
- What are they? GST, negative gearing, and super tax concessions explained
- 'We aren't as equal as we think' NSW Department of Education report finds
- Cal Wilson
- Labor slams Turnbull government as 'empty vessel' after $250 million green housing pledge
- Australian Talented Youth Project to perform at Parliament House
- Karalee Katsambanis: Why I don't feel sorry for Janet Kirby
- Canberra Greyhounds dismiss Shane Rattenbury's call to shut down industry
- Dogs found at Canberra house were underfed and suffered hair loss, fly bites
- AFL season 2016: AFL tips in an extra $2 million for Gold Coast Suns
- Newcrest's partner in the Golpu gold mine insists it has the cash to participate
- Bishop's New Norcia child sex allegations a 'mistake', court hears
- Edrick Lee has Raiders ''full support'' as he readies for rep debut
- ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson to resign at end of month
- Positive swabs to anti-inflammatory drug returned
Locals have scrambled to rescue a family of three after their car was swallowed by a five-metre-deep sinkhole in Trujillo, Peru.
Bill Clinton has uncorked an extended attack on Senator Bernie Sanders, harshly criticising Sanders and his supporters for what he described as inaccurate and "sexist" attacks on Hillary Clinton.
Detainees held by the Syrian government are dying on a massive scale, amounting to a state policy of "extermination" of the civilian population, United Nations investigators say.
Mother and son team, Anna and Jordan, keep MKR in the family with their Maltese-themed instant restaurant.
Some of the 267 asylum seekers waiting to be flown back to Nauru are suffering from cancer and terminal illnesses, and the first returns could potentially be made "within days".
100 Queensland startup businesses have already graduated from a business incubator designed to turn high-tech dreams into economic silver bullets.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has made an emotional plea for a group of asylum seekers to be allowed to stay in Australia as demonstrations in support of those facing deportation erupted across the country.
Australia's biggest banks are tight lipped as the corporate watchdog prepares to take action against banks alleged to have manipulated the bond market's key benchmark interest rate.
Looking back on 2015, it's pretty clear this was the year the sharing economy really took off in Australia.
From the earliest days of the penal colony the journals of the First Fleet officers remarked upon the weird, often violent climatic changes that made survival in the antipodes such a fraught, contingent affair.
An out-of-control bushfire continues to threaten the tiny town of Uduc, with the blaze having more than doubled in size and requiring extra resources to fight it.
The plan for boardroom renewal at Woolworths may be going a little bit too well for new chairman, Gordon Cairns.
"I do wonder what your job is." John Lloyd grilled in Estimates over the his concern for public servant.
A leopard on the loose in a school in India has mauled six people who attempted to capture the wild animal.
Everyone has their own version of St Jerome's Laneway Festival. This is just one, or five, of them.
Australia's women's cricket team have lost momentum in the 50-over format ahead of their New Zealand tour, skipper Meg Lanning has admitted.
Denver won the match but anyone who went to the biggest event in the world finished ahead.
Queensland's Islamic community has vowed to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with "Christian brothers and sisters" to protect asylum seekers from being returned to offshore detention centres, "even if it means our arrest".
More evidence on Monday, courtesy of an extraordinary overreach by secretary of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Mike Pezzullo, that Australia's harsh and secretive border protection system is straining at the seams - that its moral and administrative fabric is threadbare.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is considering slapping further sanctions on North Korea after the rogue regime of Kim Jong-un launched a long-range missile in defiance of United Nations rules.
Early on the warm morning of January 24, 1995, John Howard and Alexander Downer were in earnest conversation in a locked room upstairs in a motel in Ferntree Gully, east of Melbourne.
Sydney could get its best weather for the year, with a week of gently warming days, lots of sunshine and little rain.
You will most likely hear these roaring beasts before you see them joining the fight against terrorism.
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer face a confusing array of treatment choices, each with its own price tag and idiosyncratic side effects.
