New "investigative detention" powers will allow police to detain and question terrorism suspects as young as 14 for up to two weeks without charge
Julie Power After 43 years in the Federal Parliament, Philip Ruddock says goodbye.
Peter Hannam CSIRO should halt the implementation of deep job cuts including to climate science programs until a "thorough review" of the process, a Senate committee investigating the agency found.
Bianca Hall Locals say a small wooden boat filled with asylum seekers has made it to within 500 metres of the Cocos Islands.
Kate Aubusson Two people were sent flying over a stone wall after a car veered onto a footpath in Pyrmont just before 5pm on Tuesday.
Sean Nicholls, Peter Hannam The NSW government has defended land-clearing laws that will give greater flexibility to farmers.
Jacob Saulwick The Badgerys Creek airport is the sole Sydney transport or land use project to receive increased funding in Tuesday's budget
Jewel Topsfield A 14-year-old student was allegedly dragged into a forest and brutally gang raped and murdered by 14 males. It's one of a number of cases in Indonesia this year.
Noel Towell With dozens of federal agencies and departments still in dispute, the finding is a blow to the union's cause.
Timna Jacks You'd think that the staffers of of the most prominent Australian politicians, our Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, would have known by now, that asking a journalist to censor content - and then allowing them to report this - will almost certainly trigger immediate intrigue.
The day is finally here. Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered the 2016 federal budget.
Amalgamations intended to make councils "fit for the future" can have unintended impacts...