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National Press Club: Chris Bowen
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 12:43

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen delivers his Budget Reply Address to the National Press Club. ABC News

Dashcam footage shows car rammed off road in Canberra
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 10:44

Police seek witnesses to a road rage crash that saw a car rammed off a Canberra road, leaving both cars on the nature strip and one almost hitting ano...

Households have welcomed the budget, but most don't expect it to make them better off
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 08:41

Scott Morrison's third federal budget is the best received in years, but most consumers do not think it will leave them better off financially, accord...

No jail time for one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 07:12

A Canberra man avoids jail after admitting to a coward punch which left a man in need of immediate surgery for a broken jaw. ...

Socceroos fans heading to Russia warned to behave amid 'off the scale' security
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 04:42

Any Australian fans who behave badly at the World Cup in Russia next month need to be prepared to face tough punishments, according to the UK's top so...

A one-punch attack in Bible Lane in 2016.
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 00:48

CCTV footage of a fight in Canberra's Bible Lane for which Paul McNeill was convicted of a one-punch assault. ABC News

Coles moves baby formula behind the counter to ward off bulk-buying
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 22:47

Coles begins to stock baby formula behind the counter, alongside the cigarettes and razors, to prevent tins being bought in bulk for resale at a huge ...

Why Tim Cahill is still key to the Socceroos' World Cup campaign
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 20:35

Jamie Maclaren is unlucky to miss out on a trip to the World Cup in Russia. But Tim Cahill has the leadership and ability to produce on grand occasion...

Gichuhi's political career facing abrupt end after less than one term with Liberals
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 18:40

Australia's first Kenyan-born senator could be booted from the Parliament just months after she was recruited by the Liberals. ...

Bishop takes aim at ex-ambassador's 'profoundly ignorant' criticisms
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 16:42

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hits back at former Australian ambassador to China Geoff Raby, who has called for her sacking and said she hasn't visite...

Australia's oil supply plummets, with more drilling likely in the Bight, minister warns
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 14:58

Expect more bids to drill the Great Australian Bight, with Australia's national security at risk due to alarmingly low levels of oil production, the F...

International mine warfare dive teams unite in Australian waters to secure trade
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 10:51

Navy clearance divers from around the world are testing sea drones, live demolitions and mine exploitation as part of training to ensure sea trade sta...

Where's your nearest public nuclear shelter? Sweden, probably
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 08:51

Apparently, even the government in Canberra still lacks a nuclear shelter. So, how exactly does Australia fare in terms of nuclear preparedness? ...

Maclaren misses out as Socceroos' World Cup squad cut to 26
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 06:39

The Socceroos' World Cup squad is reduced to 26 ahead of a training camp in Turkey, as Australia's group rivals Peru lose their skipper to a cocaine b...

R Kelly backlash prompts the question: Can you separate the art from the artist?
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 02:36

As Spotify takes action against R Kelly and others over allegations of sexual misconduct, how should fans approach their music? ...

Education key to getting more women into agriculture, Dame Quentin Bryce says
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 00:43

Drawing on her own experience growing up in rural Queensland's Ilfracombe, Dame Quentin Bryce says the role of women in agriculture has come a long wa...

'We're vulnerable': Business expert warns budget fails to insulate Australia against another GFC
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 22:36

Australia isn't prepared for a global economic downturn and should be doing more to pay down debt, the chair of the peak body for company directors sa...

Israeli forces kill 18 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US embassy move
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 20:38

Israeli troops kill at least 18 Palestinians along the Gaza border, health officials say, as demonstrators stream to the frontier on the day the Unite...

Georgina Downer gets green light to challenge for father's old seat
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 18:40

Ms Downer's chances of continuing her family's political dynasty are boosted by securing preselection as the Liberal candidate for the upcoming Mayo f...

Bombing of police headquarters carried out by family on motorbikes
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 16:35

A family riding two motorbikes has carried out another terror attack in Indonesia's second-largest city, this time targeting the police headquarters. ...

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