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Australians need to defy history to win ODI series
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:42

After falling 2-0 down to India, Australia will have to launch an unprecedented comeback to win the one-day international series. ...

Australia's east coast to swelter as spring heatwave hits
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:37

The east coast of Australia will experience a spring heatwave this weekend, with temperatures expected to soar past 40 degrees Celsius in some areas o...

Child sex offender 'wants hard drives, camera back', threatens High Court action
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:54

A man who spent four years in jail for child sex offences complains police will not return property seized when he was arrested as part of an investig...

North Korea threatening security of 'millions', Bishop says
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:38

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop uses her address to the United Nations General Assembly to warn the international order faces increasing threats, chiefl...

Same-sex marriage argument shows our political debate is captured by the fringe
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:38

We seem all too eager to vilify or mock or threaten or physically attack our opponents rather than seek common ground, writes Stan Grant. ...

Google News boss defends tech giant's place in journalism
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:37

The behemoth of the internet insists it is a friend to newsrooms and says it is not to blame for reducing the online advertising revenue that used to ...

'Nothing to do with marriage equality': Man charged over alleged headbutt
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:37

A 38-year-old Hobart DJ charged with assaulting former prime minister Tony Abbott says he is a lone anarchist that "felt the need to headbutt Tony Abb...

RSL investigates former president's alleged $40K car as parting gift
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:41

The RSL launches an investigation into claims raised at the charity's AGM that a former league president was given a $ 40,000 car when he retired las...

Malcolm Roberts was a UK citizen at time of nomination, High Court finds
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:37

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts was a citizen of the United Kingdom by descent at the time of his nomination, the High Court finds. ...

North Korea may test H-bomb in Pacific Ocean
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:39

North Korea's Foreign Minister says his regime may consider testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, as Pyongyang and Washington continue to exch...

How safe is your job if you air an opinion on same-sex marriage?
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:37

A children's entertainer lost work this week after coming out against same-sex marriage — but what protections are in place to protect your job if y...

Your same-sex marriage survey and other risky things we post on social media
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:37

The ABS has a warning for anyone thinking about posting their same-sex marriage survey form on social media, but it's not the only thing you should th...

Trump orders new sanctions to tighten financial noose on North Korea
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:38

US President Donald Trump orders new sanctions that punish businesses and banks that trade with North Korea and is designed to derail the hermit kingd...

Comments that straight white men 'aren't included' taken out of context: Liberal MLA
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:47

ACT Liberal Mark Parton clarifies his comments yesterday that heterosexual white males over 30 are overlooked and reads out emails from supporters com...

Government's Blanchett-voiced AI venture for NDIS stalls
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:37

A Government foray into artificial intelligence — featuring a virtual assistant voiced by Cate Blanchett — is shelved over concerns politicians ha...

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:43

The former prime minister and prominent same-sex marriage no vote campaigner says he sustained a "very slightly swollen lip" after being headbutted ou...

Why we should stop outsourcing and cook as a family instead
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:36

Spending time in the kitchen is about more than food: it builds important skills for children and their parents, writes Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso. ...

Breastfeeding parliamentarians 'over the top', says Liberal backbencher
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:37

A Federal Government MP says women who breastfeed in Parliament are a "bit over the top" and are trying to make a "statement". ...

RBA optimistic despite weak wages, growing debt and rising rates
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:41

The Reserve Bank governor is optimistic Australia's economy is on the path to a new post-mining growth phase, despite the challenges of weak wages gro...

Crows lose Mitch McGovern for prelim final
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:40

Another injury blow for the Crows, with forward Mitch McGovern joining Brodie Smith on the sidelines ahead of the preliminary final against Geelong. ...

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