Mining magnate Clive Palmer has refused to guarantee all 1000 jobs at Queensland Nickel will be safe and has abruptly ended the press conference.June 19, 2013, 9:14 pm
Scientists want to identify what makes up the odour of rotting corpses to help train sniffer dogs.June 19, 2013, 10:06 pm
A man who allegedly assaulted a woman in Sydney's Hunters Hill was tasered and capsicum sprayed as four police officers tried to arrest him.June 19, 2013, 9:52 pm
Sacked Labor minister Robert McClelland has remained faithful to the party in his farewell speech from parliament.June 19, 2013, 9:03 pm
The South Australian parliament has passed a motion supporting same sex marriage.June 19, 2013, 9:02 pm
An auction winner has paid $12,600 for dinner with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, while another bid $13,000 to eat with a pair of top Liberals.June 19, 2013, 8:40 pm
Workers at the Yallourn Power station in the Latrobe Valley to take industrial action on Friday as recent heavy rain causes flooding at the mine.June 19, 2013, 7:13 pm
Tom Meagher, the husband of murdered women Jill Meagher, says her killer is unrepentantly evil.June 19, 2013, 7:09 pm
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has had his Twitter feed to his own department blocked.June 19, 2013, 6:39 pm
TV rights for the unwanted Rio Olympic Games will be bundled up with the next summer games, Nine TV boss Jeff Browne says.June 19, 2013, 6:26 pm
Telstra annouces new asbestos handling regulations for its contractors working on the NBN rollout, with contracts to be terminated if they don't comply.June 19, 2013, 6:03 pm
People smuggling and counter-terrorism will be discussed when Prime Minister Julia Gillard meets Indonesia's president next month.June 19, 2013, 5:27 pm
Tom Meagher, the husband of murdered women Jill Meagher, says her death has left him fearful and angry.June 19, 2013, 5:01 pm
A 67-year-old man in southern NSW has been charged with possessing child abuse material after more than 10,000 images were found on his computer.June 19, 2013, 5:00 pm
New coal seam gas or large coal projects that could affect water supplies will be subjected to stricter checks, under new federal laws.June 19, 2013, 4:26 pm
A far north Queensland Aboriginal elder says alcohol restrictions and bans in indigenous communities are racially discriminating.June 19, 2013, 4:24 pm
Aboriginal leaders in far north Queensland have welcomed a review of alcohol restrictions in indigenous communities.June 19, 2013, 4:10 pm
Treasurer Wayne Swan says the G8's commitment to tax information exchange will support fairer tax regimes around the world.June 19, 2013, 4:00 pm
The ACTU says Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government has a great record and its president Dave Oliver is urging MPs to get behind her.June 19, 2013, 3:57 pm
Australia is set to maintain a force of several hundred in Afghanistan after combat forces withdraw at the end of this year.June 19, 2013, 3:54 pm
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