THE VFF has asked its members what they think about unconventional gas exploration and mining.
VICTORIA’S hunting community met in a show of strength at Parliament House in Melbourne.
PETER HEMPHILL US university Harvard dug up Aboriginal burial sites on a Riverina property, according to the NSW Government.
AUSTRALIA’s iconic Akubra brand will ditch its Australian rabbit skin suppliers from next month.
DALE WEBSTER EXCLUSIVE: CFA volunteers who trained at Fiskville between 1971 and 1999 were excluded from a health study.
DALE WEBSTER VOLUNTEER firefighter Robin Ransome, of Red Cliffs, attended a training course at Fiskville in 1970s.
SHANNON TWOMEY SINGLE officer police stations across Victoria have been left empty because of an anti-terrorism policy.
EMMA FIELD A FALTERING Chinese economy could mean the Australian dollar could go below US70c.
THE horror run for global dairy markets has continued.
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A FORMER Sydney Swans executive is fighting for life in hospital after contracting a rare form of Mad Cow’s disease but nobody knows how he got infected.
A YOUNG boy has alerted his parents after he and his baby brother were affected by a carbon monoxide build-up aboard a boat in country Victoria.
THE LOOP: A WAITRESS has been indecently assaulted as she mopped the floor at a city fast food outlet. Tap for the latest.
THE Abbott Government’s attempt to boycott Q&A appears to have backfired with panellists and audience members criticising the move.
A winter chill has officially set in with icy temperatures set to continue and ski resorts preparing for a snow dumping.
OFFICIALS have had almost 18 months to act on clothing contaminated with a cancer-causing dye but it could be November before the items are banned or deemed safe for Aussie consumers.
IN a heartbreaking eulogy, the father of a teenager Archie Hunt, killed in a fall at the QVB, has implored everyone at the service to tell their children they love them because tragedy can strike at any time.
ALMOST 50 women have come forward to tell detectives they were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted at a former Sydney girls’ school, many in the school’s notorious sandstone dungeon.
IT may be home to yoga retreats and luxury resorts but just outside this Aussie holiday haven is a sight that will make tourists cringe.
ICE-dealing parents have been caught using their primary school-aged children as ’concierges’ at homes in a NSW country town during an unprecedented rural drug sting.
THE brown uniform might have been a fashion fail, but don’t mess with the British royal nanny. You’d be surprised what nanny school taught her (and it’s not smacking).
Belmore Park - that gritty city green patch that stares across at Central Station long renowned for its downtrodden. Now it has permanent residents - and the council has no problem with that. There are 36 tents, inhabitants such as Red (pictured) battling the scourge of drug addiction and any number of social problems.
WHEN Summer’s stomach hurt and she started doing “black poos”, her mum took her to the hospital. She was discharged not once, but twice - and it was the beginning of a nightmare for this Queensland family.
CHILDREN are no longer welcome at an up-market Queensland restaurant, and it’s all because of a recent fiery confrontation with a family that proved to be the final straw.
IN the first radio ratings survey covering the new line-up at Brisbane’s 4BC, listeners have spoken about what they think of the changes.
AT least five dogs have mysteriously died after visiting a Queensland beach, sparking an urgent investigation.
A TERROR suspect was detained at Brisbane International Airport after concealed knives were found in his luggage. But that wasn’t all that raised eyebrows.
A POPULAR Chinese restaurant in Brisbane has been shut down after a diner found this in her fried rice. The trouble is, she’d already swallowed it — and suffered severe throat trauma as a result.
POLICE have charged a man in Outback South Australia over the alleged murder of a woman at Oodnadatta.
AN enraged Adelaide father slashed a child sex abuser’s Achilles tendons and left him naked in the bush to die in a vigilante attack prompted by the alleged molestation of his daughter, a court has heard.
POLICE believe four hold-ups at gunpoint across Adelaide could be linked to an 11-hour siege on East Tce, in which a man was shot.
TRACKS to a popular SA camping and fishing spot have been laced with homemade road spikes, ripping tyres to shreds amid fears it could lead to tragedy. SEE THE PICS
THE family of former Crows coach Phil Walsh have spoken about the heartbreak of his death, saying their lives will “never be the same”.
A UNIVERSITY student who was raped by her privately educated friend defiantly faced him in court to tell him how his crime had changed her life forever.
A PERTH mother says she feels violated after a man dragged her along the ground during a violent bag-snatch robbery in Perth’s northern suburbs.
THEY’RE dubbed “the boys” — a pair of French mates who rent out high-end apartments, cornering the WA market and making famous friends in the process.
FORMER Wildcats basketballer Kendal “Tiny” Pinder intends to plead not guilty to a historical sex charge, a Perth court has heard.
A MAN was arrested over an alleged 140km/h chase in suburban Perth overnight that only stopped after he rammed a police vehicle.
SIX years after planting 1252 seeds, Perth’s newest school holiday attraction opens.
SABA’S parents say it’s a “massive relief” the legal battle is over and they can now focus on giving her the care she needs.
THE Police Association of Tasmania has called for the urgent implementation of safety response patrols after the shooting of an officer in Victoria.
FREEZING weather has prompted a road safety warning about the perils of black ice.
THE Australian Fisheries Management Authority has great news for scallop lovers.
TASMANIA Police officers will be out in force tonight for a 24-hour blitz targeting traffic offences.
POLICE forensic teams have begun excavating outside Granton in a search for clues to the 1969 disappearance of Lucille Butterworth.
A GROWING number of ice-affected patients has led to episodes of uncontrollable, unpredictable and violent behaviour in the state’s hospitals.
A RUM Jungle Buffalo farm was left devastated after two of their prized bovines were callously shot, and left to die a slow death.
ABORIGINAL trackers are being used to hunt a convicted rapist suspected of murdering a mother near a remote town in South Australia’s Far North.
A 27-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with a raft of offences after a fatal hit-and-run in Alice Springs.
DARWIN’s Bagot Rd has been reopened after it was partially closed as the result of a two-car collision.
THE most senior Territory bureaucrat overseeing indigenous affairs won best-dressed man at the annual Beef Breeders Ball wearing a Confederate battle flag.
THE Country Liberals are on the verge of being wiped out forever in the Northern Territory, according to full polling figures obtained by the NT News.
THE Federal Government’s new vision for the nation’s farmers promises new projects to boost farm profits.
STRONG cow prices will be here to stay as offerings have only one way to go and that’s down.