Five Australians jailed for jihad plot

 Five Australian  found with weapons and chemicals to make bombs and convicted of plotting a terror attack in Australia were jailed on Monday for terms ranging from 23 to 28 years

Sydney's M4 Toll to be abolished

Motorists on a western Sydney major motorway will soon find their journey a little cheaper with the toll on the M4 to be abolished

Woman washed away as rain causes flood

A WOMAN is missing after being swept away in floodwaters in central western New South Wales, as State Emergency Service (SES) crews remain on standby across the state

Pauline Hanson to emigrate to Britain

CONTROVERSIAL political figure Pauline Hanson has decided to leave Australia for good in search of a more peaceful life

Hospitals reform still on the cards: Kevin Rudd

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd maintains the health system is in need of "urgent surgery", but has defended the time it has spent on the waiting list

Wild storm that trashed Sydney

TORRENTIAL rain and damaging wind left a path of destruction across Sydney on Friday night, including a roof collapse at two city nightspots

Bligh and Labor face annihilation in next election From:

QUEENSLAND Premier Anna Bligh says she's a "fighter"' and won't lose her nerve over a bad opinion poll

Finally, a plan that will get Sydney moving

THE Keneally government should delay building an expensive underground metro network for at least 10 years and focus on new heavy and light rail projects across Sydney, an independent inquiry recommends

Fire crews kept busy during wet night

Fire crews across the city had a busy evening after being inundated with calls for help following heavy rain and flooding

HUNDREDS of people have been evacuated from the corporate headquarters of Qantas after a suspicious package was left outside the Mascot building

HUNDREDS of people have been evacuated from the corporate headquarters of Qantas after a suspicious package was left outside the Mascot building

Green's challenge to Mundine

IBO cruiserweight world champion Danny Green has thrown down the gauntlet to Anthony Mundine, putting forward an offer for a re-match that his arch-rival will find tough to refuse

You just don't get it, Willie

FED-UP NRL chief executive David Gallop has put troubled Willie Mason squarely back in his box over the controversial forward's most recent bizarre tirade

Bomb squad checking fatal car blast

Bomb squad officers have been sent to the scene of an Adelaide car blast which killed two people

Man attacked by shark at Mona Vale

A MAN surfing with his son has been attacked by a shark who tried to drag him from some rocks at Mona Vale Beach this morning

Drunk 15-year-old girl crashes car

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl is due to appear in Port Kembla Children’s Court charged after a car was allegedly stolen and crashed at Dapto this morning

Thousands of P-plate time bombs who must wake up to themselves

MORE than 6000 P-platers were caught speeding last year, with a further 1000 fined for drink driving or breaking strict curfew laws, according to exclusive police data

Defence backdown on uniforms

THE Defence Department today backed down from a proposal to allow the material for the uniform worn by Australian soldiers to be made in China

Porn protest shuts Govt website

Hackers protesting against a proposed internet filter that targets pornography shut down Federal Government website

A lack of interest

FIRST it was home buyers getting slugged - now it's those of us lucky to have a few dollars to tuck away in a deposit account.
A decision by Commonwealth Bank bosses has delivered a massive windfall - a $2.94 billion half-year profit

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for most of Victoria as storm moves east across the state

THE CBD has missed the heavy rain and hail that battered Melbourne's outer North Western Suburbs this afternoon