NSW Government commits $712 million to public school fund, signs up to federal deal

The New South Wales Government will dip into its own pocket to help fund public schools, announcing a new $712 million "equity fund" to stop government schools becoming "second-class citizens".The new fund

Queensland tourism operators in uncharted waters after third Cid Harbour shark attack

As arguments continue over what needs to be done in response to a fatal shark attack at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays, Queensland tourism operators say it is too early to tell if the recent spate of shark attacks will hit visitor numbers

RBA shrugs off falling house prices, weak inflation to keep rates on hold at 1.5pc

Falling house prices and continued low inflation have not altered the Reserve Bank's determination to keep its current interest rate settings

All-hours shopping to reinvigorate Sydney nightlife economy


All-hours shopping and banking throughout central Sydney would be possible under trading hour changes being proposed by the City of Sydney

Petrol prices surge 20pc this year, but analysts say not much can be done about it


Petrol prices have hit their highest levels in a decade. High global prices and a weak Australian dollar are being blamed for a 20 per cent surge in prices in the past year

Stamp duty overhaul in NSW is little comfort to current homebuyers, Opposition says

The Berejiklian Government's overhaul on stamp duty is being been labelled "too little, too late" by the State Opposition, who says it will provide meagre relief for potential homebuyers

Police officer seriously injured in Belmont dog attack while trying to arrest man with knife

A police officer is being treated for serious injuries after he was attacked by a dog while trying to arrest a knife-wielding man in the eastern Perth suburb of Belmont

Man charged with murder after altercation in Brisbane's south

A man has been charged with murder after a father was fatally stabbed at Loganlea in Brisbane’s south

'Earn and churn' GP consultations targeted


Doctors could soon be forced to see patients for a minimum of six minutes in a bid to stamp out ‘churn and earn’ consultations. The recommendation was made by a Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Mother and son dead, three other family members fighting for life after head-on crash at Brimin, Victoria

Anyone with information about either crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

Canberra's bushfire remains out of control, but there's no immediate danger

The battle to control a bushfire burning in the Brindabella Ranges, west of Canberra, will continue on the ground and in the air today, after the alert level was downgraded from "watch and act" to "advice"

Victorian man Pande Veleski jailed for 20 years for killing French backpacker

A man who stalked Northern Territory highways waiting for a signal to kill in order to "save the world" has been jailed for 20 years for brutally stabbing a French backpacker to death in 2016

Sydney murderer for pushing wife into burning bedroom and blocking her escape

A Sydney man who murdered his wife by setting her bedroom on fire and then pushed her back into the flames when she tried to escape has been jailed for at least 27 years

ACT bushfire moving fast towards south Canberra after starting from burnt-out car

Emergency services have started doorknocking Canberra homes to urge them to prepare their bushfire survival plan, as a fast-moving blaze continues to act erratically and head towards homes

Obeids' barrister reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional conduct

A prominent Sydney barrister has been reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional conduct during a Supreme Court case in which he acted for the family of the now jailed former state minister Eddie Obeid

Two dead in second light aircraft crash in NSW

Two men have died after another light aircraft crash in NSW on Wednesday

تحطم طائرة في نيو ساوث ويلز ومصرع ركابها

تحطمت طائرة صغيرة في نيو ساوث ويلز ظهر اليوم الأمر الذي أدى إلى مصرع شخصين على متنها

الحكومة تذعن للضغوطات و تنقل عائلات من محتجزي ناورو إلى جنوب أستراليا

الحكومة الفيدرالية بدأت تذعن للضغوطات الكبيرة التي تمارس عليها لإخراج الأولاد المحتجزين في ناورو، بحيث تحدّثت تقارير اليوم عن أنه تمّ نقل سبع عائلات من مركز الإحتجاز في الجزيرة ليستقروا في ولاية جنوب أستراليا

Police examine in daylight the scene where Rodney Mitchell's body was found

A 65-year-old man has admitted to shooting a man dead, raping two women and falsely imprisoning another in three separate attacks on couples in a Melbourne park more than 35 years ago

Two dead, one arrested after shootings in Victoria and New South Wales

A man has been arrested after shootings in Victoria and New South Wales that left two people, including an elderly woman, dead