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- Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Fallujah
- Ex-Eagle Ben Cousins in hospital after 'directing traffic' on Canning Highway
- Fremantle Dockers player Shane Yarran charged by WA police
- View from the Street: Say, UK, how'd your divisive public vote work out?
- Melbourne rescue: Woman falls from CBD balcony
- Sydney weather: cold and wet Monday as chill factor rises
- Brexit shock waves to further rattle markets
- Man who left son behind in Altona North crash facing drink-driving charges
- Rohan Connolly: The last word from round 14
- Federal election 2016: Don't risk change, Malcolm Turnbull pleads with voters
- Wests Tigers comeback thwarted as Melbourne Storm are too good by half
- Australian horse owners set to cash in on fallen pound
- NRL: Canberra Raiders on brink of top four after win over Gold Coast Titans
- NRL: Canberra Raiders entrench themselves in the top eight as struggling Knights await
- Caught in the zone
- Theatre designer an alchemist with ordinary objects
- Canberra NPL: Belconnen United continue unbeaten run after beating Canberra FC
- All-court England's dominance over Wallabies goes from numbers 1 to 23
- Hawthorn back on top of ladder but still need to improve, says Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson
- Pioneer venture capitalist helped create Silicon Valley
- Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor calls for James Tedesco to win NSW State of Origin call-up
- West Belconnen Warriors break Goulburn Bulldogs hearts with last-minute win
- About Town: Orangutan Project trivia fundraiser
- ACT women's Brumbies fall short of national championship, but hope for Wallaroos spots
- Melbourne Storm burn in first half, freeze in second but beat Wests Tigers
- Frosty temperatures bring snow and crowds to Canberra's nearest ski field
- City of Perth parking inspector caught on CCTV issuing 'false' fine
- Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull plays the part of a solid conservative as both parties fulfil their caricatures
- Melbourne weather: Temperatures plunge across state, with record lows in some towns
- Hawthorn v Gold Coast: Hawks go top of AFL ladder after beating Suns
- Semi Radradra given extra leave as Parramatta Eels await winger's return
- Debt-fuelled growth leaves the world 'highly exposed' to shocks: BIS
- Uncertainty prevails for property investors post Brexit
- Wallabies v England third Test: Michael Cheika unhappy about SpiderCam incident
- AFL 2016: Steve Johnson has exceeded expectations at Greater Western Sydney
- Fire at Canberra's National Zoo and Aquarium
- Pet fur puts a new spin on winter woollies
- Brexit will not force RBA rate cut, say economists
- China touts new bank's greater understanding of developing world
- Election 2016: Labor's costings open it up to a scare campaign
- Juno probe to be sent perilously close to Jupiter
- Strange bedfellows join forces to fight Queensland lockout laws
- 'Never forget the important things in life': Ben Simmons mourns cousin Zachary Simmons killed in hit and run
- AFL recovery session: 2016 the season of the flawed finalists
- ACT Brumbies back depth and use Wallabies disappointment for Super Rugby dream
- Live NRL Round 16 2016: Gold Coast Titans v Canberra Raiders, Melbourne Storm v Wests Tigers
- Far left, right-wing groups rally: Anti-Islam, anti-racism groups protest in Melbourne
- Melbourne rallies: Millions of dollars spent policing protests, says Premier
- VFL: Upset win not the only thing for Geelong Cats to smile about
- Federal election 2016: Budget worse for seven years under Labor
- Brexit aftermath spurs 'Bregret', political infighting
- NSW Swifts too strong for Mystics in trans-Tasman netball clash
- Canterbury coach Des Hasler urges re-think of Origin impact on NRL teams
- Australia bright spot for H&M
- Michael Cheika says Wallabies must win back respect in Bledisloe Cup
- Rio Olympics 2016: Teenager Jack Hale breaks Australian 100m junior record
- Federal Election 2016: Young voters making their voices heard
- Coalition's 'war on solar' has sector cutting back, industry groups say
- Child protection jobs to be cut as NSW government promises to fix stretched system
- Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter waits on Olympic dream, backs Anna Flanagan
- Election 2016: If this was the most exciting time to be alive, you'd question the worth of living
- Matthew Perry murders Sydney teenager Jed Coates after Facebook exchange
- Manly Sea Eagles sweat on Jamie Lyon return for North Queensland Cowboys clash
- Brexit gives rise to Australian republic push
- AFL season 2016: Cameron Ling questions Geelong attitude after another upset loss
- Chris O'Brien Lifehouse 'mistakenly' charges public cancer patients from RPA
- Queensland CWA no longer just about scones and crochet
- Art of Skins exhibition revives traditional Indigenous technique
- Election 2016: Brexit, hung Parliament and economy at heart of Malcolm Turnbull's pitch
- Eddie Jones not content with whitewashing Australia
- Live AFL: Hawthorn v Gold Coast
- AFL 2016: Sydney Swans not set on Ted Richards' return
- Wallabies v England: Matt Giteau returns for Bledisloe Cup clash with All Blacks
- Paralympic Games 2016: Friendship drives Monique Murphy from coma to Rio
- AFL 2016: Are crowds as committed to a TV game?
- Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull fears sleepwalking voters could deliver his worst nightmare
- Security guard knocked out at Morayfield pub
- Whips rules review to use group 1 winners as the way to change
- St Kilda's Gatwick Hotel on verge of sale: agents
- The geeks have inherited Perth: Supanova is back
- Another election and still a deathly silence on racing and a national tote
- German leader Angela Merkel urges caution on 'Brexit' talks as uncertainties grow
Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday,
Former West Coast Eagles star Ben Cousins has been taken to Perth's Fiona Stanley Hospital - reportedly after directing traffic on Canning Highway in Como while in a dazed state.
Fremantle will impose disciplinary action on recruit Shane Yarran, who was charged by West Australian police on Saturday night.
Brexit has suggested that making the public vote on decisions the party in power wants to avoid can have devastating, violent, entirely avoidable costs. Great that we're not planning on doing the same thing, huh?
A woman has died after falling from a balcony in Melbourne's CBD.
Just when you thought Sydney's weather couldn't feel any colder, Monday is forecast to be cold and rainy.
Markets are set for further volatility this week as the after-shocks of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union continue to rumble across the globe.
A Melbourne driver will face a string of charges after reportedly fleeing the scene of a car crash, leaving his 8-year-old son behind.
St Kilda coach Alan Richardson wasn't prepared to say outright this was the Saints' best win in his tenure as coach. So let us do it.
Malcolm Turnbull's marathon election campaign appropriately reached its final exhausted stages at its official "launch" on Sunday as the Liberal faithful gathered amongst the monumental architecture of contemporary Australia's fondest memory, its Sydney Olympic Games triumph.
How is it that in modern day football we see so games change like this and no lead is ever big enough to say victory is assured?
With the full effects of the Brexit result still being felt across England, the country's falling pound, which hit a 30-year low, may have opened the way for potential Australian horse owners to exploit the widening gap in currencies.
The Canberra Raiders are knocking on the door of the top four after toppling the Gold Coast 30-22.
Jarrod Croker is on track to set Raiders records which may never be broken.
It is good to see that Zed Seselja is opposed to the zone around the health building ("Seselja hits out at abortion clinic protest laws as an attack on freedom", June 23, p1)
Desmond Heeley's costumes dressed the likes of Laurence Olivier and Margot Fonteyn.
Canberra FC "shattered" to drop points at home to Belconnen United.
The SpiderCam incident is a sideshow. England's superiority was not a result of a freak accident with the broadcaster's equipment, but a gap between the quality of play in almost every jersey.
Having reached the top of the ladder as they head for their mid-season bye, Hawthorn still have plenty of room for improvement, says coach Alastair Clarkson.
Thomas Perkins nurtured Silicon Valley's venture capital industry, fostering the growth of Google and Amazon.
James Tedesco firms for NSW State of Origin call up after starring role against Melbourne Storm.
The West Belconnen Warriors inflicted last-minute heartbreak on the Goulburn Bulldogs on Sunday, stealing a one-point win at the death to stay within striking distance of a minor premiership charge.
