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- Australian Open 2017: Red-hot Nick Kyrgios sends ominous warning in first round win
- Michael Chamberlain spent 36 years an ordinary man, then 36 in shadow of Uluru
- Australian Open 2017 Live: Nick Kyrgios begins title quest with big win
- Brisbane Baroque saga closes with creditors still out of pocket
- Woman dies in Logan Road accident with power pole in Brisbane's south
- Is this Perth's worst and cheekiest parking attempt?
- Jose Mourinho plays down touchline clash with Jurgen Klopp
- A-League to adopt Asian import quota rule
- Destanee Aiava loses in first round of 2017 Australian Open
- Exhausted firefighters forced to sleep on toilet floor at Canberra Airport
- 'There's nothing we can do': Little Annabelle's battle with deadly brain tumour
- Canberra weather: capital to experience five days above 35 degrees
- Nine fin facts about sharks in Victoria ... and some terrifying close encounters
- Big Bash League live: Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades
- Overloaded: Uber driver loses vehicle for cramming too many passengers into car
- Combustible cladding to be stripped off Lacrosse Docklands tower
- Australia v Pakistan ODI series: Marcus Stoinis to replace injured Mitch Marsh
- Ambulances told to avoid Nepean Hospital as emergency department reaches capacity
- Half of Australia's 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees to be settled by just one Sydney council
- ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr insists no need to declare free tickets to the AFL
- Builder fined after roof blows off Mandurah house
- Australian Open 2017 daily guide January 16: Schedule, weather, tickets and entertainment
- Australian Open 2017 daily guide January 17: Schedule, weather, tickets and entertainment
- Strong gains in miners push the ASX higher
- Fire sparks evacuation at Logan Hyperdome
- Australian Open 2017: A glimpse of the future via Ash Barty, Jaimee Fourlis and Destanee Aiava
- Queensland Rail's latest timetable to revert back to November 7 services
- Andy Murray gets a title at the Australian Open
- A coffee war is brewing in Perth, but is it all just froth for java junkies?
- Australian Open 2017: Another early exit from Melbourne for Simona Halep
- Melbourne weather: Total fire bans in place for Tuesday scorcher
- Adam Voges set to retire from international cricket with Prime Minister's XI swansong
- Allan Border believes Prime Minister's XI fixture must return to national selectors' radar
- Canberra HitFM breakfast duo Ryan and Tanya score Sydney weekend breakfast gig
- The CSO Shell Prom Picnic Concert at Government House featuring Guitar Trek
- Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking wins stage three of Women's Tour Down Under
- Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii has stood down from Club 82 leadership group
- Sydney sevens tickets selling fast as women in Vogue Australia spread
- Indonesia's police deny they are afraid to tackle hardline Islamic leader
- Cancer operation a success for Healesville Sanctuary's elderly eagle
- Deal set to keep Alcoa's troubled Portland plant operating
- Pound tumbles as traders brace for Theresa May's Brexit speech
- Japan kills whale in Australian sanctuary as hunters give Sea Shepherd the slip
- 'What are they good for?': Dog attack victims want vicious breeds gone
- Olympic Doughnuts shop at Footscray train station to close permanently
- Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams says sister Serena smarter when it comes to love
- Customers desert Tigerair as future of Bali flights remains uncertain
- Jeff Horn fight subject of meetings between government and organisers
- Australian Open 2017: How sleepover at the Hewitts' helped Alex De Minaur
- Muslim leader sacked over child marriage charge
- Australian Open 2017: New injury rule may favour 'lucky loser'
- Sydney Festival review: Home Country
- Police video captured Robert Xie destroying evidence in Lin family case
- AGL fails at industrial umpire over shortage of overtime workers at Loy Yang power plant
- Letting Alcoa's Portland smelter go under no longer a political option
- Innate Immunotherapeutics: The tiny Australian company popular among Donald Trump's friends
- Scrapped Australia Day Live concert to be replaced by ACT government's 'Australia Day in the Capital'
- Australian Open 2017: Bernard Tomic strolls into the second round
- Obama's black and white paradox
- Police probe teen crime network over eight armed robberies at jewellery stores
- Camping out sure ain't what it used to be
- Will US bank earnings boost the ASX?
