Telstra close to axing $2.20 fee for paying a bill by mail or in person

This week Telstra began charging customers for simply paying their account by non-electronic means

عشرات الحرائق في الاحراش تهدد ولاية استرالية

تعتبر حرائق الاحراش حدثا طبيعيا متكررا في استراليا والنباتات المتوطنة هناك متكيفة معها. ومع ذلك يقول العلماء ان الجفاف المرتبط الى حد كبير بالاحتباس الحراري العالمي ربما يجعلها اكثر انتشارا

Abbott kicked out of Parliament

Senior Liberal Tony Abbott has been banned from Federal Parliament for 24 hours after the Speaker of the house resented his wandering around in front of the Coalition frontbench.

Home ownership dream slipping away

The dream of home ownership remains out of reach for tens of thousands of Australians despite government effort to build supply, a new report shows

Exposing kids to porn 'should be illegal'

PARENTS who expose their children to pornography would face criminal charges under plans being drawn up by a senior Liberal MP to shield the young from sexual material

Gang 'stole $1m from parking meters'

ONE of six members of an alleged gang accused of stealing $1.1 million in coins from Brisbane parking meters has pleaded guilty to acting as a lookout during the thefts.

Woman dies, six kids hurt in crash

A WOMAN has died and six children have been sent to hospital after their car went down an embankment southwest of Canberra

Red alert for Sydney's jaywalkers

A CRACKDOWN on jaywalkers will begin today after a sharp rise in the number of pedestrian deaths

Fill 'er up ... with flames

A WOMAN filling a petrol can so she could mow her lawn almost blew up a suburban Sydney service station with a freak electrical spark

مسلمو أستراليا: لماذا أعيادنا ليست عطلة؟! 

ويبلغ عدد مسلمي أستراليا نحو 300 ألف شخص، يعيش معظمهم في مدينتي سيدني وملبورن، ويمثلون ما نسبته 1.5% من إجمالي عدد السكان البالغ 21 مليونا، وهو ما جعل الإسلام الدين الثاني في أستراليا

ضبط مزيد من المشتبه بانهم من طالبي اللجوء قرب استراليا

سفينة تابعة للبحرية الاسترالية اعترضت سفينة ثانية تقل عشرات من المشتبه بانهم من طالبي اللجوء قبالة الساحل الشمالي

Schools in firing line

PARENTS have called for better fences at schools to stop attacks by vandals, firebugs and thieves after the release of official figures showing almost 20,000 security breaches last year

Fake handyman preys on elderly

NSW Fair Trading Minister Virginia Judge said her department had received reports this week that door-to-door traders had been targeting elderly consumers in Sydney's southwest.

Cabbie cheats face the sack

EIGHTY-two Sydney taxi drivers face losing their licences for refusing fares

Ambos 'have a right to watch television'

PARAMEDICS are fully entitled to spend thousands of taxpayer dollars on televisions and DVDs for their ambulance stations

than Rees sacks rebel ministers Tony Kelly and Ian Macdonald

PREMIER Nathan Rees yesterday used his executive powers to end plans by ministers to replace him, stripping key plotters Tony Kelly and Ian Macdonald of portfolios

TB outbreak at Sydney school, St Johns Park High School

Health authorities were at St Johns Park High School, near Fairfield, yesterday testing students, following a suspected outbreak of the potentially fatal lung disease.

 Muslims criticise new opening laws

A leading Muslim spokesman has criticised new NSW laws that enshrine the rights of staff to refuse to work on Christian-orientated public holidays

One dead in school bus crash

ONE person is believed dead and a child injured in a collision between two cars and a bus carrying 40 children near Lucas Heights in Sydney's south west this morning

Hacker crashes Australian Prime Minister's website

THE Prime Minister's website has been hacked in protest over proposed reforms of internet censorship.