National News

Job ads point to solid employment growth

This week's national accounts are gearing up to show another solid economic growth result at the tail end of 2020, as new figures point to further employment gains in coming months.

Aged sector gets initial $452m after probe

New aged care laws and extra audits to check on safety and quality at facilities are among the federal government's first responses to a royal commission into the sector.

Rare black rhino calf born at Dubbo Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered black rhino calf who is the last baby for her dad who died last year.

AFP forwarded new MP rape allegations

Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson has forwarded to the Australian Federal Police an email from a woman who claims she was raped by a man now serving as a federal Labor MP.

Ewan relieved at first sprint win of 2021

Australia's cycling sprint star Caleb Ewan admitted to a feeling of relief after ending an unfamiliarly long wait for his first triumph of the year when he prevailed in a chaotic denouement to the final...