- Akon Guode to be sentenced for murdering her children
- Fire threatens lives and homes near Brunswick, south of Perth
- Australian Open 2017: Some tennis fans not happy with new Melbourne Park entrance
- Heritage work begins at Queens Wharf ahead of construction
- IEA chief Fatih Birol eyes Donald Trump risk, says renewables critical in climate fight
- Sydney FC approaching history as club experiences widespread success
- Exhibition celebrates the life of David Bowie
- Malcolm Turnbull mulls cabinet secretary role as part of likely elevation of Arthur Sinodinos
- What Australia can learn from Finland's forested classrooms
- New Zealand produce Test record turnaround to beat Bangladesh
- Yoga: does it promote or prevent injury?
- The architecture firm cashing in on Burwood's property boom
- Luke Wright says Melbourne Stars won't be complacent in BBL match against Brisbane Heat
- Dachshund fashion draws kids and families to NGV
- It's a half-century for Canberra's ultimate maintenance man, Malcolm Buckley
- Shannon Noll continues Red Hot Summer tour after Crazy Horse strip club arrest
- Passengers stranded on Movie World ride
- Building Queensland Infrastructure Pipeline report recommends 20 projects
- 'Why did you have to leave us like this?' - three dead after toxic drug batch
- Canberra joins global Women's March after Trump inauguration
- Woolworths appoints Tesco veteran as supermarkets boss
- Why the Big Bash League should never become the biggest game in town
Knee injury? What knee injury. Nick Kyrgios has sent an ominous warning to the Australian Open field with a straight sets demolition of Portugal's Gastao Elias, allaying fears his campaign would be derailed by injury.
Michael Chamberlain lived half his life an ordinary man, the other half in the shadow of Uluru.
Follow our rolling coverage of day of the 2017 Australian Open from Melbourne Park.
The company behind the embattled Brisbane Baroque festival has been placed into voluntary liquidation bringing to an end a saga that has captivated the Australian arts landscape for months.
A woman has died after a car accident on Logan Road at Underwood.
"My first thought was 'you're kidding me'."
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho played down the touchline confrontation between him and Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp near the end of Sunday's English Premier League draw.
Asian players will be a compulsory feature of the A-League's foreign contingent from 2018-19, Football Federation Australia has confirmed.
The youngest player in the Australian Open main draw showed enough to suggest that a grand slam match win may not be too far distant.
Firefighters at Canberra Airport are sleeping on the floor in the women's toilet as they battle fatigue between 18 hour shifts.
The first sign something was wrong with little Annabelle Potts came at Christmas when she began bumping into walls and stumbling as she walked.
Canberrans have already sweated through more hot days than usual - and this week is expected to be just as warm.
Questions about sharks in Victoria that you probably have wondered about at some point, but never found the answers to.
It'll be all over for the losers as the Strikers host the Renegades.
An Uber driver has lost his wheels for having too many people in his car, police say.
Combustible cladding plastered across a Docklands high-rise will be stripped from the building after it was found the imported material posed a "significant and unacceptable" risk to hundreds of residents.
Mitchell Marsh's injury setback could yet inadvertently help him enjoy greater preparation for next month's Test tour of India.
Ambulances were forced to bypass a major hospital in Sydney's west on Monday morning after Nepean Hospital's emergency department reached capacity, paramedics and hospital staff say.
Fairfield City Council, which welcomed 3000 humanitarian arrivals last year, has been told to expect the same again.
Former Cricket ACT chairman Ian†McNamee†says sporting events are†"where the deals get done".
Parts of the roof were later found in a neighbour's yard.
All you need to know for the Australian Open 2017.
All you need to know for the Australian Open 2017.
A burst of enthusiasm for iron ore futures helped mining stocks lift the ASX into the black on Monday.
Customers at a Logan shopping centre have been evacuated after a fire broke out at Kmart on Monday afternoon.
