A 2.5-metre red-bellied black snake captured in a Newcastle suburb has been successfully released into thick bushland at Lake Macquarie.
More than 350 passionate young people from around Australia rallied outside Parliament House on Thursday, condemning mooted cuts to foreign aid spending.
Holiday traffic is being delayed on the Hume Highway near Goulburn after a truck rollover.
A rebound in the Australian dollar was not enough to stop the selloff among banks and miners on the local sharemarket on Thursday.
The battle over the Jimi Hendrix bio-pic continues, producer hopes Little Death is still alive and first glimpse of The Water Diviner looks promising.
Australians who commit a crime overseas unrelated to any terrorist or political cause could still trigger punitive new counter-terrorism laws overseen by the national spy agency, experts warn.
Palmer United senator Jacqui Lambie says the burqa must be banned from nation's streets so Muslim women's "body language" can be identified.
The Abbott government has appointed Peter Lewis - the man it chose to lead an efficiency review of the ABC - to the board of the public broadcaster.
General David Hurley has been sworn in as the 38th Governor of NSW.
The company running the NBN should stop charging the same amounts for all Australians to access high-speed broadband, final cost-benefit analysis said.
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