Canberrans got together for a special trivia night to raise funds for the Orangtuan Project.
ACT women's flanker Georgia O'Neill hopes her form at the national championships earns her an Aussie berth.
The Storm battled Wests Tigers at AAMI Park on Sunday and scored a 29-20 win.
While Canberra's big chill on the weekend might have drawn the ire of residents not fond of the cold, it was welcome news for snow fanciers keen to hit the slopes close to home.
A Perth driver claims he has CCTV footage which shows a parking inspector falsely chalking his car and issuing a fine, despite the vehicle having been parked legally.
Malcolm Turnbull has completed his transformation from progressive firebrand to ambassador for the conservative brand.
Victorian towns report coldest June maximum temperatures on record, according to weather bureau.
With Luke Hodge back and heir home and away campaign nearly two-thirds over, Hawthorn have ascended to the most most important place of all this time of year: The top of the ladder.
The winger was due back in Sydney on Sunday but has been given extra time in his homeland.
There is some US$9 trillion in government debt paying investors a negative yield, and this is creating new risks for banks.
Australian property investors are predicting short-term turmoil in Britain following the vote to leave the EU, but are also expecting that the volatility will trigger an inflow of capital as overseas cash seeks safe havens outside of Europe.
Wallabies coach Michael Chieka has taken aim at referee Nigel Owens for allowing play to continue after England regained possession and scored a try on the back of a kick that hit SpiderCam.
Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron admits he has been surprised by the impact Steve Johnson has had on the Giants.
Parts of the National Zoo and Aquarium have been evacuated while firefighters try to put out a fire that has sent large plumes of smoke into the air.
Would you wear a beanie or jumper made from your dog or cat's fur?
Global markets are braced for further volatility this week, but the direct impact on Australia of Britain's decision to exit the European Union should not go too far beyond the hit to investor sentiment for now, say economists.
By Ben Blanchard
Labor believes its treating us like adults. Fully-developed human beings would have no problem with a set of policies that made the budget deficit worse over the short term while setting it up for the long-term. That's what Labor's panel of experts (two of whom have worked for the Coalition) say they policies will do.
Scientists are preparing for a bumpy ride as they send a spacecraft perilously close to Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet.
Queensland's upcoming lockout laws have led to an alliance between uneasy bed partners, as the industry and its supporters continue to rally against the legislative changes.
Tragedy has struck NBA No.1 draft pick Ben Simmons, his cousin killed in a hit-and-run incident in New Jersey little more than 24 hours after he attended the draft.
After three years of flawless Hawthorn, in 2016 no team stands without warts.
The Brumbies are backing squad depth to make sure they stay alive in the battle for Super Rugby finals spots.
Join us for a live double-header of Sunday footy action.
A man has been kicked and punched, an Australian flag set on fire and a photographer attacked as warring left and right wing groups clash again in Melbourne.
"Millions" of taxpayer dollars are being spent on defusing violence between extreme left and right-wing protesters, Premier Daniel Andrews says.
Geelong have plenty of reasons to smile after their upset 16-point win over reigning premier Williamstown in tough conditions at Burbank Oval on Sunday.
Australia's budget bottom line would be cumulatively more than $16 billion worse off by 2020 under a Shorten government, but Labor insists it has crafted a fiscal rescue that would ensure stronger surpluses than the Coalition over the medium term.
Millions of Britons have entered the second stage of Brexit grief: denial, while others skipped ahead to bargaining, as a new term entered the UK political lexicon: 'Bregret'.
The NSW Swifts have shaken off a tenacious Northern Mystics to edge home 59-53 in their trans-Tasman netball league clash in Auckland.
It's a major bugbear of many in clubland that rears its head on cue every winter and the Bulldogs mentor retains strong views despite a 40-14 thrashing of Brisbane at the weekend.
As Wesfarmers department store boss Guy Russo warns that international retailers H&M, Zara and Uniqlo will "regret making the trip Down Under", fast-fashion giant H&M posts a surge in Australian sales.
