Senator Nova Peris wept as she told reporters she was leaving parliament to focus on her family.
Barnaby Joyce's comments linking asylum seeker arrivals to the ban on live exports is "simply not true," Indonesia says.
Thousands of children in Indonesia are showing symptoms of poisoning while working on tobacco farms, a report by Human Rights Watch has found.
They're doctors, lawyers, nurses and architects, but they're also Stingers. Meet the men behind Sydney's competitive gay water polo team.
On this National Day of Healing 2016, let’s recognise that the starting point of 'sorry' is to have empathy, writes Luke Briscoe.
A superb late goal from Hao Junmin eliminated Sydney FC from the AFC Champions League and sent Shandong Luneng through on away goals, after a 2-2 second-leg draw in...
It’s Breaking Bad meets the porn industry in this French series focused on a housewife who inherits her husband’s secret, struggling porn company after he dies.
IAM Cycling's Roger Kluge won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia, while Steven Kruijswijk of LottoNL-Jumbo retained the overall lead.
Earth’s climate has been edging towards a scene usually reserved for a post-apocalyptic movie. Some posit geoengineering as a radical fix to climate change. Others say...
Newly arrived migrants from more than 20 countries have learned the basic skills of Australian Rules football during a carnival hosted by AFL Victoria.
If you're looking for TV that reflects the real, multicultural Australia - watch a singing competition or a cooking show.
James Bobin's 'Alice' sequel is a lacklustre rendition of the beloved classic
The neurochemistry cycle of your body determines the best time of day to get that caffeine boost - and no, it’s not straight after waking up.
Do you recognise anyone?
Using adult adoption to formalise the relationship with their parental figures can bring comfort and security.
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Born in a country that no longer exists, Sofija arrives in Australia as a child who has escaped a civil-war. Her home country Yugoslavia is divided, but as she...
Living in Melbourne and struggling to become a writer, Abigail quits her job, grabs a backpack, and a buys a one-way ticket to Paris.
In the hope of settling himself, Andre leaves the city behind and journeys to what he thinks is the empty heart of Australia. Except, as he discovers, it isn’t...
The pain of asking one of the hardest questions and the anger that followed the assertion haunts writer Nakkiah Lui in the opening podcast for season two of True...
Osamah is 19, and his main aim during Ashura, a ten-day Islamic ritual, is to score the chat-room nickname of Houda, the girl whose long eyelashes feed his new...