The United Nations says Australia is failing to meet its international obligations to people with disabilities.October 8, 2013, 1:37 pm
A man has been refused bail after being charged with the murder of popular lower north shore Sydney businessman Morgan Huxley.October 8, 2013, 2:00 pm
A 48-year-old man who is accused of driving a 14-year-old boy to his NSW Central Coast home before assaulting him will appear in court next month.October 8, 2013, 1:33 pm
Police have released images of two men they want to speak to over an attempted sexual assault in Williamstown last month.October 8, 2013, 1:14 pm
Serial rapist Robert John Fardon will return to the Wolston Correctional Centre on Tuesday after a short stint in hospital.October 8, 2013, 12:58 pm
The former ALP member for Bendigo has again taken a pot shot at Kevin Rudd after describing the two-time prime minister as "filth".October 8, 2013, 12:50 pm
A man has been charged with murder after the stabbing death of north Sydney man Morgan Huxley.October 8, 2013, 12:46 pm
Melbourne ANZ staff have waged a successful campaign to prevent almost 600 jobs being sent off-shore.October 8, 2013, 12:46 pm
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison will inspect Nauru's hospital and asylum-seeker camps on his first visit as minister.October 8, 2013, 12:36 pm
Earthquake experts say Tuesday's early morning tremor would have been felt 38km away from its epicentre near Campbelltown, in southwest Sydney.October 8, 2013, 12:32 pm
Police in southern NSW have launched an investigation after a man died following a scooter incident, which saw him fall three metres down an embankment.October 8, 2013, 12:30 pm
Miner Andrew Forrest is set to support Gina Rinehart's eldest son John Hancock as trustee of a fund at the centre of a bitter legal dispute.October 8, 2013, 12:28 pm
A system to provide real-time updates on bus arrival times is set to go live in Adelaide later this month.October 8, 2013, 12:25 pm
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has recruited mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest to head up a review into indigenous employment and training programs.October 8, 2013, 12:21 pm
A leading climate scientist says global climate change will present a challenge for local communites.October 8, 2013, 12:08 pm
Embattled Victorian MP Geoff Shaw will apply to have his misconduct and obtain financial advantage by deception charges determined by a magistrate.October 8, 2013, 12:03 pm
NSW Governor Marie Bashir and navy chief Vice Admiral Ray Griggs have paid tribute to Australia's fallen navy officers at a Sydney service.October 8, 2013, 12:02 pm
Protesters who have been delaying preliminary drilling for the Victorian government's $8 billion road project have vowed to continue their campaign.October 8, 2013, 11:59 am
A new report into child welfare says early intervention and better mental health services for parents is needed to help Australian kids.October 8, 2013, 11:55 am
An SA lawyer has submitted that a blackmailer from Albanian legal family should not get a "crushing" sentence for firearm offences.October 8, 2013, 11:50 am
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