A man accused of collecting magazines in preparation for a terror attack spoke of lighting bushfires, a Melbourne court has heard.April 8, 2013, 4:24 pm
The coalition can no longer hide the costings of its alternative national broadband network, communications minister Stephen Conroy says.April 8, 2013, 4:55 pm
Local car maker Holden has announced plans to axe 500 jobs across operations in South Australia and Victoria.April 8, 2013, 4:17 pm
Promising young footballer Jake Kedzlie would not want rugby league blamed for his tragic death at the weekend according to a close family friend.April 8, 2013, 3:35 pm
The Nationals Barnaby Joyce has again questioned whether all trade with China is in the national interest and has called for a tougher approval process.April 8, 2013, 3:00 pm
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine says he is confident the long-running pay and conditions dispute with the state's teachers can be resolved.April 8, 2013, 2:56 pm
A carbon budget would link Australia's emissions reduction targets to ensure it does its part to prevent global warming, the Climate Institute says.April 8, 2013, 2:44 pm
Acting industry minister Gary Gray says the government remains committed to the auto industry despite the job losses at Holden.April 8, 2013, 2:28 pm
Facebook is charging some users in the US and UK for the privilege of sending high priority, private messages to celebrities and strangers.April 8, 2013, 2:20 pm
Upgrades for the Sydney Fish Market are proposed including a wider boardwalk and the siting of steel bays from Darling Harbour's exhibition centre.April 8, 2013, 1:51 pm
Prime Minister Julia Gillard is heading to Beijing, where she's likely to raise concerns about North Korea with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.April 8, 2013, 11:36 am
A former Australian soldier has been jailed after police found a stash of guns and bombs in his Victorian home, with a plan for 'mass violence'.April 8, 2013, 11:27 am
DNA and ballistics evidence will be used in the case of a man charged with the murder of a 20-year-old woman in Melbourne's west, a court has heard.April 8, 2013, 11:21 am
A man who allegedly poured petrol over his ex-partner and tried to set her alight will face court on the NSW central coast.April 8, 2013, 11:12 am
A driver has died in a collision between a semitrailer and two other vehicles, one towing a horse, on the Melba Highway northeast of Melbourne.April 8, 2013, 10:08 am
Police are on the hunt for a well-dressed crook who robbed two Melbourne stores last Monday.April 8, 2013, 9:34 am
Former speaker Peter Slipper will have to attend court in Canberra next month over fraud charges.April 8, 2013, 9:16 am
A junior rugby league player critically injured in a game on the NSW mid-north coast has died.April 8, 2013, 9:04 am
Unions have launched a High Court action challenging NSW electoral donation laws.April 8, 2013, 8:46 am
A 55-year-old fisherman who jumped into a river to retrieve his rod has drowned, Victorian police say.April 8, 2013, 8:26 am
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