Tax dodgers and fudgers cost Federal Government $8.7 billion in a year

If you've ever exaggerated your work expenses to get a bigger income tax return, then you might have contributed to the Federal Government's $8.7 billion loss in 2014-15

Airport security card company reveals data hack as AFP investigates

A company that issues Aviation Security Identity Cards (ASICs) — designed to stop organised criminals and terrorists from accessing planes and other restricted airport zones — has been hacked, leading to concerns that Australian airport security may have been compromised as a result

Aboriginal nations in training

More than 1200 young rugby league, football, netball and basketball players 
from around NSW have begun training their hearts out for the sixth PCYCNSW Nations ofOrigin tournament in July

Sydney 7-Eleven axe attack accused Evie Amati caught on CCTV


A jury has been played dramatic security camera vision of a young woman attacking two people with an axe inside a Sydney 7-Eleven

British man charged over 'horrendous' sexual assault in NSW tourist town

A British man has been charged over a violent attack on a young couple in the Snowy Mountains which police have described as "horrendous" and "disturbing"

Sydney Tower Eye defends safety measures after man's death

New safety harnesses introduced at Sydney Tower Eye have failed to prevent a second person taking their own life at the tourist attraction in just four months

Sydney restaurant Gangnam Station fined for dumping unconscious women on street

Two unconscious women were dumped on the street by staff at a Sydney CBD restaurant after they were allowed to drink 16 shots within 40 minutes

Frozen vegetables recalled from Woolworths, Aldi, IGA supermarkets over listeria concerns

Popular brands of frozen vegetables are being recalled from supermarkets across Australia over fears of potential contamination by the deadly listeria bacteria, which killed six people in NSW and Victoria earlier this year

Woman accused of axe attack said she was 'going to kill a lot of people', court told

A woman who allegedly attacked three people with an axe in Sydney told a friend an hour earlier that "one day I am going to kill a lot of people", a court has heard

Young girl killed in horror crash

A YOUNG girl has died in a horror crash in Truganina overnight that has also left a woman and young boy fighting for life in hospital

Killer John Edwards wrote letters to family before shooting teenage children dead

A father who shot dead his two teenage children in their West Pennant Hills home left letters for his ex-wives and relatives to read after his death, police have revealed

Police investigate car crash 'link' to body found after house fire

Detectives are investigating a possible link between a car crash on the Pacific Highway and the discovery of a body following a house fire in the Hunter Valley region

Sydney CBD in lockdown after gas leak in Martin Place forces evacuation

The NSW State Government has confirmed workers for its metro rail project caused the gas leak in Martin Place last night that led to the evacuation and continuing lockdown of part of Sydney's CBD

Coles drops imported honey brand Allowrie from their shelves

Shoppers in Coles have one less choice to make when shopping for honey as the supermarket giant has dropped the Allowrie brand of honey, which is produced from mostly imported product by Australian company Capilano Honey

Could your child's school get less government funding? It might depend on how much you earn

Changes are coming to the way the Federal Government funds private schools, and some elite schools with students from wealthy families might be the losers

Father's shooting of children in Sydney home 'planned', police say


The 68-year-old man found dead this morning after fatally shooting his two teenage children at a Sydney home has been identified by police

Two teenagers dead, woman treated after 'harrowing' Sydney shooting

Police are searching for a man after two teenagers were shot dead at a house in Sydney's north-west

Scammers clone myGov website, lure victims in with fake Medicare email

Scammers have cloned the myGov website and are luring in victims with a phishing email claiming to come from Medicare asking them to update their banking details

Patients ask 60 per cent of GPs about medicinal cannabis


There are calls for more general practitioners to become educated about medicinal cannabis and authorised to prescribe it, after a survey of 640 Australian GPs found almost two thirds have had patients ask about the drug

E10 petrol may not be driving your car, or your dollar, further

If you are one of the growing numbers of Australians looking to reduce your petrol bills by filling up with E10, you might be in for a surprise