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Laura Peel places fifth for Australia in Winter Olympics aerials final
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:49

Laura Peel comes close to claiming Australia's fourth medal of the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang before finishing in fifth place in the women's ...

'It changes you': Recovering from the trauma of the Carwoola fires
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:39

On the first anniversary of the devastating Carwoola fires, Joy Horton recalls how late-onset trauma forced her to abandon plans to rebuild her 40-acr...

Tips for dealing with clothes and pantry moths in your home
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:45

Clothes moths and pantry moths can be a real pest when they start eating your woollens and getting into your flour. Here's some tips to keep them unde...

Man paying Joyce's rent benefitting indirectly from APVMA relocation
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:49

The millionaire paying Barnaby Joyce's rent runs a business that is benefiting financially from one of the Deputy Prime Minister's most contentious pr...

Tongans unite in clean-up after Cyclone Gita devastation
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:41

Despite their losses, people in Tonga are coming together to rebuild their lives after Cyclone Gita battered the country earlier this week. ...

What's the worst Turnbull could do to Joyce?
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:41

Malcolm Turnbull is the most powerful man in Australia, but when it comes to his deputy prime minister, his hands are tied. If he wanted Barnaby Joyce...

Rosie Batty resigns, Luke Batty Foundation to wind down operations
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:42

The former Australian of the Year says she needs time to take care of herself, and mourn her son Luke, who was killed by his father in 2014. ...

Grassfire destroys Wee Jasper tavern and cabins
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:42

Several buildings in Wee Jasper, north-west of Canberra, including an old tavern and cabins known locally as the Stables, have been gutted. The fire i...

The latest push to dump stamp duty for first home owners comes with a catch
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:43

First time property buyers looking to enter the market should be completely exempted from the largest tax they face but ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr...

Members of Parliament: A brief history of Canberra sex scandals
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:43

Political sex scandals are nothing new, but the Barnaby Joyce affair has changed everything. Obsessing on the private lives of senior politicians now ...

Canberra motorcyclist dies in crash
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:46

A motorcyclist dies after a crash with a car in the Canberra suburb of Florey. ABC News

Despite a $62m injection, Victoria's native timber industry faces fresh crisis
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 02:37

Victoria's native timber industry is facing a fresh crisis, despite a $ 62 million injection from the Andrews Government to keep a Gippsland mill wit...

Accused sex trafficker allegedly brought young woman to Canberra brothel from overseas
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:36

Police say they expect more people to come forward, after a 53-year-old brothel owner is charged for allegedly bringing a woman to Australia and forci...

'Not good for business': Former Comancheros chief Mahmoud Hawi gunned down in gym car park
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:44

Former Comancheros chief Mahmoud Hawi, who rose to prominence for his role in a fatal 2009 brawl at Sydney Airport, dies after being shot at least six...

We bet you $50 you can't spot all the birds on the new pineapple
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:36

There are four birds on the new $ 50 note unveiled by the Reserve Bank of Australia today, but we're confident you'll only be able to spot three. ...

Turnbull bans ministers from sex with staffers, but Joyce keeps his job
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:37

Ministers will be banned from having sexual relationships with staffers under a rethink of the code of conduct announced by Malcolm Turnbull today, bu...

Police press conference about alleged sex trafficker
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:01

Detective Superintendent Scott Moller discusses how a 53-year-old man, who allegedly brought young women from overseas to provide sexual services in A...

Barnaby Joyce fends off move by Labor to have him sacked
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 06:54

The Deputy Prime Minister goes to extraordinary lengths to explain his personal circumstances in an attempt to ward off Labor's attempt to have him sa...

Doubt in Murray-Darling Basin Plan's future continues as Labor takes it up to deadline
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 02:37

Debate on the future of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is delayed amid ongoing negotiations between the Federal Government and Labor. ...

National Press Club: Emma Johnston
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:37

Science and Technology Australia president Professor Emma Johnston delivers the Science Meets Parliament Address to the Press Club on the topic 'Austr...

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