Unemployment stagnant, just 500 new jobs
Australia’s unemployment rate has refused to budge from 5.2 per cent in the latest figures, with a net 500 jobs created nationally in June.
The mother of a boy who died as a result of blunt force trauma to his abdomen has admitted being an accessory after the fact to manslaughter but avoided jail.
An Adelaide man tried to murder his wife after she told him their seven-year marriage was over, a court has heard.
A Melbourne man who raped two women he met on dating app Tinder after presenting himself as an “international man of mystery” still maintains his innocence.
Scott Morrison says the federal government won’t step in to change water-sharing arrangements between states in the Murray-Darling river system.
A world-leading genetics researcher argues a genetic variant found in baby killer Kathleen Folbigg and two of her dead children justifies re-opening her case.
Pressure is piling on the Morrison government to boost the unemployment payment but it has shown form in withstanding calls for action.
A Sydney man accused of travelling to a Middle East war zone to take up arms has pleaded guilty to engaging in hostile activity in a foreign country.
A music festival where a woman overdosed on MDMA is considering using thermal imaging to find which patrons need medical treatment, an inquest has heard.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has ruled out replacing Australia’s top cop with an international recruit.
A body modifier accused of female genital mutilation has failed to appear in a NSW court because he had started a new job.
Greens senator Nick McKim is facing the boot off Manus Island after trying to enter one of the offshore processing centres.
Two Tasmanians have been ordered to pay more than $2.3 million to the Australian Taxation Office after not paying income tax because it is against God’s word.
An elderly Victorian pedophile priest “mocked” his priestly authority to access and abuse children, a judge has said while sentencing him to more jail time.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...