CHRISTMAS 2018 Message of His Excellency Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay

Message of His Excellency Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabayto the People of the Maronite Church in Australia

Pilot hitchhikes to hospital after plane crash for 'a couple of stitches'

A 78-year-old pilot from Dalby on Queensland's Darling Downs has hitchhiked to hospital after escaping the wreckage of a light plane crash with only a "couple of stitches"

Police investigating after 20yo man's body found with violent injuries on Cairns road during party

Police are still investigating how a 20-year-old man ended up in the middle of a road in Cairns in far north Queensland with violent injuries, as a party raged on nearby

Sydney hailstorm declared a catastrophe as damage bill hits $125 million

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has declared the storm a catastrophe, with 25,000 claims already made and losses of more than $125 million

Fourth man drowns in one week at Moonee Beach, near Coffs Harbour

A man has drowned near Coffs Harbour on the New South Wales mid-north coast after three other drownings at the same beach this week

Hospital patients' details being used to steal drugs and medicines by doctors and nurses

A number of Queensland patients have had their personal details used to illegally access and steal drugs and medications in hospitals and health centres

Huge hailstones batter parts of Sydney as a severe storm sweeps through

Sydney has again been battered by a summer storm with parts of the city pelted with hail

Christmas relief for motorists as ACCC says petrol prices likely to keep falling

Motorists are being advised to delay filling up their cars until closer to Christmas to take advantage of falling petrol prices

Chadstone Shopping Centre car park fire damages 11 vehicles

A parking lot at Australia's biggest retail complex has been evacuated after a car burst into flames, damaging other vehicles and forcing shoppers to abandon cars full of gifts and food

Christmas & New Year message addressed to the children of our Apostolic Eastern Churches in Australia and New Zealand

Dear brothers and sisters

We extend our warmest greetings on Christmas and New Year's Day, asking the Divine Child to keep you in peace of heart and comfort of conscience, bless your children and prove them in the witness of the Truth and the exercise of Christian virtues, "but the greatest of these is love

Sydney hospital and BOC face charges after babies given nitrous oxide instead of oxygen

SafeWork NSW confirmed it had commenced legal proceedings against Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital over the 2016 incident, where nitrous oxide was confused for oxygen

Shaun Falkiner jailed for 20 years after fatally stabbing man with knife stolen from Woolworths

A man who stole a knife from a supermarket before fatally stabbing a man outside an Adelaide shopping centre will spend at least 20 years behind bars

APRA to remove banks' interest-only lending restrictions

he financial regulator will lift restrictions on interest-only residential lending from January 1 in an attempt to stabilise Australia's ailing housing market

Motorist finds body of teenage boy on road near Wagga Wagga

Police have identified the body of a 15-year-old boy who was found dead on a road in south-west New South Wales by a passing driver early this morning

Teenage girl dead after car crash near Mandurah was given driver's licence just hours earlier

A teenage girl killed in a car crash south of Perth had only had her provisional driver's licence for a matter of hours, police have confirmed

AFIC Response to the ALP National Conference

Muslims Australia – AFIC acknowledges a number of resolutions today at the
ALP National Conference that, if implemented by an ALP government,
represent a positive sign of a shift in the political landscape of this country

Pre-schools face uncertain future as 'no jab, no play' vaccination rules threaten enrolments

Early childhood educators in one of Australia's anti-vaccination hotspots are warning a "no jab, no play" policy could have serious unintended consequences

Parents of baby found dead on beach thought she was 'the devil', court documents reveal

The parents of a baby whose body washed up on a Gold Coast beach believed the girl could be "the devil" and was "evil", according to court documents obtained by the ABC

ICAC raids NSW Labor Party headquarters in Sydney over fundraising sources

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has raided the headquarters of the New South Wales Labor Party in Sydney

Bus driver who crashed into Montague Street bridge jailed for five years

A Ballarat bus driver who injured six people when he crashed his coach into the notorious Montague Street bridge in South Melbourne has been jailed for five years and three months