Former political staffer James Ashby has said the $200,000 Fairfax MP Clive Palmer claims he was asked for to help bankroll a case against Peter Slipper would have covered less than a fifth of his court costs.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa Sixteen asylum seekers whose boat was pushed back to sea by the Australian Navy last week were reportedly found stranded near West Kupang in Indonesia on Thursday night.
Megan Levy A primary school teacher has been charged with the aggravated indecent assault of seven young female students in the Southern Highlands, police say.
Matt O'Sullivan They are rolling off the shelf but won't be ready to roll without the state government forking out an extra $1.1 billion.
Patrick Begley A man punched a pregnant woman in the stomach and threatened her with a knife in Sydney's west early on Friday morning, police said.
Megan Levy A taxi driver who allegedly indecently assaulted a female passenger in Sydney's inner west has now been charged with assaulting a second woman in a separate alleged attack a week earlier, police say.
Peter Martin South Australia has broken ranks with other Labor states and come out in favour of a 15 per cent goods and services tax, with conditions.
Peter Martin Business investment is collapsing at a record pace as resource companies accelerate cutbacks.
Dramatic vision has emerged of a man driving through the fire ground during a blaze in South Australia that has claimed two lives.
Julia Medew The "gluten-free" movement and fast "McDonald's-style" medicine may be driving people to have unnecessary and invasive bowel investigations funded by Medicare, a leading doctor says.
An 18-year-old gardener suffered serious facial injuries after a tree branch whipped violently into him in Toongabbie.
Vineshwar Pal remains in a critical condition after he was found unconscious earlier this month.