Police in Victoria are launching Operation Summer Stay to keep the state tracking towards a record-low road toll.November 12, 2013, 3:48 pm
New unlawful assault laws will be introduced by the NSW government, carrying a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.November 12, 2013, 3:48 pm
The federal government has declined to confirm reports it's discussing a deal with Indonesia for a people-swap arrangement.November 12, 2013, 3:42 pm
Almost 60 firefighters are tackling a grass fire that has threatened homes in Yandina near Queensland's Sunshine Coast since this morning.November 12, 2013, 3:40 pm
The man who led police on a chase down a Sydney motorway before being shot by an officer was paranoid about police watching him, an inquest has heard.November 12, 2013, 3:31 pm
Former AFL player Stephen Milne repeatedly tried to have sex with a woman despite her objections, a Melbourne court has been told.November 12, 2013, 3:27 pm
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says politicians serious about representing the people of Australia should have regular engagements with the community.November 12, 2013, 3:19 pm
NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione says new firearms orders on 32 Rebels gang members will help police rein in the use of guns by criminals.November 12, 2013, 3:19 pm
The NSW Sentencing Council has recommended broadening the range of child sex offences subject to minimum non-parole periods.November 12, 2013, 3:17 pm
Melbourne's Catholic church shifted a pedophile to another parish when approached with abuse allegations by a victim's mother.November 12, 2013, 2:53 pm
As the 44th parliament opened in Canberra, the Labor opposition and coalition government began drawing up battlelines over tax and debt.November 12, 2013, 2:45 pm
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says market conditions have led to a uranium mine being mothballed.November 12, 2013, 2:39 pm
Indonesian hackers continue to target Australian security websites following reports Australia had been spying on its closest neighbour.November 12, 2013, 2:38 pm
The CEO of NSW power generator Macquarie Generation has resigned, after an inquiry found changes to employee contracts were made without approval.November 12, 2013, 2:36 pm
The ICAC will take further evidence from Joe Tripodi after widening its inquiry to investigate whether he knew of Eddie Obeid's secret businesses.November 12, 2013, 2:27 pm
Conman Peter Foster has sworn on his "mum's life" he's not armed or violent and is planning legal proceedings against a former friend who made the claim.November 12, 2013, 2:26 pm
Spain, France, the US, UK, Belgium and Norway have higher proportions of organ donors than Australia.November 12, 2013, 2:12 pm
Dr Philip Nitschke says clients will come to a euthanasia clinic for information on their options, but not to die.November 12, 2013, 2:12 pm
Afghan members of Parliament have written to the federal government urging it to dump temporary protection visas.November 12, 2013, 2:11 pm
Canadian dairy giant Saputo has secured foreign takeover approval in its bid for Australian dairy producer Warrnambool Cheese and Butter.November 12, 2013, 2:08 pm
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