Lisa Cox, Andrew Taylor, Lucy Carroll Arts Minister George Brandis has promoted moves to block government funding for organisations that refuse corporate sponsorship following the ''preposterously unreasonable'' termination of...
Russian-backed separatists in control of the area around the MH17 crash site in Ukraine have agreed to allow an unarmed international police team to recover more bodies and start a forensic...
John Elder The problem with being bullied at school, there's nowhere to sit quietly. You tend to move from one taunting corner to another.
Matthew Knott Australia would have some of the toughest anti-piracy measures in the Western world if leaked government proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement were implemented, copyright experts...
Matthew Knott Australia would have some of the toughest anti-piracy measures in the Western world if leaked government proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement were implemented, according to...
Julieanne Strachan, Matthew Knott Australian Defence Force personnel will be walking unprepared into a volatile situation at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, a senior defence figure has warned.
Matthew Knott Lawyers representing more than 150 Tamil asylum seekers say they will use a High Court hearing to try to quash any attempts to return them to India.
Sarah Whyte The Abbott government's claim to have ''stopped the boats'' has unravelled, as 157 asylum seekers who have been held on the high seas for almost a month will be brought to the mainland on Saturday.
Frank Robson An unlikely coalition is standing in the way of a coal company's plan in a NSW forest.
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Bridie Smith The global war on drugs has failed and a more humane approach must be taken to contain the spread of HIV, a top envoy told the 20th international AIDS conference on Tuesday.
Ben Schneiders and Royce Millar A powerful right-wing union has had its formal influence in the Labor Party slashed after it was caught grossly inflating its membership numbers
Deborah Gough Outspoken extremist preacher Robert ‘‘Musa’’ Cerantonio has walked free after landing at Melbourne Airport and spending hours with police and customs officials.
Rory Callinan On the surface it's one of Australia's more bizarre suicides. But the family of the victim believes in a more sinister truth.
Sarah Whyte 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...
Julia Medew Euthanasia and mental health advocates have backed health authorities' suspension of Philip Nitschke from practising medicine over his alleged handling of a troubled man who sought advice about how...
Rachel Browne Long-awaited report into discrimination against pregnant women to be handed down by the Human Rights Commission
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Harriet Alexander The Medical Board of Australia has moved to suspend the registration of euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke over his role in the suicide of a man who did not have a terminal illness.
Noel Towell One of Australia's highest-profile anti-gay activists has recruited one of the nation's busiest anti-Islam campaigners to help him get his job back as an Army Reserve officer.