A new app is helping autistic children join in activities, initiate conversations, make friends and interact appropriately with others.April 15, 2013, 11:01 am
Police say they are not looking for anyone else over the deaths of a Gold Coast mother and her adult son.April 15, 2013, 10:47 am
The Pacific Pearl has arrived at Sydney's White Bay cruise ship terminal with nearly 2000 passengers testing out the new port.April 15, 2013, 10:34 am
Kenneth Adam Slater was "extremely lucky" nobody was killed when his drug lab blew up, a Queensland court has heard.April 15, 2013, 10:30 am
Police have fined a 35-year-old Redfern man $250 for obstructing a vessel after he was caught swimming across the Sydney Harbour.April 15, 2013, 10:23 am
Dozens of green-vested police will be patrolling Sydney's buses and trains to target people who avoid paying ticket fares.April 15, 2013, 9:54 am
People travelling inside Sydney train tunnels will be able to use their phones and the internet for the first time.April 15, 2013, 9:34 am
Paul Hogan's former trusted tax adviser, Philip Egglishaw, has been accused of stealing $US34 million from the Crocodile Dundee star.April 15, 2013, 9:24 am
The latest Fairfax/Neilsen poll shows Labor's primary vote has slipped under 30 per cent, but Julia Gillard insists her mind is on school funding.April 15, 2013, 9:13 am
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has brushed off criticism from states and universities about her plan to deliver school funding reforms.April 15, 2013, 8:50 am
The federal government is standing by one of its royal commissioners investigating child sexual abuse despite a call for his removal.April 15, 2013, 8:01 am
Police are urging a male motorcyclist to come forward, alleging he fled the scene of a crash in Melbourne that left his young passenger injured.April 15, 2013, 7:56 am
Queensland police believe a large number of personal items have been stolen from 48 cars broken into in a car park in Toowoomba.April 15, 2013, 7:30 am
Despite the fact they are at increased risk from flu, most pregnant women neglect to have a flu vaccination unless they are encouraged by a health worker.April 15, 2013, 7:29 am
The latest Nielsen poll shows support for federal Labor has slumped while the coalition's popularity is growing.April 15, 2013, 6:22 am
The federal government is prepared to pay 65 per cent of a new schools funding model, but West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says the plan is nuts.April 14, 2013, 4:17 pm
Cardinal George Pell will be keen to get started in his new role on an advisory group tasked with reforming Vatican bureaucracy, a spokeswoman says.April 14, 2013, 3:48 pm
Australians fighting alongside terrorist groups in Syria pose a threat to national security, Foreign Minister Bob Carr says.April 14, 2013, 2:50 pm
A young man celebrating his upcoming wedding has died after suffering head injuries in an apparent fall in a Sydney hotel.April 14, 2013, 1:56 pm
Treasurer Wayne Swan says meeting with world financial institutions in the US this week will give him the chance to "take the temperature" of the world economy.April 14, 2013, 1:22 pm
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