Smallest deficit in a decade: Treasurer
The federal government’s budget deficit for the 2017/18 financial year was $10.1 billion, much smaller than originally predicted.
Despite what some Australian politicians say, the date of Australia Day has nothing to do with Captain James Cook.
Ken Wyatt, the minister responsible for aged-care facilities, is open to mandating security cameras in all nursing home rooms.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has spruiked his government’s infrastructure investment while inspecting a western Sydney rail maintenance centre.
Scott Morrison has no immediate plans to visit America after being sworn in as prime minister last month.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is open to setting aside a special day to recognise indigenous Australians, but wants Australia Day to remain on January 26.
Acting ABC managing director David Anderson has praised Michelle Guthrie’s “dynamic” leadership, but is unable to say why she was sacked by the broadcaster.
A teenage driver believed he had hit a kangaroo when he struck British cyclist Mike Hall, who was competing in an ultra-endurance race near Canberra.
An inquest into the deaths of five people in a Queensland plane crash has heard mechanisms to prevent unwanted movement of the pilot’s seat were missing.
A man drove into nearly 20 pedestrians at a busy intersection in central Melbourne before saying “Allahu Akbar” as he was being arrested, a court has been told.
A slew of gender equality data, including pay, education, health and leadership positions will be released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.
A Melbourne man who received more than $67,000 in false commissions for NAB home loans has been ordered to pay back the money.
Former Australian Federal Police commissioner Mick Palmer is supporting a drug services group that’s promoting a new approach to tackling drugs in the nation.
A vaccine covering four strains of meningococcal will be free for Australian teenagers from next year.
POLICE are investigating the death of a man killed in a motorbike accident at a Bunnaloo property on Sunday.
Police are investigating after a man was found deceased on a property in the state’s south overnight. About 7pm yesterday, a 39-year-old man was located deceased under a motorbike on a private property on Nolan Road, Bunnaloo. Despite...
NOTHING could be more unexpected than meeting Makaila Ogden. In January, 2016, she was attending the funeral of the man of her dreams. Just five days after the service she found out she was pregnant with his child. Her brittle fragility, her...
A driver has been caught allegedly drink driving twice in Shepparton last night. Goulburn Valley Highway Patrol police detected a Toyota Camry sedan travelling along Northumberland Crescent about 10.20pm. The vehicle was intercepted and the driver...