Patients left paralysed by injury or illness could be back on their feet again, thanks to a breakthrough by Melbourne researchers who have designed a revolutionary bionic spine.
He is 34 this year but he is still his club's best player. He is also going to be its captain again this year, with St Kilda announcing Nick Riewoldt will lead the club for an 11th season.
The NRL will trial 'live' match review charges while the bunker will be used for the first time during the annual All-Stars and Charity Shield matches on Saturday.
Another NRL star has been charged by police.
Why Dane Gagai and Joel Thompson chose not to play in the NRL Nines .
The Rugby League Players Association has hit out at the NRL for refusing to grant Manly's wish to bring in an extra player after the Sea Eagles were hit hard by injuries during the Auckland Nines.
Sam Burgess' second-coming at South Sydney has been pushed back another week with the Rabbitohs set to rest the dual international for this weekend's Charity Shield.
The NRL Integrity Unit's investigation of the Sydney Roosters' Australia Day drama has found Dale Copley and Jayden Nikorima have no case to answer despite being with Mitchell Pearce on that night.
Banks and American Express argue planned changes to card rules by the Reserve Bank will reduce competition.
A motorcyclist has died on a road in country Victoria after his Harley Davidson struck a 4-wheel-drive in the state's east.
The boss of online currency site OFX, Richard Kimber, says suitor Western Union's failure to buy his company could turn out to match Yahoo missing out on buying Google in 2002.
?The government will extend smoking bans in Canberra to more public spaces and events, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has foreshadowed.
ANZ has warned that under a worse-case scenario, the Australian dollar may have a US50¢ handle, not seen since 2003.
"When you're far away, you see the structural problems and you question China's ability to see them."
ABC has admitted to an "error" in a story that claimed a five-year-old who was raped at Nauru was slated to return to the island and face his attacker, after immigration officials on Monday labelled the report a "figment".
A slump in profits at radiology group Capitol Health provides an early warning that government healthcare reviews and rhetoric about waste is deterring patients from tests and scans.
Casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is cashing in on the VIP slump in Macau, as more high-rollers desert the world's largest gaming hub to gamble in Australia.
Victorian Lisa Jean will break through golf's glass ceiling at Huntingdale on Tuesday by becoming the first woman to contest the men's Victorian PGA Championship.
WA workers surveying the building site of the Department of Parks and Wildlife's new headquarters in the South West may have accidentally stumbled across the long-lost remains of 19th century whaling ship.
"Operation Tetris" making progress, but taxpayers still pay for vast swathes of empty offices.
Perth set an all-time record for power usage on Monday, as temperatures around the city topped 42 degrees.
The growing price tag for renovations at the prime minister's official Canberra residence has grown again, this time to $11.61 million.
A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, the Daallo chief executive said on Monday.
The simmering tension between Australia and New Zealand boiled over after the controversial dismissal of Mitchell Marsh sealed a rare one-day series loss for the world champions and sowed the seeds for a fiery Test battle.
Former skipper is still suffering the after-effects of a sickening head clash which has put him in doubt for the Waratahs' second trial match against the Chiefs in New Zealand on Friday.
A Ferrari that collided with several cars in a fatal crash in a Melbourne street was seen losing control while overtaking a car at speed moments earlier, a court has heard.
Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne has revealed how two hits in his rookie NFL season left him "rattled" for days.
Peyton Manning did not lose the Super Bowl, and that can be quite the recipe for winning.
Australian woman Jocelyn Elliot, who was kidnapped along with her husband Ken by al-Qaeda militants before being released on the weekend, has arrived in Burkina Faso's capital.
The Queensland Police Union is claiming a victory after its lawyers were able to secure the pay of controversial suspended officer Chris Hurley.
Israel Folau had a spring in his step as he returned to NSW Waratahs training for the first time since an ankle operation.
A Perth woman says she was scammed out of more than $120,000 and tricked into believing she was a fugitive by a "sadistic" fraudster she met while travelling through Europe in 2014.
