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- 'The butt is huge right now'
- 'Blocker' sacked from radio for bullying
- Palaszczuk referred to ethics committee
- 'Suspicious' powder at court
- Backtrack on 'Asian' drivers
Blame it on J.Lo, Nicki Minaj or social media squat challenges, but the butt is back at the Brisbane Fashion Fetsival.
Steve Roach confirms he has been sacked by his radio station as a result of a bullying complaint made by a staff member.
Accused of misleading the house about the number of public servants sacked.
Three fire crews rushed to the Supreme Court. The 'threat' was later found to be a drug.
Newman describes MP's comments as "inappropriate''.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Forget the sex, the real issue for Kathy Jackson is possible theft of thousands of dollars
- Tony Abbott hit with questions over funding cut to the Australian War Memorial
- Qantas result challenges Alan Joyce leadership
- Former St Mary's Cathedral College principal charged with historical child abuse offences
- NGA announces light-filled summer blockbuster with James Turrell retrospective
- NSW calls for national ban on shampoo additives that are choking the oceans
- Terror hits home: US said to be seeking allies for Iraq bombing raids
- Flight Centre predicts 'golden era' despite slump in profits
- Easybeat drummer became hit as bass player
- Veteran Affairs Minister Michael Ronaldson, Australian War Memorial in row over travelling exhibition funding
- Tasmanian forest deal up in smoke after logging protection repeals
- ACCC forces recall of electrical cabling sold nationwide and fitted in 40,000 buildings
- Climate change may disrupt global food system within a decade, World Bank says
- Relationships destroyed, police stations torn apart when police investigate police
- New food packaging could be toxic and should be regulated, says Friends of the Earth
- Red Rooster audit reveals nearly half of staff underpaid in 2011 and 2012
- End of the road: Union labels end of War Memorial's travelling exhibitions a 'sad state of affairs'
- Australia forcibly deports, for first time, Afghan asylum seeker
- Financial abuse poorly understood but rife
- Alleged people smugglers plead not guilty in Perth court
- Creche standards questioned after toddler bruised, bitten and scratched by older boy
- Diabetes researchers catch misbehaving cells at the scene of the crime
- Jamie Gao murder trial: Roger Rogerson says he was just helping out a mate
- War memorial ends travelling exhibitions due to shock DVA funding cut
- Australian National Council on Drugs takes a deep breath on cannabis
- Same-sex couples head over the ditch for vows
- One torn page of the Koran sells at bargain auction for $74,000
- The mining boom: How the nation spent the windfall
- Australian woman Laura Bushney claims mid-air sexual assault on Malaysia Airlines flight
- Crown Casino exploits loophole to create secret bank for high rollers
- Agents on 'secret' immigration blacklist have their names published
- Architecture students toast their designs on robots
- Friends top list of best TV homes
- What lies beneath
- Jihadist was a 'muscle for hire'
- G(irls)20 Summit in Sydney aims to empower young women
- Shepparton artists kicking goals with unique exhibition
- Dangerous liaisons: How George Alex and his gang corrupted the building industry
- Chris Shanahan's wine reviews
- And then there were six: secrets of longevity from the supercentenarians
- Religious leaders reject negativity directed at Australian Muslims
- Muslim leaders worried about new terror laws
- Melbourne Response reveals considerations when weighing up abuse payouts
- Division on paying ransom leaves journalists at risk from terrorists
- Disenfranchised: angry Pizza Hut stores launch class action over price war
- Much of Transpacific's fleet 'un-roadworthy': WA employee
- Sydney workmates claim half of $70 million Powerball jackpot
- Topless barmaids ban order ignored at SAS base
- Curse of the lottery winners
- 'The trucks are s--t, I don’t want to kill somebody': ex-Transpacific driver
- Shifting sands
- Australian Federal Police seize millions from the bank accounts of nine Russian business people
- Book Review: The Severed Streets by Paul Cornell
- Top five: critics' picks
- French dung beetle release in WA
- Gang-gang 100 years ago, the phoney war
- It's tax season, and the scammers are out in force
- Besties for 40 years, Bert and Ernie have plenty still to teach
- Asylum staff hit by mental health crisis
- PNG quiet over expat lead on Manus murder
