Peter Hartcher When Gough and Margaret Whitlam were caught up in an earthquake during a visit to China, a cartoonist took the opportunity to have some fun with the incident.
David Wroe and Natalie O'Brien A Sydney teenager has emerged as a poster boy for the Islamic State, appearing in a chilling recruitment video threatening Tony Abbott and vowing the militant group will fight until it conquers the...
Damien Murphy Margaret broke the mould of the political wife, writes Damien Murphy.
Mary Mihelakos Sticky Carpet roundup
Eryk Bagshaw Australia's relations with the US were at breaking point under Gough Whitlam, excerpts from a yet-to-be released book have revealed.
Tony Wright "The line's broken," said Malcolm Fraser on the death of his friend Gough Whitlam.
Ross Peake Gough Whitlam was prime minister for a relatively short time, but the changes he made were long-lasting, a close aide says.
Photograph of Gough Whitlam after he delivered his party's policy on winning government had a life of its own
Damien Murphy It could have been the renaissance in black and white.
Lisa Cox Press gallery veteran Laurie Oakes was at the Sunnybrook Hotel in Cabramatta the night Gough Whitlam won the 1972 election.
Judith Ireland, Rachel Browne Parents would be able to sublet their precious childcare places while they are on holiday or on maternity leave under a Productivity Commission idea that has been backed by the federal government.
Alexandra Smith, Rachel Browne A record number of NSW children sat for the selective schools placement test on Thursday: 13,930 children are in contention for 4188 spots.
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.
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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.
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.''
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.
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.
Setting out to recreate Charles Perkins' legendary Freedom Ride, the group was full of hope.