Well known as Frankie Doyle in TV series Prisoner, Carol Burns was a legend of the stage.
Team manager Jon Deeble has warned favourites Australia are in for a torrid struggle at this week's World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament, despite being ranked well above the other three nations.
A Brisbane fruiterer has put up a sign likening avocados to cash after a recent demand spike for the green fruit saw prices soar.
"There's just kittens coming out of everyone's ears."
Large doses of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen is behind the positive swabs that have shocked the racing industry, well-placed sources say.
Shark mitigation programs on NSW beaches have no statistical impact on the number of shark attacks, new analysis has found.
Trainer Brent Stanley will face four charges issued by Racing Victoria stewards following the sale of his former racehorse Equita to Hong Kong last year.
Four men aged 60 to 83 allegedly molested young boys in ACT schools in the 1980s.
David Eastman has launched his last-ditch bid to stave off a second trial for the 1989 murder of ACT police chief Colin Winchester.
Critics have accused a Perth mayor of reneging on a pre-election promise to halve his annual salary, five months after he was voted in.
The "aesthetic one" trained for six days, shredding that chest and torso, and on the seventh day, he did some light cardio.
A Canberra man accused of calling a woman a "dirty f---ing slut" as he struck her and kicked her in the face during a prolonged attack has been kept behind bars after he allegedly breached his bail conditions.
Men who read erotica that featured male dominance over women reported higher acceptance of rape myths in real life, a Queensland research paper has suggested.
?A decision to spend a night in a city hotel after a late work meeting had an expensive post script for a Bunbury man when he was fined for overnight parking - despite having paid for it.
John Archibald McKillip appealed against the Commissioner of Police not to grant him a driver's licence on the ground of deafness, the Herald reported on this day in 1927.
Your editorial today ("Turnbull should embrace republican consensus", February 8) reasonably asks Australians to advance the republican cause without needless delays. But it then urges a cross party force to "argue the case forcibly for an Australian head of state" and in the same sentence "prompt debate about the best model".
A case of road rage turned violent when a man used a shovel to smash the windscreen of a bus in Sydney's inner west on Monday.
Greater penalties from breaches may help but most authorities have realised they need to do more.
Stuff this modern-day slogan, unglamorous, low-paid menial work is here to stay.
"I received a Fitbit for Christmas," reports Michelle Graham, of Hamlyn Terrace. "I finally got round to wearing it, and discovered that overnight I had walked some 173 steps. I even accumulate steps whilst I'm driving."
After North Korea tested a ballistic missile on the weekend, worried nations searched for new ways to respond to an old fear - the fear that the rogue nation will one day have a nuclear bomb and a missile capable of delivering it.
The West Australian government is running out of options to improve its finances and could sell Western Power if the ongoing push for greater GST revenue proves fruitless, the premier says.
It is just as well for Melbourne City coach John van 't Schip that he remains committed to the team's attacking philosophy.
A diner at the Paddington restaurant questioned over its "antisocial" wine list has disputed claims that the venue was operating as a bar under the guise of a restaurant.
The opponents of light rail make the false assertion that we need to choose between rail and other modes of transport.
How can a film that draws immediate comparisons with crimes, such as the abduction, rape and 24-year imprisonment of Elizabeth Fritzl in Austria be described as "enthralling", "life-affirming and awe-inspiring"?
Doctors, insurers and medical device companies have been asked to overhaul the way the government sets the price of prosthetics.
?Barry Jennings has been punched, kicked, spat on, had chairs thrown at him and almost been stabbed while working as a security guard at Nepean Hospital. But this was the last straw.
Longstanding tax breaks for superannuation contributions and investment properties are in the frame as the Turnbull government scrambles for alternative revenue sources to fund vote-winning income tax cuts in the next election.
EXCLUSIVE: WA Labor key powerbrokers are plotting leader Mark McGowan's demise and he won't lead the party to the next election, according to a high-ranking Labor source.
GST, negative gearing, and super tax concessions
Australians have very little ability to move beyond their family's socioeconomic status unless one key investment is made.
