Kevin Rudd's backers have adopted a "play dead" strategy, calculating that any move on Julia Gillard before the end of next week could expose the Labor Government to a potentially lethal no-confidence motion.1 hour, 22 minutes ago
A man has been charged with attacking a woman at a Sydney bus stop and assaulting a police officer who arrested him.30 minutes ago
The Gillard Government's tough approach to asylum seekers is doing nothing to slow the number of boats arriving and may be encouraging more women and children to board rickety vessels for Australia, Labor and Opposition MPs have warned.1 hour, 29 minutes ago
Adrian Bayley has begun his life prison sentence for the rape and murder of Melbourne woman Jill Meagher.June 20, 2013, 12:31 am
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
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
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
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