Jonathan Carson The body pulled from the Waikato River this morning is that of missing Australian tennis coach Paul Arber, a friend has confirmed.
Michael Gordon Asylum seekers are being subjected to humiliating treatment and appalling conditions on the Manus Island detention centre in a deliberate effort to pressure them to go back to where they came from,...
Dan Harrison A baby born on Wednesday in Hunters Hill can expect to live two years longer than one born in Bankstown, according to data to be released on Thursday.
Jenna Lynch New Zealand police searching for missing Australian tennis coach Paul Arber say a body has been found in the Waikato River.
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Rachel Browne Families in parts of Sydney and Melbourne are still struggling to find childcare vacancies despite a surge in new providers and a record number of children in centres.
Rachel Wells The Gillard government has announced it will increase the number of subsidised in-home childcare places by 17 per cent, but says providing rebates for nannies is a long way off.
Setting out to recreate Charles Perkins' legendary Freedom Ride, the group was full of hope.
Natalie O'Brien Sultan Aytacli is suddenly worried. ''My girls have been playing on artificial turf all their lives,'' says the mother of Suki, 9, and Claudia, 5. ''But we will be avoiding them now.''
Bianca Hall, Dan Harrison Embattled Speaker Peter Slipper regularly spent more than $300 on limousine rides between his Sunshine Coast home and Brisbane airport, once making the trip three times in a single day, documents...
Chris Johnson Cabinet minister Bill Shorten secured an audience with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem because the Israelis were convinced he could one day be Australia's leader.
Mark Metherell AGED-CARE residents are paying bonds of more than $2 million to ensure places in sought-after nursing homes - relinquishing tens of thousands of dollars a year more than the amount needed to cover...
Kate McClymont Maria Goritsas's employers were horrified when she told them her tale of woe - that she had been falsely accused of shoplifting, held against her will and brutally manhandled by a Best & Less shop...
The gambling hub is turning itself inside out, writes David Humphries.
John Garnaut In Guangzhou LATE on Thursday night Matthew Ng dropped his head to his hands and sobbed uncontrollably as defence lawyer Chen Youxi's closing submission reached its climax.
Clay Lucas Holden staff are bracing for an announcement at 2pm at the company's Port Melbourne plant.
Tim Elliott The chemical spill at Ranger Uranium Mine last weekend was the second such incident in a week for the mine's parent company, Rio Tinto, placing further scrutiny on the company's uranium mining...
Mark Kenny, Clay Lucas Holden remains unconvinced that the federal government intends providing any further assistance to the industry after 2016, in a decision that would virtually guarantee its closure, according to...
Underneath the magnificent dome of the Supreme Court library hang the portraits of Victoria's chief justices. Ten are traditional, stately works; the 11th and most recent addition is the exception.
Catherine Armitage Three decades after the chaplain of her Brisbane convent school sexually abused her, Joan Isaacs saw him on a beach with a young woman and child.