''I'm in the market for a market, or a fair, or anywhere I can stroll down the street eating something I've just bought from someone in a tent.''
Labor has accused the Turnbull government of being "disingenuous" by pledging $250 million for energy-efficient homes, delivered by an agency it wants to abolish.
The participants in the Australian Talented Youth Project will be performing at Parliament House on Wednesday.
She may be a heartbroken, grieving mother but I am sickened that a wave of public sympathy seems to be flooding her way, writes Karalee Katsambanis.
Canberra greyhound race caller Kel O'Rourke says the actions of a few are giving the rest of the industry a bad name.
Dogs that belonged to a Canberra man facing dozens of animal mistreatment charges were underweight, underfed and suffered hair loss and fly bites that had scabbed over, a court has heard.
The AFL was forced to pour in more than $2 million in additional funding for the Gold Coast Suns in 2015 to cover a bigger than expected financial loss.
The market thinks Harmony Gold can't afford to build the Golpu mine with Newcrest, but the company is refusing to give up.
The former head of the Catholic Church's military diocese has been wrongly accused of being a child sex abuser while two other clergymen may have been responsible, a Perth court has heard.
Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Edrick Lee has his "full support" after his Queensland Origin ban.
After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Meteors coach decides to get some work-life balance.
Racing seems to roll from one drama to the next. Even before the cobalt chapter is finished there is another drug fiasco, with a number of horses returning positive swabs to the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen ? the common human painkiller Nurofen.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Investor says he was not permitted to take away whisky barrels from Nant distillery
- Australian Federal Police resources 'stretched' to cope with terror threat
- Sydney weather: Benign conditions in store as big heat builds in the west
- IVF treatment: South African agency flies egg donors to Australia
- CSIRO head Larry Marshall defends climate research cuts as angry scientists protest in Melbourne
- CSIRO executives asked to justify deep cuts to climate science
- Royal Commission: George Pell to give evidence by video link
- Minister holds no records of meetings on exploited workers
- Disregard for UN ruling on Julian Assange's detention will be a blow to human rights
- Heat to stay on CSIRO climate cuts amid claims Malcolm Turnbull was 'blindsided'
- Investors say Nant slow to respond when asked to redeem barrels
- Olympic hopefuls among the thousands who completed 2016 Cole Classic
- St Vincent's and Calvary to support to asylum seekers wanting church sanctuary
- Chinese New Year 2016 – Year of the Monkey do's and don'ts
- Is technology eating our brains?
- Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
- Multiple sclerosis sufferer Anthony Virgona will start process to end his life tomorrow
- Dads hire coaches to find family friendly work
- The damage pornography did to a six-year-old child
- Explainer: Why is Tasmania's world heritage area burning?
- Number of foreign fighters heading for Islamic State has fallen
- Salmonella outbreak spreads as numbers of infected increase
- Neuroscientists use MRI scans to find disagreeing too stressful for some
- Clifford Possum's children see his masterpiece at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra
- AFL's Dustin Martin said sorry, so why does the victim feel betrayed?
