Harrowing eyewitness accounts from the president of the Australian Human Rights Commission and a team of medical experts say there is a mental health crisis on Christmas Island, confirming multiple suicide attempts and self-harm incidents.
The big surprise in the most detailed qualitative study on post-budget sentiment is that hostility of voters is driven to a large extent by concern that it will promote a less even, less caring society.
Samira Calehr's normally cheerful, well-travelled son should have been excited. His silver suitcase sat in the living room, ready to go.
Nobel prize-winning astrophysicist Brian Schmidt says major issues in Australia's research sector are being obscured by the mammoth assessment task researchers are required to undertake every three years to benchmark their work against the rest of the world.
Fairfax Media came out on top at the 2014 Kennedy Awards Finals on Wednesday, serving up a total of 39 finalists from across 20 different categories.
Australian National Council on Drugs says prisons are over-investing in trying to stop drugs getting into jails.
HIV-positive health practitioners, including surgeons and dentists, may soon be able to work without any limits on their practice - a change that would bring Australia in line with British regulations.
Bill Clinton was to speak on a global curse, but aimed instead to soothe a different kind of violence.
New paid parking laws and security restrictions are being blamed for the potential closure of childcare services at Parliament House.
MH17's black boxes have been handed over to investigators, but what will they actually be able to tell us?
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