The river came for Frank and Joy Taylor on Monday night, flooding through north Bundaberg and rushing up their driveway, turning the street out the front of their home into a fast flowing tributary.January 31, 2013, 2:50 am
Jen Hyland trudged along Quay Street, picking her way through a jigsaw puzzle of broken things, shin-deep mud sucking at her feet.February 1, 2013, 3:18 am
An Indonesian man lost at sea for almost six days has washed up alive on a Christmas Island beach.January 31, 2013, 2:01 am
At least two Sri Lankan asylum seekers have drowned and a third is missing after their boat smashed into rocks and broke apart off the coast of Java as they made their way to Australia.January 29, 2013, 1:12 pm
A record number of people will become citizens this Australia Day, marking the end of the migrant journey and the start of their new lives in Australia, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Bowen says.January 26, 2013, 8:32 am
Two Australian men have been arrested in Phuket over the accidental shooting of two German tourists.January 23, 2013, 4:06 pm
Up to 800 angry breastfeeding advocates will converge outside the Sydney studio of the Seven Network’s Sunrise program to protest against comments made by host David Koch.January 20, 2013, 10:14 am
The man accused of murdering and raping ABC staffer Jill Meagher will face court tomorrow.January 17, 2013, 2:20 pm
Unions have intensified pressure on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to save manufacturing jobs after building materials giant Boral became the latest big company to shed workers.January 17, 2013, 5:45 am
Qantas will not change its order for 15 Boeing 787 aircraft despite two Japanese airlines grounding their fleets of the Dreamliner aircraft.January 16, 2013, 1:24 pm
The situation in Syria has gone beyond the point of being a humanitarian crisis. It is on the road to becoming a crime against humanity.January 15, 2013, 9:52 pm
Australia's history could be rewritten with new research suggesting people from India colonised the country 4000 years ago and may have brought dingoes with them.January 15, 2013, 5:22 am
Households are responding to economic uncertainty by taking on less debt, with figures for November revealing a record fall in credit card balances as well as an unexpected slide in home loan approvals.January 15, 2013, 5:21 am
Three asylum seekers held on Manus Island broke out of detention at the weekend, scaling a fence and wading into the ocean.January 14, 2013, 4:58 am
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says the international community should consider arming Syrian rebels in a bid to end its bloody civil war.January 14, 2013, 2:21 am
An Iraqi asylum seeker injured himself while trying to escape Manus Island and not while attempting to commit suicide, a Department of Immigration and Citizenship spokesman says.January 13, 2013, 2:42 pm
Firefighters are expecting a “pretty horrible” day for bushfires today as more extreme weather hits NSW.January 12, 2013, 8:58 am
Two men who allegedly started a fire in Sydney’s west on Friday have been charged by police.January 11, 2013, 7:45 pm
Iranian asylum seekers on Manus Island are refusing to send their children to school because classrooms are not air-conditioned.January 11, 2013, 11:03 am
Perth doctors have demanded Julia Gillard phone Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to urge action to stop the sale of deadly bootleg alcohol to Australian tourists, complaining the Government is not doing enough to prevent more deaths.January 10, 2013, 5:03 am
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