Eryk Bagshaw A new study into attitudes towards indigenous Australians shows that discrimination and racist attitudes are pervasive.
Matthew Knott Lawyers representing more than 150 Tamil asylum seekers say they will use a High Court hearing to try to quash any attempts to return them to India.
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Sarah Whyte A boatload of 153 asylum seekers who are being detained on the high seas would not be transferred to Sri Lanka, lawyers for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said during a directions hearing on...
Steve Lillebuen Psssst! Can you keep a secret?
Two people have died in a plane crash in South Australia’s Barossa Valley.
Belinda Merhab Consumers are being warned to avoid risky home loans that could see them or their families left homeless.
Murder accused Lian Bin Xie allegedly told inmate how he disposed of the weapon he used to kill five people
Paul Bibby and Louise Hall A man accused of beating and strangling his brother-in-law’s family to death in their north-west Sydney home allegedly disclosed his motive for the crime and the method by which he disposed of the...
Matt Wade One in four people on the dole for more than a year have been forced to beg on the streets and six in 10 have approached a charity for help, a grim new academic study into life on unemployment...
A metallic green Ford Falcon station wagon crunches down the gravel driveway of Ann Morrow's Williamstown home. ''Here they are,'' she says, interrupting herself mid-thought and marching outside.
Lucy Carroll The number of young people admitted to hospital with heart disease and stroke has jumped by 30 per cent in the past 10 years, with experts warning obesity and binge smoking are to blame.
Paul Bibby A man who was granted asylum in Australia and then helped smuggle other asylum seekers into the country 10 years later has told a Sydney court he did it for "humanitarian and altruistic reasons", not...
Michael Inman Jurors have been told to put aside their personal views on boat people for the trial of an accused Indonesia people smuggler.
John Collett People with poor credit records could pay higher rates of interest for a new mortgage.
Eamonn Duff Four men and a woman were killed on Saturday in a fiery plane crash at a Queensland airfield.
Workplace stress the next target for beyondblue after survey finds one in four think depressed people are a danger to others
Julia Medew Discriminating attitudes towards people with a mental illness have decreased over the past decade, but many Australians still believe people with depression are dangerous, ''weak-willed'' and have...
Dan Harrison A preference system that can be gamed and an electoral administration that loses ballot boxes.
Paul Bibby 'As soon as my certificate comes through from the registrar, I'm heading right back there to get married.'
Tony Wright Governor-General His Excellency General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC is not much taken with titles, he contends.