- Britain under siege from Zeppelins - 99 years ago
- Fairfax wins Consumer Campaign of the Year at PANPA for supporting amateur photographers
- Church's investigator grilled on independence
- Peptide investigation into bisexual soldier sparked topless bar revelations
- There is nothing Islamic about a beheading: Muslims v extremists
- TWU slush fund bankrolled intervention in other unions, royal commission hears
- Explore the Southern Highlands with Tim the Yowie Man
- Maps clue to Sydney bomb plot, police suspect
- Children freed as Morrison plans to push for TPVs
- Abbott's one-year roads promise 'about to be broken'
- Medicines price rise effect hosed down
- Asia-born residents out-live native Australians, data shows
- Illegal cigarettes 'easy' to obtain in Sydney, say teens
- Dentists brush up on teeth care techniques in different countries
- Topless barmaids no longer welcome at Defence club after soldier's mother discovered photos
- Tradesman accused of murdering Shahnaz Qidwai fabricated intruder story, court told
- Independent Commissioner Peter O'Callaghan appears at Royal Commission
- Royal commission delves into transport union money transfers
- Surrogacy advocates urge Australian parents to stay calm
- 'It's the media's fault': Wang on Palmer Chinese 'bastard' comment
- Perth Commonwealth bank manager in court on stealing charges
- ALP vice-president Tony Sheldon backed allies with international cash transfer
- Call to change passports after research finds officers poor on photo ID
- National Museum the new home of 4ENSIC, the car Azaria Chamberlain allegedly killed in
- Clive Palmer vows to block RET changes as industry fears worst
- Royal Commission witness testimony
- Victims speak out on Catholic Church's Melbourne Response
- First three years crucial in a child's life: childcare hearing told
- Stonnington lights up for Glow festival
- Australians to spend $761 million this Father’s Day: report
- Weaker RET would transfer $10b to big power firms, study finds
- RET review swamped by pro-clean energy submissions
- Peter Singer questions ethics of suspending Dr Philip Nitschke
- Two of Bali Nine may avoid death row
- Future terror: Indonesia's young men respond to the siren cry of Islamic State
- Penalty rates: Fair pay or job killer?
- Private schooling no better than public in jobs market
- Geoffrey Edelsten facing financial investigation
- Wide, brown land becomes a home to carbon farming
- Immigration blacklist still in operation
No one has doubted Kathy Jackson’s capacity for histrionics. But Jackson’s ability to grab headlines should not distract from the serious evidence mounting against her that she potentially stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her HSU branch
The federal government attempted to deflect criticism over a funding cut to the Australian War Memorial's travelling exhibitions by pointing to money promised for a larger exhibition for the Centenary of Anzac.
The aviation industry represents a constant struggle to survive. But Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has had more than half a decade to carve out a long-term and sustainable strategy, and time must surely be running out.
A Catholic brother and former principal of a prestigious Sydney school has been accused of indecently assaulting underage students.
His light-based installation has become a treasured part of the Canberra landscape, drawing visitors at all times of day to immerse themselves in a perception-bending view of the sky.
The NSW government has called for a national ban on the sale and production of shampoos and other products containing microplastics before they inflict worse damage on marine environments.
Australia's Defence Chief has warned the brutal Islamic State group will sooner or later have to be defeated "on the battlefield", as the United States was reportedly preparing to ask Australia for help with air strikes in Iraq.
That tropical holiday of soft, white sand and turquoise waters can be realised with the click of a button, thanks to the internet. But do not think it is killing off face-to-face travel agents.
Tony Cahill, who has died in Sydney aged 72, is best known as the drummer in two of Australia's legendary bands of the 1960s, the Purple Hearts and the Easybeats.
A serious rift has arisen between the Veterans Affairs Minister and the Australian War Memorial about a funding cut for travelling exhibitions.
The Tasmanian Liberal Government has succeeded in unwinding key parts of the peace deal to end the state's forest wars.
