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Young team of Aussies on the rise at Winter Olympics
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:13

Barring a big shock, Australia will miss out on gold in Pyeongchang, but a young brigade of medallists are showing the way to a bright Olympic future....

Q&A: Give Indigenous Australia a real say in policy, says actress Shareena Clanton
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:47

Actress Shareena Clanton says non-Indigenous Australians need to "keep their mouths shut and start engaging" the Aboriginal community in the political...

PM: 'Of course' I trust Barnaby
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:44

Speaking to Macquarie's 3AW, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he stands by the admonishing comments he made against Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, but t...

What made thousands of Aussies run around in their undies?
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:44

Thousands of people in 17 cities across Australia strip down to their jocks to highlight a lesser-known genetic disorder. ...

Police find three bodies after 'suspicious' fire in Canberra home
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:55

Police discover the badly burned bodies of three people in a Canberra home after a "suspicious" fire destroyed the property this morning. ...

Melbourne man who survived battle for Raqqa says he wanted to kill Australian jihadists
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:48

An Australian who travelled to Syria to fight the Islamic State group tells Four Corners he took part in active combat during the push to liberate Raq...

PM takes aim at Christensen over gun photo; Nationals MP won't say sorry
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:58

Nationals MP George Christensen refuses to apologise to the Greens for a photo he shared on Facebook that showed him holding a gun and appearing to th...

Opinion: History suggests Centennials could turn the tide on the NRA
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:52

Students have repeatedly helped to change the course of American history over the past 60 years, from the Freedom Riders of the civil rights movement ...

Malcolm Turnbull doesn't know if Barnaby Joyce is safe as Deputy PM
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:38

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull cannot guarantee Barnaby Joyce is safe as Nationals leader, while one of the Deputy PM's team and a potential replacem...

PM says he's not pressuring Joyce to walk
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:58

Speaking to Channel Nine, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he's not trying to influence the Nationals in any way and that his ban on ministers hav...

Morris's dream of Olympic gold ends after 'ludicrous' judging score
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:55

David Morris's Pyeongchang campaign is over but questions are raised as to whether he was robbed by the judges in the men's aerials final. ...

Inside the home of Australia's most notorious jihadist
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:53

It has been years since Australian jihadist Khaled Sharrouf lived in this house in Raqqa, but the place is still haunted by his presence and his neigh...

Diplomatic residence like 'a jail' for foreign worker on 'complete sham' of a contract
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:59

Shahid Mahmood 'looked broken' when he escaped from slave-like conditions living in a storage basement in the diplomatic residence of Pakistan's High ...

Turnbull defends criticising Joyce, says he sought wife's advice on sex ban
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:49

The Prime Minister says he has no regrets about airing his "heartfelt views" on Barnaby Joyce's extramarital affair as well as introducing a ban on Ca...

Woman sexually assaulted in hospital wins case against ACT Government
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:44

A woman left unsupervised at Canberra Hospital with a fellow patient who sexually assaulted her will be paid $ 267,000 by the ACT Government, after s...

Stolen Generations' voices preserved at National Library
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:46

The stories of the Stolen Generations told in their own voices are preserved in a unique audio archive at the National Library. ...

'Stop blaming the victims': Florida shooting survivors call out Trump, NRA
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:58

Students who survived last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school call out politicians and senators who "sit in their gilded houses" for thei...

Adelaide's Erin Phillips the gamechanger of the AFLW
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:08

We knew she was the MVP, but now there's no argument — Erin Phillips is the AFLW's superstar, capable of single-handedly lifting the Crows by her sh...

First Singapore, now Qatar — apparently Canberra is big enough for the both of them
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:06

Singapore Airlines had to rejig its flight plan in and out of Canberra due to lacklustre numbers, but Qatar Airways is certain it can make its Doha ro...

Sally Pearson seals Commonwealth Games spot in dramatic fashion
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:02

The champion hurdler has kept her cool in tricky circumstances to win the 100m hurdles at the Commonwealth Games trials. ...

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