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- Doing it in a dress for those who can't
- Sexting MP snubbed as candidate
- Indian conservationist brings action against coal project
- Newman backs funding 'fair go'
- Spring heatwave for Brisbane
Outside of Summer Bay, wearing a school uniform has never been a cause for celebration.
Peter Dowling's political career may have plonked.
Debi Goenka takes aim at Galilee Basin mine 'health threat'.
Federation reform seen as key to cutting waste.
Hot town, spring in the city?
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- Driving Ireland's Donegal coast is postcard pretty
- Author Blanche d'Alpuget shares `Books that changed me'
- Great ideas needed to fulfil Gough Whitlam's vision
- CDC logs on to fighting Ebola
- Parties chase voters' hearts and dollars in election race
- Columnist Andrew Hornery confesses he is addicted to unreality
- Numbers give thumbs up to nurse-led walk-in centres
- More people with disabilities leaving public service than joining
- Canberra home schooled numbers soar
- Mick Gentleman's attitude to adoption disappoints Barnados chief executive
- Dementia impact ignites fundraising passion in Canberra woman
- Flap over 2008 Sorry Day flag heritage significance
- High commission gardens shared as South Africa celebrates apartheid anniversary year
- Graham Ross tips vertical gardens as hot ticket item
- Canberra lit up by 2000 candles to celebrate Nara Festival
- Wife of slain Australian Robert Ellis was wealthy, friends say
- Hundreds rally in Canberra to support the rights of refugees
- Intercepted Australian pilots leave Indonesia
- Bizarre attacks on deployment allowances make no sense and destroy morale
- Muslims intervene to stop youths joining foreign fighters
- High speed rail: Japanese bid to bring us into the game
- Islamic State terrorists trade on heightened fears
- Poetry professor Barry Spurr: master of parody or bigotry?
- All aboard luxury liners for the Melbourne Cup
- Medibank Private sale could unleash cutthroat competition, critics warn
- Trouble in paradise: Greg Medcraft's white collar crime comments get people hot under the collar
- Australia baulks at China bank sign-up
- Art forgery case pits Louise McBride versus the art establishment
- Jackie French on the good old, faithful Iceberg rose
- Your Weekend
- Canberra dance: Liz Lea takes on Ahmed Kathrada at QL2 Theatre
- Canberra art review: The World is Not a Foreign Land, Drill Hall Gallery
- Arthur Boyd: Agony and Ecstasy: Rose Cahill's favourite
- Canberra public servants go to war (on the squash court)
- ACT public service tops mental health requests: Comcare
- Strong Defence Force and healthy budget are Australia's insurance policy
- Egypt flags release for jailed journalist Peter Greste: report
- Robert Ellis murder: autopsy results released as sons arrive in Bali
- Scott Ludlam raps about 'fascist' data retention laws
- French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat receive two-month sentence
- ABC planning secret news-chat show to replace state-based 7.30
- India logs on to check if public servants are at work
- 'Inhumane and abhorrent': activist slams troubled puppy farm
- Australian Youth Climate Coalition removes anti-coal poster after backlash
- Muslims open mosques to help remove barriers
- Morris Lurie, writer's writer, highly regarded in literary circles
- Audit team checking tax payments by multinational companies hard hit by department job cuts
- Canadian shooting an example of Australian security agencies' 'worst nightmare'
- Editorial cartoon
- Leggings are now pants and it's all Australia's fault
- Top five: Critics' picks
- AWM reviewing security after shooting in Canada
- ANU study looks at better ways of assessing the safety of older drivers
- Canberra's Big Brother evictee still smelling the roses
- Tim Wheatley performs at The Front in Lyneham
- Union royal commission to set up taskforce to probe crime
- Fairfax Media scores 17 Walkley nominations
- Clean energy jobs and investments are at risk, says industry group
- Contract murder of Robert Ellis cost wife $15,000: police
- Low oxygen supply may have killed dozens of Yerrabi Pond fish
- Long Tan warrior's medals presented to Australian War Memorial
- 'We're alive': Sydney father and daughter missing after Nepal blizzard phone home
- Renewable energy stall costs first job losses as 100 cut in Victoria
- Search for MH370: Alert to Indonesia to be on lookout for floating wreckage
- Art installation designer conjures smells of the past
- Defence chief flags longer training job in Iraq
- Doctor who helped tell world of Ethiopian famine calls for action on Ebola
- Australia must tread warily against Islamic State
- Misquoting Gough Whitlam a life sentence
- Whitlam eyed our conscience, not our wallet
- Vicki Dunne broadcasts Legislative Assembly public image revamp
- Gang-gang. 100 years ago. Soldiers' smokes were the pancea of all ills
- Immigration, Customs plan cull of bosses for merged entity
- Government denies asking Diggers to take pay cut
- Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick wins 2014 Women of Influence award
- Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick chosen as 2014 Woman of Influence
- Same-sex couple prepare to tie the knot again
- Tony Abbott and Barack Obama hold talks on Iraq, Ebola and G20
- HSU election candidates knocked out in Federal Court
- OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn reflects on her life
- Indonesian air force intercepts Australian plane
- Abbott government 'intent on destroying renewable industry', companies say
- Question Time: Mark Moldre, musician share his memories
- Wall artist's solo exhibition will feature 12m woman mural in Little Collins Street
- Sex abuse victim tells royal commission the NSW government legal strategy seemed 'like they wanted to drag out our hurt'
- One-third of injury reports linked with cosmetics
- NBN rollout continues as copper networks switch off in Ngunnawal and Amaroo
- Deals and deeds
- Pacific warms towards El Nino levels as Australia heats up
- Capital Life: what's on in Canberra's arts scene
- Press gallery veterans recall Whitlam era
- Bankstown boy threatens Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Islamic State recruitment video
- Gough Whitlam receives accolades from all sides of politics
- Claims soldier pulled handgun on ASIS agent in Afghanistan to be investigated
- What Margaret said: the true story behind Gough Whitlam's dismissal
- Photograph of Gough Whitlam after he delivered his party's policy on winning government had a life of its own
- Whitlam's childhood home could be knocked down in days
- Whitlam v Nixon: the cables that reveal Australia's relations with US at breaking point
- Gough Whitlam's policies endured, press secretary Eric Walsh says
- Australian jihadist warns Tony Abbott 'we will defeat you' in Islamic State video
Every view is a postcard one along the Donegal coast. Julietta James says
This selection of books has temptation for every reader. There must be at least one you haven't read.
Under the banner ``It's Time'', Gough Whitlam came to power as a one-man liberating army with a reform program so vast it was almost omnivorous. But it came down to one thing: making all Australians feel good about themselves, and their place in the world.
Half a million Ebola cases by January -- the Atlanta-based Center for Disease Control made that prediction based on computer modelling six weeks ago. It's a fluid situation. The data wasn't complete, and since then Sierra Leone has become the ``growth country'' for infection, appearing to outstrip Liberia, where infection in rural areas may have dropped off. Within the next two weeks, the CDC will announce if the half a million prediction still holds, or if the situation is better or worse.
Gone are the days of small dinners with big ticket prices, now you have to have big dinners with small prices
There is nothing real about reality television, from the casting agents hired to find the "talent", to the bogus scandals cooked up to create drama. But ...
Canberrans have welcomed their new nurse-led walk-in centres with 9300 people visiting in the first centres since they opened in June. Mark Sawa reports.
More people with disabilities left the public service than were hired in the past year. Some concerned disability advocates want hiring reforms. Ben Westcott reports.
Home schooling has increased 50 per cent.
New minister gives Barnados cause for concern about the government's commitment to adoption.
Alzheimer's can strike anywhere, any time and, when a Canberra woman's gifted and intelligent 56-year-old mother started to get lost around town, something was not right. Mark Sawa explains.
The Australian flag which graced the sky of the nation's capital on Sorry Day in 2008 is creating a challenge. Kimberley Granger reports
South Africa is continuing a year-long 20th anniversary celebration of the nation's first free elections in April 1994 and nation's outgoing high commissioner to Australia says South Africa has a lot to celebrate. Matthew Raggatt reports.
Climate and soil combination creates gardening challenges for Canberrans, says Graham Ross.
The celebration of Canberra's relationship with Japanese sister city Nara is now a well established event on the social calendar, says Events ACT marketing manager Adelina La Vita.
The Indonesian woman arrested in Bali for organising a hit on her Australian husband, Bob Ellis, was extremely well off, spend large sums on gold and jewellery and had full control of the couple's profitable diving business, according to neighbours and friends.
An estimated crowd of more than 1500 people marched on Parliament House on Saturday.
Two Australian light-aircraft pilots forced to land by fighter jets because they were violating Indonesian air space have been allowed to fly on to their destination in the Philippines.
What sounded like a sensible way to remunerate those who face greater danger has become a joke. It has created an insupportable burden without any rationale.
At least two more young men from south-west Sydney have been stopped from travelling overseas to join foreign fighters by eagle-eyed members of their own communities.
