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Man shot in legs in Canberra bikie shooting, police say
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:39

A man has suffered gunshot wounds to his legs in a bikie-related shooting in Canberra's south overnight, police say. ABC ...

Push to find Canberra's foster children adoptive homes
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:39

Advocates push for permanent adoptive homes for Canberra's foster children, who often find themselves bouncing from carer to carer. ...

'We're under assault': Coalition for Marriage launch No campaign
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:43

Opponents of same-sex marriage, including Senator Cory Bernardi and a Federal Government Minister, officially launch the No campaign in Sydney, saying...

Dear You: Red Symons on his fall and recovery
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:37

The broadcaster pens a letter to his listeners on the eve of returning to the airwaves after his recovery from a head injury. ...

NRL crowds outstrip AFL as Giants semi attracts lowest finals attendance since WWI
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:39

The crowd at the Eels v Cowboys semi-final dwarfed the one that turned out just down the road to see GWS win its AFL semi-final against the Eagles. ...

Australians at risk of chronic infections from cosmetic procedure contamination
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 04:35

Leila tried a "vampire facial" in the hope it would rejuvenate her skin; weeks later she was undergoing surgery to drain an infection from her face. D...

Peacekeeping memorial opens in Canberra
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:38

A new memorial honouring Australia's international peacekeeping operations is officially opened in Canberra after 12 years in the making. ...

The outback scientists keeping an eye on North Korea
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:38

From a tin shed in remote Australia, a small team of scientists monitor earth tremors from the other side of the world — most recently from North Ko...

Wallabies down Pumas for opening Rugby Championship win
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 20:39

The Wallabies crack their first win of the Rugby Championship, coming from behind to topple Argentina 45-20 at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night. ...

Teen arrested over London Tube blast as hundreds of UK soldiers deployed
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:35

An 18-year-old man is arrested in connection to a terrorist attack on a London underground train, which left 30 people injured when a homemade bomb ex...

Same-sex marriage postal surveys left out in rain
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:37

At least seven apartment blocks in one Canberra suburb see same-sex marriage postal surveys strewn about the street by wind and rain, after apparently...

N Korea warns it is developing 'nuclear counter attack the US cannot cope with'
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:37

The North Korean leader says his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the US, as the UN Security Council strongly conde...

South Korea warns it can destroy North beyond recovery after missile launch
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:39

The UN Security Council condemns North Korea's latest missile launch as an "outrageous action", while South Korea warns it and its allies have the str...

Now for the Crows: Double-danger as Cats' ploy pays off
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:37

Patrick Dangerfield's best-afield performance against Sydney gives his old club Adelaide plenty to think about ahead of their preliminary final. ...

How to ensure keeping chickens is all it's cracked up to be
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 04:37

Chickens are productive pets producing eggs, turning compost and delivering fertiliser. So how can you keep your hens healthy and happy? ...

Australia's water report card: Could do better
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:37

Australia's reputation as a world leader in water management is well-deserved but there's more to be done, says the Productivity Commission. ...

Technology helps kids with dyslexia experience joy of reading, writing
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:37

Angus Crockett knows what it feels like to be stuck still trying to read instructions when all the other kids in the class have finished their work. ...

Turnbull ends week on a high, but it might not last long
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:38

This has been one of Malcolm Turnbull's best Parliamentary sessions in many months, but he now owns a big and complex problem. ...

'North Korea doesn't learn its lesson': Japan rattled by latest missile launch
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:35

It's business as usual on the streets of Tokyo, but the latest North Korean missile launch over Japan has made people anxious and residents want their...

Canberra Floriade marks end of long winter in the capital
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:38

Spring is starting to bloom in Canberra with more than a million flowers cultivated for the annual Floriade event, which is celebrating its 30th anniv...

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