With a combined ranking of 637th and an average age of 18.5 years, maiden Melbourne Park match wins by Ash Barty and Jaimee Fourlis gave Australia an encouraging glimpse into the †future of the local women's game. It is, despite debutante Destanee Aiava's ambitions having fallen slightly short on the opening day, an unexpectedly sunny view.
Commuters are set for a small nugget of good news, with the Queensland Rail train timetable for next week being confirmed.
Game, set and match, Sir Andy Murray.
There is a coffee war brewing in Perth
For Simona Halep, Australia is not quite the destination is used to be. The Romanian world No.4 crashed out at Melbourne Park in the opening round for the second straight year.
Much of the grassland across Victoria is now 100 per cent cured, putting firefighters on edge ahead of Tuesday's forecast scorcher.
Adam Voges is set to retire from international cricket after he captains the PM's XI against Sri Lanka next month.
Allan Border wants to see the PM's XI fixture played earlier in the summer and returned to its one day format.
They've only been here 12 months and now it looks like local breakfast duo Ryan and Tanya are being groomed for the big smoke.
Guitar Trek is celebrating its 30th anniversary performing with the CSO at this year's Proms.
Canberra cyclist salutes to claim stage three of Women's Tour Down Under.
Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Josh Papalii is remorseful for a "horrible choice".
As Olympic champion Pearls claim a first of a different kind, time is running out to catch the women and men in action together after a raid on tickets for day two of the Sydney Sevens next month.†
As the number of reports against him grows, police insist that "the state cannot be pressured" in its dealings with firebrand cleric Habib Rizieq.
Specialists hope that Healesville Sanctuary's oldest animal will make a full recovery following surgery to remove a cancerous growth.
Alcoa's Portland's aluminium smelter has all but struck a generous new electricity supply deal with AGL, ensuring the troubled plant is likely to stay open.
Seen and heard at the 2017 Australian Open
Sterling took a tumble on Monday as fears of a hard Brexit rose ahead of a speech by the British Prime Minister.
Japan was caught killing a whale deep inside Antarctic waters declared by Australia to be a protected whale sanctuary.
The victims of vicious dog attacks are banding together in an attempt to get the ACT government to take action against dangerous breeds.
After four decades serving hot jam doughnuts outside a suburban train station, Footscray's much-loved Olympic Doughnuts is shutting up shop.
Your daily serve of celebrity news, fashion and gossip from the Australian Open.
Since the interruption, customers have taken to the Tigerair Facebook page to request refunds for flights scheduled as late as July.
Queensland is in the fight for the fight, with government representatives set to chat up the organisers of the Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn bout on Tuesday.
Seventeen-year-old Alex De Minaur has revealed a two-week sleep over at the Hewitt residence as the secret to his shock Australian Open victory on the opening day of the grand slam.
An imam charged with performing the forced marriage of a child has been dumped from his suburban Melbourne mosque.
A new rule, designed to tackle the issue of players retiring early in matches due to pre-existing injuries could be adopted by the Australian Open as early as next year.
A multi-storey car park becomes a stage in this grand-scale new work from Urban Theatre Projects
Robert Xie keeps staring at the shoe box. On his desk is the very thing that might link him to the Lin family murders.
A bid to by energy company AGL to force workers at its Gippsland power plant to work overtime to ensure the site can operate fully has been dismissed by the industrial umpire, as the relationship between the company and the union further deteriorates.
Six years ago the Brumby Government warned that Alcoa would not†be getting any more public money when a long-standing contract supplying cheap power to the company's Portland smelter†ended in 2016.
A small Australian pharmaceutical company is raising eyebrows in Washington DC and with the US media after it was linked to powerful players in Donald Trump's inner-circle.
Ten days out from Australia Day, the ACT government has announced it will stage its own concert following the cancellation of the annual national event in August.
Bernard Tomic has responded to the queries over his Australian Open preparation with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 thrashing of Thomaz Bellucci that counts as the most emphatic, in a scoreboard sense, of his 65-match grand slam career.
Why would an Australian be driven to rage by an American president?
A police taskforce is investigating if a†network of teenage†criminals is behind eight terrifying armed robberies at Melbourne jewellery stores in the past few months.
As former prime minister Paul Keating once memorably quipped, if you're not living in Sydney, you're camping out.
