Smokers can add another health concern to their list as research shows daily tobacco use can lead to a bad back.October 24, 2009, 6:30 am
The Australian Human Rights Commission has criticised the Federal Government over its use of mandatory detention and processing of asylum seekers on Christmas Island.October 23, 2009, 2:20 pm
Health food claims, nutritional labelling of restaurant meals and the fact Australians eat 50 per cent more saturated fats than guidelines recommend will be considered by a new panel probing Australia and New Zealand's food-labelling laws.October 23, 2009, 2:13 pm
Ever wondered what the online version of you really looks like? Head to the virtual world and you can find out.October 23, 2009, 12:42 pm
Don Lane was the "lanky Yank" who arrived down under in 1965 for a six-week stint and ended up casting a long shadow over four decades of Australian television.October 22, 2009, 3:55 pm
Don Lane was the most generous performer in showbiz, his old sparring partner Bert Newton says.October 22, 2009, 3:14 pm
People munching breakfast on the Sydney Harbour Bridge when it shuts down on Sunday morning have been urged to bring a raincoat - but not their car.October 22, 2009, 12:50 pm
Legendary entertainer Don Lane has died from a dementia-related illness, his manager Jayne Ambrose has announced.October 22, 2009, 11:25 am
An Australian soldier killed during a training exercise left a note with his parents and partner saying he would "stay forever young" and would love them forever if killed in combat.October 22, 2009, 11:12 am
Premier Colin Barnett says it is reasonable to assume a risk of criminal elements and potential threats to Australia among the current influx of asylum seekers.October 22, 2009, 8:59 am
More than 40 per cent of Qantas shareholders have opposed the company’s remuneration report which includes a $3 million payment to former chief executive Geoff Dixon.October 21, 2009, 12:50 pm
The nation's peak scientific organisation is awash with research, Bunsen burners - and credit cards.October 21, 2009, 8:57 am
Gang Crime Squad officers have arrested a 24-year-old Armadale man for allegedly bashing a man in Maddington after the victim refused to pay for repairs to his motorbike.October 21, 2009, 8:44 am
The Federal Government has dismissed as speculation reports it will offer Indonesia millions of dollars in incentive payments to intercept and house asylum seekers.October 21, 2009, 5:47 am
Kevin Rudd has warned the Opposition against using negotiations over the emissions trading scheme to delay a vote until after the Copenhagen climate change summit.October 20, 2009, 3:00 am
Richmond star Ben Cousins is in trouble again, this time for an alleged traffic accident in April.October 19, 2009, 7:31 pm
The former boss of the Australian Wheat Board knew about a $1 million a week kickback scheme to Saddam Hussein's rogue Iraqi regime, a court has heard.October 19, 2009, 4:02 pm
Indonesian authorities say they will throw the book at a notorious people smuggling kingpin behind the failed attempt to bring 254 Tamil asylum seekers into Australia.October 19, 2009, 2:34 pm
Australian doctors have been told to lift their game on hygiene, with research showing they are a hospital's worst hand washers.October 19, 2009, 11:02 am
A year ago Hollywood was asking "Where are the Wild Things?" Now we know. It is number one at the North American box office.October 19, 2009, 10:04 am
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