The financial regulator will lift restrictions on interest-only residential lending, in an attempt to stabilise Australia's ailing property market.
Prison guards say they are increasingly going to work under the promise of violence as Queensland's prison population continues to escalate. With a guard attacked by an inmate just yesterday, the physical effect is evident, but guards say they are also struggling mentally.
Orphaned aged care residents experiencing loneliness over the festive season say the idea of adopting a granny is a great initiative that would alleviate depression and spread some Christmas joy.
High-profile allegations of misconduct are being tested against strict defamation laws.
Australia win a Test match for the first time since March's ball-tampering controversy as they beat India in Perth.
Australian police offer a $1m reward information about the 27-year-old's death in 1988.
Australian actress Yael Stone says Rush behaved inappropriately during a Sydney theatre production.
Andrew Broad quits the government's frontbench after a woman made allegations to a magazine.
Cathy Powell says the Home Office lost her family's documents and they are unable to travel.
PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
Bahraini Hakeem Al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, was detained in Thailand last month.
Margot Robbie has revealed that she felt she wasn't the right actress for the role of Queen Elizabeth I.
Jacinda Ardern held back tears as she commented on the murder of British tourist Grace Millane.
Subtropical Storm Alberto was due to make landfall along the Florida panhandle on Monday, May 28, but the storm was weakening as it approached land. With a maximum wind speed of 50 miles per hour, Alberto was expected to come ashore in Destin, Florida, in the afternoon, a news report said. Some tropical storm warnings in Alabama had been canceled as the storm approached the mainland. Rough conditions didn’t stop surfers in Navarre, Florida, near Pensacola, from hitting the waves Monday as the storm approached. Credit: Moona Joyner via Storyful
Kim, an audience member on the ABC’s Q&A program, told the panel on Monday night that her father Tony had recently taken his own life and how she feels like the system didn't do enough to help. CREDIT: ABC/Q&A
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A rainbow appeared across the sky as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached Panama City Beach, Florida, on Monday, May 28. The storm was still about 50 miles southwest of the city on Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Tropical storm warnings had been issued across the Gulf Coast ahead of the storm. Heavy rain was expected in Florida, Alabama and Georgia on Monday with the possibility of a storm surge along the coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. Tornadoes and waterspouts were also possible. Credit: Woody Thornton via Storyful
The latest Newspoll has revealed more voters trust Labor to deliver lower power prices and secure supply than the Coalition. The poll shows 39 per cent trust Labor, 37 per cent back the coalition, while 24 per cent remain uncommitted to keep prices down and secure supply, the Newspoll conducted for The Australian showed. It comes as the federal government has pushed its NEG while facing mutiny in the partyroom over coal-fired power stations, such as Liddell.
The Nationals have hailed a shock Senate recruit in Tasmania. Steve Martin has joined the party, three months after replacing his one-time party leader Jacqui Lambie after dual citizenship forced her to resign. The move marks a boost for the government's numbers in the upper house. Meanwhile, the Tasmanian Liberals will reportedly refuse to let the new National share their Senate ticket.
A man has been charged with murder in Adelaide after allegedly beating his 74-year-old neighbour to death with a hammer. It is alleged the attack on Dion Hewitt occurred inside his Flinders Park home. His 33-year-old neighbour has been charged and is due to face court today.
A report by the Productivity Commission has found Australians are losing $2.6 billion a year in fees and insurance premiums on extra superannuation accounts. The landmark inquiry into the super industry has found a third of accounts are unintended multiple accounts. The commission wants people to only be placed in a default fund when they enter the workforce and for Australians to be given a ‘best in show’ list of 10 high-performing funds identified by an independent expert panel.
A MAN has been charged with murder after allegedly killing his neighbour during a violent attack in Flinders Park.
A FORMER Bandidos bikie has been convicted of murder for a second time after he admitted killing Gold Coast father Greg Dufty.