Sydney Morning Herald - National

    Watchdog alleges Perth man used clients' money for debts, ex-cons, BMW


    “At both the meetings [Mr Goldenberg] appeared to be nervous and was sweating a lot,” read notes from interviews with a Perth...

    “At both the meetings [Mr Goldenberg] appeared to be nervous and was sweating a lot,” read notes from interviews with a Perth victim.

    Man stabbed to death in far north Queensland


    Police could not say how the man and another stabbing victim made it to the ambulance station, which is now a crime...

    Police could not say how the man and another stabbing victim made it to the ambulance station, which is now a crime scene.

    Canberra mums leave hospital sooner than most after giving birth


    It comes amid concerns aired by Canberra midwives that capacity issues have seen women discharged too early due to lack of...

    It comes amid concerns aired by Canberra midwives that capacity issues have seen women discharged too early due to lack of beds.

    One person's ceiling is an Airbnb floor


    The owners in an apartment building should be able to set the rules for individuals wanting to let out a...

    The owners in an apartment building should be able to set the rules for individuals wanting to let out a property.

    Target and superquiz, Thursday, May 24


    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and...

    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

    Closed minds on constitutional reforms


    The most significant difference between the referendum era and the present-day ice-age of non-reform is the standing of parliamentarians in the...

    The most significant difference between the referendum era and the present-day ice-age of non-reform is the standing of parliamentarians in the community.

    Suburban revolt against medium density code spreads across Sydney


    Some councils have been accused of not understanding their own planning rules as the stoush continues over new medium density...

    Some councils have been accused of not understanding their own planning rules as the stoush continues over new medium density rules.

    In the Herald: May 24, 1934


    Miss Jean Batten, the 24-year-old New Zealand airwoman, who left England on May 8 in her Gypsy moth plane on a solo flight to Australia, has reached Darwin creating a new record for a woman's solo...

    Miss Jean Batten, the 24-year-old New Zealand airwoman, who left England on May 8 in her Gypsy moth plane on a solo flight to Australia, has reached Darwin creating a new record for a woman's solo flight.

    Airbnb or home sharing is simply short-term letting


    The expression "home sharing" when used by supporters of Airbnb is about as misleading and deceptive as "doublespeak" in the novel...

    The expression "home sharing" when used by supporters of Airbnb is about as misleading and deceptive as "doublespeak" in the novel 1984.

    RSPCA 'disturbed' by plan to get rid of Canberra's feral peacocks


    The RSPCA ACT has slammed a new government proposal to stop Canberra's feral peacock invasion as community opposition to the plan...

    The RSPCA ACT has slammed a new government proposal to stop Canberra's feral peacock invasion as community opposition to the plan grows.

    Brisbane school under fire after shave order results in boy cutting himself


    The boy suffered cuts after a teacher handed him a razor, and his father is angry he did not get to share a special father-son moment with his...

    The boy suffered cuts after a teacher handed him a razor, and his father is angry he did not get to share a special father-son moment with his child.

    On Brisbane streets, black is the new orange


    New black cabs to begin on Brisbane streets as Yellow cabs joins a nationwide fleet of cabs in every capital...

    New black cabs to begin on Brisbane streets as Yellow cabs joins a nationwide fleet of cabs in every capital city.

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    Bringing scammers...

    Bringing scammers together.

    Hitman who killed 'The Munster' to be charged with murdering accomplice


    The gunman jailed for his role in killing underworld figure Graham Kinniburgh is set to be charged with murdering the man who pulled the...

    The gunman jailed for his role in killing underworld figure Graham Kinniburgh is set to be charged with murdering the man who pulled the trigger.

    'Something needs to be done about this': Inspired student's award-winning robot


    Building an autonomous robotic window cleaner for high-rise buildings while he was doing his HSC has won Oliver Nicholls a global science and engineering...

    Building an autonomous robotic window cleaner for high-rise buildings while he was doing his HSC has won Oliver Nicholls a global science and engineering award.