Defective electrical cabling sold through major hardwares and fitted in 40,000 homes and businesses nationwide has been recalled due to a risk of fire.
The world is headed “down a dangerous path” with disruption of the food system possible within a decade as climate change undermines the ability of nations to feed themselves, according to a senior World Bank official.
Police officers in regional Victoria have been forced to investigate colleagues over allegations of offences including assault and drink-driving in an "inherently conflicted" process that is causing bitter ructions within the force.
New packaging technology designed to improve the shelf life of food is potentially toxic and should be regulated, an environmental group has warned.
Roast chicken outlet Red Rooster will have to repay more than $645,000 to nearly half its workforce following a self-audit taken in conjunction with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Thousands of Australians will be robbed of the chance to participate in the commemoration of Australia's history because of funding cuts that have halted the War Memorial's travelling exhibitions, a leading union says.
Australia has, for the first time, forcibly deported an Afghan asylum seeker to his homeland, with a 29-year-old ethnic Hazara sent back on Tuesday night.
Financial abuse is used to cause long-term hardship and psychological distress to women and children who have left abusive relationships, with many facing legal and monetary battles for years after separation.
Two men on trial in Perth for people smuggling say they are actually asylum seekers.
An attack on a two-year-old girl by an older boy at a creche in Sydney's northern beaches has raised questions around the minimum standard of care required by child care service providers.
Researchers have for the first time observed immune cells in the pancreas of a type 1 diabetes patient, allowing them to watch as the cells attack and destroy the body’s insulin-producing molecules.
There was no plan to murder 20-year-old drug dealer Jamie Gao in a south-west Sydney storage unit and then dump his body in the ocean, says disgraced former detective Roger Rogerson.
Funding cuts have forced the Australian War Memorial to cancel a travelling exhibition to commemorate the centenary of World War I.
Pharmaceutical cannabis is effective for treating some forms of pain, reducing nausea and helping people gain weight, but there are barriers to medical use in Australia, the federal government’s principal drug advisory group says.
Hundreds of Australian same-sex-couples have married in New Zealand since marriage equality laws came into effect a year ago.
The pre-auction estimate was $40 to $60, which is where the early bidding started on the internet. The first live bid was around $4400. Fifteen minutes later, one slightly tattered page of the Koran sold under the hammer at Bargain Hunt Auctions at Thornleigh, Sydney, for $74,000.
Cheap cars and flatscreen TVs were welcomed, and there were fewer jobless, but renters missed out (again).
An Australian woman has revealed recordings of her alleged sexual assault at the hands of the chief steward on a Malaysia Airlines flight.
Crown Casino has been operating as a secret bank for some of the country's biggest gamblers, exploiting a legal loophole to lend tens of millions of dollars in chips despite a government ban on offering credit to locals.
One of the secret blacklists kept by the Department of Immigration on registered migration agents and lawyers has been reproduced online, escalating calls for an inquiry and a possible class action against the department.
Sydney University's Faculty of Architecture and Design is showcasing students' work with a bartending cocktail robot.
Runner-ups abound but there is no doubt that the best home to live in TV land is the Friends' cool Manhattan apartment, reckons Sarah Thomas.
The Top End's crocodile population has bounced back since the animals were protected, and stakeholders agree that resolving the sometimes deadly conflict between crocs and humans is a priority. They just can't agree how.
An underworld clash between Khaled Sharrouf and other crime figures over attempts to collect a disputed $9 million debt precipitated Sharrouf's departure to the Middle East to join murderous extremist group, the Islamic State.
The fifth G(irls)20 Summit is to open in Sydney, uniting female delegates aged between 18 and 20 from a range of countries.
Shepparton recently came up with a far more cheerful way of welcoming migrants than quizzing them on Don Bradman's batting average.
George Alex's ambition to control building construction in Australia was enabled by the backing of ruthless criminals, big building companies willing to turn a blind eye to his phoenixing operations and Mick Gatto, who convinced top CFMEU officials to sign off on lucrative EBA deals.
Good wine that is worth drinking. By Chris Shanahan.