- Defence white paper will reboot relationship with industry, Minister Payne says
- Defence white paper will reboot relationship with industry Minister Payne says
- Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe products
- Big stones and bold colours: How celebrities are influencing engagement rings
- Our baby joy took a decade, cost $200,000 and involved three countries
- 'Misleading, inaccurate and in breach of Paris': CSIRO scientist criticises cuts
- Using GST hike to cut company tax unpopular in blue-ribbon coalition seats
- Armed police remove ship's Australian crew, escort replacements aboard
- Royal commission: George Pell's health at risk if he travels to give evidence, inquiry hears
- Sydney Morning Herald Lunar Markets by The Star
- A doctor's confession: She took my advice and died as planned
- Supporting Syria conference: Germany leads aid effort with pledge of $3.6 billion
- Hello sailor! Navy offers $50,000 per man in bid to keep sub fleet afloat
- CSIRO scientists to learn their fate after more deep cuts to climate programs
- How 'Lux' became a recluse and found child porn on the darknet
- Commonwealth Bank staff implicated in alleged $76m fraud
- Salmonella outbreak linked to Coles and Woolworths lettuce
- Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricity
- Surfer Adam Coleman's parents plan to return to Mexico following sons murder
- Daryush 'Roosh' Valizadeh cancels Return of Kings meetings after public backlash
- International school bomb hoaxers say they are about to strike again
- Snow leopard DNA found in Chinese medicine sold in Australia
- Sydney's billion-dollar neighbourhoods
- Climate science to be gutted as CSIRO swings jobs axe
- AGL exits NSW, Queensland coal seam gas in major win for opponents
- Workers received cars and overseas holidays: Palmer
- AWU-backed Khalil wins Wills preselection
- 'Lux' and the child pornography crimes too awful to print
- Centrelink investigators nab welfare cheats via social media
- Alan Kurdi photo triggered 3000 per cent rise in Australian charity to World Vision: Tim Costello
- Government to rule on compensation for prisoners "abused" in military
- Man loses compensation bid after radiation exposure at nuclear test site in South Australia
- Govt's 'subsidised' nannies to cost parents $30 an hour
- Boy to be sent back to island where alleged rapist is: report
- Waves of school bomb threats across Australia blamed on overseas hackers
- Who is Daryush 'Roosh' Valizadeh of Return of Kings infamy?
- Return of Kings head Daryush Valizadeh plans to visit Canberra
- Users face more myGov misery with super-computer replacement still six years away
- ATO gets out of the compliance business
- Turnbull government plans to top up Direct Action funds before review
- 'Legal rape' group Return of Kings leader Daryush 'Roosh' Valizadeh announces he will come to Australia
- The faces of the babies Australia wants to send back to 'hell' on Nauru
- Supporters of anti-woman group Return of Kings to meet in Perth
- Supporters of anti-woman group Return of Kings to meet in Sydney
- Complaints about auctions rise, as locked iPhones and iPads anger consumers
- ‘Like losing the thylacine’: Fire burns Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
- Children are better at maths if they don't go to preschool: study
- Helicopter parents stalk teachers over kids' homework
- Whitten Legends Game charity to get $1m in TV deal
- 'I want to go home': 13-year-old Phelicity Sneesby's dying wish
- Spotlight swings on elder abuse as inquiry and Royal Commission examine issue
- Bomb hoaxes sent to Sydney schools as others are targeted around the world
- Mother takes on Banana Boat over child's sunburn
- Shane Warne shuts controversial charity
- Sydney weather: Severe thunderstorms sweep in from the west
- Dramatic genetic finding takes scientists a step closer to schizophrenia cause
- Sydney weather: Thunderstorms likely, possibly severe, across the basin
- Rare 'emergency' 30 cent stamp from Adelaide now worth thousands
- Bermagui cafe owner receives death threats after Australia Day sign goes viral
- Australia expects public servants to work longer hours, agency boss claims
- Mass rescue of kayakers in the bay
- Avocado growers reject market manipulation claims amid national shortage
- Migrants and houses keep ACT afloat
- Lambie lambasted over Australia Day oath mix-up
- Working parents: one in three struggle to balance career and family, research shows
- Southern Horizon favoured for Australia's new national flag, survey shows
- Six cases of Zika virus in Australia last year as pregnant women warned not to travel
- Australia Day honours 2016: Mary O'Kane recognised for contribution to science and engineering
- Australia Day 2016: Actor Samuel Johnson says cancer research warrants higher priority than terrorism
- Australia Day Honours 2016: For women, getting nominated is the hard part
- Australia Day Honours 2016: the full list
- Australia Day Honours 2016: Geraldine Brooks' books are 'essentially Australian'
- Australia Day Honours 2016: War Memorial director Brendan Nelson fought for change
- Australia Day Honours 2016: HMAS Canberra engineer David Walter awarded Conspicuous Service Cross
- Australia Day Honours 2016: Diana Abdel-Rahman receives Order of Austalia Medal for multicultural community work
One of the investors in Nant, David Kavanagh, says Nant Distillery refused to allow him to take his whisky to another bond store, even though he had the correct paperwork from the the Australian Tax Office, and had organised placement in another secure facility.