There won't be a great divergence between US banks and Australian banks.
Lake Gladman is usually a tranquil place, but on this day it became a frantic scene of chaos.
A fire is bearing down on homes near Brunswick south of Perth.
Th new look Australian Open has caused some angst among tennis fans†spilling into Melbourne Park for the first day of the tournament.
Behind the hoardings that have gone up around George Street, preliminary work on Brisbane's $3 billion Queens Wharf casino, entertainment and hotel complex has already started.
Head of international energy body says policies are important, but the economic facts "are stubborn".
Sydney FC are on the verge of becoming the first club to finish first in the A-League, W-League and National Youth League in the same season.
A new exhibition in Sydney showcases a range of exciting and provocative portraits of the legendary British musician, David Bowie.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could wait until Wednesday to reveal the shape of his rejigged cabinet as he weighs up whether to return the post of cabinet secretary to an unelected member of the government.
A master teacher tells William Doyle how Finland tops the world in primary school teaching.
Never had a team conceded as many as 595 runs in the first innings and won a cricket Test.
Six years ago, I finished my 500 hour teacher training†and was unleashed on an unsuspecting public. I†did not feel particularly equipped to be.
In the next couple of years, the results of over half a billion worth of apartment development will emerge over the skyline at just one inner west suburb.
Melbourne Stars veteran Luke Wright insists complacency won't be an issue in Tuesday night's top-of-the-table clash against a weakened Brisbane Heat.
Some artists have women or men for muses. David Hockney and Viktor & Rolf have sausage dogs.
Malcolm Buckley joined the Commonwealth Department of Works when Tuggeranong didn't even exist.
Shannon Noll's upcoming tour dates will go ahead, despite his arrest for an alleged assault outside an Adelaide strip club at the weekend.
Passengers were left stranded on a ride at Movie World on Monday, just days after patrons were rescued from one of the theme park's roller-coasters.
A new correctional facility, school and performing arts venue are among the projects the Palaszczuk government has been asked to consider by Building Queensland.
He was young, confident†and handsome, with†more than a passing resemblance to New Zealand rugby and boxing†star Sonny Bill Williams.†
Canberra women will join a coordinated global demonstration for women's rights in response to the inauguration of President elect Donald Trump.
Claire Peters, currently chief operating officer of Tesco Thailand, will report to chief executive Brad Banducci after taking reins in July.
The Big Bash League has been a tearaway success. But Cricket Australia must not lose sight of which form of the game is most important.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Michael Chamberlain spent 36 years an ordinary man, then 36 in shadow of Uluru
- Motorists suffer the single biggest weekly jump in petrol prices in two years
- Mother posts video of son on Facebook to send message about pool fences
- Tigerair: chaos and confusion replaces holiday bloom for Bali travellers
- Early skirmishes point to a war over renewable energy lasting well into 2017
- Tigerair temporarily suspends sales of flights to Bali
- Blue Monday formula fake but it's true that millennials dread going back to work
- Huge haul of fake car parts bound for Australia seized in Middle East
- Premier Daniel Andrews in emergency talks over Alcoa
- Explainer: What election candidates can and can't say on social media
- Snow worries: Mates' early birthday gift helps Australian escape avalanche
- Tigerair forced to cancel all flights to and from Bali
- Shane Warne shuts charity to avoid potential deregistration
- VCE assessors: The secret weapons helping schools achieve top results
- Pensioners get first reduced payments amid anger over politicians' entitlements
- Why that porn site you looked at might be nasty in divorce
- ABS retail data shows hardware performed strongly while electronics struggled pre-Christmas
- Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton speaks on death of ex-husband, Michael Chamberlain
- Michael Chamberlain dies from complications of leukaemia
- Divorce declining and marriages 'more successful' as Australians marry later in life
- Prenuptial agreements offer glimpse into secret lives of couples
- Victorian road toll climbs to four after Benalla and Scarsdale fatalities
- The summer I ... kept myself nice (ish)
- Forecast oversupply of doctors to hit this year amid calls to halt imports
- All Leisure Group collapse: Retired couple lose $37,000 after cruise company goes bust
- Petrol price rises tipped: ACCC urges motorists to fill up tanks now
- Australians warned not to use air loungers in water after near drownings
- Defence Minister Marise Payne denies Australia 'recruits' Indonesian soldiers as spies
