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Opinion: Will Donald Trump implode? We will know in November
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 18:38

Riding high on Iran, Jerusalem, the North Korea summitry and a booming economy, the US President feels he has immense political leverage. But Robert M...

Biffo back in the NRL: Scott sent off after breaking Walker's eye socket
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 16:49

An all-in brawl sees Melbourne Storm centre Curtis Scott unload on Manly's Dylan Walker in a move likely costing him a potential State of Origin berth...

Euthanasia advocate's plea for change to save others form the 'torture' his late wife suffered
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 14:43

Euthanasia advocate talks of thoughts of smothering his wife while she was dying of cancer ABC News

Texas suspect spared those he liked so they'd tell his story, documents show
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 12:46

Students scrambled to block the entrance to an art classroom as their 17-year-old schoolmate shot through the door, witnesses say. The suspect's lawye...

Calls for new Canberra landmark including natural history museum, 'building-less' theatre
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 10:43

A museum with visitors "stalked by dinosaurs", a "building-less" theatre and a centre of children's books are some ideas for a new national institutio...

Kosciusko National Park brumbies cull banned to protect 'national icons'
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 08:44

A controversial proposed cull of wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park is being scrapped and any future culling will be outlawed under plans fro...

'I thought about smothering her': Husband's plea to save others from wife's suffering
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 06:43

John Paynter thought about killing his wife Mary Ann in her final days and has developed post traumatic stress disorder from watching what he describe...

UBUNTU African Children's Choir on a dolphin cruise in Jervis Bay
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 04:39

Students from the UBUNTU African Children's Choir started their Australian tour with a trip out to sea, dolphin watching in Jervis Bay. The choir were...

Want a grand piano for free? Try your hand at 'The Tip has got Talent'
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 02:46

A Canberra second-hand shed is giving away a grand piano worth thousands of dollars to the best pianist to walk through its doors — as judged by its...

Hanson-Young stares down challenge for top spot on Senate ticket
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 00:39

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young successfully wins preselection despite a push from within the Greens for a change. ABC ...

Canberra's Green Shed to give grand piano away to best performer
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 22:38

The Green Shed in Canberra will give a grand piano away to the best player through its doors. ABC News

Inside the telephone exchange for the universe
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 20:53

NASA's Deep Space Communication Complex in Canberra is like the air traffic control centre for space and one of the area's best-kept secrets. ...

'Breach of trust': CBA apologises for manipulating children's accounts
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 18:46

The Commonwealth Bank confirms thousands of children's accounts were fraudulently manipulated by retail branch staff as part of a scam to earn bonuses...

Trashional parks: Rangers now spend half their time cleaning up rubbish
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 12:47

Cars, couches, fridges, mattresses and old beds are just some of the items being dumped in the ACT's national parks, putting Canberra's water supply a...

'It just gets debilitating': The NDIS families desperate for a better scheme
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 10:37

Quickly remedying the problems plaguing the National Disability Insurance Scheme would also ease the burden on people with disabilities and their fami...

'Quiet' student shoots and kills 10 at his Texas high school
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 08:52

A 17-year-old student using a shotgun and a pistol kills 10 people at a Houston-area high school, in an incident the governor says is "one of the most...

Live export ban was never on Coalition agenda, but its hand may be forced
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 02:42

The Turnbull Government's review into live sheep exports was never going to recommend a ban. But Liberal MP Sussan Ley will push for a ban in Parliame...

Property Council boss wins Melbourne's mayoral race
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 01:01

Prominent businesswoman Sally Capp is elected as Melbourne's first female Lord Mayor in almost 30 years, four months after Robert Doyle quit amid sexu...

CFMEU official gets payday at police expense over 'malicious' prosecution
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 22:54

A construction union official and former NRL star charged with blackmail during the trade unions royal commission receives a payout courtesy of the Au...

Former spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital after nerve agent attack
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 20:48

Former double agent Sergei Skripal is discharged from hospital more than two months after he and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerv...

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