The Australian Federal Police says its resources are "stretched" to respond to a growing terror threat.
Sydney could get its best weather for the year, with a week of gently warming days, lots of sunshine and little rain.
Young South African women are due to arrive in Australia this month to serve as egg donors for local IVF patients who are desperate for babies.
CSIRO head Larry Marshall has sought to defend deep cuts to climate science programs after days of sustained criticism, saying global warming research was "one piece of a much larger puzzle" in solving Australia's biggest challenges.
Senior CSIRO executives spent much of Sunday trying to justify and prioritise deep cuts planned to climate change science programs that are understood to have caught Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull by surprise.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has accepted that Cardinal George Pell is too sick to return to Australia to give evidence into a hearing regarding alleged abuse in Ballarat and Melbourne.
A key member of a high-level federal government ministerial committee established to protect vulnerable overseas workers from exploitation has no records of any of its three meetings.
In September 2014, Julian Assange filed a complaint against Sweden and Britain before the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD).
Leading scientists will use a national conference to appeal to the Turnbull government to intervene to reverse plans by the CSIRO to eliminate most of its climate roles amid claims the Prime Minister was "blindsided" by the move.
A number of owners of Nant whisky barrels have described their frustration in trying to redeem their barrels, including Mr Batt's own brother, lawyer, Gerard Batt.
More than 3500 swimmers took part in the prestigious Cole Classic ocean swim at Manly on Sunday, raising more than $125,000 for charity.
Churches have offered them sanctuary. Now healthcare groups offer medical support.
Gong xi fa cai! Welcome, year of the fire monkey.
Humans evolved to become Homo sapiens, or wise people, but what is left of us when gadgets hold our wisdom?
Head injuries sustained in sporting contests are in the spotlight.
On Monday, a nurse will wake Anthony Virgona at 5.30am to travel to the Royal Melbourne hospital for the kidney dialysis that has kept him alive for the past three years. This time he will not be going.
Dave Macfarlane wanted to go part-time so his wife could resume her career but he wasn't sure it would work.
One woman reveals the damage porn did to her when she was just six years old.
A rising frequency of fires in Tasmania's wilderness threatens to destroy irreplaceable ancient ecosystems.
IS is suffering a moral defeat which is as important as a military defeat and it is affecting its ability to attract fighters.
Up to a 100 people nationwide may be affected by the salmonella outbreak linked to pre-packaged salad sold at Coles and Woolworths and supplied by Tripod Farmers in Bacchus March.
Neuroscientists have discovered people might not be agreeing to everything you suggest because you're always right.
Gabriella Possum thought she might cry as she came face to face with her father's most famous painting, decades after she helped him complete the majestic piece.
An investigation into an incident involving the Richmond ace went awry, with media magnifying the pain.
Defence white paper will reset relationship with industry.
Defence white paper will reset relationship with industry
Woolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand goods that injured consumers and for failing to meet recall requirements.
Gus Hashem thought he had enough emerald-cut diamonds to last him several months. Then James Packer proposed to Mariah Carey.
Suzanne Pattison would often see women playing with their kids in the park and long for that kind of love in her life.
Australia will break a commitment made at the Paris climate summit less than two months ago if CSIRO goes ahead with its plan to axe its research programs, one of the agency's leading scientists has warned.
There is little support in blue-ribbon Coalition electorates for using any extra revenue raised from a 15 per cent GST to cut company taxes, new polling shows.
For the second time in a month local seamen have been forcibly taken off ships operated by aluminium companies, and replaced by low-paid, foreign seafarers.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has been told Cardinal George Pell's health could be at risk if he travelled to Australia to give evidence.
