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Georgina Mitchell, Rachel Browne 12:04 AM Dozens of Australians have been listed as missing in Nepal following the earthquake which has claimed more than 1800 lives.
Georgina Mitchell, Rachel Browne, Angelo Risso 11:54 PM More than 300 Australians in Nepal are still unaccounted for after Saturday's earthquake.
Nino Bucci 11:53 PM The Ethiopian Orthodox community has prayed for victims of an Islamic State massacre during the opening of a centre in Melbourne's outer west.
Nick Miller 11:15 PM A new war museum at the Australian memorial in northern France will take inspiration from old sacrifice and new technology to tell the story of the Anzacs on the Somme.
Markus Mannheim 10:32 PM Marketing blitz, worth at least $1.75 million, apparently breached government policy.
Angelo Risso 9:15 PM Local Armenians remember the Armenian intellectuals arrested in Constantinople 100 years ago on 'Red Sunday'.
Leesha McKenny 12:15 AM The fate of the state's 152 councils will be in the hands of the independent pricing watchdog, which will assess whether they have the "scale and capacity" to avoid mergers.
Markus Mannheim 8:41 PM The specialists are concerned about what they say is a lack of pay security.
Peter Munro 7:51 PM Fragile buildings still pose a threat in Kathmandu as aftershocks continue.
Michaela Whitbourn 7:15 PM SBS presenter Scott McIntyre has been sacked from the broadcaster after posting a series of comments about Anzac Day on Twitter that were described as "inappropriate and disrespectful".
Jane Lee 12:15 AM A senior state government bureaucrat will resign following criticism of her handling of an English child sex abuse crisis by an inquiry.
Nino Bucci 6:16 PM A controversial Islamic centre linked to extremism could have been closed years ago, as it did not have a council permit for religious gatherings.
Kirsten Lawson 11:30 PM Chief Minister Andrew Barr has foreshadowed a crackdown on concessions and discounts, which are available to seniors and pensioners, people on low incomes, veterans, people with disabilities and students.
5:46 PM Charities have urged Australians to donate to earthquake relief efforts after thousands were killed and many more were injured when a 7.9 magnitude quake struck Nepal.
Nicola Harley 5:24 PM For many, it was supposed to have been a trip of a lifetime. It was about to turn into a disaster.
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie 12:15 AM Victoria's anti-corruption agency will on Monday outline explosive details of how millions of dollars meant to benefit students has been stolen or fraudulently misused by a ring of allegedly crooked senior public servants and school leaders.
Michael Bachelard, Nino Bucci 10:37 AM Another Islamic radical organisation crumpled under the pressure of serious scrutiny last week and shut the doors on its shrinking band of followers.
Jill Stark, Chris Vedelago 9:27 AM Leading mental health experts have called on the Prime Minister to urgently address what they say is an unfolding disaster within Australia's national youth mental health service, headspace, claiming it is failing vulnerable young people and has become the "McDonalds version of healthcare".
Lucy Cormack 1:25 AM It was a sea of swags, beanies and soggy ugg boots, as attendees of Camp Gallipoli woke to a moving Dawn Service in Sydney's Moore Park on Saturday morning.
Ruth Pollard 1:21 AM Thousands of visitors are streaming into Anzac Cove to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the allied invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula in which so many young men lost their lives.
Ruth Welsby Take your decorating cues from the changing seasons and fill your home with warming autumnal hues.
David Dale Geoff Morrell says of his acting career that he's made a stock in trade of playing decent blokes and nice guys.
Lucy Cormack Anzac day commemorations across Australia attracted record numbers with no security issues, despite concerns in the wake of last week's terror raids.
Aisha Dow, Julia Medew Access to Nurofen Plus, Panadeine and other common painkillers sold to millions of Australians each year could soon be curtailed by health authorities amid reports of harmful side effects, addiction and fatal overuse.
John Elder We now all Belle Gibson lied about having multiple cancers and shamefully gave false hope to many, but the online backlash says something about us as well.