- Australia notches fourth-warmest year amid frequent extreme events: weather bureau
- Red-bellied black snake gets the ride of its life
- Population growth drives us crazy as the prospect of 'peak car' recedes
- 'Morally bankrupt': Government stalls funding for life-saving cystic fibrosis drug for children
- Caged eggs sales continue to slide: Australian Egg Corporation annual report
- Tis the season for regifting
- Thousands of injured workers to lose compensation benefits this year
- Canberra private school fees increase in 2017
- Disgruntled Qantas passengers spend New Year's Eve in the sky, dozens more still stranded in Dubai
- Caesareans, diabetes on the rise for new NSW mothers
- Dune dreams: Peter O'Toole's cinematic marvel collides with butt-aching reality
- Engineers imported from overseas as Australians struggle to find jobs
- Qantas passengers bound for Sydney stranded in Dubai on New Year's Eve
- New Year's Eve revellers warned about Uber price surge
- Fears for Australian man and daughter who sailed away during 'custody dispute'
- The summer I spent New Year's Eve in detox
- East coast low and record heat: It's 2016, a year of weather extremes for Sydney
- Don't forget your pets on New Year's Eve
- Tennis crisis over $200 million Seven deal
- It's not just cricket: McGrath Foundation changes logo to broaden appeal
- US psychologist Elizabeth Loftus explores the myths of memory
- January 1 price rises and benefit cuts: what you need to know
- Sydney cocaine ring bust largest in Australian history
- Out of the wreckage, a school bullying victim's life rebuilt
- Almost half of drowning deaths linked to drinking, new research finds
- Tourist found after car washed away at flooded Hugh River, near Alice Springs
- Over-50s can adapt to new jobs and technology: research
- 'Don't wait treating me': Manus detainee Faysal Ahmed's final, desperate plea for help
- Sydney weather: Sizzling end to city's hottest year on record
- Large fur seal climbs on car, smashes windscreen in Launceston adventure
- Sydney to Hobart 2016: bluebird day makes for spectacular start
- Queensland boy critical after hit by alleged drink driver: police
- Asylum seeker dies from injuries after fall and seizure on Manus Island
- The Christmas holiday effect - more fatal heart attacks
- Second Abbas brother in court over Christmas terror raids
- How to handle office relationships in case they go wrong
- Syrian Christians call Australia home after generations of diaspora
- Camp Gallipoli stripped of charity status following ACNC investigation
- Lucas Heights security boss Anthony Haddad charged over 'official secrets', gun
- Photos of the week: December 24, 2016
- Melbourne terror raids: near misses and tragic resolutions
- Man severely burned by explosion outside the Australian Christian Lobby office walked five kilometres
- Sydney weather: Tropical conditions may take a big detour south
- Should Australian whistleblowers earn multimillion-dollar bounties?
- It's 'personal': TURC cops sued over CFMEU arrest
- Turnbull government confirms Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are rising
- Deadly 'fantasy' drug hidden in eyelash glue remover containers
- Australians' phone and email records could be used in civil lawsuits
- Australian Christian Lobby office car explosion not politically motivated: police
- Van drove into Australian Christian Lobby's Canberra headquarters and 'exploded'
- Paid domestic violence leave would have 'modest' impact on the economy
- Plain English Foundation announces worst word of 2016
- Dairy boss Antonio Esposito fails to show at meeting with farmers owed millions
- Ban slapped on decorative alcohol-fuelled burners after more than 100 injuries
- The 24km stretch of Sydney road that is the most dangerous in Australia
- Google found not to have defamed man over online images
- Sydney weather: Heating up with a storm chance as Christmas outlook brightens
- Best of the world: December 20, 2016
- Guilty working mum? Relax. Your kids will be fine
- Malcolm Turnbull disappoints crowd at Australian Republican Movement birthday
- Most Australians still prefer shopping in a store instead of online: survey
- VCE 2016: Scholarship for orphaned refugee whose story broke readers' hearts
- Petitions and change.org show what Australians cared about most in 2016
- Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal considers World War II POW award
- 'Tennis ball bounce': Record low bird numbers highlight water system woes
- Wuthathi return to Dreaming as white sands of Shelburne Bay given back
- Hope for young mum who lost three kids but turned life around to get them back
- VCE 2016: The secret to sibling success
- Australian Lawyers Alliance challenges sex abuse royal commission on proposed bills
- Sydney Weather: Chance of showers could dampen Christmas Day
- Year 12 results: Canberra Grammar School drops 45 places in HSC rankings
Michael Chamberlain lived half his life an ordinary man, the other half in the shadow of Uluru.
