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Morrison to offer $10 tax cut for low-income earners in federal budget
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 00:53

Low and middle-income earners will get a tax break worth up to about $ 10 a week in Treasurer Scott Morrison's budget, with the cash to be delivered ...

Oh my gourd: Sell-out pumpkin festival runs out of signature soup
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 22:51

Record-breaking crowds squashed into the tiny town of Collector at the weekend for its annual pumpkin festival. ABC News

'He'll never overcome the loss': Father consumed by guilt over crash that killed daughter
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 20:39

A Canberra man involved in a crash that killed his seven-year-old daughter thought of her as the "apple of his eye", a court hears. ...

Peter Costello says we'll be dead before the national debt is paid off
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 18:43

On the eve of the federal budget, the former treasurer says most Australians won't be around to see the country's national debt paid off. ...

Compensation awarded to ex-cop who was 'crucified' by police for hunting a paedophile priest
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 15:02

A former detective, who was financially and professionally ruined by his own superiors for trying to bring a paedophile priest to justice, will receiv...

No New Zealand, no other third country for refugees, Dutton says
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 13:07

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says refugees on Manus Island are likely to stay there, as other nations "are not jumping out of their skin" to res...

Restoring AMP the toughest job in corporate Australia, David Murray says
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 07:14

Incoming AMP chairman David Murray is urging angry investors to trust him to restore the wealth manager's battered reputation but warns the challenge ...

Coal-fired power station closure, ash dam rehab were 'failures', says council
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 04:43

The Port Augusta City Council has made a powerful submission to a Senate Inquiry, saying there has been a failure from governments and companies to re...

'I am that girl': The young woman whose rape case put consent on trial
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 02:52

You've probably heard her story, what happened in the laneway behind a Kings Cross nightclub. Now she's speaking publicly for the first time as a warn...

'A storm's a coming': Stormy Daniels appears on Saturday Night Live sketch of call to Donald Trump
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 00:48

When asked in the sketch by Donald Trump, played by Alec Baldwin, what it would take for it to all go away, the porn star says "a resignation". ...

Morrison says budget tax cuts won't be 'mammoth'
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 22:45

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison is expected to announce a plan to reduce income taxes when he steps up to the despatch box on Tuesday night, but is d...

Ben Simmons is finally looking like a rookie as his team prepares to exit the NBA playoffs
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 20:47

The Philadelphia 76ers are all but certainties to fall out of the second round of the NBA playoffs as their young Aussie star is finally acting his ag...

Roosters hold on to beat Manly, Dragons beat Storm
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 18:50

NRL round nine closes out as the Sydney Roosters beat the Manly Sea Eagles and St George Illawarra claim an impressive win over Melbourne Storm. ...

Regional city builds landfill upon landfill to save space
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 16:40

China's refusal to accept recycled material from Australia highlights how regional communities are rethinking their waste management strategies. ...

Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun laws speech
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 15:07

US President Donald Trump sparks anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent the deadly Paris attacks in 2015,...

Is the future of meat fake and slaughter-free?
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 12:43

It sounds like a contradiction — but the meat you eat in the future might come from a plant, or a laboratory, eliminating the need to slaughter anim...

Inside the warehouse where police keep seized possessions
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 10:51

ACT Policing holds onto the belongings of people at the centre of criminal investigations, including jet skis, motorbikes and, of course, piles of cas...

Four women returning from line dancing die in tragic weekend on Victoria's roads
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 08:43

Victoria endures a horror weekend on its roads with eight people killed in separate car crashes across the state. The worst incident saw four women ki...

The $3m Drysdale painting at the centre of an auction house collapse
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 06:41

The man behind collapsed auction house Mossgreen denies doing anything wrong after administrators allege he ran the company like a "ponzi scheme" from...

More than 1,600 arrested in anti-Putin protests across Russia
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 04:50

Thousands of Russians — some shouting "Down with the Tsar" — take to the streets in protests against Vladimir Putin's presidential inauguration du...

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