1 hr ago | The Standard
Australia's east coast haven New South Wales, which is seeking to recruit a `chief funster' to promote tourism to Sydney and elsewhere, took the dubious honor for the biggest hauls of steroids and hallucinogens in 2011-2012 in the country, authorities said today.
2 hrs ago | The Standard
Australia seized a record 23 tonnes of illicit drugs in 2011-2012 with arrests at a 10-year high, data show, as officials warned the country had become a key target for traffickers.
2 hrs ago | Blacktown Sun
The band announced on Facebook and Twitter that they will be touring Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth in May and June.
3 hrs ago | The RiotACT
The Kelpie of Few Accomplishments was resplendent in his bandana and plodded dutifully along for the entire inner lake loop.
7 hrs ago | Yahoo!
The West Australian © London stand up comedians Gordon Southern, left and Jimmy McGhie with Perth International Comedy Festival director Jo Marsh.
11 hrs ago | Radio Times
Simon Reeve is about as adventurous as travel journalists get. The man behind BBC documentaries House of Saud, Equator and Indian Ocean has investigated terrorism, been shot at and suffered malaria, all to bring us thrilling TV.
12 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
Vannessa Young, who was born in Newcastle but now lives in Perth, will take part in the pageant with a difference North-born blonde bombshell Vannessa Young will be flying the flag for the region as she battles it out to win a beauty crown in Australia.
14 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Five copper coins and a nearly 70-year-old map with an "X" might lead to a discovery that could rewrite Australia's history.
15 hrs ago | Yahoo!
More than 1200 patched members of the Rebels bikie gang are planning to travel to WA for the club's annual national run, sparking the biggest police security operation since the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2011.
20 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
A paedophile who took photos of his children's friends as they played together looks set to be returned to New Zealand from Australia.
Will the neighbours lend you a cup of sugar -- or, better yet, not have a password on their Wi-Fi -- or are they more likely to start a street brawl at 3am on a Tuesday? Can you quickly nip to the shop to grab a loaf of bread or will that require the stamina of a mountain goat? Like a dating site for the property world, Ray White Neighbourhood Know ... (more)
The study found that 90 per cent of killed riders already had traffic records for speeding or other offenses.
They're two of the state's best known companies, but this week, the fortunes of BP On The Run empire and Trims work clothes store took very different turns - a reflection of the changing economic times THE Shahin family has reinvented the service station, from a place to pick up fuel, oil and lukewarm pies to a one-stop retail outlet with ... (more)
For so many of us, Julie Andrews loomed large in our childhoods, a constant presence through repeated viewings of those two iconic films, MARY POPPINS, and THE SOUND of MUSIC.
It was a crime of sorts, perpetuated against the international community with a brazen disregard that has come to mark the politics of the country.