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First refugees leave Manus Island for US
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:50

Twenty-two men from Manus Island become the first refugees from Australia's offshore detention centre to leave Papua New Guinea for the United States....

Channel 7 cadet dismissed soon after making harassment complaint
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:39

An extraordinary audio recording has emerged which lifts the lid on the way the Seven Network treated a young woman who made a sexual harassment compl...

North Korea says Trump 'declared war'; reserves right to shoot down US planes
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:37

North Korea accuses Donald Trump of declaring war on Pyongyang, adding that it reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down US ...

Transgender medical knowledge among regional GPs in short supply
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:39

Transgender people living in regional Australia are being forced to travel for hours to get the medical help they need. A...

Tulip Top Garden celebrates 20 blooming beautiful years
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:36

Over two decades Bill and Pat Rhoden have transformed bare paddocks into a blossoming wonderland. ABC News

Aboriginal man's family demands answers over death in custody
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:37

The family of a 22-year-old Aboriginal man who died in custody on the day he was due to appear in court are calling for answers, saying the circumstan...

Accused Christian Lobby HQ arsonist dies before trial
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:37

A 36-year-old man who was awaiting trial over a blast at the Canberra headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby has killed himself. ...

Live: Red carpet lights up on Brownlow night
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:37

The players and their partners are dressed to the nines as they arrive for the 2017 Brownlow Medal. Follow all of the evening's proceedings in our liv...

Former NASA chief hails creation of Australian space agency
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:38

Charles Bolden, the recently retired head of NASA, says he was surprised it took Australia this long to announce a national space agency. ...

The psychology of attitudes to same-sex marriage
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:37

It is sometimes argued that attitudes to same-sex marriage are deeply entrenched and attempts to alter them are pointless. However, research suggests ...

Last-minute evacuations as Bali volcano eruption appears imminent
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:44

The tremors rocking Bali's Mount Agung continue to increase in intensity and frequency, suggesting an eruption is imminent, but authorities face a las...

Banks' ATM fee cut more about them than us
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:39

No-one should be hoodwinked into believing that the move by the big four banks to drop withdrawal fees on automatic teller machines is all about putti...

NDIS consultants cost Government almost $30m in two years
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:37

Labor accuses the Government of wasting "millions of dollars" on "endless reviews" after figures show more than 100 new contracts with external adviso...

My son's an 'Aspie!': How world autism expert missed diagnosis close to home
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:38

How did a world expert in autism miss a diagnosis right under his nose? That's the question that Professor Tony Attwood still mulls over and deeply re...

Natural disaster declared in preparation for Mount Agung volcano eruption
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:37

Bali's Governor declares a province-wide natural disaster even before the eruption of the Mt Agung volcano, as thousands seek shelter away from the mo...

It's not glamorous, but Australia should celebrate its peacekeepers
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:37

Australians are quick to venerate their soldiers. So why don't we seem to care as much about peacekeeping — work that often demands more nous than a...

Footy team hires private plane to fly new dad to drought-breaking victory
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:36

Neil Irwin thought he'd miss his Aussie Rules grand final while welcoming his baby daughter into the world. But his teammates had other ideas in mind....

India v Australia: Live scores and stats from the third ODI in Indore
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:36

Australia is hoping to turn around its tour of India in the third ODI. Find out if they can get a win on the board with our live ScoreCentre. ...

Donald Trump has opened up a war of words with both the NBA and the NFL
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:36

Donald Trump is at loggerheads with players from both the NBA and NFL, earning himself the label of "bum" from one of the most successful athletes on ...

'The game is up': Big four banks drop their ATM withdrawal fees
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:40

The days of hunting for your own bank's ATM to make a free withdrawal could soon be a thing of the past, with all four of the big banks announcing the...

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