Homeowners have been delivered another reprieve by the Reserve Bank after the board left official interest rates on hold this afternoon.April 5, 2011, 12:27 pm
Hostility towards Kevin Rudd is growing within Labor ranks with senior colleagues furious that the former prime minister was insinuating Julia Gillard had advised him to "kill" the emissions trading scheme last year.April 6, 2011, 5:12 am
Indonesia’s parliament is expected to finally pass laws this week which will make people smuggling illegal, in a move seen as crucial to stemming the flow of asylum seekers to Australia.April 5, 2011, 4:25 pm
Video of a female cadet at the Australian Defence Force Academy having sex with a fellow cadet has been broadcast to other students via a webcam in the latest sex scandal to hit defence.April 5, 2011, 3:23 pm
A Defence facility in Tasmania will be used as a temporary detention centre, the Federal Government has announced.April 5, 2011, 11:07 am
Sarbi, the army explosives detection dog, today joins the pantheon of Australian animal heroes.April 5, 2011, 5:07 am
Australian tech-heads are paying an extra $U52 for their shiny new iPad 2 compared to their American counterparts.April 4, 2011, 9:24 am
The days of Australians being able to seize the property of Germans to repay the debts of World War I are finally over.April 4, 2011, 6:38 am
Homeowners, set for another month's reprieve on rates when the Reserve Bank meets tomorrow, may see even cheaper Japanese goods in coming months as the Australian dollar hits record highs.April 4, 2011, 2:35 am
SYDNEY: Keli Lane has spoken publicly for the first time since being convicted of murdering her baby daughter Tegan.April 3, 2011, 2:28 pm
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has warned households to expect pain in the May Budget because leaving tough decisions any later would mean having to make "radical" cuts to schools, Medicare and pensions.April 1, 2011, 2:35 am
A recently retired AFL footballer says he has suffered brain damage through playing football and is seeking compensation from his former club.March 31, 2011, 6:30 am
Qantas has slashed growth plans, suspended its Perth to Tokyo service and warned of management cuts as the airline grapples with the effect of unprecedented natural disasters and soaring fuel costs.March 31, 2011, 6:06 am
Asylum seekers should be treated fairly and processed swiftly under a regional set of laws across the Asia-Pacific, regional leaders agreed yesterday.March 31, 2011, 2:20 am
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a review of the way the GST is carved up.March 30, 2011, 12:48 pm
The Federal coalition will not stand in the way of a cut to the company tax rate, even though it would be funded by the mining tax which it opposes.March 30, 2011, 5:37 am
The resources boom will drive up the cost of power much more than any carbon tax, the Gillard Government's greenhouse gas tsar has claimed, adding that tax cuts are the best way to protect families from even higher electricity bills.March 30, 2011, 4:36 am
Julia Gillard's plan for a so-called East Timor solution appeared dead in the water last night after Australia failed to secure the backing of two countries critical to the bid ahead of today's key meeting of regional leaders in Bali.March 30, 2011, 4:01 am
Senator Nick Xenophon would like the Federal Government to consider breaking up supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths to protect struggling dairy farmers.March 30, 2011, 2:25 am
Arthur Freeman peered over the edge of Melbourne’s West Gate Bridge as his four-year-old daughter Darcey was falling to her death and casually walked away.March 28, 2011, 5:05 pm
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