KEVIN Rudd says he wants state governments to limit opening hours of pubs and clubs, saying it is time to take "a harder line" against venues being able to sell alcohol until 7am
FORMER federal Labor leader Kim Beazley could be Australia's next ambassador to the US, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has hinted
FEDERAL Treasurer Wayne Swan has warned retail banks may be forced to raise rates independent of any action by the Reserve Bank of Australia.
KEVIN Rudd lavished incentives on the firms behind WA's proposed $50 billion Gorgon LNG project yesterday, hoping to shore up investor support.
A QANTAS jumbo jet - the same plane involved in a frightening mid-air explosion last July - has made an emergency landing in Perth because of a fuel leak
The blue heeler was tied to a fence outside Darwin's Rapid Creek market when it was approached by two city council traffic wardens
CHILDREN bear the brunt of asthma's impact on the nation's health, according to an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report
THE author of a United Nations report on criminal gangs in the Pacific Rim said Australian state legislation
NEW South Wales Health Minister John Della Bosca has "taken his medicine" but will stay on in Parliament despite resigning the ministry last night
DOCTORS should be paid on the basis of making their patients healthier rather than just the number they see because the current system is failing.
VICTORIAN Government minister Tim Holding has been found alive by searchers on Mt Feathertop in the state's northeast, police say
FATAL shooting ... Police have formed a critical incident investigation after a police officer shot dead an armed robbery suspect at the Canley Heights Hotel
THE search for a Victorian government minister will resume at daybreak with the experienced bushwalker spending a second freezing night lost in Victoria's rugged high country
RED Bull "ambassadors" brazenly took samples of the high-caffeine energy drink into a public high school which had banned the product on health grounds.
لاقت خطة أستراليا لمنح الرياضيين المتميزين جنسية البلاد في فترة زمنية تصل لنصف الفترة التي يستغرقها المهاجرون الآخرون هجوما كبيرا اليوم الاثنين ووصفت بأنها طريقة رخيصة للفوز بالميداليات الأولمبية
سدني : وجد راكب طائرة خفيفة في أستراليا نفسه مضطرا لقيادة الطائرة بعد أن فقد قائد الطائرة وعيه ولم يكن على متنها سواه
BUSINESS groups have warned Premier Nathan Rees that his inability to pull his mutinous Government into line is tainting the state and cruelling investment.
FIREFIGHTERS are bracing for erratic winds that could push bushfires closer to homes already under threat on the NSW south coast