    Ipswich pleads its case to keep its council


    Ipswich City Council today pleads with Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to allow them to...

    Ipswich City Council today pleads with Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to allow them to remain.

    Man accused of faking cancer, defrauding employer of nearly $430,000


    Tony Petrovski also took 25 days sick leave after claiming to have cancer, and allegedly accepted a cash payment from his employer to help with...

    Tony Petrovski also took 25 days sick leave after claiming to have cancer, and allegedly accepted a cash payment from his employer to help with treatment.

    The scam Western Australians fell for the most in 2017


    The Targeting Scams report was released on Wednesday morning and provided an insight into scam activity in Australia throughout...

    The Targeting Scams report was released on Wednesday morning and provided an insight into scam activity in Australia throughout 2017.

    Teenager in custody after Caboolture house fire


    Fire crews found the house "well-involved" when they arrived and police said a 16-year-old boy was assisting with...

    Fire crews found the house "well-involved" when they arrived and police said a 16-year-old boy was assisting with inquiries.

    Brisbane alley rapists jailed for eight years


    Two men who viciously raped a drunken medical student in a dark Brisbane alley have been sentenced to at least four years and three months...

    Two men who viciously raped a drunken medical student in a dark Brisbane alley have been sentenced to at least four years and three months jail.

    Curry chef found guilty of murdering 'obnoxious' customer


    Nepalese man Hari Prasad Dhakal guilty of fatally stabbing Pakistani-born IT worker Abdullah Siddiqi, 38, in...

    Nepalese man Hari Prasad Dhakal guilty of fatally stabbing Pakistani-born IT worker Abdullah Siddiqi, 38, in Ballarat.

    Mortgage broker punched, spat on sex worker, court hears


    A Sydney mortgage broker allegedly paid for the $200 ‘platinum service’ at a brothel then punched the sex worker who believed he wasn’t wearing a...

    A Sydney mortgage broker allegedly paid for the $200 ‘platinum service’ at a brothel then punched the sex worker who believed he wasn’t wearing a condom.

    'Our mother had a second chance at life which was passed by'


    The children of slain Rye woman Joy Rowley say they hope lessons from police failures in their mother's case will drive change to prevent domestic...

    The children of slain Rye woman Joy Rowley say they hope lessons from police failures in their mother's case will drive change to prevent domestic violence,

    Perth subbies, creditors owed $2.4 million from collapsed builder


    Subiaco-based building contractor ArchiApps was placed into liquidation last week, joining the growing list of builders in WA to go bust in recent...

    Subiaco-based building contractor ArchiApps was placed into liquidation last week, joining the growing list of builders in WA to go bust in recent months.

    Ex-husband broke in, put 'corrosive' substance in woman's conditioner


    The marriage had recently ended when the man broke into the woman's new home, where he also tried to make it look like her new partner was having an...

    The marriage had recently ended when the man broke into the woman's new home, where he also tried to make it look like her new partner was having an affair.

    Probe for Melbourne GP clinic 'charging more to see female doctors'


    It costs $7 more to see a female GP at a medical practice in northern Melbourne because female doctors often take more time with their...

    It costs $7 more to see a female GP at a medical practice in northern Melbourne because female doctors often take more time with their patients.

    What do you love and loathe about Brisbane?


    The Brisbane Liveabilty Survey has been launched .We we want Brisbane residents to tell us, and government decision-makers, what needs...

    The Brisbane Liveabilty Survey has been launched .We we want Brisbane residents to tell us, and government decision-makers, what needs improvement. 

    Woman found dead on Sydney beach


    The unidentified woman was found washed up on the beach on Wednesday...

    The unidentified woman was found washed up on the beach on Wednesday morning.

    Man to be extradited over Gold Coast abduction


    A second man allegedly involved in the abduction of a Gold Coast schoolboy will return to a Sydney court in a bid to have him extradited to...

    A second man allegedly involved in the abduction of a Gold Coast schoolboy will return to a Sydney court in a bid to have him extradited to Queensland.