A boatload of Myanmar refugees rescued from a sinking wooden vessel off Sri Lanka's east coast after two months at sea had been trying to reach Australia, police say.February 19, 2013, 8:01 am
There are a few people in Parliament who collectively - and in some cases, individually - have the power to call time on Julia Gillard's leadership.February 19, 2013, 2:12 am
Kevin Rudd supporters say a return of the former prime minister would deliver Labor a 10-point surge in the polls - enough to stave off a rampant Tony Abbott.February 19, 2013, 2:11 am
Actor Matthew Newton has opened up about his violent past, saying his outbursts were provoked by a "wave of terror" and "hopelessness".February 18, 2013, 5:20 am
A fast moving bushfire burning in the Grampians may impact the Victorian town of Mirranatwa, the CFA has warned.February 17, 2013, 2:19 pm
An Australian soldier working in New Zealand has been hit and killed by a semi-trailer near Christchurch.February 16, 2013, 10:43 am
A Norwegian study has shown taking folate around the time of conception reduces the chances of the child becoming severely autistic.February 14, 2013, 8:28 am
The royal family should be pleased about the photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge’s baby bump being published, because the future queen looks happy and healthy after a rocky start to her pregnancy, says the editor of Woman’s Day.February 13, 2013, 2:02 pm
An Australian tourist has been dragged into an alley and raped after leaving an exclusive nightclub in New York City, the New York Post says.February 13, 2013, 8:49 am
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says he is frustrated by the number of people whose reputations have been battered by the Australian Crime Commission's report last week.February 13, 2013, 7:51 am
Prime Minister Julia Gillard believes the community is ready to embrace the justice of the campaign for constitutional recognition of indigenous people.February 13, 2013, 7:00 am
Qantas business-class passengers will have their baggage allowances more than halved on all routes except the Americas but will get a chauffeur-driven limousine to and from their flights as part of the airline’s tie-up with Emirates.February 13, 2013, 2:20 am
Workplace bullying victims are to be given a new right of complaint as part of the Gillard Government's rewrite of employment laws.February 12, 2013, 5:19 am
Former Essendon Football Club performance scientist Stephen Dank has claimed the Australian Crime Commission cleared him of any illegal activities during an interview last year and coach James Hird was fully aware of everything he gave the players.February 12, 2013, 2:03 am
Mexican gangs are flying tonnes of cocaine to Australia in private planes and returning to the United States with "millions of dollars" in cash.February 11, 2013, 11:42 am
Will this car recapture the interest of the Australian car buyer?February 11, 2013, 5:34 am
Upholding her end of a two-year-old bet on the Rugby World Cup has left a bitter taste in the mouth of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.February 9, 2013, 12:09 pm
New Zealand’s agreement to take 150 refugees from Australian detention centres is “pointless” and will just force more asylum seekers onto boats, Greens and refugee advocates say.February 9, 2013, 12:00 pm
New Zealand will take 150 refugees from Australian asylum seeker detention centres every year under a new deal agreed between the two countries’ Governments.February 9, 2013, 8:06 am
Superannuation looms as a classic Federal election battle, with Labor championing the poor and the conservatives likely to oppose any attempt to wind back benefits for the rich.February 9, 2013, 2:10 am
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