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Remembrance Day in Canberra
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:56

The Last Post ceremony during Remembrance Day commemorations in Canberra. ABC News

Alexander resigns from parliament, says he's 'most likely' a dual citizen
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 08:49

Federal Liberal MP John Alexander has become the latest victim of the citizenship scandal, resigning after reaching the conclusion he "cannot be certa...

Does your dog really love you?
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 06:43

Most dog owners say that their canines love them. But is it true love, or do dogs just know the best way to manipulate us for food? Let's look at the...

Manus Island authorities prepare to move in on closed detention centre
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 04:36

Authorities in Papua New Guinea are starting to dismantle makeshift shelters at the closed Manus Island detention centre, where about 470 asylum seeke...

I spent Halloween in one of Australia's 'most haunted buildings'
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 02:37

I visited the sub-basement of what is now the National Film and Sound Archive: A cramped, claustrophobic space known as the Blood Room. ...

National Press Club: Black Lives Matter founders
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 00:36

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter Patrisse Cullors, and founder of its international arm Rodney Diverlus address the National Press Club in Canberra. ...

Albanese slams Greens threat to ask G-G to intervene in citizenship saga
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 22:35

Anthony Albanese attacks Greens leader Richard Di Natale over his threat to ask the Governor-General to intervene in the citizenship crisis, saying he...

Fiji thumps Italy to reach Rugby League World Cup quarters
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:35

Fiji will play the loser of New Zealand v Tonga in the Rugby League World Cup quarters after a 38-10 win over Italy. ABC ...

'It's not wrong': Pauline Hanson defends sex shop joke about domestic violence
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:42

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says she will not disendorse her party's candidate for Thuringowa, Mark Thornton, after jokes about domestic violence...

Man says he bought ice in bulk so it'd be cheaper for him and his friends
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:35

A Chinese national who was arrested last year after a police sting tells an ACT court he did not seek a profit when trafficking ice and heroin beyond ...

Advice at the hairdresser's to a millionaire's ex might have changed prenups forever
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:36

When a soon-to-be divorcee complained to her hairdresser that her husband, a millionaire, was to leave her with a meagre sum, a voice piped up and sai...

Live: Australia to reply to England's 280 in Women's Ashes Test
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:37

Australia dismisses England for 280 early on day two of the Women's Ashes Test at North Sydney Oval. How will they go in reply? Follow our live blog f...

Meriton rigged TripAdvisor reviews, court finds
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:44

Australia's largest hotel-apartment provider faces multi-million-dollar fines after the Federal Court found the chain prevented unfavourable reviews o...

Two teens arrested after hit-and-run death of 'gentle giant' in Melbourne
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:50

An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy are arrested over a fiery hit-and-run that killed a motorcyclist, as the victim's family pays tribute to the ...

Replacement for Fiona Nash in Senate to be considered by High Court
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:39

Three of the four senators chosen through a count-back of last year's federal election will be sworn in on Monday, but questions remain over New South...

Manus asylum seekers have 24 hours to relocate or be 'removed by force'
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 04:48

The asylum seekers refusing to leave the Manus Island detention centre now have one day left to vacate the site before they could be forcibly removed,...

Introducing your newest senators
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 02:52

Four new senators will be announced by the High Court today, after the Australian Electoral Commission recounted the votes from the 2016 election to d...

Turnbull's APEC: The Australian Parliamentary Existential Crisis
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:41

If they understood it, the other 20 APEC leaders at the Summit table in Da Nang might sympathise with Malcolm Turnbull, but few could truly appreciate...

Push for dogs that injure humans to be killed, one week from fatal attack
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:42

The ACT Government would kill animals that seriously injure humans as a default response, under legislation tabled by the Canberra Liberals one week a...

Women's Ashes: Freakish Perry puts Australia back in Test
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:44

A freakish Ellyse Perry caught-and-bowled late in the session brings Australia back into the crucial day-night women's Ashes Test at North Sydney Oval...

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