A dog breeder has been allowed to continue running a puppy farm despite evidence that appears to show dire conditions inside the breeding centre in north-western NSW.
Early results had Labor candidates ahead in two Hunter byelections called after the political donations scandal claimed the scalps of two sitting MPs.
The Indonesian woman arrested in Bali for organising a hit on her Australian husband, Bob Ellis, was extremely well off, spend large sums on gold and jewellery and had full control of the couple's profitable diving business, according to neighbours and friends.
The celebration of Canberra's relationship with Japanese sister city Nara is now a well established event on the social calendar, says Events ACT marketing manager Adelina La Vita.
What sounded like a sensible way to remunerate those who face greater danger has become a joke. It has created an insupportable burden without any rationale.
An estimated crowd of more than 1500 people marched on Parliament House on Saturday.
Curiosity and a sense of solidarity have drawn visitors to Lakemba Mosque’s open day, eager to find out more about the religion and the people who have been the target of increasing discrimination in recent months.
Premier Campbell Newman is picking up what Prime Minister Tony Abbott is putting down about reforming the federation.
A rescue mission to save 17-year-old Abdullah Elmir, dubbed the Ginger Jihadi, from joining IS fighters in Iraq was abandoned at the last minute because of fears those involved may end up being charged under the federal government's foreign incursion laws.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has used his visit to Lakemba Mosque as part of the National Mosque Open Day to condemn the actions of the latest Australian jihadist to join terrorist group Islamic State.