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Labor set to face ‘community crossbench’ in federal parliament

Australia has elected a “community crossbench” to the federal parliament with a focus on climate,...

One Nation’s Pauline Hanson facing loss in Queensland Senate race

Queensland voters have turned their backs on One Nation founder Pauline Hanson, who could lose...

Greens on track for record election result

The Greens could hold as many as 12 Senate seats and have five lower house...

Aged and health care sectors urge more government pandemic help

Aged and health care leaders have urged an incoming Labor government to bolster support for...

Tamil Murugappan family set for return to Biloela

The Tamil family fighting for years to return to the Queensland town of Biloela are...

ALP eyes majority as Anthony Albanese gets to work

Incoming prime minister Anthony Albanese is still days away from knowing whether he can govern...

Aussie glasses half full beyond pandemic

Australians have declared 2022 a year of positivity, with eight in 10 feeling ‘glass-half-full’ and...

Which seats have changed hands at election

More than 20 seats in the House of Representatives have changed hands or look likely...

Drenched southeast Queensland on flood watch again

Southeast Queensland residents are on flood watch after intense rainfall hit soaked catchments with some...

Aussies to devour record number of democracy sausages

Whatever their political leanings, Australians are united by the prospect of a snack after hitting...

Labor supporters erupt with likely victory

Joyous celebrations have erupted at Labor’s official election function, with the opposition on track to...

Independents poised for game-changing vote

Independent candidates could have a huge say on the makeup of Australia’s next parliament, with...

Labor on track to govern in minority

Labor leader Anthony Albanese is on track to govern in minority as Australian voters deserted...

2022 Federal Election: polls open as leaders make final pitch

Voting has opened in Australia’s eastern states as major party leaders make a final pitch...

Red card for Scott Morrison after soccer stumble

The schoolboy accidentally tackled by Scott Morrison during soccer training has shown the prime minister...

5 memorable Australian political sport fails

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s trip and tackling of a young boy during soccer training at...

NSW legalises voluntary assisted dying

After decades of campaigning NSW has become the last state in Australia to pass laws...

Scott Morrison refusing to allow ACT, NT to legalise assisted dying

Scott Morrison has drawn a line on a more empathetic and consultative approach to his...

Man extradited from ACT to Tasmania on historical child abuse charges

A 74-year-old man has been extradited from the ACT to Tasmania to face historical child...

Brother-in-law says Chris Dawson guilty of murder

Chris Dawson’s former brother-in-law has told a court he believes the former rugby league player...

Superannuation home withdrawals common overseas

Allowing citizens to dip into their retirement accounts to help them afford their first home...

Next federal government must tackle ‘aggressive’ China

The next federal government will need to get Australia out of the “diplomatic freezer” with...

Two men charged over 320kg cocaine bust in Western Australia

A NSW man and a German national with suspected links to organised crime have been...

NSW euthanasia law approaches last hurdles

Euthanasia advocates are hopeful NSW is on the cusp of passing laws allowing terminally ill...

Calls for Tasmania conversion therapy ban

Glen Worrell underwent more than two decades of conversion practices aimed at changing his sexual...

One in five worked with COVID symptoms

Around 20 per cent of Australians admit they risked working while having COVID-19 symptoms in...

Key witness believes Chris Dawson killed wife

A key prosecution witness in Chris Dawson’s murder trial says she believes he killed his...

Rain eases in Queensland, flood warnings remain

Rain is easing across Queensland but major flood warnings remain in place for some parts...

Scott Morrison gets sporty, Anthony Albanese looks to health

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his leadership style will become more empathetic as he makes...

Sports take centre stage as lockdowns end

Young Australians are being encouraged to shed their COVID-19 blues and return to sports fields....

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