Hazel Hawke, ex-wife of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, has died aged 83, following a battle with dementia.52 minutes ago
Ex-wife of former prime minister Bob Hawke, Hazel Hawke, has died.28 minutes ago
Hazel Hawke had amazing highs and lows during her 38-year marriage to Labor's most successful PM, and campaigning for Alzheimer's in later years.33 minutes ago
Six Aboriginal men from remote parts of Australia are planning to run the New York marathon in November doing some of their training in Canberra.1 hour, 6 minutes ago
A court has been told racing legend Bob Jane has been a "shrewd and calculating" witness throughout a court battle with his son.1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Victorian Ford Workers are devastated by news the company will shut down its manufacturing sites with fears job losses will gut local communities.1 hour, 29 minutes ago
A Sydney dance school has reportedly announced it is closing after one of its co-directors was refused bail on child abuse offences.1 hour, 51 minutes ago
Ford's decision to stop making cars in Australia spells the end for the Falcon, the iconic family sedan for millions of Australians across half a century.1 hour, 54 minutes ago
Queensland Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek says his state is negotiating with Canberra over Gonski, despite reservations about the NSW deal.May 23, 2013, 3:40 pm
A crocodile has spent the night in a bunk bed in far north Queensland after being captured by a local fisherman who is fed up with being stalked by crocs.May 23, 2013, 3:25 pm
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine says he was told there was nothing he could do to save the jobs of Ford workers.May 23, 2013, 3:25 pm
The announced shutdown of Ford's manufacturing operations in Geelong, with 510 job losses, has hit the community hard.May 23, 2013, 3:24 pm
Ford's plant closures have been described as a watershed for Australia's troubled manufacturing sector.May 23, 2013, 3:24 pm
Ford's decision to end its Australian manufacturing operations will mean the closure of two plants in Victoria and the loss of 1200 jobs.May 23, 2013, 3:21 pm
The Australian dollar may be in decline, but the impact of its long period above parity against the US dollar is still being felt.May 23, 2013, 3:19 pm
Queensland carnival ride accident victim Patrick O'Sullivan is to be moved from his hospital's intensive care unit to a normal ward.May 23, 2013, 2:57 pm
Former commonwealth parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper will face trial over charges of defrauding the commonwealth.May 23, 2013, 2:55 pm
The closure of Ford's Australian car making operations has triggered a political debate over industry policy.May 23, 2013, 2:44 pm
Queensland police want to speak with a man who was behaving strangely on the night a woman was murdered in Brisbane.May 23, 2013, 2:06 pm
NSW Resources Minister Chris Hartcher says Opposition Leader John Robertson has been caught red-handed saying he wants to shut down the coal industry.May 23, 2013, 2:02 pm
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