The federal government has admitted it hiked the size of payments to asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru to remove any ''barrier'' for them to return home.
The voices of writers such as Vera Brittain still bring us closer to WWI's sobering legacy.
Whether driven by idealism, necessity or greed, an increasing number of elderly Australians are supplementing their pensions with a spot of drug distribution. Mandy Sayer meets some of them.
Jane Cadzow meets Kevin Donnelly, the conservative educator reviewing our school curriculum.
The dusty streets of Parnngurr were filled with Toyota LandCruisers and tension. The Martu mob had come to the tiny desert town in the Western Australian outback to hear why one of its own should be exiled.
A Christchurch woman in the spotlight after speaking out about an alleged sexual assault by disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris says while the exposure has left her feeling ‘‘vulnerable’’, it will be worth it if others are inspired to come forward.
Responses from the Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Corporation.
Statistically, one person will be hit by a piece of space junk and killed in the next 50 years, scientists say. But there is no need to worry, because even that statistic is alarmist.
He battled the wind and rain, braved the cold and crashing waves but after 84 days at sea Scott Donaldson’s attempt to conquer the Tasman has ended.
An influential Australian Islamic preacher who had claimed on social media to have successfully reached the Middle East has been arrested in the Philippines.
A nun from Sydney, a married Melbourne couple who had just toured Europe and a West Australian grandfather ...