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Albanese slams Greens threat to ask G-G to intervene in citizenship saga
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 22:35

Anthony Albanese attacks Greens leader Richard Di Natale over his threat to ask the Governor-General to intervene in the citizenship crisis, saying he...

Fiji thumps Italy to reach Rugby League World Cup quarters
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:35

Fiji will play the loser of New Zealand v Tonga in the Rugby League World Cup quarters after a 38-10 win over Italy. ABC ...

'It's not wrong': Pauline Hanson defends sex shop joke about domestic violence
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:42

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says she will not disendorse her party's candidate for Thuringowa, Mark Thornton, after jokes about domestic violence...

Man says he bought ice in bulk so it'd be cheaper for him and his friends
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:35

A Chinese national who was arrested last year after a police sting tells an ACT court he did not seek a profit when trafficking ice and heroin beyond ...

Advice at the hairdresser's to a millionaire's ex might have changed prenups forever
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:36

When a soon-to-be divorcee complained to her hairdresser that her husband, a millionaire, was to leave her with a meagre sum, a voice piped up and sai...

Live: Australia to reply to England's 280 in Women's Ashes Test
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:37

Australia dismisses England for 280 early on day two of the Women's Ashes Test at North Sydney Oval. How will they go in reply? Follow our live blog f...

Meriton rigged TripAdvisor reviews, court finds
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:44

Australia's largest hotel-apartment provider faces multi-million-dollar fines after the Federal Court found the chain prevented unfavourable reviews o...

Two teens arrested after hit-and-run death of 'gentle giant' in Melbourne
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:50

An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy are arrested over a fiery hit-and-run that killed a motorcyclist, as the victim's family pays tribute to the ...

Replacement for Fiona Nash in Senate to be considered by High Court
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:39

Three of the four senators chosen through a count-back of last year's federal election will be sworn in on Monday, but questions remain over New South...

Manus asylum seekers have 24 hours to relocate or be 'removed by force'
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 04:48

The asylum seekers refusing to leave the Manus Island detention centre now have one day left to vacate the site before they could be forcibly removed,...

Introducing your newest senators
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 02:52

Four new senators will be announced by the High Court today, after the Australian Electoral Commission recounted the votes from the 2016 election to d...

Turnbull's APEC: The Australian Parliamentary Existential Crisis
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:41

If they understood it, the other 20 APEC leaders at the Summit table in Da Nang might sympathise with Malcolm Turnbull, but few could truly appreciate...

Push for dogs that injure humans to be killed, one week from fatal attack
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:42

The ACT Government would kill animals that seriously injure humans as a default response, under legislation tabled by the Canberra Liberals one week a...

Women's Ashes: Freakish Perry puts Australia back in Test
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:44

A freakish Ellyse Perry caught-and-bowled late in the session brings Australia back into the crucial day-night women's Ashes Test at North Sydney Oval...

Alleged ANU attacker pleads not guilty to attempted murder due to mental impairment
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:41

Charges against a man who allegedly attacked four people with a baseball bat at the ANU are upgraded to attempted murder, as he pleads not guilty due ...

Aboriginal activist arrested for refusing to leave building near Old Parliament House
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:40

An Aboriginal man is arrested after he refuses to leave a vacant restaurant in Canberra's parliamentary zone that activists have been occupying since ...

Exhibit showcases the behind the scenes of Australia's iconic films
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:41

Still images from key moments in Australian filmmaking have been brought together at the National Portrait Gallery — from Muriel's Wedding to Crocod...

Woman discovers 1.8m brown snake living in retaining wall
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:36

A Canberra woman receives a shock when she discovers a large brown snake living in her retaining wall, and it may be have been there for years. ...

Birmingham slaps down conservative colleagues over same-sex marriage
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:39

One of Malcolm Turnbull's key lieutenants rounds on conservative colleagues cooking up an "alternative" same-sex marriage bill, saying those who fough...

How do aerial skiers do what they do and not... die?
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:49

Aerial skiers race down massive ramps, fly off jumps, perform multiple twists and somersaults, and land on rock-hard snow up to 20 metres below them â...

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