Wallabies coach has described the pain of being whitewashed for the first time in 45 years on Australian soil and made it clear his side have to win back respect with an improved showing at the Bledisloe Cup.
Jack Hale has become Australia's fastest junior sprinter of all time and is surging into contention to be a late and unexpected inclusion in the team for the Rio Olympics.
Number of young Australians enrolled to vote on the rise.
Australia's solar energy sector is facing further job losses amid falling numbers of new rooftop installations amid a lack of support during the Abbott-Turnbull governments, industry representatives say.
The proportion of children at risk of serious harm receiving a face-to-face check from a case worker has at stalled at about 30 per cent.
Andrew Charter says fellow Canberran Anna Flanagan deserves a chance to repay the faith of the Hockeyroos.
If this was the most exciting time to be alive you'd very nearly question the worth of living.
It was a fight that started in a pub, continued on Facebook and ended fatally in a dark street.
One representative five-eighth will definitely be missing while Paul Green's counterpart Trent Barrett hopes his own will make a rapid return when North Queensland seek to extinguish Manly's faint finals hopes.
The impact of Brexit ? love it or hate it ? on the Australian Republican Movement? Enormous.
Geelong premiership captain Cameron Ling has questioned the mindset of Cats players after Chris Scott's side slumped to their third upset defeat in just over a month.
Public patients were surprised to be transferred to a private hospital, but then they received a letter with worse news.
QCWA has moved closer to the city to support younger women.
Art of Skins is one of the largest resurgence projects in Australia.
Malcolm Turnbull has targeted people considering a protest vote in the House of Representatives or Senate.
Jones has conquered in Australia before, however, his latest masterstroke will be remembered for a long time, not just because of the result, but the context of it all.
Hawthorn are the raging favourites as they host lowly Gold Coast Suns for this clash in Launceston.
Sydney defender Ted Richards is no certainty to make a belated return to senior football this week as the Swans begin a crucial three-week stretch that will go a long way to shaping their top-four hopes.
It wasn't all bad news. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika revealed one of Australia's best World Cup performers would return from Europe to help bring back the Bledisloe Cup.
When Monique Murphy awoke from a week-long coma in 2014, she was facing a vastly different life. Murphy had been at a university party when she fell from a fifth floor balcony and landed on a glass roof.
There were plenty of reasons for the paltry crowd which attended last Friday night's game at the MCG. But was it also a pointer to a more deep-seated problem for AFL football?
Malcolm Turnbull has launched a revamped three-word slogan, amid Coalition fears that Australia could sleepwalk into a hung Parliament.
Security guard tried to break up a pub brawl.
The winning group 1 rides which landed Hugh Bowman and Tommy Berry in hot water during the autumn carnival will form the basis for changes to the controversial whips rules.
The owners of St Kilda's controversial Gatwick Hotel have received several offers to buy the property, raising expectations a multimillion dollar sale will soon proceed.
Forget about the meek inheriting the earth, the geeks have already taken over.
It's the final week of the election campaign and racing, one of the biggest industries in the country, has hardly got a mention
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday urged her fellow European Union leaders to react cautiously to Britain's vote to leave the EU, breaking with fellow European ministers who seek a swift and decisive divorce with Britain.
