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Police speak after suspicious death in Canberra
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:35

Detective Station Sergeant Matthew Reynolds speaks to the media after a man died of suspicious injuries on the doorstep of a Canberra home. ...

Live: Smith and Marsh both fall early but Australia's lead passes 200
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:35

Australia's bid to add to its overnight lead is off to a stumbling start on day four as wickets tumble in Perth. Follow all the day four action from t...

Man 'seeking help' for suspicious injuries dies on doorstep of Canberra home
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:35

Police investigate the suspected murder of a man who collapsed at the front door of a Canberra home, and are calling for witnesses to come forward. ...

The joy of holidays filled with salt pans, mud holes and a whole lot of nothing
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:35

While others are dreaming of trips to galleries, museums, ancient temples, theme parks and ski fields, we scheme ways to reach really remote, wide ope...

Harold Holt's disappearance and the conspiracy theories that won't vanish
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:35

Harold Holt made politically courageous reforms as prime minister, but for most Australians he will always be known for his abrupt disappearance on De...

He lost both legs. Now he's walking again thanks to his robotic limbs
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:35

When Darren Wilson lost his legs in a motorbike accident, he was determined to walk again. After struggles with traditional socket prostheses, he foun...

Smith, Marsh lay waste to England in merciless century bonanza
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:35

Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh smash enormous scores of 229* and 181* respectively to demolish England's bowling attack on day three of the third Ashe...

Relief for Turnbull Government after Liberals claim victory in Bennelong
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:36

The Liberal Party's John Alexander wins the hotly contested Bennelong by-election, giving the Turnbull Government back its working majority in the Par...

Marsh repays faith of Aussie selectors with scintillating WACA century
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:38

Nine months of hard work and technical refinement paid off for Mitchell Marsh at the WACA, where the all-rounder scored his first Test ton to silence ...

Live: Jets take on Reds before Mariners and Wanderers meet in Gosford
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:41

Newcastle Jets will look to stay in touch with the league leaders with a win over Adelaide, before the Mariners and Wanderers continue round 11 in Gos...

Live: Smith going big as Australia begins to close in at the WACA
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:36

Steve Smith and Australia are powering towards England's total of 403 after lunch on day three of the third Ashes Test. Follow all the action from the...

'Agonising decision': Calls to allow prisoners access to abuse compensation
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:37

Advocates criticise the Turnbull Government's decision to block some victims of child sexual abuse in prison from applying for redress, as the focus o...

As it happened: Smith keeps Australia in control on day two
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:38

Steve Smith is excellent for a well-paced, unbeaten 92 as Australia loses just the three wickets on day two to keep the contest even in Perth. Look ba...

Can technology replace the need for shark nets and drumlines?
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 06:37

Are drones and tracking apps the future frontline of shark defence? ABC News

Australia's oldest wombat Winnie celebrates 31 years
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:43

Winnie the wombat is celebrating 31 years, making her the oldest wombat in Australia and maybe even the world. ABC News

Opinion: The 'China factor' is an unknown in Bennelong— but a big issue for Australia
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:40

Bennelong has a high proportion of voters with a Chinese background, but will that really impact the outcome? And how does it relate to rising Governm...

Smith exemplary as Australia holds firm with the bat on day two
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:39

Steve Smith's serene, unbeaten 92 keeps Australia competitive on day two at the WACA with another masterful display with the bat in the third Ashes Te...

Aussies tipping Smith to make England pay on day three at the WACA
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:49

Usman Khawaja warns England Steve Smith has a big century in store on day three of the third Test in Perth after the Australia captain got into a "lit...

Bennelong by-election reaches fever pitch, Turnbull's majority at stake
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:48

Australia's political class is holding its breath today over the result of the crucial by-election, that could not only determine the future of the Go...

'I'm going to Canberra': For abuse survivor Rob Walsh, the fight for justice hasn't ended
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:37

Rob Walsh was abused as a boy in Ballarat by two of Australia's most notorious paedophiles. He has been heartened by the royal commission's proposals,...

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