Petrol prices are on the up and up, and the OPEC deal is going to further fuel this trend.
NSW fair trading requires fences around pools to be at least 2.1 metres tall. Wendy Atkinson's 2-year-old son scaled an even higher pool fence in 21 seconds, unassisted and with ease.
Jason Maiolo was meant to be in Melbourne on Monday to start a new job.
A political divide is forming over renewable energy's future in Australia.
Tigerair has temporarily suspended sales of flights to Bali after the Indonesian government unexpectedly cancelled an agreement with the airline.
The feeling is more intense the younger you are.
A huge haul of counterfeit car parts have been seized in the UAE, with car manufacturers warning they were probably headed to Australia.
Premier Daniel Andrews weighs in over Alcoa stalemate
A need to be heard
An Australian man has survived an avalanche in Canada thanks to an early surprise gift by his friends.
The travel plans of hundreds of Australian holidaymakers are uncertain with Tigerair cancelling all flights in and out of Bali.
Shane Warne has avoided having his signature charity stripped of its registration by the state government regulator by agreeing to instead shut down the financially troubled foundation.
They are the secret weapons helping schools achieve impressive VCE results.
Almost 330,000 pensioners will receive their first reduced payments in coming days, as anger continues to grow over the politicians' entitlements scandal, and the government's ham-fisted Centrelink clawback.
Close your eyes for a moment and make a mental list. The porn sites you guiltily visit when your partner is away. The emails between you and the work colleague you like to flirt with, all quickly deleted the second they are sent or received. The long-forgotten Ashley Madison membership you anonymously signed up for after a massive argument, but quickly cancelled when things calmed down.
Hardware performed strongly in the lead-up to Christmas, attracting lots of shoppers, but electrical and recreational goods struggled.
Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, who was wrongly convicted in the death of her nine-week-old baby Azaria in 1980, has broken her silence on the death of the baby's father, Michael Chamberlain.
Michael Chamberlain, who fought a long and bitter battle for justice after his baby daughter was snatched by a dingo at Uluru in 1980, has died.
It happens around the age of 30 to almost half of Australians. That moment when, for the first time in their lives, the unmarried are no longer the majority of people their age.
Terms about weight loss, fines for being unfaithful, a man surprised with a contract the day before wedding - prenuptial agreements offer a glimpse into the secret life of couples.
Victoria's road toll in the new year has already climbed higher than the same time last year after an 80-year-old man died in the state's north-east on Saturday morning.
I arrived in Melbourne encumbered.It was not supposed to be that way.
An oversupply of doctors is expected to emerge in Australia this year prompting the federal department of health to call for the importation of overseas medicos to stop.
Voyage of a lifetime turns into nightmare for retired NSW couple and more than 500 other Australians.
The federal consumer watchdog is urging motorists to shop around and grab the cheapest petrol they see, with prices expected to jump in coming days.
Hollie was floating in one of the increasingly popular air loungers, when the fabric ripped and she was swallowed by the pool.
Defence Minister Marise Payne has denied Australia has recruited Indonesian military officers as spies or agents of influence.
Australia posted its fourth-hottest year in 2016, driven by record sea-surface temperatures around the nation, in a period marked by frequent extreme events, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
On Tuesday afternoon a South Australian driver discovered a red-bellied black snake in her bonnet as she drove a long the highway at 100km per hour.
