Michael Inman Jurors have been told to put aside their personal views on boat people for the trial of an accused Indonesia people smuggler.
Kim Arlington Prime Minister Tony Abbott has promised to finalise by September a draft for amending the constitution to recognise Aboriginal people as the first Australians.
Paul Bibby A man who was granted asylum in Australia and then helped smuggle other asylum seekers into the country 10 years later has told a Sydney court he did it for "humanitarian and altruistic reasons", not...
Rachel Browne They are young, rich and troubled and more are landing in psychologists' consulting rooms.
We take a look at some of the wonderful people we've lost in 2013.
Tim Barlass He's the soldier prince and perhaps, in the tradition started by his mother Princess Diana, he was also the people's prince.
Michael Bachelard People smugglers in Indonesia are offering to lock asylum seekers in sealed shipping containers and send them to ports in Australia to try to get around the federal government's deterrents for...
Peter Munro Old, abandoned, anonymous family photos not only are a link with the past, but have an air of mystery.
Amy Corderoy Huge numbers of people on potentially life-saving cholesterol medication may have stopped taking it without consulting their doctor after watching an ABC television program, a survey of GPs indicates.
Ben Doherty Alleged linchpin of Sri Lanka's biggest people-smuggling racket is a decorated naval officer who briefed Australia's border protection chief and its high commissioner to Sri Lanka on how to stop...
Ben Doherty More Sri Lankan navy sailors are under suspicion of people smuggling and face possible arrest as police continue their investigations into widespread naval complicity in the illegal people trade from...
Jane Lee Governor-General Quentin Bryce has spoken out about the high suicide rates of young gay, lesbian and gender diverse people.
Ben Doherty A senior Sri Lankan navy officer has been arrested for allegedly smuggling people to Australia.
Michael Inman An Indonesian rice farmer has pledged to tell his countrymen of the perils of people smuggling.
Michael Bachelard Australia wants Indonesian authorities to take police involvement in people smuggling more seriously.
Michael Bachelard One of the biggest people smugglers from John Howard's time as prime minister has moved back to Indonesia and back into the trade after seven years in jail including six in Australia.
Fleta Page Egypt's Ambassador to Australia, Hassan El-Laithy, has labelled the Egyptian military political intervention as "a positive move" in the country's path toward democracy.
Michael Gordon Any regional response to the dramatic increase in boat arrivals will now have to be on a much larger scale than envisaged in the Malaysia people-swap agreement if it is to slow the number of asylum...
Michael Bachelard Australia's most wanted people smuggler has been set free by an Indonesian court and granted his wish to return home to Afghanistan.
Michael Bachelard People smugglers in Indonesia are still selling their passengers the idea that the way to Australia is open, saying Papua New Guinea will be unable to handle the volume of people now arriving on...