Double demerits will apply in NSW from midnight on Wednesday as part of Operation Tortoise, which is targeting dangerous driving over the Easter weekend.March 27, 2013, 10:12 am
An elderly man has been beaten and locked in a cupboard with his wife during a home invasion in Sydney's west, police say.March 27, 2013, 10:48 am
The home and office of former Nationals candidate and independent state MP Richard Torbay have been raided by officers from ICAC.March 27, 2013, 10:39 am
PM won't dismiss speculation rich people's superannuation tax will be targeted in the May budget but says LAFA tax breaks won't be back.March 27, 2013, 9:47 am
A South Australian court has been told the father of a teenage crash victim has his son with him every day as his ashes are in the ink used for a tattoo.March 27, 2013, 9:30 am
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says defence shipyards and other suppliers need to be supported and the government should give them more work.March 27, 2013, 9:26 am
Premier Barry O'Farrell says a report into a proposed Barangaroo casino will be released once the NSW government decides whether to proceed with the plan.March 27, 2013, 7:54 am
Sports scientist Stephen Dank is suing NRL club Cronulla for defamation after their ex-chairman claimed Sharks players were injected with horse drugs.March 27, 2013, 7:32 am
In a letter to local Labor branch members, Kevin Rudd has distanced himself from last week's failed leadership coup.March 27, 2013, 7:09 am
Federal independent MP Rob Oakeshott says Communications Minister Stephen Conroy missed the point completely on media laws.March 27, 2013, 6:29 am
A petition in support of keeping a rainbow coloured pedestrian crossing on Sydney's Oxford Street has been signed by more than 12,000 people.March 27, 2013, 1:05 am
The federal opposition says the government must come clean if it intends to cut superannuation tax concessions.March 26, 2013, 6:41 pm
Queensland's opposition wants the premier to refer embattled MP Scott Driscoll to the corruption watchdog over fresh allegations of impropriety.March 26, 2013, 6:31 pm
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has hinted the coalition's climate change policy cost would be similar to its 2010 policy figure.March 26, 2013, 6:03 pm
The federal government has come under stern criticism for its asylum seeker policies after Monday's tragic boat capsize which left two dead.March 26, 2013, 5:26 pm
Hundreds of maritime and union workers have rallied across Australia to push the case for an industry code of practice for wharfies.March 26, 2013, 5:03 pm
Police are still waiting to question a man after the body of a woman was found in a house following a neighbourhood dispute in Melbourne.March 26, 2013, 4:23 pm
Opposition Leader John Robertson has accused the NSW government of compromising patient care in Sydney's fastest growing region.March 26, 2013, 3:59 pm
State and territory leaders have been challenged to commit to three per cent indexation of school funding under a national education plan.March 26, 2013, 3:47 pm
Schapelle Corby's sister Mercedes suffered a severely broken nose when a gang of up to seven men tried to snatch her bag in Kuta.March 26, 2013, 3:46 pm
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