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Why isn't Canberra's train station in the CBD?
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:44

Most capital cities have a train station in the middle of town — that was almost the case for the nation's capital. ABC...

Irrigators pumping taxpayer-purchased water intended for Murray-Darling Basin
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:38

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers is instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-gro...

NSW beat Queensland in women's rugby league Interstate Challenge
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:43

NSW successfully defends its women's rugby league title against Queensland with a 22-6 win in Wollongong. ABC News

Takata airbag recall process 'still leaves drivers with ticking time-bombs'
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:42

Faulty Takata airbags which are linked to 18 deaths globally and the world's biggest recall in automotive history are being replaced by new faulty air...

Lealiifano-inspired Brumbies hoping for epic finals upset against Hurricanes
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 18:45

The Brumbies are hoping the return of Christian Lealiifano will inspire their side to an upset win over the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby quarter-fi...

Behold beautiful bowerbirds building blue backyard booty base
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:37

An impressive display of design, construction, decoration and then performance is taking place in backyards lucky enough to be home to bowerbirds. ...

PM may be open to Shorten's call for fixed, four-year parliamentary terms
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:43

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull signals he may be open to fixed four-year terms for Federal Parliament after Opposition Leader Bill Shorten renews his...

Ricky Stuart opens fire on referees after Canberra's loss to Melbourne
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 12:46

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart will have to open up his wallet again after unleashing another tirade aimed at the NRL and the referees for a lack of accou...

Missing Venezuelan volleyball team found, forced to forfeit Canberra competition
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:41

After a bizarre few days of uncertainty, a missing volleyball squad bound for the World Grand Prix in Canberra is found but is forced to forfeit compe...

Soliola should have been sent off for Slater high hit, referees boss says
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:47

Canberra forward Sia Soliola should have been sent off for knocking out Billy Slater with a high shot, according to NRL referees boss Tony Archer. ...

Clean-up underway across New Zealand's storm-battered South Island
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 06:48

Emergency services and council workers are assessing the damage in Christchurch and Dunedin, as the clean-up begins after a severe storm and major flo...

Trump fires off volley of tweets on Russia probe, claims 'power to pardon'
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 03:41

US President Donald Trump sends 10 early morning tweets on a wide variety of topics, complaining about the investigation into possible Russian meddlin...

Bi-partisan call for Government to ramp up anti-human trafficking measures
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 03:36

A parliamentary committee is calling for Australia's human trafficking laws to get a shake-up as authorities grapple with forced marriages, modern sla...

Canberra to Doha flight to take off in February
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:53

A second international carrier will soon operate out of Canberra Airport, with Qatar Airways announcing details of daily flight to Doha set to begin e...

Conservation Council and One Nation at one on fracking bans
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:48

They might seem like strange political bedfellows but both the Conservation Council and One Nation are calling for the WA Labor Government to legislat...

'A poor look for the game': Soliola not sent off despite sickening hit on Slater
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:45

The decision not to send Sia Soliola from the field for his brutal high shot on Storm star Billy Slater prompts Melbourne's chief executive to send a ...

Troops called in, hundreds evacuate as severe storms batter New Zealand
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:44

A severe weather event lashes the country's South Island, causing flooding, cutting highways and sparking the evacuation of hundreds of homes. Soldier...

Liz Cambage has 'no respect' for Andrew Bogut after social media spat
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:44

After a year of going back and forth on Twitter, Liz Cambage says she looks up to fellow Aussie basketball star Andrew Bogut as a player, but has "no ...

NRL live: Panthers get their claws out with Titans in town
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:42

The Panthers look to continue their push towards the top eight as they host the Titans. Follow the action in our NRL ScoreCentre. ...

AFL live: '90s rivals Dons and Roos duke it out
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:43

Essendon and North Melbourne are first up on Saturday arvo as the round 18 action continues. Get scores, stats and streams in our live ScoreCentre. ...

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