Amy Maas The ongoing battle to extradite an alleged people-smuggler to Australia has been escalated to the Court of Appeal.
Jason Dowling Teenage fans of video games that simulate gambling are more likely to convert their habits to real losses, according to new research.
Cosima Marriner More Australian women are going back to work after having children, but they prefer to work part-time and the age of their children when they rejoin the workforce is getting younger.
Jill Stark Gene Robinson is used to threats. A fortnight after delivering the prayer invocation at President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, he received a phone call from police.
Christopher Knaus Three Indonesian men fighting people smuggling charges in the ACT courts have appeared in the Supreme Court for the first time.
Melissa Davey More than 100,000 people are homeless in Australia, with nearly 7000 sleeping rough on streets and in parks and public spaces, new research shows.
Paris Australia was first settled by between 1000 and 3000 humans about 50,000 years ago, but the population crashed during the Ice Age before recovering to a peak of about 1.
Ben Doherty Sri Lanka's navy is alleged to be a major player in the island's people-smuggling operations, helping asylum seekers leave the country in boats bound for Australia.
Amy Corderoy A voice at the end of the line can mean the difference between life and death.
Amy Corderoy Every day Simon gets up at 5.30am to do yoga. Afterwards he heads to his full-time job at a university. Sometimes, he throws in some volunteer work as well.
Rachel Browne A new portrait of young people shows they are better educated and smoking less but are increasingly overweight, using illicit drugs and drinking at risky levels.
Amy Corderoy Unwanted sexual encounters and unsafe sex are rife among drinkers and drug users, a survey has found.
Julie Power Sex and intimacy should be a normal part of life in an aged-care facility, say four leading aged-care experts.
Tom Allard AUTOMATED phone polling is the new kid on the block when it comes to surveying voter and consumer attitudes, and not without controversy.
Parade for the people - Obama inauguration
Spectators watch the parade following Obama's second inauguration as the 44th US President in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. on January 21, 2013.
Rachel Browne THE groups that support needy people at Christmas are doing it tough themselves this year with charity organisations saying donations have slumped compared with last December.
Rachel Browne FORGET trees. The biggest concern for the next generation is finding a job to support their families.
Julia Medew Obese people on low incomes getting far less access to weight-loss surgery than others.
Louis Andrews Three Indonesian men facing people smuggling charges allegedly picked up their stranded human cargo from a deserted island after their first boat started breaking up, a court has heard.
Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony and People's March
Australia Day People's March - over 2000 representatives from community groups including multicultural, sporting and special interest clubs walked together from the Melb Town Hall along Swanston...