Being diagnosed with a brain tumour can profoundly change the way a person interacts with the world, according to Australian research which found many sufferers become verbally, if not physically, aggressive.November 17, 2009, 10:35 am
Eyeballs can offer an amazing peek into the body's health. Now, Australian scientists have found they can even be used to predict a person's risk of diabetes.November 17, 2009, 8:49 am
The Reserve Bank will go to its final meeting of the year still unsure whether the economy can withstand another increase in official interest rates.November 17, 2009, 8:42 am
Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith has admitted special circumstances exist for a group of asylum seekers refusing to leave an Australian Customs vessel moored in Indonesian waters.November 17, 2009, 7:18 am
There is a place for complementary therapies such as herbal remedies and acupuncture in Australia's hospitals, an academic says.November 17, 2009, 6:52 am
The search for new causes of cancer results in many unnecessary alarm bells ringing for the public, an expert says.November 17, 2009, 6:38 am
The Federal Government expects Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to make a state visit to Australia during the first half of 2010.November 17, 2009, 6:03 am
Australian surgeons have separated conjoined twins Krishna and Trishna.November 17, 2009, 5:48 am
We come together today to deal with an ugly chapter in our nation's history.November 16, 2009, 10:20 am
Big numbers of coalition senators and MPs are set to vote against the Federal Government's emissions trading scheme even if agriculture is quarantined from it.November 16, 2009, 4:59 am
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Indonesian solution to the boat people surge is unravelling, with Jakarta making plain its opposition to becoming the dumping ground for Australia-bound asylum seekers.November 16, 2009, 4:50 am
Hopes have evaporated that next month's Copenhagen climate change summit will produce binding emission reduction targets, with world leaders lowering their ambitions to simply keeping negotiations alive.November 16, 2009, 2:05 am
A new warning has been issued to householders to ensure their backyard swimming pools are child-safe.November 15, 2009, 9:38 pm
Prince Charles secretly confided he believed Australia should split from Britain and become a republic while touring here 32 years ago, a new book claims.November 15, 2009, 4:44 pm
A leading youth worker is calling for a return to national service to combat street violence, unemployment and even devastating bushfires.November 15, 2009, 12:35 pm
A mock crime scene has been set up at Sydney's Bondi Beach to warn of the dangers of tanning.November 15, 2009, 9:00 am
The South Australian Government will not be changing its curfew rules for Adelaide Airport after a plane was turned away just minutes from landing.November 13, 2009, 1:57 pm
A strong rise in employment in October will give the Reserve Bank of Australia added confidence to lift interest rates in December, economists say.November 12, 2009, 12:53 pm
Australia’s unemployment rate rose to 5.8 per cent in October, new figures show, lifting 0.1 per cent during the month.November 12, 2009, 8:35 am
As Australian forces stood solemnly to attention in the dust at Tarin Kowt on Remembrance Day, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd declared Australia would remain in the conflict for the long haul.November 12, 2009, 2:40 am
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