In Tokyo this week for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the first of Japan's remarkable high-speed rail lines, the Shinkansen, former deputy prime minister and noted train buff Tim Fischer drew a laugh with a spot of Australian self-deprecation.
Radicalism and Islamophobia are reinforcing each other, despite the fact the threat of terrorism is small.
What's the problem with a racist joke between a professor and his mates? Are we losing our sense of humour, or are Australians too tolerant of bigotry?
What started out as a simple solution to Melbourne's shortage of hotel rooms has turned into a boom for the city, with more than 6000 intestate guests set to descend on the city for this year's Melbourne Cup aboard cruise ships.
Opponents fear the Medibank Private sale will put profits before patients.
It was the sort of startling and "courageous" comment rarely heard from a senior public servant.
Australia has baulked on signing up to a powerful new Chinese development bank amid concerns within the Abbott government that Beijing could use it to expand its strategic influence in the region.
A forgery case that has reached the Supreme Court reveals corruption in the art market at the highest levels.
Roses are the focus of many spring gardens and Jackie French shares her enjoyment of the simple faithful Iceberg.
Rock, jazz, theatre, circus and much more ... Melbourne to buzz with many and varied activities.
Dancer Liz Lea explains her fascination with Ahmed Kathrada - the South African activist who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest confidantes - and who is the subject of her new dance piece.
The work of five indigenous artists is brought together in an unusual juxtaposition of fine work at the ANU Drill Hall, says Sasha Grishin.
Rose Cahill, of the National Gallery of Australia, selects her favourite from the Arthur Boyd exhibition.
Organisers say professional bureaucratic niceties will not apply on the squash court.
Figures provided to a Senate Estimates hearing by workplace insurer Comcare show ACT government employees lodged claims at rates far above the private sector.
This year's budget started building a better military and altering six years of change.
Egypt's President has said he plans to pardon jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues after their appeal early next year, according to an Arabic news report.
The victim didn't show much sign of a struggle, and there were no signs that he was protecting himself, a forensic expert reports.
Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has taken a novel approach to attacking the Government's proposed data retention laws, appearing in an online satirical rap video
A reporters' umbrella group says the sentence is a "big relief" and that "any other outcome would have set a terrible precedent for media freedom in Indonesia".
A national news-chat show - based partly on The Project - looks likely to replace state editions of 7.30, Fairfax Media can reveal.
The system allows the public to see not only what percentage of public servants were at work on any given day, but also check whether an individual public servant was actually sitting at his or her desk.
A dog breeder has been allowed to continue running a puppy farm despite evidence that appears to show dire conditions inside the breeding centre in north-western NSW.
Young climate activists have been accused of comparing coal miners to paedophiles in a poster that has since been taken down from the internet after a social media backlash.
Australia's Muslim community is gearing up for its largest-ever open day
MORRIS LURIE, 1938-2014
The Australian Taxation Office says it has now cut over 500 jobs from its crucial auditing team as it tries to meet the federal government's budget cuts.
The rampage of a gunman through Canada's Parliament on Thursday, just two days after a hit-and-run that killed a soldier in Quebec, has presented Australian security agencies with chilling real-life examples of their "worst nightmare" – do-it-yourself jihadism.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Herald's editorial cartoonist.
Active wear has picked up its game and is becoming a lifestyle fashion choice as leggings become dual purpose. Jenna Clarke explains.
From award-winning film Whiplash to the high notes of Mike McLeish in Miracle City, we have your weekend covered.
The Australian War Memorial is reviewing security following the terrorist shooting of a soldier guarding a war memorial in Canada.
A study by the Australian National University (ANU) could lead to an overhaul of the tests used to assess whether older drivers are fit to drive.
Canberra's Jason Roses may have been evicted from the Big Brother house but he's still dancing.
On The Road with Tim Wheatley
A multi-state taskforce to investigate suspected ties between organised crime and union officials is to be established.
Fairfax Media has been nominated for 16 of the most prestigious awards in Australian journalism.
NSW stands to lose as much as $2.5 billion in investment in 10 approved wind farms that won't proceed if the federal government achieves its goal of slashing the renewable energy target, an industry group said.
Two housemaids and another man, Andreanus Ongo, the boyfriend of one of the maids, are in custody for the murder, which was alleged to have taken place in the kitchen of the luxury villa the couple shared.
Water samples tested in Sydney have returned readings within normal ranges, ruling out fish virus as the cause of fish deaths at Yerrabi Pond.
Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith's 20 medals and awards have been added to the memorial collection.
A Sydney father and daughter who were feared missing after a deadly snowstorm and avalanche in Nepal have phoned home to say they are safe and well.
