A category 2 cyclone off Western Australia's Kimberley coast was expected to intensify.
Michael Bachelard Another Australian woman has been sentenced to a term in an Indonesian prison for drug possession, but Julie Anne Joseph, 32, of Port Hedland, should be free to return to Australia by May.
Nicky Phillips Getting to the edge of the earth has never been easier, but isolation remains a challenge.
Judith Ireland, James Massola The head of the Australian Electoral Commission, Ed Killesteyn, has quit after the bungled West Australian Senate election.
Matthew Knott The federal government has a strong chance of confiscating a large share of any money Schapelle Corby makes through media interviews, legal experts say.
Bridie Smith The overlooked 'nose' of an African fish forces scientists to look at the fossil record with new eyes.
Adam Cooper, Mark Russell Signatures on brothel receipts paid for by union-issued credit cards matched samples of Craig Thomson's handwriting, court documents show.
Volunteer firefighters may be more likely to have to fight off heart disease than other emergency services, new research says.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker Some of Australia's biggest building firms are implicated in improper dealings with subcontractors and union officials on construction and mining sites across the country.
Cameron Atfield If anyone in Australia can lay claim to a solid case of voter fatigue, it's the good burghers of Griffith.
Gareth Hutchens, Judith Ireland Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suggested using ''truancy officers'' to ensure that all indigenous children go to school.
Michael Green Is A Melbourne Journalist Gwenda Allgood is a no-nonsense local councillor, five times a mayor, from Ararat. In mid-November she travelled east to Seymour to speak about wind farms at a forum on energy held in the bowls club...
There will be no inquest into the death of a couple who died while snorkelling near Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef.
Peter Hannam Australia's heat maps were literally off the charts.
Mark White Jamie*, a minister of religion in his 60s, spent his 36-year marriage "walking on egg shells". He'd had a very controlling childhood where he'd been told to do the opposite of what he felt was right.
Bridie Smith Just before 8am on Thursday a 2.5-metre tiger shark made its way through the temperate waters of Perth's Mangles Bay.
James Robertson Legendary Australian fast bowler Alan Davidson came in off a short run and half a century of retirement on Sunday.
David Wroe Navy personnel carrying out border protection were quietly stripped of some workplace safety protections and obligations last month in an apparent preparation for dangerous operations such as turning...
Philip Dorling Most Australians think multinational mining companies don't pay enough tax, only one in 10 Australians thinks mining is over-regulated, and many people think miners have more influence than the...