A young couple are lucky to be alive after they were plucked from the roof of their four-wheel-drive in the NSW Hunter Region on Tuesday afternoon as rushing floodwaters surged around them.
Nick Ralston, Peter Hannam, Lucy Cormack and Ella Rubeli The biggest storm to hit Sydney and the Hunter this century has battered the region, with at least three people dead, dozens of others needing rescuing and entire homes washed away in floodwaters.
Julia Medew Health Editor Victorians are dying because of inadequate IT systems for hospital staff to communicate crucial information about their care to GPs, doctors say - with many still relying on faxes.
Noel Towell Tax Office public servants around the country are preparing to abandon the hard-nosed tactics used against ordinary taxpayers and small businesses.
Dan Harrison Health Minister Sussan Ley has ruled out a Medicare co-payment as she prepares to launch a wide-ranging review of the health system.
Matthew Knott SBS will have to immediately axe local programs and lay off staff unless Parliament passes legislation allowing it to double the amount of advertising it can air in prime time, the multicultural broadcaster has warned.
Mark Kenny Superannuation tax concessions for the wealthy would be wound back under a future Labor government as Bill Shorten seeks to position Labor as the party of fairness while also finding savings from a revenue-depleted budget.
Nick Miller A new cartoon sits on the crowded walls of Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris.
Lisa Cox, Tom Arup Australia has been urged to rapidly accelerate its cuts to greenhouse gases, with the independent Climate Change Authority recommending the Abbott government adopt an ambitious 30 per cent reduction target on 2000 levels by 2025.
Clancy Yeates ANZ deputy chief Graham Hodges says the financial planning industry had more work to do to restore its reputation.
Some of Wingham's finest young singers were on stage last week at the 48th Taree and District Eisteddfod.
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RODNEY O'Regan OAM is proud to be helping the small, outback town of Thargomindah to commemorate Anzac Day.
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The District Pennants have come to a close with some interesting results