Alexandra Smith, Manuel Mitternacht Grief-stricken teenagers have spoken of the moment their friend Zac Young was attacked by a tiger shark off NSW mid-north coast.
Melissa Fyfe Before Australia's east coast had ever heard of James Price Point, even before the Broome township realised the high stakes, Goolarabooloo senior law man Phil Roe fought a guerilla-like battle...
Melissa Fyfe The battle over the proposed gas plants near Broome has captured the hearts of musicians Missy Higgins and John Butler, and businessman Geoffrey Cousins.
Daniel Hurst The ACT government will demand a better deal from the Abbott government on school funding if the hold-out states are lured with more favourable offers.
Tim Colebatch West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says he will keep fighting for an increase in the rate of GST to pay for essential state services, despite a rebuff from Prime Minister Tony Abbott and little...
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is expected to host a $2500-a-head fundraiser in Perth after a last-ditch bid to talk the West Australian Premier into signing up to the Better Schools reforms.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard may face a frosty reception from West Australian Premier Colin Barnett on her flying visit to the state.
The Northern Territory has signed on to the federal government’s national disability insurance scheme, leaving Western Australia as the only holdout.
Ben Cubby, Peter Hannam 'Outrageous' industrial action and the soaring dollar had priced Australia out of the market for onshore LNG projects, says Ian Macfarlane, the Coalition's resources spokesman.
Labor challenger Mark McGowan concedes defeat in the West Australian election.
As federal Labor MPs pack their suitcases to return to Canberra this week they could well bring further leadership speculation with them.
Katharine Murphy Labor's political woes federally affected efforts by WA Labor leader Mark McGowan to defeat Premier Colin Barnett , senior ministers say.
Rebecca Le May Right-wing Dutch MP Geert Wilders is entitled to his viewpoint and has a right to free speech, senior Liberals say, as the anti-Islam campaigner hits obstacles on his speaking tour of Australia.
Farrah Tomazin Furious Gillard government warns more than $1 billion in funding placed at risk.
Phillip Coorey THE Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, will use this week's meeting with the state and territory leaders to lean on Queensland and Western Australia to commit to the national disability insurance scheme,...
Peter Hartcher The night before he turned against his prime minister, Wayne Swan went to Kevin Rudd's office for a drink and congratulated him on defending the newly-announced mining tax, a new book reports.
Peter Hartcher THE night before he turned against his prime minister, Wayne Swan went to Kevin Rudd's office for a drink and congratulated him on defending the newly announced mining tax, a new book reports.
Deborah Gough Mining giant BHP Billiton was described as "relative good guy" and investment bankers were "radical greenies" at a protest this morning featuring iconic musician John Butler.
Chris Johnson Prime Minister Julia Gillard is appealing directly to Australia's mining bosses to help get her new education plan funded.
Phillip Coorey THE Queensland Premier, Campbell Newman, has called Wayne Swan's bluff and increased mining royalties by $1.