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Soldiers returning with brain injuries 'need more support'
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:36

While it's well known some soldiers return home with post-traumatic stress disorder, less is known about soldiers coming back with physical brain inju...

Exploitation or visa cancellation: The limited choices of food delivery workers
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:41

Some food delivery workers are exposed to the whims of digital platform companies that regularly reduce the terms and conditions of their work. Whethe...

Hunt for 10 sailors missing after US destroyer collides with oil tanker
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:37

Planes and ships hunt waters east of Singapore for 10 US sailors missing after the USS John McCain warship hit an oil tanker this morning — the seco...

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce to campaign for Yes vote on same-sex marriage
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:36

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce will throw his company's support behind the Yes campaign for same-sex marriage, despite pointed criticism from Coali...

Boomers' NBL stars win Asian Cup in first appearance
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:37

An Australia team filled with the best of the NBL wins the Asian Cup on the first time of asking, beating Iran comfortably in the final. ...

Canberra Raiders fan spits at NRL referee Ashley Klein
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:37

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart, who has been more vocal in his criticism of referees than anyone in the NRL, calls for a Raiders fan who allegedly spat a...

Has Canberra's weather changed according to BOM records?
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:55

Canberra is one of the coldest cities in Australia, thanks to its high altitude, but the capital also suffers through baking hot summers. ...

'I thought I was a strong guy': AFP commander goes public with PTSD battle
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:36

AFP Commander Grant Edwards could lead airport security for the G20 and pull a 1,890 tonne plane with his bare hands, but he was to discover brute str...

Barcelona van attack suspect may have slipped over border
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:35

Spanish police hunting for the man suspected of driving the van that ploughed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, say they cannot rule out th...

'Funny and cheeky' Sydney boy Julian Cadman killed in Barcelona attack
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:40

Seven-year-old Julian Cadman, who became separated from his mother during the Barcelona terrorist attack, is confirmed dead, and remembered as an "ene...

Recycling revolution: How empty wine and beer bottles could be used to build roads
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:37

An $ 8 million upgrade to Canberra's recycling plant could see throwaway glass turned into construction materials, but only if there are enough buyer...

Can you knit or crochet? The War Memorial needs your help
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:36

The call is out to knitters from around Australia to help create 60,000 poppies to mark the centenary of the end of World War I in November 2018. ...

Anna Meares' former coach, Gary West, dies after MND diagnosis
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:38

Gary West, the coach who helped Anna Meares back from a broken neck to Olympic glory, dies at the age of 57 after being diagnosed with motor neurone d...

Australia, New Zealand 'rock solid' despite citizenship drama
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:35

Cabinet Minister Arthur Sinodinos says Australia and New Zealand still have a "rock solid relationship" despite the recent citizenship issues between ...

Grave fears for Australian boy Julian Cadman as father arrives in Barcelona
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:35

The father of an Australian boy caught up in the recent Spanish terrorist attacks touches down in Barcelona and is taken immediately to an official ju...

NRL live: Raiders face off with Panthers, Dogs meet Sea Eagles
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:36

The Panthers are looking to end the Raiders' slim finals chances, while the Bulldogs are simply playing for pride against the Sea Eagles. Follow all t...

'How-to guide' on preventing terrorist attacks in Australia released
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:40

A combination of CCTV, X-ray screening and physical barriers like bollards should be used to safeguard public places against potential terrorist attac...

Leaked documents reveal Pine Gap's role in the US fighting machine
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:56

Intelligence from Australia's Pine Gap base is being used on US battlefields, leaked documents from the US National Security Agency reveal for the fir...

Custom-made playgrounds bringing the bush to kids
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:39

Three new natural playgrounds are opening in Canberra to give kids who would otherwise have little access to nature the freedom to explore and play. ...

Sharkie backs Government despite citizenship fiasco frustrations, Xenophon says
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:42

A day after Rebekha Sharkie said she was withdrawing her in-principle support for the Coalition over the dual citizenship saga, Nick Xenophon says his...

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