New MP Clive Palmer promises to be a full time politician, then snipes at Rupert Murdoch and channels JFK on media pay rates.November 12, 2013, 1:43 pm
More drugs have been found in South Australia's prisons, with 427 drug finds in local jails in 2012/13 compared to 299 the previous year.November 12, 2013, 1:40 pm
Sydney police have allegedly seized guns, drugs and knuckle dusters after arresting a 22-year-old man who accidentally shot himself while being detained.November 12, 2013, 1:32 pm
The federal Labor opposition will this week try to limit the government's plan to increase the national debt ceiling by $200 billion.November 12, 2013, 1:18 pm
A 34-year-old man has admitted to his role in the siege which brought Brisbane's Queen Street mall to a halt earlier this year.November 12, 2013, 1:14 pm
An Adelaide woman has denied raping a 15-year-old boy, who had previously had no sexual experience.November 12, 2013, 1:04 pm
Clive Palmer says he'll drop his defamation lawsuit against Mal Brough, provided the former Howard minister pays his own legal costs.November 12, 2013, 12:44 pm
Tony Abbott has played down comments from a key economic adviser, saying his government is committed to schools and disability reform.November 12, 2013, 12:43 pm
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has previewed the government's legislative agenda for this week ahead of the first full day of parliament on Wednesday.November 12, 2013, 12:42 pm
The prime minister secretly met with Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan just 12 days before Australians Matthew Joyce and Marcus Lee were acquitted.November 12, 2013, 12:23 pm
The NSW premier has announced a $500,000 aid package will be sent to the Philippines for those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.November 12, 2013, 12:16 pm
An extensive air search has found an 87-year-old man who has been missing in bushland near Ingham, in north Queensland, for more than a day.November 12, 2013, 11:58 am
The first female conservative Speaker Bronwyn Bishop will continue to attend party room meetings but has pledged to be impartial in the chamber.November 12, 2013, 10:23 am
A magistrate has denied bail for a man charged with the stabbing murder of another man found fatally wounded in Sydney's eastern suburbs.November 12, 2013, 9:03 am
Police and health officers will be targeting Sydney's public transport hubs as they try to catch smokers who light up in prohibited areas.November 12, 2013, 8:50 am
Schapelle Corby's younger half-brother, James Kisina, has escaped jail time for possessing cocaine and fleeing from police.November 12, 2013, 8:46 am
Queensland scientists have uncovered a genetic "switch" which indicates whether a person's breast cancer is aggressive.November 12, 2013, 8:11 am
Queensland police say a woman was punched in the face before being dragged into a house and sexually assaulted by two men in Townsville.November 12, 2013, 7:38 am
David Jones ambassador Megan Gale has announced she is 13 weeks pregnant with her 25-year-old boyfriend, AFL player Shaun Hampson.November 12, 2013, 6:51 am
Labor and the coalition go into the 44th parliament much as they were when the wrapped up the election, but Bill Shorten's approval rating is gaining.November 12, 2013, 6:17 am
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