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The police officer who died at Cockburn police station on Monday is being remembered as a courageous, brilliant and honest cop.
More than 500 residents signed a petition calling for a free cross-river ferry but Brisbane City Council has ruled it out.
Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist.
The Sharks will sit down with the barnstorming prop after his claim that the club snubbed his Tongan representation at their presentation night.
Gary Portelli is hoping to start Time To Reign on same path as his half-sister She Will Reign at Randwick on Saturday.
Abel has been playing in New Zealand's provincial competition and will join the Maori side for a tour of the US, Brazil and Chile.
TAFE training facilities and Service NSW kiosks could be located inside registered clubs across the state, under a deal struck between the NSW government and the powerful clubs lobby.
If your in-box is anything like mine, you’ll already be receiving invitations to Christmas parties and end-of-year networking drinks.
Ask British athletes at the Invictus Games about their diet and you'll learn one of their key meal requirements is cake baked by Kath Ryan.
The actress married for love, she says, but being with "powerful" Cruise also meant she was protected.
Ombudsman Deborah Glass has called on the winner of Victoria's coming state election to invest more in alternate accommodation over jail for mentally impaired people.
Morningside State School students will spend the rest of the week at nearby Balmoral State High after fire destroyed much of the state school on Tuesday.
A draft pick that could be vital in deals for several key players may complicate some already complex negotiations.
The only criticism for this fine Melbourne Festival concert was that it wasn't long enough.
The WNBA draftee led Canberra to a round-one win with her 26 points on debut.
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A tree lopper has died after being struck by a branch and falling from his cherry-picker while working south of Perth.
I am writing this to tell you about my son, Thomas Andrew, and the heartbreaking choice we made in regards to ending his life before it had the chance to begin.
Chairman John Mullen acknowledges executive pay is 'too high across the board' as Telstra gets its 'first strike'.
Some retail shareholders present at its annual general meeting in Sydney had other issues on their minds.
Electrical engineering supervisor Scott Ritchie has told the inquest the repeated ride breakdowns were not escalated to him on the day of the 2016 tragedy.
Patrick Holmes, 83, has been charged with 16 offences relating to alleged abuse in the 1960s and 70s, when he was priest in Carlisle and Shenton Park.
Australian shares recorded their best session in more than a month with the materials sector helping lift the benchmark index by over 0.5 per cent.
PropertyLink has given its tick of approval to the all-cash $693 million takeover offer from private equity real estate giant, ESR Property.
Vivienne Westwood thoroughly dislikes the documentary, which was shot as her company opened flagship stores in Paris and New York with balloons, plastic streamers and a loud fanfare.
The Reserve Bank expects bank lending to tighten further in the wake of the royal commission, telling homeowners to expect a "gradual" decline in house prices.
Can the Nine Entertainment offer for Fairfax Media survive the implosions in their share prices?
A Canberra catfisher has been ordered to repay the $302,000 she swindled from 10 men.
Prosecutor Murugan Thangaraj SC told the jury Mr Eastman "was deadly serious".
ASX closes higher pushed up by news-less gains in Aristocrat. Telstra's fiery AGM saw a 4 cent drop in shares.
The state oil company said the fire had been caused by vandals who breached the pipeline.
One email included an account of children screaming and running to the toilets after a person approached them while they were dancing near the school's boundary fence.
A ‘moderate’ warning for thunderstorm asthma has been issued for parts of Central Victoria as the state braces for a burst of wild weather.
Turkish police investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi spent more than nine hours in the consulate, but not before the cleaners came in,
The Australian golf star says he's ahead of schedule in his rise through the sport and has high hopes for the World Cup in Melbourne.
China's factory-gate inflation has cooled for a third straight month in September amid ebbing domestic demand, pointing to more pressure on the world's second-biggest economy.
In the list of property owners who collectively owe more than $130,000 is one who has never paid rates, the owner of a million-dollar home and a repeat offender.
The 15-year-old will play under former Australian star Casey Dellacqua in Singapore this week.
We had to eat Tuna mornay. All the time.
Emotional debate on abortion reform has begun, with MPs so far equally split on whether a proposed bill should pass.
Kingstripe was fined $25,000 for clearing almost 40 hectares of "potentially significant feeding and breeding habitat.”
Walker Buehler placed his hands on his hips and gazed into the right-field corner of Dodger Stadium, as if he could not believe what had just happened.
The idea that players are only now treating the game as a business and acting with their head rather than their heart is a little misleading.
Paramedics assessed and treated three patients at the scene.
The potential 2020 US presidential candidate has released a genetic analysis aimed at proving her Native American heritage. The President doubled down.
Koch's joke comes a month after Sunrise was pinged over its notorious segment on Aboriginal adoption.
Selling your home is an emotional decision but sometimes it's financially prudent.
Premier Mark McGowan has welcomed a decision by the federal Coalition party room to back a "no-state-worse-off" guarantee in GST reform legislation.
The former Australian ambassador to seven countries, including Indonesia, warns that moving Australia's Israeli embassy will upset Islamic nations.