Australia's rapid rate of population growth is the only thing that has stopped the country from reaching 'peak car', the point at which traffic volumes on the roads begin to fall, a new report suggests.
Little Anna dances around her room, stealing hearts with playful pouts that break into cheeky grins.
See the rate at which consumers are switching from caged eggs to free range.
Tez from Liverpool has been selling unwanted gifts online since 2011, but only after they've received a dose of gratitude.
Christine Guzara is among thousands of injured workers who will be cut off the NSW workers compensation scheme this year despite it posting a record $1.4 billion surplus.
Fee increases will see full Year 12 tuition cost more than $22,000 at the ACT's top-price school.
Disgruntled Qantas passengers who were stuck in transit in Dubai on New Year's Eve have finally landed in Sydney, after spending the first bit of 2017 in the sky.
More women in NSW are being diagnosed with diabetes during pregnancy and more are having births induced or delivered by caesarean, new figures show.
It was the camel meat that did it. Festering inside a dusty hessian bag and passed from one desert guide to another, it hung briefly in the air like a harbinger of doom.
When Kenan Toker enrolled to study electrical engineering he thought it was a growth industry with plenty of job opportunities. He was badly disappointed.
Hundreds of frustrated Qantas passengers will be ringing in 2017 stuck in transit in Dubai but not the airline's boss Alan Joyce.
New Year's Eve revellers warned about Uber price surge.
An extensive search is underway in New Zealand for an Australian man who left the country in a catamaran with his six-year-old daughter while reportedly in the middle of a custody dispute with the girl's mother.
I think of my fellow patients' life stories – the sexual abuse, the beatings, the dead children, the loss or lack of love. Not one hadn't gone through some kind of trauma or mental illness. I shake my head at the people who want to cut off our welfare. Sterilise us. Shoot us.
This year was Sydney's hottest year even without massive heatwaves but a monster mid-year storm provided the wildest weather.
Landmarks across Australia are set to explode in pyrotechnic displays of light, sound and colour but not everybody is going to enjoy the show.
Tennis Australia is facing a new crisis amid claims a potential conflict of interest could have influenced the decision to sell the television rights for the Australian Open to Seven West Media in a private deal worth around $200 million.
As Sydney gears up for the 9th annual Pink Test to raise money for the Glenn McGrath Foundation, the widely respected breast cancer charity is phasing cricket out of its image - or at least, its logo.
An international authority on false memories says our minds can be easily manipulated, creating convincing recollections of events that never occurred.
They say life can change in an instant. Never is that more true than when the clock strikes midnight on December 31.
The gang behind the largest cocaine bust in Australian history have been described by police as a "robust, resilient and determined syndicate".
More than a decade on, Tom Tehan wants to tell his story. It's a story about the car crash that can follow school bullying - and how one man emerged from the wreckage to rebuild his life.
APOLOGY The article "It's 'personal': TURC cops sued over CFMEU arrest" (December 22) referred to civil proceedings brought by CFMEU official Johnny Lomax against three AFP officers attached to the Trade Union Royal Commission. The Sydney Morning Herald did not intend to suggest that John Nikolic of the Master Builders Association colluded with the police officers in bringing charges against Mr Lomax. If any reader interpreted the article in that way, the Sydney Morning Herald withdraws that meaning and apologises to Mr Nikolic for any embarrassment caused.
More than 40 per cent of the 770 people who have drowned in Australia's inland waterways in the past 10 years had been drinking.
A tourist who went missing after a car washed off a causeway at the flooded Hugh River near Alice Springs has been found, Northern Territory police said.
Julie Misson, 55, is getting ready to start a new business in the new year developing healthcare apps.
Nine days before he died, a young Sudanese refugee's exasperation at what he saw as the inaction of the health providers at the Manus Island detention centre reached breaking point.
A scorching end to 2016 will ensure Sydney registers its hottest year in more than a century-and-a-half of records.
A large seal has been captured by wildlife authorities after it wandered up a suburban street and climbed on a car, smashing the windscreen and denting the roof.
Sydney was gifted one of the most exhilarating starts to the 72nd Sydney to Hobart, as spectators flocked to the harbour foreshore on a glorious Boxing Day.
