New ACTU president vows to boost diversity
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union national secretary Michele O’Neil is the new ACTU president, and is urging a bigger, more diverse union movement.
Tim Carmody, who served a short and controversial tenure as Queensland chief justice, has announced on Tuesday he’ll retire in a little over a year’s time.
Disgraced NSW MP Daryl Maguire is refusing to quit state parliament, insisting it’s “business as usual” despite being dragged into a corruption scandal.
Workplace Minister Craig Laundy has attacked Labor’s plan to ensure workers employed through a labour hire company get legislative protections.
Australia’s infrastructure boss says Australians need to decide which towns need to become big cities to handle population growth.
After nearly three decades working in the union movement, Michele O’Neil has risen to Australian Council of Trade Unions president.
The Victorian and federal Liberal parties have vowed to extend the Frankston train line by 8km and build two new train stations if they win the state election.
South Australian police have found and arrested Jake Dohnt, who had been on the run for more than 24 hours following an incident in Wallaroo.
A prison officer has told an inquest he directed a six-strong team into the cell of a diabetic inmate who wouldn’t stop eating biscuits due to medical reasons.
About 20,000 Australians on Monday chose to opt out of having an electronic health record created for them.
A Family Court judge’s home was blown up hours before he was to hear an application relating to Leonard John Warwick, his Sydney murder trial has been told.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hasn’t given up on getting accountability and justice for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australian divers involved in rescuing the boys stuck in a flooded Thai cave will be honoured.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Victoria has to be “fair dinkum” about dealing with Sudanese gangs in Melbourne.
A dramatic police chase came to a screeching halt in Tallygaroopna this afternoon, leaving locals stunned and grateful no-one was injured. The hour long chase reportedly reached speeds of nearly 200 kph as seven police pursuit vehicles attempted to...
AN EIGHT-year-old boy and his grandfather suffered cuts and a family was left shocked after a flying piece of scrap metal smashed into both of their cars. A Cobram family of four was in their 4WD heading towards Moama on the Cobb Hwy near Milgate Rd...
An open offer from the Kyabram District Football Netball League seeking new clubs to help swell its ranks has potentially started an arms race across the region.