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Police step in as Tas abuse hearing ends
POLICE will investigate sexual abuse claims made at a royal commission against a former Hobart teacher who was thought to be dead.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:41:19 GMT)

Cheaper bills with Transgrid lease: govt
NSW Treasurer Andrew Constance says consumers will win from the proposed plan to lease Transgrid.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:40:23 GMT)

NSW budget now looking at 2014/15 surplus
NSW is now on track to record a surplus of $272 million this financial year, according to the government's half-yearly budget review released on Thursday.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:35:22 GMT)

Coroner to release bodies of siege victims
THE bodies of the hostages killed in this week's Sydney cafe siege will be handed over to their families on Thursday night.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:21:19 GMT)

Howard hits back at senator's gun law call
JOHN Howard says calls to loosen gun control laws in the wake of the Martin Place siege are the wrong response to the crime.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:13:24 GMT)

Hockey seeks views for 2015/16 budget
TREASURER Joe Hockey is seeking views from the Australian community to aid the government in putting together the 2015/16 budget.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:08:22 GMT)

Vic emergency fire warning downgraded
FIRE crews have stopped the spread of a grassfire in central Victoria.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:35:18 GMT)

'They've killed my beautiful boy'
THE father of Tori Johnson, who was killed in the Sydney siege, was so distraught at the news of his son's death that he could not speak.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:35:17 GMT)

Baird's WestConnex project takes a hit
A CONFLICT of interest in the planning of the WestConnex project has been discovered says the NSW auditor-general, dealing a blow to the transport plan.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:27:16 GMT)

Families pay tribute at Sydney shrine
RELATIVES of Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have visited a makeshift memorial in Martin Place, as authorities ask why the gunman was out on bail.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:21:22 GMT)

Aust chosen as regional JSF hub
THE US military has chosen Australia and Japan as Asia-Pacific centres for support and maintenance of JSF combat aircraft.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:15:17 GMT)

Defence scandal victims reveal trauma
A FORMER defence force contractor has fronted a Sydney court for sending sexually explicit emails in the Jedi Council scandal.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:48:17 GMT)

WA Greens, Labor lash toll road plan
LABOR MP Alannah MacTiernan says the Barnett government is allowing its federal counterparts to dictate transport funding priorities in WA.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:48:16 GMT)

Slipper's conviction should stand: lawyer
A CANBERRA judge has reserved his decision on former Speaker Peter Slipper's appeal against his conviction for misusing taxi vouchers.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:33:25 GMT)

Termites ruin iconic Vic archway
A PROMINENT archway which marks Bendigo's Chinese precinct will be torn down, after it was attacked by termites.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:23:15 GMT)

DPP bail bid against Eddie Obeid quashed
A NSW court has denied a bid to place bail restrictions on former NSW MP Eddie Obeid.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:14:21 GMT)

Food scrutinised after WA mine poisoning
FOOD security is being tightened at Gina Rinehart's Roy Hill mine after a worker bit into a piece of poisoned fruit.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:09:21 GMT)

Two people shot in Adelaide suburb
TWO men have been treated in Royal Adelaide Hospital for gunshot wounds to their legs in what police believe was a targeted attack.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:09:18 GMT)

SA abalone traffickers jailed
TWO South Australian fishermen caught with almost 20 times the legal daily catch limit of abalone have been jailed.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:09:16 GMT)

Mother and son jailed for NSW cop's death
TWO years after Inspector Bryson Anderson was fatally stabbed, his family, colleagues and friends have packed the Supreme Court for his killers' sentence.
(Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:45:16 GMT)

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