The Australian sharemarket is a whisker away from completely annihilating this year’s gains.
The federal government has backtracked on key elements of its new anti-terror laws, agreeing to include specific protections against spy agents using torture against detained suspects.
The slowdown in China and a tighter federal budget will drive Australia’s growth as low as 2 per cent next year, allowing interest rate cuts and a 20 per cent devaluation in the Australian dollar, according to a prestigious global forecaster.
Followers of the Islamic State terror group are being urged to attack by any means possible civilians of the West, including Australia, in a chilling exhortation posted online purportedly by the militant group's chief spokesman.
Powers sought by federal government to fight terror threats
Australians have been warned that their freedoms might have to be restricted for the sake of national security, as the government prepares to introduce counter-terrorism laws to crack down on Australians fighting for militant or terrorist groups.
The National Library of Australia wants the public's help to establish the provenance of a hand-embroidered cloth marking the first Sunday School in Parramatta.
The gloom enveloping the resources servicing sector is showing no sign of lifting, this time with ALS shares dumped as it warned that the anticipated improvement in its markets has not occurred.
Confidence is growing that at least some Arab nations will join the fight against Islamist fighters in Iraq with "kinetic action" - a military euphemism for air strikes.
SCOTT GELSTON'S pictures from North Launceston's 2014 State League Grand Final win.
The Clovers Netball Club held its annual dinner and senior team dinner on the weeked.
The Gee Tee Netball Club's annual dinner was held at Country Club Tasmania on Saturday night.
The Generation Netball Club's annual dinner was held at The Boathouse, Launceston, on Saturday night.
The Evandale Football Club held its ball at Country Club Tasmania on September 6.
The state government has appointed a former Victorian judge to hear an appeal by Tim Ellis,SC, found guilty ...
Tasmania Police has announced a series of new appointments today.