Australians in Iran need ‘fair treatment’
Australia wants Iran to give “fair and transparent treatment” to three Australian citizens being held in the country, senior minister Simon Birmingham says.
A 21-year-old man who was drunk when he rolled his ute down a steep embankment on a WA country road, killing his friend, must spend one year behind bars.
Aboriginal leader and West Australian Labor senator Pat Dodson has taken aim at a ‘fundamental bias against indigenous stories’ in the mainstream media.
Authorities say they are most worried about bushfires in Victoria’s east, which has been struggling with record low rainfall.
ACCC boss Rod Sims is concerned about a lack of competition in the banking sector but says it is up to the treasurer what the watchdog investigates next.
A Centrelink rorter who fraudulently claimed $209,000 in parenting payments despite her daughter being dead for years has received a good behaviour bond.
NSW Labor has handed back a $100,000 donation at the centre of a corruption inquiry amid fears there might have been a “scheme” to circumvent donation laws.
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North Queensland MP Bob Katter has called on the coalition to sign a cheque for the auditor general to look at science behind farm run-off hurting the reef.
Union boss John Setka says crossbench senators considering voting for anti-union laws might need to toughen up to deal with harsh criticism.
Scott Morrison says it is ‘very premature’ to talk about joining a US-led military strike against Iran in response to the bombing of Saudi oilfields.
The prime minister is standing firm in the face of a legal challenge against the government’s controversial welfare debt-recovery scheme.
Pauline Hanson, who the prime minister has chosen to help run an inquiry into family courts, has accused some women of lying to gain custody of their children.
Government Senate leader Mathias Cormann has told parliament Victorian MP Gladys Liu was elected because a majority of voters preferred the Liberals to Labor.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
Homicide Squad detectives have charged an Echuca man with murder following the death of another man in Daltons Bridge near Cohuna yesterday. A 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Easton Rd...
Emergency services are responding to a major collision on the Goulburn Valley Hwy near Gillespies Rd. The highway is closed in both directions and is under Victoria Police control. It will re-open when it is safe to do so. Drivers have been asked to...