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Can you imagine taking off to live in a remote outreach 3000km away? Ann Sheehan explains how the red dirt 'got in their veins'. It was meant to be a six month sabbatical, but six years and 3000km later the Sheehan-Lee family is happier than ever.
A BAN on live odds betting during sports broadcasts does not require commonwealth legislation, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says.
Chinese visitors usually opted to book package deals or tours of New Zealand, with the Bay of Islands, Rotorua and Queenstown.
Australian miners are putting the brakes on spending, surprising experts who thought the resources bonanza would run for some time.
Bulla Grace had been drinking alcohol when he decided to put a pan of oil on the stove, the Rotorua Coroner has been told.
Police believe Kevin James Corbett is in Perth and may be able to assist in the investigation into the death of a woman in Narrogin on May 18.
Robert Eggington is among indigenous leaders to meet with WA bureaucrats over rising suicide levels among the Noongah community.Picture: Richard Polden INDIGENOUS leaders in Western Australia are holding a crisis meeting with senior bureaucrats to discuss high suicide rates among the Nyoongah community.
Watch a time lapse of the deadly tornado that had 270 km/ph winds,stayed on the ground for 40 minutes and traveled 32 klms.
FAST food will not attract a "fat tax" and the government will instead rely on education in Australia's battle against obesity.
The government of Papua New Guinea is looking to learn about the Israeli health system, Health Minister Yael German said on Monday.
AN ALLEGED victim of child molestation told her friends "bad things'' were happening to her while she was a student living at a state-run hostel, a Perth court has heard.
Australian singer-songwriter Wally De Backer's single 'Somebody That I Used To Know' wins big at this year's Billboard Music Awards.
A Whangarei accountant has been suspended and ordered to pay $8000 after he misled the public by claiming to be a chartered accountant on his website.
An elderly New Zealand anti-royalist was fined on Monday over a plan to hurl manure at Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla during their visit to Auckland in 2012, reports said.
A 44-year-old man, understood to be Ivan Maheno, was killed yesterday morning at a property on Fairburn Rd, about 8 kilometres east of Kaitaia.
The West Australian © London stand up comedians Gordon Southern, left and Jimmy McGhie with Perth International Comedy Festival director Jo Marsh.