The girl, who had injuries below her elbow, is in hospital in Newcastle in an unknown condition.
John Garnaut, Asia-Pacific editor China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of artificial islands which will enable it to further project its military power.
Inga Ting It's the 20-minute drive that can cost you $851 in fines. And that's without running a light.
Rachel Browne NSW Police and emergency services were called to South Durras, near Batemans Bay, after reports a fisherman had been swept into the sea about 1.30pm on Sunday.
Lucy Cormack Former independent MP Tony Windsor has slammed a bungled government operation that would have seen people stopped for passport checks on the streets of Melbourne, telling ABC radio he had no doubt that some in the Abbott government "hope that something goes wrong domestically."
Stephanie Gardiner In his white baker's uniform, with his head bowed, Habibullah Afghan-Baig sat accused of groping and assaulting two young women looking for work in his Sydney business.
Michaela Whitbourn Australian journalist Peter Greste has called on the Egyptian President to "undo the injustice" meted out to him and two al-Jazeera colleagues.
Esther Han Peter Greste "shocked, outraged, angry" at the three-year jail sentence handed down by an Egyptian court on him and his two Al Jazeera colleagues.
Patrick Begley A naked man wearing a white surgical mask set upon two young women at Hornsby early on Sunday morning, police said.
Cameron Atfield Queensland Labor's rise from just seven state MPs to once again holding government within three years has been lauded by federal Labor leader Bill Shorten in his quest to similarly topple a conservative government after just one term.
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