She had leaves and sticks in her hair and stuck to her back, scratches on her legs, her make-up was smeared all over her face and she was hyperventilating.
More than 80 per cent of children with peanut allergies were able to tolerate peanuts after being given a new treatment by Melbourne researchers, providing hope for a cure.
Gemma Carroll✓ holds an infant little penguin in one hand as she prepares to weigh it.
Australia has it wrong when it comes to housing policy for an ageing society, a new report has found.
The state's worst terrorists are not being deradicalised in prison, prompting calls to keep radical inmates behind bars even after their sentences expire.
The Australian Council of Social Service is urging the Abbott government to make its second budget much fairer than its first, saying low and middle-income households cannot continue to bear the brunt of spending cuts this year
The adult children of celebrated Australian artist John Olsen have withdrawn their claim that a 1964 painting being sold by Sotheby's was stolen decades ago.
Andrew Scipione was investigated over allegations he leaked details of a confidential bugging operation of fellow police but cleared within 24 hours to fast-track a plan to promote him to deputy commissioner, an explosive new document reveals.
Liberal MPs and opposition strategists say Prime Minister Tony Abbott's toxic standing in the electorate could directly cost the Coalition up to six or seven seats at the NSW March state election.
Dozens of top public service jobs at the giant Department of Human Services are sitting vacant.