The sound of millions of tonnes of ice breaking away from the South Pole may be climate change's canary in the earth's climatic coal mine, scientists say.June 17, 2009, 5:00 pm
An eight-hour siege at a McDonald's restaurant on the NSW mid-north coast has come to an end, with the gunman now in police custody.June 17, 2009, 3:15 pm
The Federal Government should do more to educate foreigners who want to come to Australia to work in the sex industry, the Australian Sex Workers Association says.June 17, 2009, 2:45 pm
Gangland widow Judy Moran is a danger to the community with easy access to guns and cannot be released on bail, a court has ruled.June 17, 2009, 2:15 pm
Jobseekers are finding the old adage that it is not what you know, but who you know does not necessarily apply in Australia — it is actually more about where you come from.June 17, 2009, 1:15 pm
A bitter war of words between two Tasmanian senators has intensified after one of them missed a vote in the Senate on Wednesday.June 17, 2009, 11:15 am
A key indicator of the Australian economy has enjoyed its third consecutive monthly improvement in another sign the worst of the global recession's impact domestically is over.June 17, 2009, 9:00 am
A man has been charged over an alleged $500,000 life insurance fraud believed to be linked to a donation made to the Cronulla Sharks rugby league club.June 17, 2009, 7:30 am
A Qantas flight from Los Angeles was has been diverted to Sydney as fog builds up at Melbourne airport.June 17, 2009, 6:00 am
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Underworld matriarch Judy Moran dumped the suspected getaway car and was overheard talking about disposing of items used in the murder of her brother-in-law Des Moran, a court has heard.June 16, 2009, 5:30 pm
The father of a pregnant 12-year-old is frustrated the youngster is again living with her mentally ill mother and may not be receiving adequate care, his local MP says.June 16, 2009, 5:00 pm
Three in five Australians support gay marriage, a survey has found.June 16, 2009, 2:45 pm
The day after Melbourne's latest underworld shooting it was business as usual along the shopping strip where Des Moran was killed - except at one shop.June 16, 2009, 1:45 pm
Kevin Rudd has not ruled out offering former Liberal treasurer Peter Costello a government appointment.June 16, 2009, 1:15 pm
Peter Costello has flagged the possibility he may quit parliament earlier than the next federal election.June 16, 2009, 11:45 am
The Reserve Bank of Australia appears content to leave the cash interest rate steady for some time but it would cut if circumstances deteriorate, economists say.June 16, 2009, 9:45 am
Fallen West Coast Eagle Ben Cousins is less trusted than mobile phone casanova Shane Warne and disgraced judge Marcus Einfeld, according to a national survey released today.June 16, 2009, 8:30 am
Catholic priests have been ordered to stop offering their congregations communion wine in South Australia because of swine flu fears.June 16, 2009, 7:45 am
Australian forests are the world's best at storing carbon, a key weapon against climate change, researchers say.June 16, 2009, 6:45 am
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