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Wayne Swan says media reports that his position hangs in the balance and that he should resign over the OzCar affair are "ridiculous" and "absurd".June 21, 2009, 9:00 am
Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon has called for calm after Australia recorded its first swine flu-related death, saying it's unclear whether the virus or another illness had killed a man in Adelaide.June 20, 2009, 3:45 pm
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says the Australian Federal Police will investigate whether someone impersonated a public servant and made up a fake email that is at the centre of the OzCar scandal engulfing the government.June 20, 2009, 2:45 pm
Your groin is not designed to carry your weight, say experts concerned by the shape of many traditional bike seats.June 20, 2009, 11:15 am
Treasurer Wayne Swan has hit back at Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull over an email that is central to allegations of political favouritism to Ipswich car dealer John Grant.
It's been revealed the treasurer's office lobbied on behalf of Mr Grant, a friend of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd who was seeking a government-backed loan.
Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull has denied any coalition involvement with an email that purportedly shows Prime Minister Kevin Rudd sought a government loan for a car dealer friend.June 20, 2009, 10:00 am
Places where smoking is prohibited in NSW will soon include cars, if any of their passengers are under the age of 16.June 20, 2009, 9:30 am
George Williams, the father of underworld boss Carl Williams, has been released from prison in Victoria.June 20, 2009, 9:15 am
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has launched a probe into the OzCar affair despite his belief that a false email is at the centre of a smear campaign suggesting he tried to a secure a government loan on behalf of a mate.June 19, 2009, 7:30 pm
Police have urged nervous witnesses who have any information about the murder of gangland figure Des Moran to come forward.June 19, 2009, 5:15 pm
Australian actor Paul Hogan has lost his bid to stop the public release of two volumes of documents related to an investigation into his tax affairs.June 19, 2009, 4:00 pm
Passengers and crew from separate Qantas and Air China flights have been quarantined in Shanghai over swine flu fears.June 19, 2009, 12:00 pm
Malcolm Turnbull has been accused of threatening a Government staffer just as Kevin Rudd's standing goes on the line in a Senate committee over an old ute.June 19, 2009, 9:30 am
A university research group says the worst of the economic downturn is over and has forecast the Australian economy to record to flat to small growth over the remaining three quarters of calendar 2009.June 19, 2009, 9:15 am
A Greens senator has had her crying child taken from her arms and removed from the Senate chamber.June 19, 2009, 7:45 am
A leading Chinese economist has savaged Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's essay attacking neo-liberalism.June 19, 2009, 7:45 am
Australia is still considering taking legal action against Japan to stop it killing whales, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says.June 19, 2009, 6:00 am
As Dick Smith bedded down at Sydney's Luna Park to experience what it's like to be homeless on a wet wintery night, he recalled a dismal experience more than 40 years ago that gave him the confidence to start Dick Smith Electronics.June 19, 2009, 6:00 am
The Government's second stimulus package has failed to flow through to retail jobs, a retailing lobby group says.June 18, 2009, 6:00 pm
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