Premier Barry O'Farrell says he has asked Marie Bashir to stay on as NSW Governor for an extra six months after her term expires next year.April 19, 2013, 9:13 pm
An island haven for Tasmanian devils is proving a winner in the fight against the species' facial tumour disease.April 19, 2013, 9:35 pm
Tasmania's bus drivers have accepted a new three-year pay offer in a close vote.ABC - April 19, 2013, 9:07 pm
A Darwin runner in the Boston marathon has praised the role played by social media in the confusion that followed the explosion of two bombs that killed three people and injured about 170 others.ABC - April 19, 2013, 8:11 pm
Queensland's member for Redcliffe, Scott Driscoll, has resigned from the Liberal National Party.ABC - April 19, 2013, 7:53 pm
The ACT has signed up for the full roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, which will happen a year ahead of NSW and SA.April 19, 2013, 7:39 pm
Prime Minister Julia Gillard failed to get a deal on school funding, but she's taking heart from COAG agreements on a disability scheme and gang crime.April 19, 2013, 7:19 pm
Ernie Bridge, WA's first Aboriginal MP and minister, has been remembered as an inspiring and good-humoured man who surmounted all the odds.April 19, 2013, 7:06 pm
A Sydney man has admitted in court to illegally having almost 40 skulls from animals including orangutans, monkeys and bears.ABC - April 19, 2013, 7:02 pm
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NSW ratepayers could find themselves bearing the brunt for the state's financially struggling local councils, a report warns.April 19, 2013, 6:41 pm
The consortium building the new Royal Adelaide Hospital admits parts of the project are behind schedule but insists it will be completed on time.ABC - April 19, 2013, 6:40 pm
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says coalition staff are expected to maintain high professional standards at all times.April 19, 2013, 6:39 pm
A man charged with murder after a home invasion in Adelaide's north will have to be re-tried after a jury failed to reach a verdict.ABC - April 19, 2013, 6:33 pm
A lawyer representing Peter Slipper has told the Federal Court the former Speaker missed a deadline to respond to an appeal by his former staffer because he had been "dithering".ABC - April 19, 2013, 6:26 pm
Developers, residents and business owners in Port Adelaide want the local fertiliser plant moved following yesterday;s devastating explosion in Texas.April 19, 2013, 6:25 pm
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan says don't get too carried away with the plummeting carbon price in Europe.April 19, 2013, 6:17 pm
Former Bundaberg surgeon Jayant Patel's lawyers want to poll jurors who sit in his upcoming trial for the grievous bodily harm of a patient.April 19, 2013, 6:09 pm
A woman has drowned and a man is still missing after a climbing accident at Noosa Heads on Queensland's Sunshine Coast this afternoon.ABC - April 19, 2013, 6:05 pm
The NSW opposition says Premier Barry O'Farrell has set an example for other members of the Liberal Party by coming out in favour of gay marriage.April 19, 2013, 5:46 pm
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