Australia

Girl, 5, nearly drowns in Gold Coast swimming pool, remains critically injured

A 5-year-old girl nearly drowned and officials said she remained hospitalized after emergency responders performed CPR.<p>About 2:15 p.m. Saturday, the girl was swimming at a pool in the first block of East Division Street, between Inner North Lake Shore Drive and North State Street, in the Gold Coast …

Gold Coast

Why I'll always love my bicycle tattoo

Nan's reaction to seeing a bicycle tattooed on my arm for the first time was priceless.<p>At Christmas lunch as my cousins quietly ate their turkey, she …

Tattoos

How an English surfer solved the mystery of an Australian pirate ship in Japan

An amateur historian in Japan has unearthed a crucial piece of a puzzle which ties in to an intriguing chapter of Australian history.<p>The brig Cyprus …

New South Wales

NSW treasurer calls SA bank levy 'lazy'

At least the major banks can rest easy that the nation's most populous state isn't about to join the growing conga line wanting to tax them.<p>NSW …

South Australia

'Bikie war' report scotched in fatal Gold Coast shooting

News Corp reported victim was part of Lone Wolf gang but police say there is ‘no evidence’ violence was retaliation by bikies<p>Police and gang sources have scotched reports the fatal Gold Coast shooting of a man who was left in a hospital car park on Saturday sprang from bikie conflict.<p>The linking of …

Gold Coast

BIS sounds debt warning as Australian household debt hits all-time high

High household debt levels amassed in the past decade have left Australian households among the most vulnerable to a sharp rise in global interest …

Brisbane

Geelong vs Fremantle: Five things we learned - RealSport

1 Three cats Sent to the "vet"<p>In what was a fiery afternoon of footy between two sides, Geelong physios had their hands full as captain Joel Selwood …

Victoria (Australia)

Chile survive Australia scare to make semi-finals

Chile were one goal from elimination in the Confederations Cup but held off a spirited challenge from Australia to draw 1-1 and reach the semi-finals.<p>…

Soccer

I never wanted to get married, and it still feels strange to think I have a 'husband'

I was never going to get married. After bearing witness to my parents' three decades of misery I was not stupid enough to do it myself.<p>When my father …

Brisbane

Discover the town of Echuca

Head inland to experience a glimpse into Australia’s past<p>Australia is a great holiday destination. A vast continent with tremendous diversity of …

Travel

Sydney Fish Market to get a $250 million makeover on new Blackwattle Bay site

The Sydney Fish Market is set to undergo a $250 million transformation, moving to a new site in a bid to improve the area's appeal to tourists and …

Australian News

Soldiers recall experiences of domestic violence in Army video campaign

Male and female soldiers describe being kicked, punched and spat on by their partners in a powerful new Australian Army video aimed at stamping out …

Australian Defence Force

Live: Sickening incident rocks Geelong

Demons best out West3:25<p>AFL: Melbourne have won their fourth game in a row, for the first time in 11 years toppling the Eagles in Perth.<p>6 hours …

Australian News

State-of-the-art climbing gym opens in Montague St

New adventure centre in Wollongong: Luke Magill (front) with Marcus Loane and Carlie Lebreton at the new Dynomite Indoor Climbing Gym in Montague …

Australian News

An hour outside a day keeps the eye doctor away: QUT study

Drag yourself away from a screen and get outside, for the sake of your long-term eye health.<p>That is the message from a Queensland University of …

Brisbane

Exploring the Great Barrier Reef

How to get there. What to do. When to go.<p>A quick guide on how to get the best out of your expedition to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.<p>What to do<p>The …

Great Barrier Reef

Australia to lead talks on encryption

Australia will be pushing the need to crack down on encrypted technology in the fight against terrorism during a meeting with its Five Eyes …

Peter Dutton

Three-Word Analysis: Round 14 of 2017 AFL season wrapped up in just three words per team

<i>SOMETIMES all the analysis is too much.</i><p><i>Sometimes you don’t have time to read the full story.</i><p><i>Sometimes you just need a Three-Word Analysis.</i><p><b>ADELAIDE</b> …

Sport (Australia)

Dyrholaey lighthouse South Coast Iceland • Wyld Family Travel

On our way back from Vik on the South Coast of Iceland for some reason, we just turned up a few random roads towards the coastline. It was more out …

Iceland

A Journey From Mainland Australia Aboard Spirit of Tasmania

Tasmania lies roughly 400 km from mainland Australia however it seems like a world away; a magical destination where you can escape the crowds of …

Travel

Malcolm Turnbull must sack three ministers who criticised the courts: Labor

Labor is calling for the PM to sack three ministers over their comments on Victorian courts.

Brisbane

St Kilda vs Gold Coast: AFL Round 14 Preview - RealSport

Overview<p>The Saints 2017 win-loss record of 6 & 6 perfectly illustrates the up and down nature of their season to date. Victory over the Kangaroos …

Gold Coast

Saving Australia's largest bird of prey from becoming a road kill victim

Nelson Tinoco, one of 14 Larrakia Nation rangers who have teamed up with the Darwin Wildlife Sanctuary to learn about handling injured animals, is …

Wildlife

The run home: Your club's road to September

<b>1. Greater Western Sydney</b><p><b>40 points, (10 wins, three losses), 120.5 per cent</b><br>In a remarkably even season, the team with the fewest flaws might be the …

College Basketball

FFA Cup 2017 teams

SATURDAY night’s win for MetroStars in a 2-0 triumph over Adelaide City confirmed the 2017 roll call of sides from across Australia in this season’s …

Soccer

Mystery surrounds woman found under a Melbourne house for four days

Man arrested after siege in Melbourne suburb<p>Police have arrested a 26-year-old man following a siege in the Melbourne suburn of Epping.<p>'I welcome the …

Australian News

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is a gold mine for foreign spies

Trump's Twitter feed is a gold mine for every foreign intelligence agency.

Donald Trump

'Rewilding' Australia: not only do we need the outback, the outback needs us

Even in vast natural ecosystems, the fate and condition of nature lies in the hands of the people who live on, know, respect and manage that land<p>Only a small number of vast natural landscapes remain on Earth – wild regions where ecological processes function normally and movements of wildlife …

Australian News

Another dies after minibus crash

A THIRD person has died after a minibus collided with a taxi near Shepparton earlier in the week.<p>Victoria Police spokeswoman Amelia Penhall confirmed …

Victoria (Australia)

West Coast vs Melbourne: Five things we learned - RealSport

1 A fine solo captaincy debut for Viney<p>With experienced co-captain Nathan Jones out injured for the next few weeks, Jack Viney has been given the …

Western Australia