Ex-Turnbull staffer to run in Abbott seat
A former staffer to Malcolm Turnbull plans to run as an independent against Liberal Tony Abbott in his Sydney seat in this year’s federal election.
Multiple warnings have been issued for uncontrolled bushfires across Tasmania, with residents warned the worst is yet to come as the heatwave continues.
Drug treatment experts behind a pill testing trial at a 2018 music festival in the ACT will demonstrate the service and testing equipment to interested NSW MPs.
Mourners will gather in Bundoora on Tuesday night for a vigil in memory of murdered international exchange student Aiia Maasarwe.
The International Monetary Fund has warned trade rifts between major nations and tighter financial conditions will detract from global economic growth.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will use a speech in Sydney to outline the coalition’s economic credentials as global growth slows.
Australia must continue to do everything it can to keep children safe after five indigenous girls died after taking their lives, the prime minister says.
A Victorian police officer has been jailed after admitting he tried to groom a 16-year-old girl for sex using social media.
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne is poised to visit Japan, China and Singapore this week.
Victoria’s crossbench MPs are uniting to make a call to end to duck hunting in the state, but the major parties say they’re unmoved.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been in direct contact with Indonesian counterparts over the expected prison release of the alleged Bali bombing mastermind.
Scott Morrison has described booing prime ministers attending sporting events as a “great tradition” after he copped a hostile reception at the tennis.
A man who was seriously injured in an Adelaide robbery and hit-run has been praised for his “remarkable grace”.
Oxfam Australia has called for tax reform to close the growing wealth gap between the country’s rich and poor.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.