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Federal Labor has almost doubled campaign election spending in Victoria and added three new Liberal heartland electorates to its campagn hitlist, following polling indicating Victoria will be the lynchpin of a Labor election victory.
Immigration Minister David Coleman has insisted the government will "ensure" adequate medical care is available on the island.
A cyber crime syndicate has hacked and scrambled the medical files of about 15,000 patients from a specialist cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital and demanded a ransom.
The Conservatives have abandoned their principles and are being taken over by hard-right extremists, defecting MPs warn.
Victoria Police may soon have 600 semi-automatic rifles along the lines of either the AR-15 (preferred weapon for massacres) or the M4 (preferred assault weapon of the US armed forces).
Our talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day.
Police allegedly found 300 mature cannabis plants in a Mosman home on Wednesday
Dozens of people who paid deposits for luxury apartments have been asked what they were told by the developer about the controversial golf resort project.
Witth the help of two Queensland paramedics, 100-year-old David was able to make his own grand romantic gesture last week.
David Icke claims the world is controlled by a cabal of giant shape-shifting reptiles. He was accepted for a show at a Stadiums Queensland-controlled venue.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has begun inquiries into the sharp share price drops of buy-now-pay later providers on Wednesday.
Brisbane City Council and a local environment watchdog have condemned government plans to clear five hectares of koala habitat.
On the same day South Sydney shut down talk of George Burgess joining Parramatta, the Brit prop was rehearsing for his theatrical debut.
The Melbourne Rebels captain has resisted joining a post-World Cup Wallabies exodus.
"Mr Edwards did not display any tendency to self-harm, nor was there any intelligence to suggest he could be assaulted by another prisoner."
The Kimberley's failing live cattle export trade is central to Nick Wrathall's powerful documentary.
The cause of the incident is not clear and an investigation will be carried out, Anglo American says.
"I'd hate to dodge one bullet for another bullet," Sam says, as it dawns on him that Ines is interested in more than just sex.
Pier group pressure for fans of musicals.
Police are conducting inquiries after a two-year-old child was found in a vehicle in Yass.
The former Australian all-rounder can't take a trick this summer.
The couple have failed to contact police for four weeks.
The much-maligned AFLX suffers twin blows with Melbourne’s Tom McDonald and GWS forward Jeremy Cameron the latest star players to drop out of the tournament.
The plan will cost sand miner Sibelco "tens and tens of millions of dollars" and take five or six years.
The education minister wept as she apologised to families affected by violence who had gathered in the chamber but pushed back against an inquiry.
As the region pushes for a multi-million city deal, lessons from a similar deal in NSW have been shared.
You can detect an odour infecting Parliament: desperation and denial mixed with things decomposing in the shade.
Newly announced Wallabies selector Michael O’Connor says the panel will give serious thought to playing David Pocock at No.7 for the World Cup instead of Michael Hooper.
Huge rises in students with autism, mental health needs are putting "unprecedented pressure" on the NSW public school system
However the Greens say Labor knew they wanted to refer the bill to a committee.
Geelong and North Melbourne played a practice match behind closed doors as the Kangaroos revealed Sam Durdin will miss eight weeks after cutting his finger with a knife in an accident.
Defence expects to extend the lives of at least five of the six Collins Class submarines to keep an adequate fleet operating.
While most eyes will be on the long-awaited debut of supremely bred filly Tuesday Special, it's a more frustrating gelding with nine starts under his belt who is set to steal the limelight.
Work is underway on a new centre at the RBWH to give young cancer patients a refuge from the sometimes grim reality of the hospital ward.
A Sunbury nurse is calling for new protections to stop taxi drivers from being able to access passengers' private contact details after a driver left her feeling "violated" by texting her mobile after he took her home.
Jock Landale and his parents had a European getaway planned for the FIBA international window, but Landale is now in Astana with the Boomers awaiting his senior debut.
Jeff Kennett is likely to step aside as Hawthorn president at the end of this year, 12 months earlier than scheduled, if his nominated successor is already on the club board.
While the news the government is getting on with these projects has been warmly welcomed, every definite commitment has already been announced.
The best photos from the international wire services as chosen by our Picture Editors.
Boutros Mouawad was charged with murder on Tuesday night after the death of his mother, Hind Mouawad.
Worries about the UK's exposure to Huawei may make the Five Eyes partners, and perhaps France, Germany or Japan, less inclined to co-operate, says expert.
Premier Mark McGowan has released 12 key performance indicators the state government will use to target important issues facing Western Australia.
The royal commission into Informer 3838 is locked in a court battle with Victoria Police, with the commission fighting for the supergrass' identity be made public.
The NRL and AFL's TV audiences are so vast they could swallow up rugby union and soccer.
The former CEO of Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital may be parachuted into the centre of a heated dispute between Sydney's two children's hospitals.
A petition calling out poor behaviour at The Court Hotel has pushed the venue to address concerns among its LGBTIQ+ patrons.
Victoria's recycling crisis is getting worse with another recycling facility forced to stop accepting waste.
Tech at the table won't kill you, but it definitely stinks for the person with whom you are doing an alleged group activity.
The really big question we all need to know about AFLX ... is why?
The number of Australians who opted out of the My Health Record system doubled after the deadline was extended by three months, hitting 2.5 million people on January 31.