Leading medical researchers have urged politicians not to let the federal government's proposed $20 billion fund for medical research become a victim of the divisive debate about the $7 GP co-payment fee.
Tony Abbott has moved to scale back expectations of the Iraq foray, arguing military intervention is not an attempt to establish a pluralist democracy in the war-torn country but an attempt to defeat an enemy that will come looking for us soon enough.
Lend Lease has applied to Southwark council for permission to build nearly 593 homes and develop 3990 square metres of retail space at Elephant Park - the latest step in its £1.5 billion regeneration of the Elephant & Castle in south-east London.
Australia's two biggest supermarkets have issued an urgent recall of their homebrand cereals because they may contain pieces of glass.
Sex crimes detectives have joined the investigation into the disappearance of three-year-old William Tyrell, who vanished from his NSW mid-north coast home last week in what police now fear may be an abduction.
Darling Street in Rozelle reopened to vehicles and pedestrians on Tuesday afternoon, two weeks after an explosion in a convenience store forced the thoroughfare's closure.
A group Australia first designated as a terrorist organisation in December 2005 - the PKK or the Kurdistan Workers Party - is working directly with the Kurdish Peshmerga✓ forces that Australia and other Western nations are arming in northern Iraq in the fight against Islamic State.
Australia's refugee intake should be boosted as part of the Abbott government's humanitarian efforts in the Middle East, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has said, as he outlined clear parameters governing Labor's support for military action in Iraq.
Paramedics have been called to treat a number of students after reports that lightening struck a school oval in Sydney's west.
About 100 apartments are expected to be built in two buildings next to Jewell Railway Station in Brunswick as part of a government push to rejuvenate infrastructure.