On the Isle of Capri, behind Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, well-heeled residents say they are being driven to despair as their waterfront street hosts one party after another.
The Federal Government's overhaul of billions of dollars in spending on Indigenous disadvantage is still only in the "early stages" of evaluation, five years after a funding shake-up that was found to be rushed and flawed.
An Australian Border Force officer has died onboard a patrol vessel in the Torres Strait, Commissioner Michael Outram says, offering his condolences to the officer's family.
A man who donated his sperm to a lesbian friend with the belief he could play a role in the child's life wins a High Court fight to be named the girl's legal father, blocking her mother from moving overseas.
Deborah Lawrie was told women couldn't fly because they would "act strangely every month" and their earrings could get in the way. But she fought Ansett, and made history.
MORNING BRIEFING: Michael Ferguson says union bosses have hit a 'new low' and a court hears that a Launceston man accused of murder said his alleged victim "is going to pay".
Craig has been threatened with a machete and separated from his daughters, but he says that is the reality of being homeless in Tasmania's capital.
Most people can relate to having worked in a job they really hated at some point in their careers — so we asked two people to share their experiences of quitting their jobs and taking a risk on a passion project.
Canberra Grammar students discover the unexpected benefits of rebuilding damaged classrooms in Nepal, as they form special bonds with school hosts in the heart of the Himalayas.
An Irish family, at risk of being deported because of their son's cystic fibrosis, has been given renewed hope with the news that their case will be reviewed.
The Queensland Supreme Court will decide whether to allow a widow to use her dead husband's sperm to give her young son a sibling, as they were planning to do so before he died.
A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.
The Victorian Government prepares to reintroduce a bill which would make it easier for people to alter the sex recorded on their birth certificate to male, female or any other gender descriptor of their choice.
Delivering newspapers is often a kids' job, except for the town of Crookwell in NSW where a remarkable 90-year-old man is braving freezing early mornings to keep his community in the loop.
"More mines, more jobs, more future," proclaims a mysterious billboard near Kingaroy. But not everyone agrees — and the years of "constant fighting" are taking a massive toll.
MORNING BRIEFING: Housing Minister optimistic debt will be wiped, city demands urgent action on climate emergency and councils increase rates.
MORNING BRIEFING: Today's State Budget will include funding for extra teachers, health workers and police as well as a public transport boost, while the homicide squad is investigating the death of a woman who was found on a Sydney footpath.
A proposed $2 billion Indigenous-led coal-fired power station in Collinsville in North Queensland — developed by Brisbane-based Indigenous company Shine Energy and headed by traditional Biri man Ashley Dodd — is set to revive one of the country's oldest coal towns.
Sydney property developers are pulling out all stops by offering special deals — including to pay the buyer's mortgage for a year — in a bid to lure customers and sell a glut of apartment stock in a downturned market.
HBO's chilling mini-series Chernobyl tracks the minutes, hours, days and weeks that followed the devastating explosion at the nuclear power plant. But was the series true to actual events?
A Bangladeshi policeman is accused of leaking an official complaint made by a teenage girl who was burned to death after refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal.
Plans to carve up the Marrickville Golf Club in Sydney's inner west to create more green space spark "aggressive" debate, as the local council turns to residents to make a final decision.