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British Defence Secretary warns Australia to remain vigilant to China's 'malign intent'
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:36

One of Australia's key intelligence and security allies has warned of the need for vigilance to "any form of malign intent" from China, as it rapidly ...

Canberra woman charged with 24 counts of deception over alleged romance scam
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:39

A childcare worker is accused of taking more than $ 61,000 from a man after allegedly stealing an identity off Instagram and pleading for money to pa...

Steve Smith wins AB Medal, Ellyse Perry takes Belinda Clark award
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:44

There were few surprises on Australian cricket's night of nights, with Test skipper Steve Smith winning his second Allan Border Medal, and Ellyse Perr...

Federal politicians could derail part of Canberra's tram plan
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:46

The biggest obstacle to the next stage of Canberra's light rail network might not be the local Liberal Opposition or even voters — it could be the F...

Why having a healthy weight shouldn't make eating junk food okay
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:48

Most people assume the only reason to eat healthy foods is to stay slim. But being slim doesn't mean you're healthy, and doesn't mean it's okay to eat...

National Press Club: Kevin Rudd
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:42

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd addresses the National Press Club, 10 years after delivering the national apology to Indigenous Australians. ...

Malcolm Turnbull 'didn't know' Barnaby Joyce was having an affair
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:38

Barnaby Joyce's affair could prompt the Federal Government to consider tightening the ministerial standards to clarify the rules surrounding relations...

Williams won't speculate on Barnaby Joyce's political future
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:41

Speaking to News Breakfast, Nationals senator John Williams says he's not going to speculate on his friend Barnaby Joyce's future in Parliament, even ...

'Like in a prison cell': Domestic workers say they've been exploited in diplomatic embassies
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:41

At least 20 domestic workers have escaped exploitation in diplomatic residences, saying they have been made to work up to 18-hour days for a fraction ...

Only three of seven Closing the Gap targets on track a decade on
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:40

Fewer Indigenous children are dying before they reach primary school age and more are enrolled in early education, the annual Closing the Gap report c...

Labor to keep focus on Joyce, calling for 'full transparency'
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:38

Federal Labor says it will continue to question whether Barnaby Joyce's girlfriend was given favourable treatment by being moved to a different office...

Cox and Anthony make moguls final, miss medals
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:41

Australia has two women in the final six of the women's moguls for the first time ever, but Jakara Anthony finishes fourth and Britt Cox takes fifth p...

Heywire winners pitch project ideas to leaders inside Federal Parliament
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:39

Representatives of regional Australia's young people have called for more focus on drug issues and mental health awareness at the 20th anniversary Can...

Bombed, starved, trapped: This could be the worst place on Earth to be a child
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:35

The UN says 400,000 are trapped in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, where teachers say children faint from hunger, families burn plastic furniture for warmth, ...

Gavrilova struggles again as Fed Cup clash forced into doubles decider
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 12:36

Daria Gavrilova endures another Fed Cup collapse, with a loss to unranked Nadiia Kichenok sending Australia's Fed Cup clash with Ukraine to a doubles ...

People are boycotting Peter Rabbit over allergy 'bullying' scene
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:38

Allergy authorities call out Sony Pictures for its depiction of "blatant food allergy bullying" in the film Peter Rabbit. ...

Time of the essence as David Pocock makes rugby return
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:40

David Pocock has spent a year away from Australian rugby union. Now the former Wallabies captain returns — for however long he has left in his caree...

Police question reclusive gardener in search for Paddy Moriarty
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:50

A reclusive gardener is among those being questioned in relation to the disappearance of Paddy Moriarty in the remote Northern Territory outback. ...

Police investigate link between Kaleen ram raid and Canberra Centre attempted burglary
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 02:37

A ram raid at Kaleen Plaza overnight could be linked to an attempt to steal from a pay parking machine at the Canberra Centre an hour earlier, police ...

Tony Abbott's motion for more conservative control in NSW fails to pass
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:38

Former prime minister Tony Abbott loses an attempt to give his conservative faction of the NSW Liberal party more control in pre-selections despite Ma...

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