Federal elections are largely fought on a macro level – taxation, the economy, national security, health and education funding.
Patrick Begley A second senior police officer has told the Lindt cafe siege inquest a surprise tactical assault deemed a last resort by higher ranks would have been less risky than an emergency response.
Anna Patty Unions fear funding for victims of domestic violence and homelessness is at risk.
Nathanael Cooper Sally Faulkner says she is trying to keep her head up as the ordeal around the botched 60 minutes kidnapping saga moves into the next phase.
Julie Power The largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere is undergoing another major shakeup.
Ava Benny-Morrison and Angela Thompson A man has been arrested in the NSW Illawarra region over the 2011 death of Balkan crime figure Saso Ristevski.
Rachel Olding As Fatima Elomar made her final preparations before leaving Australia and join her husband in Syria, she wrote to him: "It's going to be a thrill ride innit."
Nicole Hasham A collective yawn may have met the rallying cries of politicians over the past eight weeks, but Hashmat Najib can't get enough of the protracted election campaign.
Beau Donelly An injured man was being denied tens of thousands of dollars under his income protection policy with ANZ after the bank's insurance arm bungled his paperwork.
Megan Levy, Peter Munro Radio presenter Ben Fordham was walking through Cammeray on Friday morning, pushing his young son in a pram, when he heard an awful crunching noise and saw and out-of-control bus smashing its way along the street.
IMMIGRANTS who “don’t mix with Australians” should be “put on the boat” and sent home, according to Mature ...