Aboriginal groups reject cashless cards
Aboriginal organisations have condemned federal Coalition plans to expand the use of cashless welfare cards at a Senate inquiry.
Dubbo’s local council has voted to move from level two to level four water restrictions in the space of a month as the drought hits the NSW Central West town.
There has been no exodus of volunteer firefighters in Victoria, the state’s Emergency Services Minister Lisa Neville insists.
The Queensland Premier says she won’t detail examples of activists rigging protest devices to hurt people, after being challenged as having “zero evidence”.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the trade war between the United States and China is delaying investment decisions and sapping confidence.
Energy ministers will meet for the first time in almost a year as the federal minister applauds a shift in emissions in the National Electricity Market.
A review is underway into how a dangerous remand prisoner who was handcuffed in a Perth hospital managed to escape, as police continue to search for him.
The NSW government has agreed to settle a case alleging a regional hospital’s intensive care unit caused a young man’s stroke and brain damage.
A Perth teenager who was drunk when he punched a school leaver in the face could get a prison sentence for the crime.
The auditor-general has found the government has no way of knowing if its $450 million anti-ice strategy is actually curbing drug use.
A Queensland community is trying to coax a traumatised dog from bushland a week after she was in a traffic crash that killed her owner.
A NSW specialist cadaver dog has joined the search for two people missing in South Australia.
Ballarat Magistrates Court has ordered the return of a 46-year-old man to Adelaide over the cold-case murder of a woman in 1993.
An independent report has found Australia’s national census returned $6 to the economy for every dollar spent on running it.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
Homicide Squad detectives have charged an Echuca man with murder following the death of another man in Daltons Bridge near Cohuna yesterday. A 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Easton Rd...
Emergency services are responding to a major collision on the Goulburn Valley Hwy near Gillespies Rd. The highway is closed in both directions and is under Victoria Police control. It will re-open when it is safe to do so. Drivers have been asked to...