F-111 - the RAAF's white elephant in the sky

F-111s retire late next year, taxpayers will have forked out hundreds of millions of dollars just to keep the 1960s jets in the air

David Hicks marries in secret ceremony

FORMER Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks has married girlfriend Aloysia Brooks in a secretive ceremony north of Sydney

Home siege after fatal shooting

A MAN has died after being shot several times outside his home in Cabramatta West, prompting a siege

Tough car law trials fail to deter street racers

POLICE powers to wheel-clamp street racers' cars look destined for the scrapheap, with just nine cars clamped in a 12-month trial

Ex-PM John Howard costs taxpayers more in retirement

Australia's second longest-serving prime minister commanded an annual salary of about $330,000 in the job.

سفير خادم الحرمين الشريفين لدى استراليا يلتقي بالطلبة المبتعثين  

افتتح سفير خادم الحرمين الشريفين لدى أستراليا ونيوزيلاندا حسن بن طلعت ناظر  ملتقى (سفراء وطن) للمبتعثين السعوديين

Man dies while chased by cops in Katoomba

A MAN died when he fell off a wall while running away from police last night

Police begin fine-free period on Monday

FROM Monday NSW Police will refuse to issue on-the-spot fines in an attempt to hit the state government in the hip pocket over a stalled pay claim.

Train sex attack on pregnant woman

POLICE have arrested a 29-year-old man over a sexual assault on a pregnant woman on a packed train after fellow passngers idenitified him after seeing CCTV

Government won't budge on civil unions

Gay rights advocates lost a backroom battle at the ALP National Conference to advance the recognition of same-sex couples

استراليا تسحب قواتها المتبقية من العراق

 استكملت استراليا رسمياً من إنهاء وجودها العسكري الذي امتد ست سنوات في العراق قبل ثلاثة أيام من المهلة النهائية للانسحاب

انشاء أكبر محطة تحلية مياه فى استراليا

ستنتج المحطة، التى سيتم بناؤها بالقرب من وانتهاجى، فى الساحل الجنوبى الشرقى، 150 مليار لتر من المياه فى العام الواحد

Teen car-jacked by "buyer" at gunpoint

A TEEN trying to sell his car was held at gunpoint by two prospective buyers on a test drive before being threatened and booted out onto the road

Rudd pledges 50,000 "green jobs"

KEVIN Rudd today pledged training for 50,000 "green" jobs as he set the employment theme for the ALP national conference

House prices start to take off

SYDNEY house prices posted their first quarter of growth in the three months to June since the global financial crisis struck in late 2007, figures show

Rudd’s smokescreen hides his health system failures

This week Mr Rudd announced his – or rather the National Health Reform Commission’s – vision for health policy

Sydney-based probationary policeman charged with drink driving

A PROBATIONARY constable has been charged with drink driving after he allegedly ran a red light, sparking a police pursuit in Sydney

هل يتحول اللقاح من الحقن إلى الأكل؟

 أعلن باحث أسترالي فاز بجائزة نوبل للعلوم لاكتشافه البكتيريا المسؤولة عن قرحة المعدة أنه يجري دراسات لتصنيع لقاح صالح للأكل

طيران الامارات توقع اتفاقية مع الناقلة الاسترالية

وقعت طيران الإمارات اتفاقية مع الناقلة الأسترالية " فيرجن بلو " لتوفير الفرصة لركابها للسفر بتكاليف معقولة إلى مختلف مناطق أستراليا

Bodies of tourists found in submerged car

THE bodies of a Korean man and woman have been found in a car submerged in an irrigation channel nearly a week after the pair went missing