A mother says she believes her baby boy, who died after contracting bacterial meningitis, would be alive if he'd been admitted to a hospital in Victoria.April 3, 2013, 3:22 pm
A review of Queensland's crime and corruption watchdog recommends major changes to its administration and the complaints process.April 3, 2013, 3:50 pm
The royal commission into institutional sexual abuse will begin taking calls from victims and has already asked the Catholic Church to provide documents.April 3, 2013, 3:05 pm
The federal government is being hypocritical and using racist language to attack foreign workers on 457 visas, the opposition says.April 3, 2013, 3:04 pm
Energy Minister Chris Hartcher says NSW already has the toughest CSG regulations in Australia after a poll found voters want it banned from farmland.April 3, 2013, 2:58 pm
A new global reporting system for international arms sales will be set up under a treaty approved by the United Nations with Australian support.April 3, 2013, 2:58 pm
Australia is set to continue gaining from its engagement with Asia as the nation's trade balance improved in February, Trade Minister Craig Emerson says.April 3, 2013, 2:45 pm
The Climate Commission has warned extreme weather is here to stay, but the future of the independent body is again in doubt.April 3, 2013, 2:44 pm
A Sydney woman accused of stabbing her flatmate to death after a prolonged fight has been denied bail.April 3, 2013, 2:40 pm
Fewer farmers are selling their water entitlements in the Murray-Darling Basin, but trade in entitlements is on the increase, the ACCC has found.April 3, 2013, 2:40 pm
Former NSW mining minister Ian Macdonald's department opposed his granting of a mining exploration licence to a group including union boss John Maitland.April 3, 2013, 2:04 pm
Treasurer Wayne Swan has extended Glenn Stevens' term as central bank boss for three more years while appointing Wayne Byres as new APRA chair.April 3, 2013, 1:45 pm
Scientists in South Australia say the death of tens of thousands of fish along Adelaide's coastline is the result of a natural phenomena.April 3, 2013, 1:29 pm
A Victorian mum wants answers from child killer Derek Percy so she can bury her seven-year-old daughter who disappeared 44 years ago.April 3, 2013, 1:23 pm
One of the victims of serial Queensland yacht rapist John Collins has spoken of her regret that she didn't report him sooner.April 3, 2013, 1:15 pm
Treasurer Wayne Swan says the superannuation scheme needs to be sustainable, but has refused to engage in speculation about tax increases.April 3, 2013, 12:40 pm
The Catholic Church's representative at the royal commission into child sexual abuse says the church is keen to pay victims appropriate compensation.April 3, 2013, 11:21 am
High Court judges have ruled that a law firm whose negligence allowed a $1 million fraud to occur is liable for some but not all of the loss.April 3, 2013, 10:41 am
Parents of abuse victims hope a Victorian inquiry into institutional abuse will start the process of reforming laws to hold organisations to account.April 3, 2013, 10:31 am
Aussie social media users have been portayed as vain and vengeful, with up to 40 per cent airbrushing pictures of themselves before posting online.April 3, 2013, 10:25 am
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