Chinese family linked to money laundering
A Chinese family of six has allegedly laundered at least $11 million in organised crime money, and smuggled in millions of cigarettes.
Liberal Democrats senator has railed against the government’s crackdown on illegal tobacco, describing smugglers as patriots.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on state KAP members to call out senator Fraser Anning over his maiden speech in the senate.
NSW Greens MP Justin Field has introduced draft laws into parliament which aim to reduce plastic pollution by banning single-use plastic.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has cut the ribbon on a new centre to consolidate and coordinate Australia’s cyber security defences.
A 23-year-old woman charged with her boyfriend over the murder of a 30-year-old man who tried to rob them in their home has been granted bail in a Sydney court.
Confessed killer Alex Reuben McEwan is giving evidence in his Brisbane trial for the murder of Korean woman Eunji Ban in November 2013.
The first female Muslim senator will be sworn in to federal parliament next week, and has struck out in response to a racist speech by a future colleague.
The federal government is refusing to say how much it is willing to compromise to get company tax cuts through the Senate next week.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull insists no frontbencher has threatened to quit the ministry over the National Energy Guarantee.
Life expectancy is on the rise for Aussie men and women, while other countries including the US and Britain are experiencing declines, a study has found.
A fifth-generation farmer says the latest drought has put him in uncharted territory as the NSW government tries to reassure crop farmers help is on the way.
The Senate has rejected giving territories the same rights as states to make voluntary euthanasia laws, but two Labor MPs are trying a different approach.
Warnings have been issued for two blazes in northern NSW and the state’s south coast as firefighters continue to battle more than 80 fires across the state.
ANOTHER one bites the dust. Wistaria Cafe has closed its doors after 17 years after negotiations with the Campaspe Shire could not reach a lease agreement. And tenant Eric Grumont had simply had enough. ‘‘We have just had a gutful,’’ he told...
Have you ever walked home after 11.30pm with some unopened tinnies in your bag?
The Shepparton South Sudanese community is heartbroken following the death of former Shepparton resident Laa Chol in Melbourne last week.
ECHUCA-MOAMA Winter Blues Festival was thrown into last minute chaos today when several venues realised they did not comply with Liquor Licensing regulations. Those regulations restrict cafe/restaurants from staging live music at their venues. This...