Paul Bibby He helped sail a leaky fishing boat packed with 97 asylum seekers to Christmas Island but a court found he had no idea where the boat was going.
Nicole Hasham Parks and bushland encourage people to exercise harder and more often, study finds.
Larissa Nicholson Imagine feeling pain and not being upset by it, or running a marathon and not feeling tired.
Tom McIlroy Some non-government schools remain homophobic, according to former High Court Justice.
Chris Vedelago Mark Hawthorne It was billed as the ultimate wedding with a conscience.
Julia Medew and Mark Hawthorne Food manufacturers want to increase the amount of gluten allowed in ''gluten-free'' foods.
Michael Gordon Schools Minister Peter Garrett issues warning over funding for indigenous programs.
Chris Johnson Several Liberal MPs plan to publicly defy the party line by attending an anti-wind farm rally.
Scott Hannaford Sir David Attenborough has not given up on us saving the planet, writes Scott Hannaford.
Amy Maas The ongoing battle to extradite an alleged people-smuggler to Australia has been escalated to the Court of Appeal.
Melissa Davey More than 100,000 people are homeless in Australia, with nearly 7000 sleeping rough on streets and in parks and public spaces, new research shows.
Christopher Knaus Three Indonesian men fighting people smuggling charges in the ACT courts have appeared in the Supreme Court for the first time.
Paris Australia was first settled by between 1000 and 3000 humans about 50,000 years ago, but the population crashed during the Ice Age before recovering to a peak of about 1.
Ben Doherty Sri Lanka's navy is alleged to be a major player in the island's people-smuggling operations, helping asylum seekers leave the country in boats bound for Australia.
Amy Corderoy A voice at the end of the line can mean the difference between life and death.
Amy Corderoy Every day Simon gets up at 5.30am to do yoga. Afterwards he heads to his full-time job at a university. Sometimes, he throws in some volunteer work as well.
Rachel Browne A new portrait of young people shows they are better educated and smoking less but are increasingly overweight, using illicit drugs and drinking at risky levels.
Amy Corderoy Unwanted sexual encounters and unsafe sex are rife among drinkers and drug users, a survey has found.
Julie Power Sex and intimacy should be a normal part of life in an aged-care facility, say four leading aged-care experts.
Tom Allard AUTOMATED phone polling is the new kid on the block when it comes to surveying voter and consumer attitudes, and not without controversy.