A Monash University lecturer whose application for permanent residency was rejected because of his son's autism has been saved by an intervention from Assistant Immigration Minister Alex Hawke.
Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended giving $5 to a beggar in Melbourne, putting him at odds with the city's lord mayor who says giving money to people on the street entrenches homelessness.
Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there are "worthy arguments" in favour of softening the Racial Discrimination Act but the issue is not a current "priority" for his government.
A teenage boy suffered a blow to the head over a fight about parking spaces in Thredbo on Thursday morning.
An elderly man has died in hospital after he was hit by a bus near Kosciuszko National Park two weeks ago.
Inga Ting A two-storey waterfront home at Palm Beach went up in flames on Thursday night in a blaze that authorities suspect may have been deliberately lit.
Peter Martin An election-driven burst of part-time employment has pushed the unemployment rate down to 5.7 per cent, disguising a continuing slide in the number of Australians employed full-time.
Peter Hannam Shifting to a low-carbon energy future while maintaining competition and reliability will be a challenge for the new minister.
Sean Nicholls Mike Baird's claim to care about communities affected by massive infrastructure projects like WestConnex ring hollow when they are not matched by action
Matt O'Sullivan Sydney Airport has long been pilloried for excessive car parking charges – but even it is starting to feel the Uber effect.