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Ex-AFL coach 'Bomber' Thompson charged with drug trafficking
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 20:48

Former AFL champion and premiership-winning coach Mark 'Bomber' Thompson faces court charged with a number of drug offences, including trafficking ecs...

Dutton wants to expand powers of cyber spy agency to monitor domestic threats
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 14:39

A push to expand the powers of the country's cyber spy agency to collect intelligence on Australians is being backed by Home Affairs Minister Peter Du...

Two men found guilty over shooting during Canberra home invasion
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 11:23

Two men are found guilty of grievous bodily harm against a 13-year-old girl and and a man over a shooting during a home invasion in Canberra last year...

Cardinal George Pell to stand trial historical sexual offence charges
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 08:38

Cardinal George Pell pleads not guilty to multiple historical sexual offence charges after being committed to stand trial. A number of charges, includ...

'A cruel blow': Coroner blocked from questioning staff over chopper pilot's death
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 06:55

Lawyers for Helicopter Resources secure a temporary injunction to prevent the company's employees from being questioned over a pilot's death in Antarc...

'How many funerals do we have to go to?': Politicians call for more pill testing
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 04:51

Politicians from across the divide say more pill testing trials at music festivals will save lives, after 128 people made use of the first trial at Ca...

Arnica, metal paint and Polish toothpaste: Festival pill test comes back with all sorts
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 02:59

Australia's first pill-testing trial uncovered a laundry list of odd products among the 85 substances that were tested over the weekend in Canberra, i...

Pet food manufacturer offers to replace euthanased dogs
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 00:57

The manufacturer of pet food Advance Dermocare, under investigation in connection with more than 70 dogs falling sick, says it will reimburse owners' ...

Q&A: How is the media affecting the way we discuss important global issues?
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 22:46

The media's role in US President Donald Trump's election and how online platforms are influencing our understanding of serious issues were some of the...

Adrian Mierzejewski takes top A-League gong
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:49

Sydney FC's Adrian Mierzejewski is a runaway winner of the Johnny Warren Medal, claiming the A-League's top individual honour in his first season in A...

Day-night India Test still up in the air as summer schedule revealed
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 18:40

Cricket Australia has locked in a series-opening Test against India at Adelaide Oval but is still hoping to secure a deal for a day-night fixture. ...

Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen the new Webber v Vettel?
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:46

Red Bull is no stranger to teammate rivalry, but Daniel Ricciardo is much better placed to walk out on the Formula One team if he feels he's playing s...

Analysis: The money siphoned from our retirement savings is nothing short of a national scandal
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:35

Just when they appeared on the cusp of victory, the major banks and AMP have their ambitions to grab control of a lucrative section of the superannuat...

The secret footage that brought an alleged paedophile principal undone
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:35

Former Melbourne headmistress Malka Leifer made claims she was mentally incapable to appear before an Israeli court to face extradition to Australia w...

Dozens of dogs confirmed sick in investigation into popular dog food Advance Dermocare
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 08:35

More than 60 dogs across Australia have been struck down by a debilitating and incurable illness, 7.30 can reveal, with the popular pet food they ate ...

Singed but safe: 99-year-old's prized war medals saved from burning home
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:35

A decorated World War II veteran is left homeless, but with a collection of his war medals intact, after a fire destroys his Brisbane home. ...

Festivalgoers at Groovin the Moo Canberra embrace pill-testing trial
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 02:48

Many attendees at Groovin the Moo Canberra, which is hosting the nation's first pill-testing trial today, say they are glad the service is available a...

Sydney's rental market 'worst' in the country, as homelessness doubles in Parramatta
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:46

Less than 1 per cent of properties in Sydney are affordable for people on income support payments, with one Western Sydney mother saying the thought o...

Gonski overhaul aims to drag Australian schools out of the 20th century
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 22:45

A new report recommends teachers use an online assessment tool that would diagnose the exact level of literacy and numeracy a child achieves to create...

Gun emoji replaced with toy water pistol across platforms
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 18:39

Microsoft, Google and Facebook are among the major platforms to join the trend, swapping out the gun emoji with a toy water pistol. ...

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