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Carlton AFL player charged with assault
CARLTON AFL player Simon White has been charged with assault over an incident with a fan in Melbourne's CBD.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:38:13 GMT)

NSW has mojo back, Baird tells business
PREMIER Mike Baird has told the Australian British Chamber of Commerce that NSW is back as a economic growth pace-setter.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:23:19 GMT)

Greens senator denied Curtin visit
GREENS senator Sarah Hanson-Young says a decision not to let her visit asylum seekers in detention is a political stunt.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:16:20 GMT)

We'd rather die, say Christmas Island kids
A SYDNEY pediatrician says she encountered hopelessness and utter sadness in children at the Christmas Island detention centre.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:10:17 GMT)

WA retrial aborted after juror research
THE manslaughter retrial for Ronald Leslie Pennington has been aborted after a WA juror's girlfriend researched the case.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:45 GMT)

Fremantle port stoush nearing resolution
THE MUA and marine terminal operator DP World are close to resolving their dispute at Fremantle port, agreeing to cease further action against each other.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:43 GMT)

Fighting hampers MH17 body retrieval again
NEGOTIATIONS to secure safe access for Australian and Dutch police are continuing and the 200-strong team will try again once arrangements are in place.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:40 GMT)

HSU boss complains of 'ambush' at inquiry
UNION whistleblower Kathy Jackson says new evidence to an inquiry showing a $50,000 payment from a union slush fund to her ex-husband is an ambush.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:36 GMT)

Vic bus crash claims another life
A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has died in a Victorian hospital six days after the bus he was in plunged off the Great Ocean Road.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:33 GMT)

Grandmother thought death threat 'silly'
THE grandmother of a man accused of murdering his partner in the NT said she never thought he'd fulfil his threats to kill her.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:28 GMT)

Crews killed by officer looking for cover
THE Sydney detective who fired the fatal shot at fellow officer Bill Crews has told a coronial inquiry he was shooting with one hand and seeking cover.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:47:28 GMT)

Woman's death in Perth's north suspicious
WA Police are treating the death of Perth woman Genevieve Elna Clark as a suspected homicide.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:45:26 GMT)

Predator targets Sydney's northern beaches
POLICE have warned residents of Sydney's northern beaches to be vigilant after a spate of assaults against women.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:45:23 GMT)

SA stepfather jailed for sex offences
A SOUTH Australian man has been jailed for sex offences against his stepdaughter, including exploiting her to make child pornography.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:37:26 GMT)

Qld tiger handler at risk of infections
AN Australia Zoo handler who was bitten by the Queensland tourist attraction's biggest tiger is being monitored for infections in hospital.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:29:20 GMT)

Blackouts hit Tas amid flood warnings
TASMANIANS are sandbagging their properties against floods and preparing for a night with no electricity.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:36:05 GMT)

Bomb squad disposes of WA explosives
BOMB squad officers have detonated old and unstable sticks of gelignite found in the backyard of a house in the WA goldmining town of Kalgoorlie.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:36:01 GMT)

How Uncle Eddie tried to 'do over' niece
NSW Labor luminaries have taken centre stage at a book launch about former disgraced ex-kingmaker Eddie Obeid.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:21:45 GMT)

WA coroner investigates prison death
THE WA Coroners Court is investigating if a man who died in prison should have been declared at risk after he complained of feeling depressed.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:17:15 GMT)

Huge offshore pier proposed for Vic port
VICTORIAN Labor could build a giant L-shaped pier south-west of Melbourne to become the city's second port.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:56:12 GMT)

Qld cannabis 'kingpin' walks free on bail
AN alleged underground Gold Coast marijuana trafficking ring boss has been granted bail after persuading a judge he will show up to court.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:33 GMT)

Govt rejects asylum children abuse claims
A GROUP of church leaders has denounced government policies on asylum seeker children as state-sanctioned abuse.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:32 GMT)

Police find alleged SA sex offender's body
SA police have found the body of a youth worker who failed to turn up for his child sexual exploitation trial.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:30 GMT)

NSW farmers protest at mining 'intimacy'
NSW farmers and landowners have complained about perceived "intimacy" between the state's planning department and the mining industry.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:25 GMT)

Govt moves to clamp down on piracy
AUSTRALIA'S online piracy epidemic is the target of proposed changes to the Copyright Act.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:22 GMT)

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