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'We are very satisfied with our laws': PM declines to advise Trump on gun control
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:47

The Prime Minister says he does not want to lecture America about gun control, after he is pressed on the politically fraught subject during a press c...

Second man charged with murder of Canberra artist Eden Waugh
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:48

A 22-year-old Ainslie man is charged with the murder of Eden Waugh in November 2016 and a burglary at his house two months prior to his death. ...

From fruit-picking plans to Big Bash contention: Vanuatu all-rounder's stellar year
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 06:40

Vanuatu's Patrick Matautaava shelves fruit-picking plans to pursue a chance in the Big Bash after a standout year which culminated in his selection to...

The dos and don'ts of using off-leash dog parks
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:04

When it comes to dog parks, there are some things owners should and shouldn't do to ensure everyone has a positive experience. ...

Vulnerable women, children slipping through the cracks of Canberra's domestic violence system
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:51

Three years on from Tara Costigan's murder, a number of powerful stories from domestic violence victims are being used to push for a massive overhaul ...

Opinion: Barnaby Joyce's unlikely rise and self-inflicted fall
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:41

For a fortnight Barnaby Joyce resembled someone out in the snow who had broken through the pain threshold, as he defied massive pressure and political...

After weeks of pressure, Joyce falls on his sword
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:00

Barnaby Joyce is resigning as Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals leader after facing sustained pressure to quit following revelations of his affair w...

Dogs' demolition of Blues highlights the seismic gap between AFLW's best and rest
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:40

On a night of broken records and giant victories, everything good about the Western Bulldogs was painfully lacking in Carlton as the gap between the c...

'Your life ends now': Man posted child pornography on Instagram, blackmailed teens
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:49

A Canberra man who posted nude images of teenage girls on Instagram, and threatened young women into sending him more images will spend nine months be...

View gets even better for the possums of Parliament House
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:53

The building houses some of the most powerful people in the country, but just outside there is another mob who spend even more time at Parliament Hous...

Rapist to challenge conviction, maintains 'rough sex' defence
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:41

A Canberra man who raped the mother of his children after the couple separated says he will appeal against his conviction after a judge jailed him for...

Ditching bike helmet laws could benefit public health, ACT Road Safety Minister says
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:50

Ditching the mandatory use of bicycle helmets could put more people at risk of head injuries, but is it a necessary risk if it gets more people to exe...

Turnbull bats off Joyce questions in US as Nationals vie for leadership
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:50

Turmoil inside the National Party follows Malcolm Turnbull to Washington DC, while back home a junior Nationals minister puts his hand up for the lead...

How verbal abuse of Tara Costigan escalated to murder
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:44

Tara Costigan did everything by the book, but within a day of filing for a domestic violence order against her ex-partner she was dead. What went wron...

ACT taxpayers lost 'up to $2.6 million' in land deal with CFMEU-linked club
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:51

ACT taxpayers may have lost out on $ 2.6 million in a complicated land swap deal between the ACT Government and the Tradies Club, an Auditor-General'...

Nova Peris unleashes on ASADA over daughter's drug test leak
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:39

Olympic gold medallist Nova Peris is furious that her athlete daughter Jessica's positive result on a drug test was leaked and ASADA saw fit to issue ...

How many governments does it take to plan a city? Fewer is better, a new report says
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:44

Australia's patchwork of small local councils is threatening urban liveability, according to the independent infrastructure adviser, which is urging t...

Cambodian PM Hun Sen threatens to 'beat up' protestors on Australia visit
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:42

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen threatens to 'beat up' protesters if they burn his image at a summit of South-East Asian leaders in Sydney next month...

Formal complaint made against Barnaby Joyce, Nationals confirm
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:48

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has labelled an allegation of sexual harassment, understood to have been made against him by a WA woman, as "spuri...

Sarah Spiers breakthrough: Third charge in Claremont serial killings case
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:39

A man set to face court next week charged with the murder of Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon in the 1990s is charged with the wilful murder of Sarah Spi...

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