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- 'Unintended consequence': how Australia stripped an Australian of citizenship
- Impact Journalism Day: Sleepbus project takes beds to the homeless
- Impact Journalism Day: Program breaks the rules to help struggling families
- Young Aussies hit Asia by the thousands to study, while unis slash Asia jobs
- The policeman who preyed on children – survivors see justice as predator locked away
- Election 2016: Chill winds blow for Kelly O'Dwyer in the once-safe seat of Higgins
- Roger Rogerson - the truth behind the rise and fall of a crooked cop
- Brexit: Australia will be hit as world will become more fragmented, less safe, say experts
- Clarification: Mick Gatto
- Pork chop thrown at paramedics in Darwin
- ADF senior staff ignored 'shocking' abuse, royal commission told
- Wintry cold snap hits Sydney but brings 'bluebird' conditions to alpine resorts
- Fears that true extent of youth suicide in Canberra is still unknown
- Royal commission: ADF sex assaults dismissed as 'pranks', inquiry told
- Blood test developed to predict premature birth
- Royal commission: Former NSW governor Peter Sinclair defends navy 'initiation ceremonies'
- The top 10 charitable ASX companies
- Maurice Blackburn call on 7-Eleven to guarantee compensation to exploited workers
- ADF abuse victim told injuries sustained through rape just 'anxiety'
- Pineapples could play key role in global superbug battle
- Former NSW Governor Peter Sinclair "appalled" by HMAS Leeuwin sex abuse: Royal Commission
- Royal commission: Defence force recruits forced to rape each other, inquiry told
- Education spending beats company tax cuts, say economists
- Breast cancer battle: Australian breakthrough offers new hope
- Sydney sandwich outlets allegedly underpaid workers $108,000 and fabricated records
- NAB using Veda to track disloyal business customers going to rival banks
- Parents' 'risky' drinking encourages teens
- Male sex workers call for respect, understanding
- Supercharged superheroes distorting boys' body image
- Australian traveller Rye Hunt's ashes to arrive home
- Election 2016: Labor pledges $1.2b to repair Australia's science
- NSW trails in the renewable energy race and the gap may grow, critics say
- Needle assault accused Chris Savage seeking 'more appropriate' charge
- Family Court decisions can lead to 'diabolic' situations, says Rosie Batty
- Male chief executives with daughters more likely to champion gender diversity
- Federal election 2016: The drugs aren't working for our economy as reform lags
- East coast from Queensland to Tasmania facing 'severe weather' risk, bureau says
- Federal Election 2016: An ALP government would grab back environmental controls
- Singaporean news cameraman Willie Phua: A good eye and a little bit of luck
- New Alzheimers Australia website helps children close to someone with dementia
- Sydney weather: Flooding, more beach erosion possible for NSW as another winter storm looms
- Microsoft plans to acquire LinkedIn for $US26.2 billion
- Izzy, the death-row dog gets a new leash of life in Queensland
- Critically endangered bird likened to Mr Bean could be mounting a comeback
- 'You end up with Adam Goodes': Indigenous public servants speak out against racism
- Queen's Birthday honours 2016: Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens gets a gong
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: politicos and bureaucrats collect honours
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: A celebration for Australian men, and some women
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: Professor David Solomon co-inventor of plastic money gets a gong
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: Homicide boss Mick Willing among NSW Police recipients of Australian Police Medal
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: honours awarded to Australian defence force personnel
- Editorial cartoon
- Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: Major General David Mulhall awarded Distinguished Service Cross
- Queen's Birthday Honours: Amanda Keller heads list of entertainment figures
- Hunt for dark matter sends scientists underground in a Victorian goldmine
- Schools study finds peer effect on children's academic achievement is 'small'
- 'I have never known pain like this': Families cling to hope over missing persons
- Sir John Kerr's elaborate plans to avoid paying tax on his memoir about sacking Gough Whitlam
- Restless nights and zombie days: sleep anxiety is the new zeitgeist
- Dave Swarbrick, the Fairport Convention violinist who fell in love with an Australian girl
- Did a cloud-seeding flight on Sunday deepen Tasmania's flood crisis?
- Fake identities: Buying counterfeit Medicare cards, no questions asked
- What's the secret to a successful petition? Being a woman
- Australian governments have failed children: UNICEF report
- Eats: Starting from scratch; va-va-voom in Brighton
- Dream Destination: Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
- Worker co-ops may be the solution to pitfalls of the sharing economy
- Gen Y and millennial 'myths' busted by University of Sydney research
- Fears grow for three children missing in Adelaide
- Record month for wind energy puts a temporary halt to rising carbon emissions
- Delivery driver's message to family before being swept away in floodwaters in Tasmania
- Meet the fish that's taken control of a jellyfish in Byron waters
- LinkedIn 's golden rules for making the most of your professional network
- Tasmanian flood peak still to come
- How healthy is your workplace?
