Australia keeps up refugee release efforts
Australia has ensured the Thai government is well aware the release of a detained refugee is of great importance to the nation, the foreign minister says.
The Nationals are likely to run a candidate in the NSW electorate of Gilmore, which would see the seat become a four-way contest at the federal election.
In the wake of the death of exchange student Aiia Maasarwe, a Melbourne pizza shop has vowed to be a safe place late at night.
As the federal government and Labor launch their own reviews into the mass fish kill in NSW’s Menindee, the state government has confirmed a kill in the north.
Aussie Farms has refused to pull an online map of farmers’ details despite concerns it could spark a rash of vigilantes trespassing on farms.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says he won’t engage with Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s “bizarre Captain Cook fetish”.
Infrastructure Minister Michael McCormack will reveal the terms of reference for a national review of road safety governance.
Water and climate expert Rob Vertessy will conduct the federal government’s review of mass fish deaths in the NSW Darling River at Menindee.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has promised $800 million for the Rockhampton Ring Road if his party wins the next federal election.
A Liberal frontbencher believes its time to have a tough discussion about political working hours in the wake of Kelly O’Dwyer’s resignation for family reasons.
Retired veterinarian Craig Challen, who helped rescue 12 boys and their coach from a flooded Thai cave, is WA’s nominee for Australian of the Year.
A then-police officer who accessed and shared intimate photos of a woman he’d arrested is “no longer employed” by NSW Police.
Former champion indigenous AFL player Michael Long is among the nominees for the 2019 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Awards.
NSW wheelchair racer and disability advocate Kurt Fearnley will go up against other nominees from around the country on Friday for the Australian of the Year.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
A PIECE of Australian motoring history has been stolen from Castlemaine and been reported being driven through Rochester and headed for Echuca. The mint condition, all original, blue and white 1963 EJ Holden special was stolen from the side of the...