A lush bamboo garden has sprung up on the footsteps of the city, brimming with the smells of Sydney's favourite eateries.
She was the first person who ever asked for my medical opinion, so I suppose that made her my first patient, although I was only a final-year medical student at the time. She took my advice, and as a result she died as planned.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged €2.3 billion ($3.6 billion) in aid for Syria, in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis and the resulted exodus of refugees.
Sailors' bank balances to shape-up. If they don't ship-out.
Some of Australia's leading climate scientists will learn on Friday whether they still have a job when CSIRO managers provide details of savage cuts to their units.
Matthew Graham – known on his empire of darknet paedophilia websites as "Lux" – was, according to his family, a normal suburban Melbourne boy until he was 15.
Commonwealth Bank staff were allegedly complicit in a $76 million Ponzi scheme and received secret commissions for their role in the alleged fraud, which was ignored by the bank's management for almost five years - until police were alerted.
An urgent national recall has been issued for pre-packaged lettuce that is linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Tasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of the state's power supplies after an extended dry spell and the failure of the main power link to the mainland has made things worse.
Despite being "gutted" by the murder of their son and his best friend, the parents of a West Australian surfer killed while travelling in Mexico in late 2015 say the response they have received in the wake of the "ordeal" has shown them "the world is overwhelmingly good".
Wave of public anger forces leader of controversial men's advocacy group Return of Kings to call off public gatherings planned for several Australian cities on Saturday.
An international hacking gang who claim to be behind some of the hoax bomb threat at Australian schools claim they are about to attack again.
Chinese medicine purchased over the counter in Australia has been found to contain the DNA of endangered species.
Do you live in one of Sydney's billion-dollar neighbourhoods? There are more than you might expect.
Fears that some of Australia's most important climate research institutions will be gutted under a Turnbull government have been realised with deep job cuts for scientists.
Energy giant AGL has decided to cut its losses in the troubled coal seam gas sector, announcing that it will end all exploration and production of natural gas.
Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer has denied any wrongdoing over large political donations made to his party from his beleaguered business, arguing it was in the interest of the company to support a party that would abolish the carbon tax.
Labor candidate Peter Khalil has had a landslide win in the Labor preselection for the prestigious federal Melbourne seat of Wills, dismissing commentary that his win was the product of a factional deal and proclaiming the triumph was a "genuine choice".
Matthew Graham – known online to his paedophile disciples as "Lux" – felt his status grow with each move he made to boost his horrific internet empire.
Centrelink investigators are trawling the social media accounts of people on welfare to catch out fraudsters, the federal government has confirmed.
It is precisely the kind of empathy that Tim Costello hopes will be tapped at London's Supporting Syria conference on Thursday.
The federal government will announce within weeks whether it intends to pay compensation to prisoners and parolees who were abused while in military service.
An 83-year-old man has lost his bid for compensation after exposure to British nuclear tests in South Australia.
Parents and providers walking away from expensive nanny plan.
A five-year-old boy allegedly raped on Nauru is one of 90 children who face being returned to the offshore detention centre, where his rapist is still detained, ABC 7.30 reports.
A sophisticated, unknown hacker based outside Australia is believed to be behind the persistent waves of bomb threats sent to schools across the country.
"I found a super smart girl who has her act together, never plays games, and treats me like a king." So what happened between that girlfriend in 2006 and now?
Canberra will be added to the list of Australian cities where a "neomasculinist" group will hold a supporters meeting.
Users of the Commonwealth's welfare web portals should prepare for "clunkiness" for some time to come
Compliance Group gets less scary name but boss insists it will be no soft touch.
The Turnbull government's keystone climate policy could get additional funding before a formal review planned for the middle of 2017 even though there is no current budget beyond the $2.55 billion already allocated.
The leader of "neomasculinist" group Return of Kings says he will fly to Australia on the heels of public outrage over the group's plans to hold meetings in several Australian capital cities.
