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Baby meerkat trio emerges from burrow at Canberra Zoo
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:38

Three adventurous meerkat pups find their feet and prepare for their public debut, after emerging from their den at the National Zoo and Aquarium in C...

Frantic search for life at collapsed school as Mexico City quake toll hits 223
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:38

Rescue workers continue to dig through rubble through the morning in Mexico City, searching for dozens of children feared buried beneath a school amon...

Government urged to act on global investment scam robbing Australians of millions
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:41

The Federal Government is urged to follow Belgium and Israel in banning a highly speculative investment scheme hijacked by international fraudsters to...

Inland railway to go across Queensland floodplain despite deadly warning
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:37

The Melbourne-to-Brisbane inland rail line will be built across the Condamine floodplain in Queensland, despite farmers' warnings that it could put li...

Heterosexual, white men 'aren't included in anything', Canberra Liberal MLA says
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:36

An ACT Liberal politician uses a parliamentary debate on inclusion to lament the lack of government support for heterosexual, white men. ...

No safety assessment done before pilot fell into crevasse in Antarctica, inquest told
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:36

A helicopter pilot who fell into a Antarctic crevasse was only wearing light clothing at the time of the accident, an inquest into his death hears. ...

Trump reverts to familiar formula in controversial UN debut
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:35

Just as US President Donald Trump rewrote the rules of acceptable language during the campaign, it was kind of weird to hear the President describe an...

National Press Club: Rod Sims
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:35

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chairman Rod Sims addresses the National Press Club on the topic 'Shining A Light: Australia's G...

Rachael Haynes named as Aussie skipper for Women's Ashes
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:40

Victorian Rachael Haynes will replace the injured Meg Lanning as skipper for Australia's Women's Ashes team. ABC News

Fact check: Are Labor's policies socialist?
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:38

Referring to the Berlin Wall, Senator Cormann has argued that Labor is reverting to the socialism of an earlier era. Can Labor's policies be described...

Public servants prepare for cyber attacks at inaugural war games
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:37

Protecting public infrastructure from cyber attacks is not a game, so do not be fooled by public servants playing with a motorised Lego set in Canberr...

49 dead, many trapped as powerful earthquake hits Mexico
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:35

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits Mexico, killing at least 49 people and trapping an unknown number of others beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings....

Forgotten stories of Indigenous heritage discovered deep in archives
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:38

Stories of the Indigenous heritage of thousands of Australians have been buried and forgotten deep in the country's archives, but are now beginning to...

Timber industry's energy ambitions stifled
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:39

The Queensland timber industry says it could help alleviate any energy shortages by producing green fuel from its waste but is being held back by a la...

Pumped hydro could replace coal-fired power at troubled Lake Liddell
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:35

AGL is considering splitting the artificial Lake Liddell in half to allow for pumped hydro power generation to replace its coal-fired power station. ...

Chopper pilot who died in Antarctica 'became braver' while awaiting rescue, inquest told
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:36

The wife of a helicopter pilot who died in Antarctica last year after being left for hours in a crevasse praises her husband's bravery but criticises ...

Was Aung San Suu Kyi's speech too little, too late?
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:36

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but her address to the nation was more the speech of a politician, writes Anne Ba...

CCTV shows 'pandemonium' as man pours petrol, starts fire inside bank
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:36

A Melbourne court releases confronting CCTV of an asylum seeker from Myanmar setting fire to a bank at Springvale, in Melbourne's south-east, in an "a...

Remember the sub fielder at the SCG Test with the flowing, golden locks? His career's on the way up
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:45

His long, blond locks made him a cult figure as a substitute fieldsman at the SCG Test this year, but Mickey Edwards now wants to make a name for hims...

Broncos rally around mourning skipper Boyd
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:42

The Brisbane Broncos are rallying around mourning skipper Darius Boyd after the loss of his grandmother but have backed him to play in their NRL preli...

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