- People can't stop laughing at this anti-plain packaging ad and its 'terrible' Australian accent
- Javad Marandi – Apology
- Australia's wild weather: Sydney's massive storm in pictures
- 'Time is of the essence': family of missing Australian man Rye Hunt remain hopeful despite false sightings
- PNG demands answers from Manus Island contractors ISOS after Hamid Khazaei's death
- How to get back money from 'junk' insurance policies
- Fee rise for new property owners ahead of land titles office privatisation
- Fears privatisation of state assets will escape scrutiny if ICAC is diminished
- Meet Karen Sommerville, the woman saving NSW rainforests one precious seed at a time
- The Human Headline's Senate bid
- Aussie teens more likely to drink and take drugs than migrants
- Unis at risk of legal action over handling of sexual assault complaints
- Renters' rights: The forgotten part of the housing debate
- Gambling and alcohol money to target anti-pokies senator Nick Xenophon, Greens
- A tale of two broadbands: music makers contend with best of download times, worst of download times
- Army culture after the viral 'respect women or get out' video still toxic for women
- DNA database: Scientists want a piece of you to help solve a mystery or two
- How a World War I French orphan was smuggled to Australia
- Careers cut short for white and blue collar mining workers
- When it comes to achieving greatness in sport, practice does not make perfect, study finds
- Two of us: Deb Drummond and Janice Teunis
- NSW government has made little progress in helping injured workers return to work: study
- ACCC takes action against debt collector that hounded stroke victim 60 times
- Company fined $272,850 for disguising employees as unpaid interns
She has voted in 10 federal elections, worked for ministers and travelled the world as an Australian national. Now immigration is refusing to reissue her passport - because she cannot prove she's a citizen.
An Australian man's idea to help out homeless people living in his city is set to go worldwide, after he was approached by charities in the United States and the United Kingdom ahead of its Australian launch.
The rule book was thrown out when it came to designing a new program to help struggling families.
More than 10,000 young Australian students have won government sponsorship to study in Asia in the last three years, but universities at home are cutting back on Asian studies courses.
One of Victoria's worst paedophiles is a former policeman who offended over 40 years.
A keen breeze slices down Glenferrie Road and skirls around the cold bluestone of St George's Anglican Church in Malvern.
The trouble was when he wasn't in the mood he was a first class crook. The type of cop who would race into your burning house to save a child then steal your wallet on the way out.
Defence and foreign affairs experts have reacted with dismay to the shock Brexit vote, warning it will lead to a more fragmented West and make the world a less secure place.
Mick Gatto has complained that in an article titled "Judge bribes, military arms sought: the Mafia's alleged Australian operations", Fairfax suggested that he is associated with illegal cannabis transportation. Fairfax acknowledges that Mr Gatto has not been charged with or found guilty of drug trafficking. If the article suggested association with drugs, Fairfax apologises.
Woman was sitting in middle of road at 4.40am when ambulance arrived.
Ex-serviceman fights back tears as he testifies at royal commission.
The most powerful June cold front to move across south-eastern Australia in three years will chill coastal cities but turn alpine resorts into wintry idylls.
Experts urge for better research and death certificate recording to understand youth suicide in Canberra.
Repeated assaults caused injuries that required corrective surgery, witness tells commission.
A blood test to predict the risk of premature birth as early as 18 weeks in to pregnancy can detect signs even before symptoms present, according to international researchers.
Peter Sinclair defended navy initiation rites but agreed they could get "out of control".
Ten ASX companies have been recognised for their charitable giving with up to 65 per cent of employees at some companies donating to charity on a regular basis.
Employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has urged 7-Eleven's head office to step in and guarantee repayments to exploited workers.
Ken McIlwain was silent for 40 years. Now his loud message is "don't give up".
Pineapples are the latest - and strangest - weapon to emerge in the global battle against superbugs which are predicted to kill up to 10 million people a year by 2050.
Former NSW Governor Peter Sinclair was appalled by what he found at HMAS Leeuwin when he became its executive officer in 1972.
Teenage Australian Defence Force recruits were subjected to horrific sex acts and a pattern of intimidation that allegedly caused one to suicide, a royal commission has been told.