Baby Samuel's parents earmarked him for great things, but soon he may be returned to Nauru, where the future looks bleak.
Return of Kings supporters are planning to meet face-to-face in Perth for the first time. Website founder Daryush Valizadeh says it is time for the group to 'come out of the closet'.
Return of Kings supporters are planning to meet face-to-face in Sydney for the first time. Website founder Daryush Valizadeh says it is time for the group to 'come out of the closet'.
Suzanne McCarthy's excitement over her new purchase turned to anger very quickly.
Ancient alpine ecosystems unique to Tasmania's remote world heritage wilderness, including trees that lived for more than a millennium, have been killed by fires that scientists say are linked to climate change.
Kids who don't attend any preschool or day care do "significantly" better at maths than the kids who do.
Teachers cop the blame from overly involved parents when homework doesn't get done.
The EJ Whitten Foundation could receive a charitable donation of up to $1 million after a bidding war has broken out between Nine and Seven for the rights to broadcast the 2016 Legends Game.
Phelicity, 13, wants to come home to die.
The stories are shocking: the old woman locked up by her daughter who was found covered in faeces and with a gangrenous finger; the old man who gave power of attorney to his son and moved into a granny flat, only to be subjected to a tyranny of abuse. Experts believe that about 5 per cent of older Australians are abused by someone they trust - and that figure is set to explode with the ageing population.
A series of co-ordinated bomb threats sent to school across NSW on Friday appeared to coincide with hundreds of threats sent to schools around the world.
Melissa McCaull is adamant she followed instructions, but her son's skin turned into the colour of an "overripe tomato".
Shane Warne has announced he is shutting down his charitable foundation, blaming "unwarranted speculation" about its financial and regulatory situation.
Waves of thunderstorms have begun to hit Sydney, some of them potentially severe, as a complex low pressure system brings storm activity to much of eastern Australia.
Scientists have pinpointed a major trigger for schizophrenia in our molecular make-up that could explain why the disorder develops in adolescence.
A swathe of western Sydney is the path of severe thunderstorm on Thursday evening while the whole basin can expect rain and storms on Friday.
How a stamp printed earlier this month and valued at 30 cents has taken the world, and space, by storm
South coast espresso bar owner says he has been subjected to vandalism and death threats since a photo of a controversial Australia Day message went viral.
Longer hours for public servants a "community expectation" CASA public servants told.
A group of 17 kayakers was rescued on Australia Day after a strong easterly wind change created rough waters on Port Phillip Bay.
A former Avocados Australia chief executive said the shortage was caused partly by West Australian producers who shifted more fruit and artificially lowered prices before Christmas to boost sales, fearing demand would drop in January.
ACT economy defies the lowest wages growth of any state or territory and soaring unemployment to climb state rankings.
Controversial Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has called on Australians to have a happy Australia Day, but has got her oaths mixed up in the process.
One in three parents report conflict between their work and family roles, according to new research.
Australians want a new national flag - but not too different, it seems.
Health authorities have listed more than 20 "countries of concern" for pregnant Australian women to avoid amid concerns over the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil.
From the Chief Scientist to a man who has pioneered guitar design, here are some of NSW's Australia Day Honours recipients.
A fired-up actor Samuel Johnson uses spotlight of his Australia Day Honour to demand more government funding for breast cancer research.
Even if every woman nominated for an Order of Australia award this Australia Day had been successful, women still would have taken home just 40 per cent of awards.
Each of the Australian recipients in the Australia Day 2016 Honours List.
Geraldine Brooks wishes she was heading for a "barbie" at her sister's place in Sydney, but she will spend January 26 at home in wintry Massachusetts, and giving the Australia Day address at the American Australian Society in Boston.
Brendan Nelson has pushed change at the Australian War Memorial against opposition from the community.
It was an honour to fly the flag for Canberra former RAN flagship engineer says.HMAS 's an honour
Diana Abdel-Rahman has received an OAM for close to 25 years' service to the community.
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