Ben Schneiders Kevin Rudd was always hands on. No detail was too small for his expert gaze ... even secretly editing the history of his government
Andrew Darby World Heritage Committee took just seven minutes to summarily dismiss the Abbott government's bid to wind back protection from Tasmanian forests.
Jane Lee A bipartisan plan to stop indigenous art fraud has stuttered to a halt, with Arts Minister George Brandis failing to meet the federally funded body behind it.
The missing Malaysia Airlines plane is not in the Indian Ocean search zone where acoustic "pings" were detected, search co-ordinators have confirmed.
Andrew Darby A Japanese harpoon ship is said to be approaching Australian waters in the sub-Antarctic, posing a test on whaling for the Abbott government.
Colin Brinsden The build-up to the federal budget is beginning to look like an Agatha Christie whodunit.
Andrew Darby Conservationists in Tasmania have won a Federal Court action overthrowing the approval by former environment minister Tony Burke of a controversial mine in the Tarkine region.
Rory Callinan The toilet is a stinking open pit haunted by malaria mosquitoes. The showers are a couple of old curtains strung up on a wooden platform with a bucket.
David Wroe Any investigation by Papua New Guinea authorities into alleged rape and torture cases on Manus Island could prove almost impossible because most asylum seekers have already been moved to Australia.
Rory Callinan Further claims of rapes among Manus Island detainees and disturbing violent incidents including two escapes, a violent protest against the centre doctors and a slashing attack, have been revealed by...
Rory Callinan Explosive claims of rapes among detainees and disturbing violent incidents including two escapes, a violent protest against the centre doctors and a slashing attack, have been revealed by a detention...
Heath Aston Rudd government spent nearly $3 million in six days on asylum boats advertising blitz.
Bianca Hall Infants and pregnant women will be sent to Manus Island, the Department of Immigration has confirmed, despite it being warned eight months ago that pregnant women risked losing their babies, or their...
Bianca Hall Young children and pregnant women to face significant risks of anti-malaria medication.
Anne Davies, Sean Nicholls and Linton Besser 'There are two types of people in the Labor Party,' says one senior NSW MP. ''Those who bent the knee and kissed Eddie's ring, and those who kept their distance because they thought him so odious.'
Rory Callinan and Rick Feneley, Manus Island First the people smugglers separated husband and wife. Now Kevin Rudd's Papua New Guinea solution has made it final.
Tom Arup A second mine has been approved by Environment Minister Mark Butler in Tasmania's Tarkine wilderness, dealing conservationists a fresh blow on the first day of the federal election campaign.
Bianca Hall, David Wroe, Igor O'Neill The political arms race on border protection appears to be having an effect, with signs boat arrivals are tapering off amid claims by the government that asylum seekers are turning against people...
Daniel Flitton Despite the recent violence and the growing tension between locals and asylum seekers, Nauru's government is committed to the cash cow that is the Pacific Solution.
Natalie O'Brien Teenage refugees joining the so-called queue in Indonesia to apply officially for protection visas, instead of jumping on a boat, say they are being told Australia will not take them until they are...