Organisers of a national surf lifesaving championships on the Gold Coast have cancelled all water-based events following the death of 19-year-old champion surfer Saxon Bird.March 20, 2010, 8:45 am
Major Justin Roderick, commander of Chora forward operating base Mirwais, is barely five minutes into an interview with
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The polls have closed in Tasmania and counting has begun to determine the make-up of the state's next parliament.March 20, 2010, 3:05 pm
Corporal Corey Stamp knows he is a lucky man.March 19, 2010, 2:35 am
A psychiatrist who changed Charmaine Dragun's medication less than three weeks before she died said she may have treated her differently if she had known of her suicidal thoughts.March 19, 2010, 2:12 am
The job of looking after Australia's oldest and infirm will increasingly fall to the nation's youngest adults.March 18, 2010, 1:29 pm
Five Australian soldiers have been wounded in southern Afghanistan after their vehicle was hit by an insurgent bomb.March 18, 2010, 2:45 am
Young people bore the brunt of the global recession in Australia while older men and women benefited.March 18, 2010, 2:33 am
A worried Charmaine Dragun asked her psychologist Belinda Khong for advice about whether she was suffering bipolar disorder, an inquest into her death has heard.March 17, 2010, 1:59 pm
Olympic champion Cathy Freeman says it is frightening that one in four Australian children is overweight.March 17, 2010, 10:20 am
Australian troops have been forced to call in an airstrike to destroy one of their own vehicles after it was crippled in an insurgent ambush.March 17, 2010, 5:22 am
Australia needs an ombudsman to protect consumers and food producers from being ripped off by big supermarkets groups, such as Coles and Woolworths, consumer advocacy group Choice says.March 16, 2010, 2:28 pm
Many doctors and their patients have "little knowledge" of the cancer risk posed by having a CT scan, radiologists say amid concerns over their overuse in Australia.March 16, 2010, 12:52 pm
Doctors who treated Charmaine Dragun in the last year of her life ignored their own medical "bible" recommendations to refer patients with severe depression to a psychiatrist.March 16, 2010, 11:15 am
Hundreds of mourners in northern India have attended the final rites of a three-year-old boy who was killed and dumped beside a road in Australia earlier this month.March 16, 2010, 9:35 am
Rising house prices and the country's strengthening jobs market pushed the Reserve Bank to lift official interest rates earlier this month - but a follow-up rate rise in April is not guaranteed.March 16, 2010, 9:00 am
There was a strong mood of 1940s glamour at last night's Myer winter 2010 launch, held for the first time in the balmy surrounds of the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.March 16, 2010, 2:28 am
New data showing weak lending finance is evidence of an economy slowing after the Federal Government stimulus has worn off and could spare borrowers an April interest rate rise, economist says.March 15, 2010, 12:55 pm
Richmond midfielder Ben Cousins is back in hospital.March 15, 2010, 12:10 pm
Harry "Breaker" Morant and Peter Handcock, executed by the British military during the Boer War, should be pardoned so they can claim their "rightful" place in Australia's war history, the man behind a petition to secure their pardon said today.March 15, 2010, 7:17 am
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