The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants the govenrment to do more to encourage buisnesses to take on new apprentices.1 hour, 20 minutes ago
SA Premier Jay Weatherill says a proposed ban on live odds advertising during sports broadcast does not require the approval of the federal government.1 hour, 40 minutes ago
Western Sydney will host a federal community cabinet on Wednesday, as Labor sets its sights on crucial marginal seats.May 21, 2013, 6:48 pm
A Gold Coast lifeguard has been assaulted after asking a couple to move their dog from a flagged area.May 21, 2013, 6:27 pm
Australia's electoral commission is seeking 1.4 million voters missing from the voting roll ahead of the federal election.May 21, 2013, 5:59 pm
The Newman government is continuing its fight with the commonwealth over Cross River Rail funding as Tony Abbott refuses to guarantee the project's future.May 21, 2013, 5:59 pm
The mother and stepfather of a Sydney boy who died after apparently falling from a pogo stick are being questioned by police.May 21, 2013, 5:03 pm
Water police have used sonar equipment in the search for a missing fisherman at a Victorian lake.May 21, 2013, 4:56 pm
A driver mounted a gutter and drove at a man, carrying him 50 metres before he was thrown on to a road in suburban Melbourne, police say.May 21, 2013, 4:54 pm
A new report has slammed Queensland's Drink Safe Precinct trials in Fortitude Valley, Townsville and Surfers Paradise as ineffective and poorly-planned.May 21, 2013, 4:50 pm
Victorian police want to extend the zero alcohol limit for drivers until the age of 25, but say other P-plate restrictions may not need to be extended.May 21, 2013, 4:22 pm
Police and volunteers have spent another day searching for a man who disappeared after going on a tandem paragliding flight on the Victorian coast.May 21, 2013, 4:13 pm
Parents who object to vaccinations on religious or medical grounds will be exempt from a crackdown on childhood vaccinations.May 21, 2013, 4:05 pm
Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson says his department does not provide government with a range of forecasts, but its best professional advice.May 21, 2013, 4:00 pm
Australia has sent its condolences to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado.May 21, 2013, 3:52 pm
There is growing support across Australia for the ban of live betting odds during sports broadcasts, with South Australia trying to lead the way.May 21, 2013, 3:27 pm
The Tax Institute says a review into Australia's tax system must include the goods and services tax as part of a mature political debate.May 21, 2013, 3:18 pm
As Julia Gillard makes a pitch for states to support her school funding plan, Kevin Rudd has stolen the limelight with his backing for gay marriage.May 21, 2013, 2:50 pm
The Queensland government will introduce legislative changes on Tuesday to allow starving cattle to graze in national parks.May 21, 2013, 2:20 pm
A five-year-old Queensland boy who suffered life-threatening injuries when he was flung from a carnival ride is now breathing unassisted.May 21, 2013, 2:19 pm
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