Labor wants to throw money at education while the Coalition wants to cut corporate tax. Which one will deliver bigger economic growth in the long run?
With her mother and grandmother lost to cancer the only option available to Kylie Gellie was to remove her breasts, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
A Sydney fast-food outlet allegedly fabricated employment records and underpaid 11 Korean workers more than $108,000.
A major bank is being tipped off when disloyal customers approach its rivals seeking loans.
Charlotte, 13, has no interest in drinking. But her mum Emma knows this might change, and tries to be a good role model.
When Cameron Cox came out to his gay friends, letting them know he was a sex worker, about half turned their backs on him: "that was it, I was socially beyond the pale".
Muscly body ideals are being inculcated early in life with kids preferring to play with bulked-up versions of their superheroes.
With a gap of nearly seven years between them, Romany Brodribb always considered her younger brother, Rye Hunt, her baby.
A Shorten government would spend an additional $1.2 billion over four years on science and research to restore part of the $3 billion taken out by the Abbott-Turnbull governments, says Kim Carr, the opposition's science spokesman.
It's the one issue on which NSW is being outpaced by almost every other state.
An anti-vaccination campaigner accused of assaulting a man with a needle has been offering to sell "ancient magnesium oil" to fund his defence against the charge.
Domestic violence campaigner says "comprehensive training is crucial" for judges and magistrates.
Male chief executives are "sitting on the fence" when it comes to championing gender diversity in their companies, research shows.
Futile attempts to regulate the sale of codeine-based painkillers illustrate the wider impasse on structural reforms putting a brake on growth.
Residents across an arc of eastern Australia stretching from Queensland to Tasmania should be on watch for more potentially severe weather this weekend as another winter storm loom, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
A Shorten government would consider a national environmental protection authority as part of efforts to grab back key conservation controls devolved by the Coalition from Canberra to the states.
Willie Phua's philosophy is simple: "Get the best picture possible, stay away from danger, and have a lot of luck."
What's it like for a child when their grandparent forgets their name? A new dementia website for children reflects a growing issue in Australia's ageing population.
NSW may be in for another winter storm bringing heavy rain and a coastal storm surge with another east coast low projected to form off the coast.
Microsoft plans to acquire the world's largest professional network, LinkedIn, for $26.2 billion, inclusive of the company's net cash.
The Staffordshire bull terrier created legal history when the case to save her from death-row made it to Australia's highest court.
It's a critically endangered native bird that's been likened to the character Mr Bean, because of its looks and somewhat awkward manner.
Indigenous Australians are quitting the public service and questioning their value beyond a diversity target.
The RBA governor's economic and community contributions have been recognised.
The full list of the 771 recipients of the Queen's Birthday honours 2016.
When former rebel MP Judi Moylan departed the party room after railing against Liberal policies, less daring colleagues often approached her in solidarity.
In the year the Queen turns 90, Australia's latest honours list is characteristically diverse in most aspects besides gender.
The co-inventor of Australia's now world-renowned plastic money gets Queen's Birthday gong
Detective Superintendent Michael Willing is the longest serving boss of the NSW Police Force's homicide quad.
When Australian special forces soldiers in Afghanistan went outside the wire in pursuit of a Taliban commander or a weapons cache, they knew someone was watching over them.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of the Herald's editorial cartoonist.
Major General David Mulhall is commander joint logistics in the Australian Defence Force.
Amanda Keller predicts outrage, shock and a "medal off" when she reveals her medal of the Order of Australia.
Scientists hunting for the cosmic glue that holds the universe together are hoping they strike gold in an unlikely place: a mine in the Victorian country town of Stawell.
Sending your child to school with smart kids will boost their own performance slightly, but low achievers won't drag them down.
Remember that moment in a shopping centre or a packed footy stadium when you realise the child holding your hand has disappeared?
After the dismissal, Sir John Kerr had more taxing things on his mind, such as avoiding paying tax.
To stay awake throughout the day, Kathlin Bain would add crushed caffeine pills to her coffee.
Dave Swarbrick was a graduate of the intensely socialist British folk scene of the '60s.
