David Wroe A navy frigate used to intercept and rescue asylum-seeker vessels to Australia's north is at the centre of a military investigation into bizarre hazing rituals carried out on young sailors.
David Ellery The good burghers of Ballarat hope that now Kevin Rudd has given Julia Gillard some unstructured time she will be able to visit to unveil her statue on the Prime Ministers Walk.
Participants in the 2013 Bankstown to Ballarat Bash gather at Greenacre before their 10 day journey travelling over 4,000 kms ending up in Ballarat.
Nino Bucci and Bridie Smith Homes near Ballarat were destroyed and seven people treated in hospital after an out-of-control grass fire swept through Snake Valley on Tuesday night
Special Promotion: The University of Ballarat brought Telstra on board to do an ICT assessment across both the staff and student bodies at the university.
Karlis Salna A Victorian man who has been detained in Bali allegedly carrying a large quantity of drugs could face the death penalty.
David Wroe Australia's military is facing greater challenges to keep ahead of expanding powers in the neighbourhood as it tries to protect trade routes vital to the lifeblood of the economy, Chief of the...
David Wroe Navy sailors accused of sexually assaulting their comrades in hazing rituals aboard HMAS Ballarat will avoid court martial after the military prosecutor decided there was not enough evidence against...
Rick Feneley, Nick Miller and Leesha McKenny Is George Pell the right candidate to be God's banker?
Stephanie Wood and Tim Elliott He has been crowned Australian of the Year. But for Adam Goodes, Australia Day is a time of mourning: ''It's a very sad day for a lot of our mob.''
Dan Harrison A visiting British lord found he had much in common with an extended family of Aborigines from central Australia.
Dan Harrison Health Correspondent People in some rural areas of NSW are three times as likely to be obese as residents of Sydney's north shore, according to data to be released on Thursday.
Charity fund-raisers are a common public sight but a backlash against unscrupulous methods has led to stricter regulation in Britain. Should it happen here? Julia May reports.
David Wroe Vice-Admiral praises sailor who reported alleged bastardisation on HMAS Ballarat.
Michael Bachelard, Natalie O'Brien and David Wroe Indonesia has declared it will refuse to take back asylum seekers rescued by Australian ships unless there is a threat to their lives, as a standoff between the countries continued off Java on Friday...
David Wroe Military police have been delayed in starting an investigation into possible sexual assaults among navy sailors because the ship involved is helping in the asylum-seeker stand-off with Indonesia.
Tony Wright ''Ladies and gentlemen,'' announced wedding celebrant Roger Munson, ''I have the great privilege of introducing to you Chris and Ivan, husband and husband.''
David Marr The lumbering figure walking the length of Melbourne's Royal Exhibition Building to the sound of Handel's Hallelujah Chorus on the night of August 16, 1996, was in better health than he had been for...
Leanne Nicholson Over the decades little has changed at polling centres on election day.
Barney Zwartz Cardinal George Pell has admitted the Catholic Church had put paedophile priests ''above the law'', covered up abuse and moved abusers.