Victorian police divers say hopes of finding a missing paraglider alive are fading.16 minutes ago
Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart admits the Catholic Church has been slow to act on issues of abuse.21 minutes ago
Two men have been found guilty of the defensive homicide of a man found shot dead in Melbourne but were cleared over another man's death.22 minutes ago
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott and Prime Minister Julia Gillard are in a political war of words over schools funding.22 minutes ago
Low interest rates are expected to help lift the pace of home building, according to a report by Master Builders Australia.27 minutes ago
The federal government says it will not impose a fat tax, while the opposition has called for a study investigating the idea to be scrapped.48 minutes ago
A search is underway in Koscuiszko National Park in NSW after a Canadian man failed to return from a bushwalk.1 hour, 4 minutes ago
An indigenous elder wants Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles to rethink a plan to reintroduce forced adoptions of neglected indigenous kids.1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Police say a car belonging to an elderly man who was stabbed to death in the Victorian coastal town of Rye is missing and a window at his house was broken.1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has sparked debate over the GST, with two senior Liberal premiers backing a review.1 hour, 32 minutes ago
Small business conditions and confidence remain fragile, a new Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry survey shows.May 20, 2013, 11:18 am
A 13-year-old Adelaide boy has been arrested after police allegedly caught him throwing a Molotov cocktail at cars on the Southern Expressway.May 20, 2013, 11:15 am
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry believes the fall in the dollar will be a welcome relief to many industries.May 20, 2013, 11:07 am
Eddie Obeid told the ICAC Ian Macdonald had not been in his parliamentary office in 20 years. Now three of his old colleagues are disputing that evidence.May 20, 2013, 11:06 am
Queensland has recorded the highest number of drug arrests in Australia in 2011/12 and police say it indicates they are cracking down on the drug trade.May 20, 2013, 11:03 am
There was a 154 per cent increase in the amount of illegal drugs seized by Australian customs staff last year, a new report shows.May 20, 2013, 10:55 am
Australian actor Penne Hackforth-Jones has died after a battle with cancer, aged 64.May 20, 2013, 10:54 am
Tony Abbott's chief of staff Peta Credlin has been charged with low-range drink-driving.May 20, 2013, 10:48 am
A SA grief counsellor who helped Bali bombings survivors has been jailed for sexually abusing two boys almost three decades ago.May 20, 2013, 10:46 am
A five-year-old Queensland boy, injured in a carnival ride accident, may be brought out of an induced coma on Monday afternoon.May 20, 2013, 10:44 am
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