Tasmanian government calls for answers over whether state-owned energy company added to this week's devastating floods by cloud-seeding despite warnings brutal weather was hours away.
New digital imaging and printing technology is driving a boom in the manufacture of high-quality counterfeit documents.
Men think they can change the world, but women are more likely to do it.
UN report highlights the number of children living in poverty despite decades of economic growth.
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Workers are being urged to form co-operatives they collectively own to protect their entitlements and to out-do Uber and Airtasker at their own game.
As a 26-year-old working in the advertising industry, Rob Webb does not identify with the stereotypes associated with Generation Y and his fellow millennials.
Police hold concerns for three missing Adelaide children who vanished after football training on Wednesday evening.
A windy May across south-eastern Australia helped smash wind energy generation records.
A man presumed drowned in floodwaters called his family from the roof of his van to say goodbye before being swept away on Tuesday morning.
Underwater photographer Tim Samuel was in search of sea turtles when he encountered the most bizarre pairing he'd ever seen in his life.
It's not Facebook, and the rules are different on LinkedIn.
The rain has eased but Tasmania's flood crisis is far from over with flood peaks expected in the state's north on Wednesday morning.
When James Karki finally found a job working for a restaurant for just $5 per hour, he felt like he was treated like a slave.
''That accent is about as authentic and credible as the facts alleged.''
On 10 April 2016, Fairfax published an article entitled, "Unaoil Scandal and the Panama Papers" which mentioned Javad Marandi's name in the context of Unaoil making corrupt payments. Fairfax accepts Mr Marandi had no knowledge of Unaoil's corruption and was not involved in the making of any corrupt payments on Unaoil's behalf. Fairfax apologises to Marandi for any suggestion to the contrary.
Three people are dead and at least three others are missing after a severe storm smashed south eastern Australia over recent days.
The family of missing Australian man Rye Hunt hopes Brazilian police can follow other leads after a reported sighting by a fisherman on a island near Rio de Janeiro failed to result in him being found.
The PNG government will suspend new medical licences for International SOS staff working on Manus Island
Australians hold some $350 million worth of junk insurance policies.
New property owners will pay 25 per cent extra to register land and property as the NSW government prepares the public asset for sale.
A state budget cut that will force the state corruption watchdog to shed 15 per cent of its staff will create "open slather" for big business
More than 100 rainforest species are threatened in NSW.
Of all candidates in Victoria, Derryn Hinch is almost certainly the most recognisable face.
Migrant parents tend to be tougher on their children, making them less likely to drink underage or do drugs than Aussie kids.
Victims' advocacy group End Rape on Campus warns universities their "deliberate indifference" and "total cover up" of sexual assaults could be the subject of legal action.
Rachael Laidler loved her dog, but she didn't get to keep her long.
Australia's powerful gaming and alcohol lobby is targeting independent senator Nick Xenophon and the Greens as it tips hundreds of thousands of dollars into the pokie-friendly major parties ahead of the 2 July poll.
From the outside, it looks like any of the other houses in its street, the kind of inner-suburban bungalow coveted by property investors and renovators. But this little house in Brunswick also tells a story, and one that is crucial to debate about Australia's national broadband network.
Private Jade Jones* was standing near the smoking yard at Darwin's Robertson Barracks chatting with two male soldiers when her sergeant approached and licked the right side of her face from jawline to hairline.
Australians have been called upon to donate their DNA and help establish the country's first historical DNA database, providing researchers with a crucial tool for solving wartime mysteries - some which date back 100 years.
A new book tells the extraordinary true story of how a French World War I orphan was smuggled to Australia
Pushy sports parents take note: the 10,000 hour rule does not necessarily apply.
Cousins Deb Drummond and Janice Teunis started investigating a family secret of many years standing.
A new report suggests the state government has made little progress in delivering its 2012 promise to help injured workers return to work.
A debt collector is in trouble for demanding - for five years - to speak with a stroke victim who lives in a nursing home.
Cleaning the office, organising events: Media company made Chinese student work 180 hours over four months for no pay, calling it an internship.
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