global and domestic pressure on Iran

Brian Hook, the State Department’s director of policy planning, told a news conference that

'There's a mood for change': Liberals fall behind in Wentworth by-election poll

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned Wentworth by-election voters to think "carefully" before voting for independent candidate Kerryn Phelps, after a new poll placed her far ahead of Liberal opponent Dave Sharma

Donald Trump promises 'severe punishment' for Saudi Arabia if it killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi

United States President Donald Trump has promised to inflict "severe punishment" on Saudi Arabia if it is found to have murdered missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Bill Shorten promises workers a bigger share in IR overhaul

Labor is preparing at least four reforms to workplace laws to promise better pay for workers and tougher rules to stop insecure employment as

Queensland prepares for more wild weather


Severe weather warnings are currently in place for Queensland's Central Highlands and adjacent regions, after powerful storms and a tornado tore through towns in the state's south-east

Iran: Intensifying pressure on prisoners

The henchmen of the mullahs regime in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj have increased pressure on political prisoners in Hall 10, Ward 4. By destroying the medical records of prisoners and preventing them from being transferred to a hospital or even prison

These 12 Australian coal power stations would need to close to hit the IPCC target: report

Australia would need to shut 12 of its coal power stations by 2030 in order to do what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says is necessary to avoid catastrophic effects of climate change

Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert pays back $38,000 to cover internet bills charged to taxpayers

Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert has paid back nearly $38,000 to cover his unusually high internet bills

Supercell storm clean-up underway in South Burnett


A massive clean-up is underway after a tornado and severe thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Burnett region yesterday

Three killed as magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Indonesia

At least three people are dead after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia

Tornado warning issued by BOM as 'very dangerous' storms pound South Burnett region

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a tornado warning as "very dangerous" thunderstorm cells continue to hit parts of the South Burnett and Sunshine Coast, in south-east Queensland

Saudi prince allegedly sought to lure Khashoggi

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, sought to lure missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him

Federal Government calls on states to undertake immediate investigation into silicosis risk

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt is asking state workplace regulators to immediately investigate risks to the health of stonemasons, and stop unsafe work practices

'Very dangerous' storms headed for Sunshine Coast, property damaged near Kingaroy

Thunderstorm cells the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) are calling "very dangerous" are moving east across the South Burnett, with reports of hail the size of tennis balls in the southern inland town of Kumbia

Home loan defaults more likely to jump in outer suburbs, warns Moody's

Australian households in the outer suburbs are at greater risk of defaulting on their home loans due to their lower incomes and higher debts

Hunters Hill victim's identity revealed as hunt for killer continues


Police have released the identity of a Sydney woman whose body was discovered at a Hunter's Hill playground last week

Five-year-old girl allegedly sexually assaulted by children in remote NT community

A five-year-old girl has allegedly been sexually assaulted by two boys under the age of 10 in a remote Northern Territory community, sources have told the ABC

Woman allegedly taken hostage after domestic violence incident found safe by police

A woman allegedly taken hostage with her mother and two sons after the house they were in was set alight has been found by New South Wales police

Trump's UN ambassador resigns post


WASHINGTON (AA) - U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly Tuesday accepted the resignation of his ambassador to the UN

CBA to refund 'unauthorised fees' charged to dead and living customers

The Commonwealth Bank has confirmed it will refund customers who were charged fees for no service, after coming under fire at the banking royal commission earlier this year