The joint rescue effort was a credit to all involved.
A 24-year-old New Zealander who has lived in Australia since he was nine is to be deported because he has a history of violence.
Change.org is giving the powerless and downtrodden in society a powerful voice.
Cost-of-living pressures forced more than 10,000 Australians to raid their superannuation last year, with many paying for medical treatments including radical weight-loss surgery.
Images from ASIO's vault show its odd choice of surveillance targets, writes Rick Feneley.
Australians registered more than 2000 tax-exempt charities last year, growth that some philanthropists warn is becoming counterproductive.
It's a mystery that has taken decades to unfold. Scientists need just one more piece of the jigsaw puzzle in the quest to identify the remains of the sailor whose body was retrieved from waters off Christmas Island, three-months after HMAS Sydney was sunk by the German raider HSK Kormoran in November 1941.
It is a mystery that has taken decades to unfold. And the final chapters are agonisingly close to being told.
A measles outbreak that began at a hip-hop dance festival in Sydney has spread across the country and overseas, leaving at least 14 people infected and tens of thousands of people exposed to the disease.
The Zimbabwe embassy in Canberra has hit back at defecting ambassador Jacqueline Zwambila by saying she should have resigned straight after Robert Mugabe’s July 31 election win.