Ombudsman berates Queensland housing department for evicting women at risk

A domestic violence (DV) victim was evicted from Queensland public housing because a State Government department was more interested in getting rent money than helping her have a safe home, the Queensland Ombudsman has found

MARONITE OF AUSTRALIA REJECT FALSE CHARACTERISATION OF THEIR BISHOP

The MarouniteCatholics  of Australia strongly reject claims made against its
Bishop in a series of articles have appeared in Fairfax media in recent days 

الموارنة في أوستراليا يرفضون التوصيف الخاطئ لمطرانهم

الموارنة الكاثوليك في أوستراليا يرفضون بقوة المزاعم التي سيقت ضد مطرانهم في سلسلة مقالاتقد تم نشرها على وكالة فيرفاكس الإعلامية في الأيام الماضة

Two teenagers charged over fatal stabbing in Sydney's west

Two teenagers have been charged over the fatal stabbing of a man in Sydney’s west. Emergency services were called to the property in Paramatta

Shorten draws Labor's election battlelines

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed Bill Shorten's five-point election manifesto, saying the Labor leader's sole objective is hiking taxes

WA police officer accused of tasering driver in Fremantle charged with assault


A West Australian police officer has been charged with two counts of assault after it is alleged he tasered a male driver who had been pulled over for a random breath test in Fremantle last year

Wollongong death: Man's photo released by police after death of Kristie Powell


Police in Wollongong have released a photograph of a man they want to speak to over the death of a mother whose body was found in her home north of Wollongong yesterday

Three teens in custody after stabbing death of man in Parramatta

Three teenagers have been arrested after the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old man in Sydney's west

Woman killed in car crash on Nepean Highway near Southland shopping centre

A 25-year-old woman has died in a horror crash which tore her car apart and left debris strewn across a highway in Melbourne's south-east

Australian flu cases drop more than 80 per cent, government figures show

Flu cases in Australia have dropped by a dramatic 83 per cent in what doctors say is the result of science, guesswork and "a bit of luck"

Second body found off Perth coast as search for missing fishermen continues

A second body has been found in the search for four missing fishermen off the coast of Perth

Body found in search for men missing after Rottnest Island fishing trip

The body of a person who is believed to be one of four men missing since yesterday from a fishing trip off the coast of Perth has been discovered by searchers west of Garden Island, police say

Heavy rain continues as drought-stricken NSW farmers celebrate


Record rainfall has fallen across parts of Sydney with heavy rain expected to continue into the weekend

Man shot at Nepean Hospital in Sydney's west after pulling knife on security

A western Sydney hospital's emergency department remains in lockdown after police shot a man who allegedly pulled a knife on staff

Sydney Airport triggers 'full emergency response' after United Airlines mayday call

Police activated a "full emergency response" and roads around Sydney Airport were closed after a United Airlines flight from Los Angeles made a mayday call above the Harbour City this morning.

Sydney Airport triggers 'full emergency response' after United Airlines mayday call

Police activated a "full emergency response" and roads around Sydney Airport were closed after a United Airlines flight from Los Angeles made a mayday call above the Harbour City this morning.

Labor to fund three-year-old preschoolers in $1.75 billion pledge if elected

Families have been promised access free or subsidised preschool for children as young as three if Labor wins government at the next federal election

Tampon tax to go, with states and territories agreeing to remove GST from sanitary products


After an 18-year campaign, the 10 per cent tax on tampons and pads will be removed after states and territories agreed to make sanitary products exempt from the GST.

Woman's body found in park at Hunters Hill in Sydney's north


A council worker has found the body of a woman near a playground in a park in Sydney's north

Government moves closer to massive new digital tax

Internet titans AirBnB, Uber, Facebook and Google are set to be hit with new taxes as part of a long-awaited Australian-led crackdown on digital companies