Talks will start on Wednesday between the coalition and Labor to get a deal to secure the future of the renewable energy target.
Defence is developing a capability to transport Ebola patients home from within the Asia-Pacific region.
A man accused of murdering Sydney truck driver Keith Cini and assaulting his wife Luci was allegedly armed with a pick handle during the attack.
The female police officer entombed under a 10-tonne truck in a crash in Sydney's north has been placed in a medically-induced coma.

Demand for Canberra workers perks up

Job vacancies posted on the internet fell 0.8 per cent in September, but the ACT bucked the trend, jumping 7.8 per cent in the month.
A decision by the Climate Change Authority to press ahead with reviews is putting pressure on the government as it haggles over Direct Action.
The first quarterly inflation figure since the repeal of the carbon tax shows electricity prices have fallen, pushing the overall inflation rate down.
A drug-affected driver has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after a crash that killed an unborn baby south of Sydney.
Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has slammed the latest Islamic State video, calling people who join the jihadist group ‘clowns’ and ‘d---heads’.
A man accused of killing a fellow prison inmate almost two decades ago is already in custody on a similar charge, a Brisbane court has heard.

Telstra boosts eHealth credentials

Telstra is targeting the eHealth market with a new division, Telstra Health, dedicated to delivering health services over the internet.
The inflation rate has decreased to its slowest pace in a year as a result of falling electricity and petrol prices.

Vic kinder teachers rally over pay

A rally of hundreds of preschool teachers has heard they could earn more as cashiers under the current pay deal.
The federal government will send extra aid to people in Iraq and Syria, particularly refugees facing an added danger as winter approaches.
Michelle Obama says fashion designer Oscar de la Renta was a pioneer and a visionary.

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