Redefining the phrase “morbid fascination”, the world is waiting for the moment when six people living on three continents draw their last breaths.
Religious leaders of multiple faiths gathered at Lakemba Mosque on Friday to express solidarity with Islam and reject what they called a "barrage of negativity" directed at Australian Muslims.
The Abbott government faces an uphill battle to win Muslim community support for new counter-terrorism laws and to dispel fears they are fighting Islam, some community leaders and members say.
The way the Catholic Church calculates harm and awards money to victims of clerical abuse has been questioned at the Royal Commission.
Four months ago, four French journalists held by ISIL in Syria were freed after, it was claimed, Francois Hollande's government paid a hefty ransom.
Legal action between the head company of Pizza Hut and its own franchisees has escalated into a class action in the wake of a fierce price war with competitor Domino's.
An employee of the waste management company which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says many of the trucks have since been found to be un-roadworthy.
A group of workmates have become multimillionaires after winning the Powerball overnight.
Troops disregarded a command to ban topless barmaids from a government military recreation club adjoining Australia’s main special forces base in Perth, the Defence Department has admitted.
If the traffic at newsagenices on the eve of a lottery is anything to go by, there is no shortage of people keen to disprove the timeless aphorism that money can't buy happiness. A massive haul of cash is still seen as the great liberator from the much-maligned daily grind.
A former employee of the firm which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says he quit his job with the waste management company a year ago because he did not want to accidentally kill someone.
A dream job in the Dubai property market turned into a nightmare for Marcus Lee when he was imprisoned on a false bribery charge. In a new book, he describes how he survived five years of living hell, sustained by the support of his wife.
The Gold Coast branch of the ANZ Bank sees its fair share of wealthy new customers, but few could match the depositing power of the smartly-dressed tourists with Russian accents who opened accounts in 2011.
The Severed Streets by Paul Cornell. Tor. 402pp. $34.99.Reviewed by Colin Steele
From the classic rock of Queen to Nick Cave's imagined 20,000th day on earth, we have the week covered.
The nifty insect is much-loved by farmers here and throughout the world. By David Ellery.
World War I, like World War II 25 years later, began more with a whimper than a bang if you take the contemporary news reports at face value.
Scammers using tax-related reclaim schemes have stolen more money from Australians in the first month of the financial year than from January to June combined, figures from the consumer watchdog show.
They've been best friends for more than 40 years, showing pre-schoolers that even people who are completely different can get along famously.
Mental health crisis inside detention centre on Christmas Island is now taking its toll on those who guard the asylum seekers.
AFP say they've received no request from their PNG counterparts to trace or interview expatriate suspects in the murder of Iranian asylum-seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.
On this day 99 years ago the Sydney Morning Herald reported the results of the latest aerial attacks on London by German Zeppelins, the monstrous rigid airships pioneered by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin in 1895 after more than two decades of research.
The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age have been awarded the Consumer Campaign of the Year for their "Clique" campaign at the Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers' Association (PANPA) awards on Wednesday night.
The Catholic Church's independent commissioner was unable to explain how he received confidential information from a victim of serial paedophile priest Kevin O'Donnell or why it was passed on to the church's lawyers in an apparent breach of confidentiality.
An investigation into peptide use in the military is at the centre of a row over alleged discrimination against a bisexual soldier and complaints about topless barmaids partying with special forces at a Defence Force club.
Curtin University research fellow Anne Aly says there are a lot of misconceptions about people who follow Islam.
A slush fund directed by national Labor vice-president and Transport Workers Union head Tony Sheldon spent more than $300,000 in just two years to bankroll interventions in three unions, the royal commission into union corruption has been told.
Boasting some of the Australia’s most celebrated open gardens, spring is the best time to explore the NSW Southern Highlands. However, Tim the Yowie Man discovers that a visit to the villages of Bowral and beyond can be so much more than daffodils and tulips. By Tim the Yowie Man.
He has blown up a love rival's car and survived an attempt on his life. Now Queensland police investigating whether Newcastle man Daniel Fing was behind something even more sinister: plotting a mass attack on Sydney and his home town.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is trying again to restore temporary protection visas after announcing 150 children would be removed from immigration detention centres and placed on bridging visas in the community.