A nine-year-old boy was critically injured after being hit by an alleged drink driver in Queensland's south-east.
A 27-year-old asylum seeker has died from injuries suffered after a fall and seizure at the Manus Island Processing Centre.
The Christmas holiday period has long been linked to an increase in heart attacks – but can festive indulging and annoying relatives really cause people to drop dead?
One of the young Melbourne men charged with terrorism offences following Friday's dramatic Christmas raids has been remanded in custody until April.
Almost one in two people end up in a sexual relationship with their workmates, but it may not be the best thing for your career, HR professionals warn.
Aster Khaieo's Christmas wish is to "never leave Australia".
Camp Gallipoli wasn't actually a charity or not-for-profit – it was a business that used the Anzac name, run by an ex-bankrupt executive.
EXCLUSIVE: A security consultant who held a "top secret" government clearance inside Australia's only nuclear facility has been arrested and charged with the illegal possession of "official secrets" and an unauthorised weapon.
A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
Australia has been the target of at least 15 planned terror attacks, including public beheadings, over the past two years.
Emergency medicine expert says such instances are not uncommon.
Holidaymakers may want to keep a eye on rain radars as well as the mercury over the coming week.
A number of cases have shown career oblivion often follows corporate whistleblowing.
Cop's pursuit of CFMEU was "personal", courts documents allege.
The government has confirmed Australia's greenhouse gas emissions are rising, and projected that it will not get near its 2030 climate target under current policies.
Criminals are concealing a drug known as "coma in a bottle" inside beauty products imported from China.
Australians could have their private phone and email records used against them in civil litigation cases, with the federal government considering relaxing data retention laws.
ACT police have confirmed the van that crashed into the Australian Christian Lobby offices on Wednesday night was detonated by the driver.
The Australian Christian Lobby says a 'car bomb' rammed and 'exploded' at its headquarters in Canberra.
Paid domestic violence leave would fail to disrupt the economy at a cost of $80 million to $120 million per year if extended nationally to the entire workforce, new analysis has found.
What were our worst words of 2016?
Flamboyant dairy broker Antonio Esposito did not face farmers at a meeting in Melbourne on Wednesday which was set to decide the fate of his debt-ridden company.
If you're using a decorative alcohol-fuelled burner to live up the atmosphere this Christmas, throw it out or return it for a refund.
A 24-kilometre stretch of Sydney's M4 - the site of 788 crashes causing serious injuries and six deaths from 2010 to 2014 - is Australia's most treacherous highway.
A man who won $425,000 as a result of defamation cases against Google and Yahoo after searches brought up his photo among images of gangland figures has lost his bid for a second bite of the pie.
Sydneysiders will have to wait until the evening before relief from the heat arrives with a burst.
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Going back to work early is not going harm your child's development. In fact maternal employment may even be beneficial to poorer families.
There was an air of palpable disappointment among the 300-odd guests who paid $150 a head to hear the Prime Minister speak on the future of an Australian republic on Saturday night.
Most Australians still prefer shopping in stores instead of online, according to a new survey.
Three months ago, Tala Afshak* was labouring through VCE without parents, a visa, or a faint hope that she would be able to afford university fees.
In a world where governments and large organisations tend to hold all the power, the digital revolution has produced Change.org, a site for the everyday person to start a petition about an issue they care about.
Twenty-eight men killed while escaping Japanese internment or executed after recapture in World War II have been considered for a posthumous honour.
The number of waterbirds across eastern Australia's wetlands hit another record low this year.
Latest triumph for Indigenous groups on Cape York Peninsula adds to the number of jointly managed parks spread over 2 million hectares in the area.
She thought no one was looking. It was the middle of the day in a busy supermarket and she reached over the counter. She was 28 years old, seven months pregnant - and off her face.
It's not easy being the youngest in a line of siblings boasting 90 plus ATARs.
Innocent people could end up in jail under a proposed legal reform, with the Australian Lawyers Alliance describing it as "dangerous".
Sydney could be celebrating a wet Christmas this year, with a chance of showers across the city.
A Canberra Grammar student has topped the state in HSC German
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