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Wall Street drops by more than 1,000 points — again
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:03

The Dow Jones falls by more than 1,000 points for the second time this week, meaning we can now officially call this a "correction". ...

Live: No sector is safe as Australian markets face white-knuckle ride
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:41

The ASX falls on opening, with heavy selling across all sectors, as global markets react to the Dow Jones shedding more than 1,000 points. Hold tight....

Second person charged with murder over doorstep death
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 04:37

Police charge a second person over the killing of Canberra man Bobby Allan, who was found dead on his neighbour's doorstep late last year. ...

Jacqui Lambie says gloves are off in war with dumped Senate replacement
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:40

The former senator says she dumped her Senate replacement Steve Martin because "he couldn't be trusted" after he refused to resign his seat to create ...

Bald Archy Prize founder happy to be proving 'art snobs' wrong for 25th year
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:39

If you felt like all you heard about for the past 12 months was same-sex marriage and the citizenship of this MP and that MP, the art world seems to a...

The faces of those behind alleged child sex abuse at arts school
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:39

The identities of four people charged over the sexual and physical abuse of three young boys at a performing arts school in regional NSW are revealed....

Student who sold primate skull to Pirates of the Caribbean fined $5,500
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:44

A judge likens illegal traders of endangered species specimens to "environmental vandals of the 21st century" when fining a Canberra student who sold ...

Self-managed super funds warned over cryptocurrency lure
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:42

There are calls for tighter regulatory controls of the superannuation industry, with reports more and more self-managed super funds are turning to vol...

Youth united by pale skin and Aboriginality inspire interest in Indigenous culture
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:46

Brianna Martin and Michael James want you to know that beneath their white skin runs a rich and proud Indigenous heritage that they want to share with...

Dodson slams PM for leaving Indigenous event 20 minutes early
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:48

Federal Labor frontbencher Pat Dodson launches a blistering attack on the Prime Minister for leaving early from an hour-long breakfast to launch the C...

'Like an episode of Fawlty Towers': A patient's wait for surgery
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 06:48

Julie Hearn has endured long waits for several crucial elective surgeries — once even left off the waiting list — and the strained ACT Health syst...

89-year-old crowd record to fall, but AFLW 'evolution, not revolution'
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 02:39

A new crowd record for women's Aussie rules is set to be broken when Fremantle and Collingwood meet at the new Perth Stadium, but it's a milestone tha...

Man jailed for relationship with underage girl he had four children with
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:43

A Canberra woman recalls her "powerlessness" as the father of her four children, who is 25 years her senior, is jailed for sex offences occurring when...

ANZ and Westpac to refund $21m to credit card customers
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 22:37

ANZ and Westpac are paying back a combined $ 21 million to some credit card account holders after scrutiny from the corporate watchdog. ...

Coalition forced to water down proposed foreign interference laws after backlash
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:40

The Federal Government will water down its proposed foreign espionage laws, in the face of a backlash from Labor, the Greens and the country's largest...

'One of the greatest failures of my life': Joyce questioned about relationship
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:40

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce calls the end of his marriage "one of the greatest failures of his life", but remains fiercely private about his r...

Barnaby Joyce's new relationship hits front page, wife 'devastated'
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:47

As the Deputy PM's political colleagues and opponents defend his right to privacy, his wife releases a statement expressing her family's devastation o...

'Mum dropped me off and never came back': Tearful MP explains missing citizenship documents
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:49

In a bid to fend off Government attacks over dual citizenship, tearful Labor MP Susan Lamb tells Parliament she can't lay her hands on documents that ...

Cory Bernardi likens Nick Xenophon to 'Con the Fruiterer'
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:50

Senator Cory Bernardi has unleashed on SA Best leader Nick Xenophon, comparing him to the 1980s television character Con the Fruiterer. ...

Nippy fur seal sparks warning to costal visitors
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:39

A seal that is believed to have bitten at least four people near the southern NSW town of Batemans Bay prompts a warning from its latest victim. ...

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