Labor transport spokesman Anthony Albanese says PM is poised to break an election promise to begin building work on two key roads projects within a year of the election.
There is no evidence to suggest increasing charges for medicines will deter people from filling their prescriptions, Health Department officials told a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
Overseas-born Australian residents can expect to live longer than those born in Australia, data to be released on Thursday shows.
Despite aggressive anti-tobacco legislation, teenagers are still purchasing illegal original branded cigarette packets, claiming that the original packaging makes them “cooler.”
For something we do twice a day, advice on how we should brush our teeth is "unacceptably inconsistent", finds a new study comparing recommended methods in Britain, Australia and around the world.
Defence has moved to ban topless barmaids from a government recreation club set up for for the nation’s elite special forces soldiers.
The Catholic Church's independent investigator into allegations of clerical abuse has been asked by the Royal Commission whether he discouraged victims from reporting abuse to police and taking legal action against the church.
The Transport Workers Union used an international redraw facility to transfer money interstate to another union and kept poor records of tens of thousands of dollars in other cash payments, a royal commission has heard.
Surrogacy advocates advise Australian parents they could be stuck in Thailand for months while the country's government decides the fate of them and their babies.
The Chinese-born West Australian Senator of the Palmer United Party, Dio Wang, has blamed the media for the furore following comments made by Clive Palmer on ABC’s Q&A program.
A former manager of a West Australian branch of the Commonwealth Bank appeared in court on Tuesday in regard to charges of stealing and fraud.
National Labor vice-president and Transport Workers Union head Tony Sheldon requested that an international money transfer be used to send $20,000 to his political allies in another union.
Passport officers can be just as good (or bad) as the next person at identifying fake passports, research published on Tuesday reveals.
Clive Palmer has vowed to block any move by the Abbott government to weaken or abolish Australia’s renewable energy target (RET) during this parliament.
Paul Hersbach kept his composure until the end.
Victims of clerical abuse have told the Royal Commission that the Catholic Church's response was primarily concerned with avoiding civil litigation and limiting compensation pay outs.
The first three years of a child's life are the period of greatest developmental plasticity, and disruption at this age can have lifelong consequences to their physical or mental health, medical experts have told a hearing into the future of childcare in Australia.
There is a theme of light and dark with this year's events reports John Bailey.
Dads around Australia will be smiling this Father’s Day, as spending on gifts such as hardware tools and skincare is tipped to increase by 3 per cent.
Reducing the national Renewable Energy Target (RET) would generate $10 billion in extra profit over the next 15 years for owners of coal and gas-fired power plants, according to new analysis commissioned by green groups.
The overwhelming majority of submissions received by the Abbott government’s hand-picked panel reviewing the Renewable Energy Target back its goals.
Ethicist Peter Singer has questioned the Medical Board of Australia’s decision to suspend euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke’s medical registration and says the only way to protect vulnerable people from him is to legalise voluntary euthanasia.
Two Australians on death row in Bali should have their sentences reduced to life, the Kerobokan prison governor has announced.
The allegiance of the man who inspired the Bali bombings may galvanise other radicals, writes Michael Bachelard.
Fair compensation or job killer? The government has penalty rates in its sights, with one minister claiming it has become impossible to dine at his favourite restaurant on New Year’s Eve. An impost on your weekend beer and latte and economic handbreak or fair compensation for unsociable hours? Peter Martin blows the froth off a hot topic?
Paying private school fees will not guarantee a better job after university, new research reveals.
Geoffrey Edelsten is facing an investigation into his financial affairs in Australia amid allegations the disgraced businessman has been siphoning money from a secretive trust account despite declaring bankruptcy in the United States.
On Peter Yench’s sheep farm the bulldozers are ready. When they surge forward trees will be ripped from the earth, clearing the land for grazing and crops.
Secret blacklists of immigration lawyers and migration agents compiled by the Department of Immigration which were discovered earlier this year sparking outrage and calls for an inquiry, are still being used despite the government promises the lists are no longer in use.
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