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Where are the most unsafe workplaces for tradies in Australia?
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 06:36

Chippie Callum White is not surprised Canberra tradespeople seriously injure themselves at higher rates than those in other jurisdictions, but workers...

Interactive game designed to teach kids about climate science
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 04:52

Researchers at the ANU develop an interactive online game to teach students the science about climate change and help them process the complex issues....

Leaked documents link Trump's Commerce Secretary to Putin cronies
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 02:35

A massive leak of documents being called the Paradise Papers provides fresh evidence of links between the highest levels of Donald Trump's administrat...

'Unofficial public face of Saudi Arabia' detained in corruption purge
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:41

Colourful billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns significant stakes in Twitter and Time Warner and is known for his public feuds with Donald ...

What happened in the failed push to oust the ACT Chief Minister
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 22:36

The ACT's Legislative Assembly today voted on whether to keep or dump its Chief Minister, Andrew Barr — and as expected, the motion failed to get th...

Ex-Catalonia leader Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 20:36

Sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four former ministers turn themselves in to Belgian police, the Brussels prosecutor's office says, follo...

University brings in petting zoo to calm students' nerves during exams
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 18:37

Students at the University of Canberra are treated to a petting zoo on campus as part of a pre-exams stress-less initiative. ...

Hazlewood makes light work of Australia's Test hopefuls
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 16:40

Josh Hazlewood rips through WA and a number of players pushing for the Test number six spot, while Marcus Harris became the latest player to stake a c...

Turnbull won't accept NZ offer to resettle asylum seekers 'at this time'
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 14:37

Malcolm Turnbull meets his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern in Sydney, and says he won't be accepting her renewed offer to resettle 150 asylum s...

Almandin still the Melbourne Cup favourite, but Max Dynamite getting big wraps
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 10:38

The defending champion remains the favourite for the Melbourne Cup, but an international who came close in 2015 is getting big wraps for his work at W...

Ketchup, golf and nuclear war: Donald Trump's Asian trip begins
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 08:38

Donald Trump's visit to Japan will obviously include a focus on North Korea's nuclear ambitions. But it says something about the state of the world th...

Farah says he was bitten by England player
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 06:38

England's 29-10 Rugby League World Cup win over Lebanon in Sydney on Saturday night is marred by a biting allegation levelled at winger Jermaine McGil...

Glitz and glamour on display at National Gallery's Cartier exhibition
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 04:37

More than 300 pieces from the French jewellery house Cartier will go on show at the National Gallery in one of the most valuable exhibitions hosted in...

Netflix boots Kevin Spacey from House of Cards
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 02:39

Netflix is cutting all ties with Kevin Spacey after a series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, and will not be involved with any furthe...

The inside story of how Fancy Bear hacked the Democrats' emails
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:38

Russia-linked hackers targeted Hillary Clinton's staffers and went on an all-out blitz across the Democratic Party, getting around top-of-the-line dig...

Has Jake Lehmann thrown an Ashes selection spanner in the works?
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 22:40

Jake Lehmann — son of national coach Darren — thrusts his hand up for Ashes consideration with a sparkling Shield century, while Matthew Wade agai...

Dutton brushes off Bandt's 'terrorist' remark as Manus tensions escalate
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 18:36

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton defends the Government's handling of men who remain in the closed Manus Island processing centre after Greens MP Ada...

Rainbow fish crowdfunded back to recovery
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 16:38

A North Queensland fish species iconic among aquarium collectors has been saved from extinction by a Canberra research team, a bit of luck, and some c...

Wool industry chief billed woolgrowers, taxpayers $100,000 for six-week study trip
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 12:54

Peak body Australian Wool Innovation has confirmed it spent an estimated $ 100,000 for its chief executive to spend six weeks at an American universi...

Levendi wins the Carbine Club Stakes on Derby Day
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 10:35

More than 90,000 people are expected to attend Flemington today, as Derby Day kicks off the Melbourne Cup Carnival. ABC N...

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