Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has blamed refugee advocates, rather than his government's offshore detention policies, for a spate of horrifying self-harm attempts at Nauru including a young Somali woman who set herself alight on Monday.
Sean Nicholls, Eryk Bagshaw NSW Greens MLC John Kaye is being remembered by colleagues as a politician of "enormous principle, energy and commitment" following his death from cancer at age 60.
Michael Bachelard Australian journalists make a promise to their confidential sources to protect their identity "in all circumstances" – it's part of the code of ethics.
Michaela Whitbourn The Baird government is at loggerheads with the legal fraternity as the peak body for NSW barristers warns of the creeping expansion of police powers in the state when rates of crime are falling.
It's the sort of anniversary you don't want to celebrate - a full year in which each month has set a new high mark for global temperatures.
Megan Levy An innocent mother who was injured during a fatal shooting at a Bankstown shopping centre last week says her two children are helping her "forget everything happening".
Power outages, road closures, and flood warnings current for Northern Tasmania.
Western Sydney had its coldest night since September as autumn-like conditions finally arrive in parts of the city.
Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp has vowed he will fall on his sword and resign if it spares the ...