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Is it time to re-think the 12-week pregnancy rule?
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 12:40

The first trimester of a pregnancy can often be the hardest, so why do so many women feel the need to stay quiet? And what if the answer — miscarria...

AFL live: Giants and Eagles kick off jam-packed Saturday of footy
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 10:45

No fewer than six games will take place on a Saturday overflowing with AFL footy, with GWS and West Coast the first up. Get live scores, stats and str...

The race to win our votes has begun with the budget — but delve deeper
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 08:40

The economy regularly makes or breaks the fortunes of politicians. But if you look deeper into this week's budget papers, they forecast a different st...

Boy abducted outside home on Queensland's Gold Coast
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 06:50

A 12-year-old boy is missing after being pulled into a car directly in front of his home at Mudgeeraba on Queensland's Gold Coast on Friday afternoon,...

Margaret River reeling as mass shooting casts a dark pall over a tight-knit town
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 04:40

Margaret River is famous worldwide for wine, surf and holidays. But a dark pall has been cast over the WA town, which is now the home to one of Austra...

The complicated popularity of white 'rapper' Post Malone
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 02:45

The American musician just a broke chart record set by The Beatles, illustrating his immense popularity. But is he appropriating black culture, or for...

Supermarkets investigating claims of 'slave' conditions at major flower supplier
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 00:35

The country's three biggest supermarket chains say they will investigate claims made by workers of exploitation and bullying at a major national flowe...

Weather warnings issued as low approaches Australia's south-east
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 22:43

Parts of Gippsland in eastern Victoria are expected to get a month's worth of rain on Saturday as a low pressure system crosses the state, bringing wi...

12yo boy pulled into car on Queensland's Gold Coast
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 20:38

A 12-year-old boy is missing after being abducted in a car at Mudgeeraba on Queensland's Gold Coast on Friday afternoon, with Queensland police saying...

Hobart flooding declared 'catastrophe' as wild storm eases and tracks north
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 16:38

As the floodwaters in Hobart recede and the rain heads to the north-east of Tasmania, the Insurance Council declares a catastrophe and one company say...

Margaret River murder-suicide: Seven found dead at home near holiday town
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 14:44

Seven people, including four children, are found dead at a rural property near Margaret River in Western Australia's South West, in a murder-suicide t...

Evacuations and flash floods after violent storm, record rainfall hit Hobart
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 08:37

People are being evacuated, businesses are inundated and cars are washing away as an "extreme weather event" sweeps across Tasmania. ...

'The tour saved my life': The African choir saving children from slums
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 06:37

The African Children's Choir has given more than 55,000 children the opportunity to escape poverty in Uganda, and they are currently touring around th...

Live: Record rains hit Hobart, flash flooding washes across city
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 04:44

In what the SES describes as "an extreme weather event" heavy rains cause flooding in Hobart, with conditions expected to persist between 8am and midd...

Logan City councillor failed to declare campaign donations for more than two years
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 02:38

Russell Lutton, the longest-serving councillor at Logan, only amended his donations declaration this month to show he received money for his re-electi...

Shorten promises federal corruption commission
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 00:41

The Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised to establish a federal corruption commission in his budget reply. ABC New...

Clinton tells Gillard the 2016 US election was 'a perfect storm'
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 22:37

In an at times revealing conversation with Australia's first female prime minister Julia Gillard, Hillary Clinton speaks about her personal struggles ...

David Goodall ends his life with a final powerful statement on euthanasia
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 18:36

The story of the 104-year-old Perth academic — one of the first Australians to undertake assisted suicide due to old age rather than a terminal illn...

Insults fly as Government revives 'Kill Bill' strategy targeting Shorten
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 14:39

The Government's strategy of targeting "shifty" Bill Shorten is back, as Labor and the Coalition square up over the budget's proposed tax cuts. ...

Who is Malaysia's newly elected PM Mahathir Mohamad?
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 10:44

At 92, Mahathir Mohamad will become the world's oldest elected leader. We take a look at whether everything old is new again as he becomes Malaysian p...

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