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Senior WA Muslim fined over firearm charge
WA'S Islamic Council president has been fined for failing to bolt a cabinet containing a licensed firearm to the floor.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:37 GMT)

Australian aircraft in Iraq support roles
AUSTRALIAN aircraft are operating over Iraq in non-combat roles in support of the US-led mission to defeat Islamic State.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:16:33 GMT)

Plea bargain flagged for SA murder accused
LAWYERS for a man charged with murder over a stabbing in Adelaide's north have requested another adjournment, four months after his plea was initially due.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:08:35 GMT)

Lawyers warn of sabotage threat at sea
GOVERNMENT lawyers argue it would have been too dangerous for authorities to have told 157 asylum seekers they were being returned to India.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:08:32 GMT)

WA killer sent to psychiatric hospital
A WOMAN who mowed down a WA caravan park manager has sworn at a judge who ordered that she spend one week in a psychiatric hospital before sentencing.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:00:35 GMT)

Quakers Hill families tell of heartbreak
THE families of 11 victims killed in the Quakers Hill Nursing Home blaze have told an inquest they are haunted by images of their dying loved ones.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:56:31 GMT)

Bishop defends Aust response to Ebola
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has defended the federal government's response to the Ebola outbreak.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:54:37 GMT)

Harvard-educated Colvin named new AFP boss
THE government has named Andrew Colvin as the new Australian Federal Police commissioner.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:47:36 GMT)

Australian aircraft in Iraq support roles
AUSTRALIAN aircraft are to start flying support operations over Iraq, the prime minister says.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:46:34 GMT)

Inmate appeals term for blinding officer
A NSW appeal court will reconsider the jail sentence imposed against Aboriginal man William Bugmy after his High Court win last year.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:46:33 GMT)

Westpac to cut jobs in WA and Qld
WESTPAC plans to axe 159 jobs in Queensland and 72 positions in Western Australia with the closure of two customer contact centres.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:43:29 GMT)

Police name man found dead on Gold Coast
QUEENSLAND police say Mark Emmanuel Spencer, 37, was found dead with head injuries by his housemate on the back porch of their home.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:28:41 GMT)

Vic MP should explain spending: premier
VICTORIAN Premier Denis Napthine says a Labor MP should cut short a trip to Bali to address allegations he misused $40,000 in union funds.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:28:40 GMT)

Thank you for smoking, senator says
CROSSBENCH Senator David Leyonhjelm has thanked Australian smokers for being so generous with their tax dollars and wants parliament to treat them better.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:03:33 GMT)

NSW bikie brawl injures innocent man
AN innocent man is in hospital with head injuries after separate gangs of bikies had a vicious fight in a western Sydney street.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:03:32 GMT)

Race hate charge over Vic house fire
A MAN accused of burning down a Melbourne home and leaving a threatening note has faced court on charges of arson and inciting racial hatred.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:01:35 GMT)

PUP inquiry warranted: CSG lobbyists
ANTI-COAL seam gas lobbyists hope a Senate inquiry into the Newman government will expose its close relationship with the industry.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:48:39 GMT)

ASIO gets tough new powers
THE domestic spy agency now has greater powers to combat terrorism - but not everyone is happy with the changes.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:37:38 GMT)

Impotence drugs linked to eye problems
ERECTILE dysfunction drugs could affect the vision of genetically susceptible users, a University of NSW study has found.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:30:35 GMT)

PM wishes the burqa was not worn
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott finds the burqa confronting, but says it's not up to the government to decide what people can and can't wear.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:29:31 GMT)

Farmer suicides focus of new study
UNIVERSITY researchers have launched a new study into the reasons behind the high rates of suicide among farmers in Qld and NSW.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:15:34 GMT)

Qld bikie gunman sentence adjourned
A MONGOLS bikie who opened fire in a busy Gold Coast shopping centre has had his sentencing adjourned after revealing he is bipolar.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:13:40 GMT)

No ABC decisions to be made just yet
THE ABC's board will not pursue service cutbacks for now but the cuts are coming, a former ABC presenter says.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:13:12 GMT)

Qld woman fights off attacker with mop
A WOMAN has used a mop to defend herself during an armed home invasion in Brisbane.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:13:10 GMT)

Tough new ASIO laws clear parliament
THE powers of the domestic spy agency will be substantially ramped up after legislation cleared parliament.
(Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:13:10 GMT)

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