The body in charge of deciding whether Australia will send a team to the Delhi Commonwealth Games later this year insists athletes will face an "acceptable" risk in India.January 10, 2010, 3:09 pm
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd should fulfil his threats to take legal action against Japan over whaling or withdraw them, Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop says.January 10, 2010, 2:12 pm
Australian consumers are optimistic about the next six months, according to the latest MasterCard Worldwide Index of Consumer Confidence.January 10, 2010, 11:20 am
Beneath his homemade jumpsuit and the glinting black of his polyester Elvis Presley wig, Gnarnayarrahe Inmurry Waitairie sweats in the unforgiving heat.January 10, 2010, 10:48 am
Tourists will be able to keep scaling Uluru - for now - but federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett has today outlined a timetable for eventually closing the climb.January 8, 2010, 8:37 am
Unlimited air travel for life and private cars may soon be axed, but if proposed changes to federal MPs' pay packages are approved, they could be receiving hefty pay rises in exchange.January 7, 2010, 1:19 pm
Thousands of toys have been seized and crushed in Victoria to stop them from being sold to children.January 7, 2010, 9:41 am
Australia has experienced its second warmest year since records began in 1910, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.January 5, 2010, 9:14 am
Jana Rawlinson has had her breast implants removed because they were hindering her athletic performance, the Olympic hurdler has revealed.January 4, 2010, 8:10 am
An Indian man fatally stabbed in a Melbourne park had feared for his life because of a previous attack at a railway station, his housemate says.January 3, 2010, 4:50 pm
About 1600 lightning strikes were recorded and power lines were brought down as storms rolled across a wide area of south-east Queensland today.January 3, 2010, 1:42 pm
A doctor may have saved the life of a man viciously stabbed in Melbourne after a birthday dinner with his wife.January 3, 2010, 11:10 am
Air passengers across Australia have endured delays because a computerised check-in system malfunctioned this morning, a Qantas spokesman says.January 3, 2010, 11:05 am
It's been revealed that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is on track to pick up Liberal-held seats in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland if he chooses to go to the polls early in a double-dissolution election.January 2, 2010, 1:20 pm
The arrival of the 60th boat carrying asylum seekers on New Year's Eve has marked the end of the biggest yearly influx of boat people since 2001.January 2, 2010, 2:05 am
Remnants of Sydney Harbour's biggest crowd puller were still staggering home in Sydney's CBD after dawn broke on Friday morning, marking the end of 2009 and the start of 2010.January 1, 2010, 9:02 am
A special deal from the Australian Government may be needed to lure almost 250 Sri Lankan asylum seekers off their boat, Indonesian officials say.December 29, 2009, 1:33 pm
Binge drinking to ring in the new year can turn a festive occasion into a nightmare, Federal Youth Minister Kate Ellis has warned.December 29, 2009, 11:04 am
New Zealand maxi Alfa Romeo won the Sydney to Hobart yacht race overnight, completing a start-to-finish victory and relegating four-time and defending champion Wild Oats XI to second place.December 29, 2009, 5:28 am
Defence reservists have had to cut their use of live ammunition drastically and have all but given up training with grenades because of severe Rudd Government budget cuts.December 29, 2009, 5:16 am
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