Tom Arup South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill has urged Victorians to back his campaign to return more water to the Murray-Darling Basin.
The mid-north town of Eudunda has been cut off as heavy rains spark flash flooding in South Australia.
Tom Arup Murray-Darling Basin lakes would be deemed critically endangered under new global system.
Eli Greenblat, Mark Hawthorne With the kind of buzz, excitement and anticipation usually reserved for the arrival of a pop star or a royal birth, the launch in the early hours of Thursday morning of the 2008 Grange grabbed the...
Deborah Snow and David Wroe Defence white papers only come along every few years and Friday's - just the second since 2000 - was pitched carefully to a domestic as well as an international audience.
Amy Corderoy The cocktail of drugs commonly prescribed to older people could be hastening their ageing, according to experts who say despite the risks of over-medication the problem is getting worse.
Bianca Hall The British government has ruled out paying ''act of grace'' compensation to Australian soldiers deliberately exposed to nuclear bomb testing at Maralinga in South Australia 61 years ago.
Mark Kenny Julia Gillard is standing firm on her signature school reforms despite not one state committing to the multibillion-dollar joint funding agreement before Friday's Council of Australian Governments...
Sarah Whyte You may think you are an exciting individual, but chances are your consumer habits are making you ''astonishingly boring''.
Jacob Atkins As thank-you letters go, it is fairly unusual. Thank you so much for your sperm. This is essentially what Kelly Osterberg and her female partner wrote to the man who donated his sperm so that they...
Nicky Phillips Few people can say they have driven a rover on Mars, but Jasmin Ramage, a year 10 student from Armidale, has come close.
Mark Kenny Support for Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government has slumped further since she vanquished her leadership rival Kevin Rudd, a poll shows.
Australian-led international team discover gene associated with common form of epilepsy.
Linton Besser, Deborah Snow Customs and Border Protection conducted 700 secret inquiries into its staff in three years, two-thirds of which led to adverse findings, raising serious questions about the integrity of the...
Rachel Wells Some of Australia's poorest families are skipping meals and selling possessions to pay their power bills, a new report has found.
Xavier La Canna Former Melbourne player Liam Jurrah will walk from court a free man after a jury found him not guilty of seriously harming his cousin in a brawl last year.
The national road toll for the Easter weekend stood at 12 on Saturday evening, including two deaths in NSW.
Stephanie Peatling Australia has one of the lowest rates of enrolment of children in preschool in the developed world and spends less on early childhood education than any other comparable country, according to the...
Stephanie Peatling Australia has one of the lowest rates of enrolment in preschool in the developed world and spends less on early childhood education than any other comparable country, the OECD says.
Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker Disability service provider calling for investigation after the alleged rape of five of its clients.