A Victorian manufacturer has become the first employer to cut jobs after the Abbott government revealed its plans to slice the renewable energy target by as much as 40 per cent.
Indonesians have been warned that wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may wash-up on the country's coastline.
Graduate, chemist and artists' talents combine in an interesting installation at this year’s Dutch Design Week.
Australia's Defence Chief Mark Binskin says international forces may have to undertake a longer-term role training Iraqi forces beyond the immediate job of stopping the Islamic State.
It was television news that changed the world, forced wealthy Western audiences in their living rooms to confront pitiful, starving African children and drove Irish rocker Bob Geldof on a quest to end poverty.
When western governments consider actions beyond air strikes, military advice and humanitarian aid, the bar must be set very high indeed.
Gough Whitlam forgave Malcolm Fraser in later years. But did he forgive this newspaper reporter?
The great man rekindled hope for a generation that the Labor Party was electable.
Canberra's Speaker has advised that the broadcasting and publishing of images from the public gallery will be allowed.
John McCormack, the Irish tenor, has donated a million cigarettes to the Great War troops, Ian Warden writes.
Senior executives to be shown the door after a "Transition Process".
The controversy over the pay and conditions of Australia's 57,000 sailors, soldiers and Air Force personnel that has been raging for two weeks, continues.
All nine judges for the 100 Women of Influence awards voted Elizabeth Broderick not only winner of the Diversity category but also 2014's overall winner.
Judges recognise Elizabeth Broderick's dedication to ensuring women have the opportunity to more flexibly balance paid work and unpaid caring.
Jennifer and Glenda Lloyd form one of just 31 same-sex couples who married before the ACT law was found to be inconsistent with the Commonwealth Marriage Act and was thrown out.
Complex and potentially worsening problems across the world, from terrorism to disease outbreaks and economic challenges, dominated phone talks between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday.
The main challenger in elections for a troubled HSU branch has been barred from contesting the poll after the Federal Court ruled he was ineligible to stand
From a kibbutz to Sydney's party scene, Ronni Kahn had seen it all. But when she really reflected on what life was all about, she knew she needed to give back.
An Australian light aircraft flying from Darwin has been forced to land by two Sukhoi fighter jets because it was in Indonesian airspace without permission.
The Abbott government appears determined to destroy the emerging renewable energy sector to protect Australia's fossil fuel industry if its plans to lower the clean energy target are any guide, wind farm developers said.
Insight into Mark Moldre musician's private world.
A crypt-like gallery space for his large-scale canvas works will showcase Melbourne artist Rone for three weeks before the `dozers hit 109 Little Collins Street.
The NSW government's tough, drawn-out legal response to a damages claim brought by 15 victims of child sexual abuse felt like an attempt to "drag out our hurt", one victim has told the royal commission.
Thousands of Australians are being injured by mislabelled and poor quality products, with one-third of injury reports made to the consumer watchdog in the past year relating to cosmetics.
Landline telephones in up to 2700 homes and businesses in Ngunnawal and Amaroo will be disconnected from Thursday.
Deals and deeds town and around
Ocean temperatures are again warming in the Pacific, helping to drive global temperatures to new highs and also leaving conditions primed for an El Nino event to be declared in coming months.
Canberra's arts scene has much to offer over the next weeks. It seems there's something for everyone, Natasha Rudra outlines.
Press gallery veteran Laurie Oakes was at the Sunnybrook Hotel in Cabramatta the night Gough Whitlam won the 1972 election.
A Sydney teenager has emerged as a poster boy for the Islamic State, appearing in a chilling recruitment video threatening Tony Abbott and vowing the militant group will fight until it conquers the West.
The political guns fell silent on Tuesday as senior political figures from all sides united as one to mark the passing of former Labor prime minister Edward Gough Whitlam, who died in Sydney at the age of 98.
The watchdog that oversees Australia's spy agencies is investigating an incident in which a Special forces soldier is reported to have pulled a gun on an Australian Secret Intelligence Service officer during a drinking session in Afghanistan.
Gough and Margaret are the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt of Australia, says biographer Susan Mitchell.
It could have been the renaissance in black and white.
The childhood home of former prime minister Gough Whitlam, who died on Tuesday aged 98, could be demolished within days after a heritage overlay for the property was knocked back.
Australia's relations with the US were at breaking point under Gough Whitlam, excerpts from a yet-to-be released book have revealed.
Gough Whitlam was prime minister for a relatively short time, but the changes he made were long-lasting, a close aide says.
An Australian jihadist has appeared in an Islamic State video online threatening Tony Abbott and vowing to fight until the militant group has conquered the West.
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