Dozens of Queensland teachers banned for posing 'unacceptable risk' to students

Twenty-four Queensland teachers have been banned or suspended from classrooms this year for posing an "unacceptable risk" to students, figures from the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) have revealed

Chart of the day: House prices are slipping, and we're not alone in that

At the moment in Australia house prices are going down, but it's not an alarming decline so far and we're not alone

'At least 30' dead after tsunami hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island

A doctor has told Indonesian TV that at least 30 people are dead in a small city on the island of Sulawesi after a tsunami of up to three metres hit the area

Pregnant woman and unborn twins die in Orchard Hills crash

Crash investigators are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two women, one heavily pregnant with twins, were killed in a car accident in Sydney's west last night

Air Niugini plane overshoots runway in Micronesia and sinks in ocean

An Air Niugini plane has overshot a runway in Micronesia and plunged into the sea, with all passengers and crew reported to be safe, an airport official says.

Death 'not enough punishment' for child killer, says victims' family


The death penalty would not be enough punishment for a man who murdered his ex-girlfriend and her two-year-old daughter, their family has told a Sydney court

After-school care: Kids could be stranded with new staff ratio rule

Hundreds of families who rely on minibuses to transport their children to after-school care could be left in the lurch due to new government regulations

A letter to the German company Siemens for power generation..Lawyer Jihad Zebian

Lawyer Jihad Zebian Lebanese- ORDER Based on Article 9/6 of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development 41/128 of 4 December 1986 (resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations)

Assad shelling kills civilian in Aleppo province’s Kafr Hamra

One civilian was killed on Tuesday (Sept 25) and other civilians were injured after Assad militiamen shelled the town of Kafr Hamra in Aleppo northern countryside, Orient News correspondent said

Justin Milne resigns as ABC chairman amid growing fallout over Michelle Guthrie's sacking


ABC chairman Justin Milne has resigned, describing a week in which managing director Michelle Guthrie was sacked and he was accused of interfering in the broadcaster's editorial independence as a "firestorm"

Police officer suffers critical head injuries after being struck by stolen car


A police officer is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a stolen car at Booval, west of Brisbane

Australian suicide rates increased in 2017, new data shows

AUSTRALIA’S national suicide rate increased by more than nine percent last year, it has been revealed

Milne defies ABC staff calls to stand aside over Alberici sacking claims

Justin Milne vows to stay as ABC chairman amid calls to stand aside over Emma Alberici sacking report

Banks take 1,726 days to realise they've broken the law: ASIC


Major banks are taking an average of 1,726 days — or more than four-and-a-half years — to identify significant breaches

Scott Morrison suggests new Indigenous national day instead of moving Australia Day


After rejecting calls to change the date of Australia Day, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says there could instead be another national day to celebrate Indigenous people and culture

Cootamundra High School's ancient science labs may finally get an upgrade

Cootamundra High School's science labs were built before the moon landing, before the first kidney transplant, and only a few years after DNA was discovered

Good Samaritan hit and killed while trying to help dying motorcyclist in Melbourne's east

A woman who tried to help a dying motorcyclist has herself been killed by a passing vehicle, in a tragic double fatality in Melbourne's east

Learner driver program putting refugee and migrant women behind the wheel

teach Australian road rules. (ABC News: Rachel Riga)
A learn-to-drive program in south-east Queensland is empowering refugee and migrant women by tackling the barriers they face in obtaining a driver's licence

Bushfire near Kununurra prompts watch and act warning

Residents in remote WA have spoken of the stress of defending homes as authorities downgrade an emergency warning to watch and act for the Kununurra suburb of Lakeside

Iran: 31 executions including 9 political prisoners within 20 days

On Saturday, September 22, the falling regime of mullahs executed nine prisoners collectively in Adelabad prison in Shiraz. The criminal head of the "Justice" of Fars province had already reiterated that he will deal seriously with those who disturb the order and security of the society