Labor hoping to take back Goulburn after 60 years
Chris Minns took his campaign to the country today. The Labor leader spruiked his policies in Goulburn. The ALP has a chance of winning back the seat after 60 years.
Rough final week of campaign for Perrottet
Both leaders are clocking up the kilometres trying to secure every vote. On Tuesday, Dominic Perrottet had fun with Labor's electric bus, almost running out of power. The premier's diesel-powered ...
Smugglers tried to fly light plane to Australia
A fifth man has appeared in a Queensland court charged over an international drug smuggling operation. The group was arrested after more than 15-million dollars’ worth of methamphetamine was seized...
Schools fight to stop kids vaping
Vaping among children is on the rise with some schools tackling the problem by installing CCTV outside bathrooms. The Federal Government says it's losing the battle with students as young as 12 yea...
NSW 'missing out' on coal royalties
A new report claims New South Wales is missing out on billions of dollars in mining royalties that could fund the transition from coal to renewable energy. Progressive thinks tank the Australia Ins...
Scientists sequence Beethoven’s DNA
A team of scientists has sequenced Beethoven’s DNA taken from tufts of his hair. The results reveal new insights into the health of the composer who was dogged by a series of medical conditions.
Third person charged over cocaine seizure
A third man has been charged over the importation of more than 300-kilograms of cocaine after allegedly being found hiding in a secret compartment under a home spa.
Man jailed for 25 years after horrific daylight attack
A county court judge says a sexual assault that occurred by a Melbourne creek was "every woman's worst nightmare", and believes the man responsible is "an extreme danger". A warning, this story con...
Premier deal to avoid corruption inquiry
Premier Daniel Andrews has avoided a potentially damaging parliamentary inquiry into claims Labor MPS undermined the anti-corruption watchdog by doing a last minute deal with the Greens.
Premier denies ambulance special treatment
Days until the NSW election, the Premier Dominic Perrottet has been quizzed over an ambulance call-out for this wife. The Premier denies he was asking for special treatment.
Labor 'confident' of winning state election
NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns says he's confident Labor will win enough votes to secure a majority at Saturday's election. Predictions suggest it won't win enough seats, meaning it may have to ...
Horror truck smash in Launceston
A 68-year-old truck driver has died, and two other people are seriously injured after a truck and car collided in Launceston. The truck continued and smashed into a house. It's believed the truck d...
Premier denies special treatment over ambulance callout
With three days until the New South Wales election the Premier Dominic Perrottet has been quizzed over an ambulance call-out for his wife. The premier denies he was asking for special treatment whe...
Liberal Party push to increase female members
The leadership of both major parties will continue to be "male, pale and stale", if they don't do more to address a lack of cultural diversity, according to South Australia's former Deputy Premier....
Man admits killing after Coronial immunity
In an extraordinary admission, a Rockhampton man has confessed to driving the car that hit and killed a 76-year-old man almost four years ago. But he won't be charged due to immunity granted by the...
Growing numbers of koalas hit by cars
A new report has found koala car strikes are on the rise in Sydney's West and South-West, with increased developments in the region to blame. Conservation groups say it could send their populations...
Angry locals hit out over mass fish kill
Officials dealing with the deaths of millions of fish in the state's far west have been probed about their response to the disaster. Residents gathered for a community meeting in Menindee, venting ...
Guilty verdict in high-profile tax fraud case
The fifth and final member of a group charged over one of Australia’s largest ever tax frauds has joined his co-defendants in being found guilty after a trial which began in Sydney nearly one year ...
Liberal MP to fight expulsion over Nazi rally
A Victorian Liberal MP is vowing to fight a move to expel her from the party over her involvement in a rally against transgender rights which was attended by Neo-Nazis.
How the Lismore floods could impact the election
The NSW town of Lismore is still recovering from devastating floods, last year and the impact of the natural disasters could be a deciding factor for voters in Saturday's state election.
NSW paramedics go on strike
Thousands of paramedics in NSW will took industrial action this morning - bucking Health Department orders to stay with patients in clogged hospital emergency departments.
Nationals propose easing of vaping rules
The Nationals are proposing an easing of rules around access to nicotine vapes for adults arguing it would help tackle the thriving black market.
Rental crisis set to hurt Liberals
Parramatta is one of the highest proportions of homes that are rented. Data shows the more renters in an electorate the higher the two-party preferred vote is for Labor.
Work underway to clear mass fish kill
Five days into an unprecedented fish kill in NSW's far western town of Menindee, residents are no closer to knowing when the clean-up will begin.
Charlie Teo secures controversial hospital deal
Blacktown in Sydney's west is set to undergo a major transformation after the local council has signed a multi-billion dollar deal to sell a large part of the CBD to developers.
Calls for Nazi salute to be outlawed
The Victorian government has opened the door to outlawing the Nazi salute after a gathering on the steps of parliament by a group of neo-Nazis. Last year the government banned the use of the Nazi s...
Final campaigning ahead of NSW election
In the final week of the NSW election campaign both the major party leaders are rallying hard in Western Sydney. The Liberal party is promising to help public transport users save money while Labor...
Emergency operation to clean up millions of dead fish
An emergency operations centre is being set-up at Menindee in NSW's far west to coordinate the clean up of the Darling River. Millions of fish have washed up dead in the past few days and residents...
Off-roaders damage aboriginal sites
Years after four wheel drives were banned in parts of Tasmania's north west significant Aboriginal heritage sites continue to be damaged by recreational drivers. Rangers say drone surveys prove the...