PM says Bishop 'deeply remorseful'

MPs can't get away with exploiting the rules on taxpayer-funded travel entitlements, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

Dutton weighs into PNG rape row

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton insists Australian authorities are cooperating with Papua New Guinean police in a rape investigation.
The family of Gold Coast man Reece Harding, killed while fighting against IS in Syria more than a month ago, are about to say a final farewell.
Australian investigators hope the identity of the plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny island in the Indian Ocean will be determined within two days.
Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal swept through villages on Thursday, killing at least 30 people close to the nation's most popular trekking...
Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion says the booing of Adam Goodes is "unAustralian" and needs to be dealt with quickly.
Etihad Airways believes the case of a man claiming $227,000 in damages after he sat next to a fat passenger will soon be concluded.

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Time for referendum: Packer

Billionaire James Packer says it's time for a referendum to recognise Australia's indigenous people in its constitution.

PNG to boot out Aussie advisers

Australian officials working for the PNG government will be kicked out of the country by the end of the year over spying fears.
A former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man was released on Thursday from jail on bond,...
An ultra-Orthodox Jew has allegedly stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in Jerusalem, just weeks after completing a 10-year sentence for a similar attack.
More than a third of the world's refugees live in refugee camps, often without adequate food or services.

MP Randall to be farewelled in WA

Federal Liberal MP Don Randall will be remembered at a funeral service in Perth with the prime minister expected to be among the guests.
Journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues are frustrated as an Egypt court postponed the verdict in their retrial, leaving them in limbo.

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One Head, Two Brains

How a radical epilepsy treatment in the early 20th century paved the way for modern-day understandings of perception, consciousness, and the self.
Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat...
This Education Week, we bring you a range of stories from schools and students around Australia.
Some Australians say asylum seekers who arrive by boat are "jumping the queue" by not coming to Australia through approved channels. Is it true?
A social cohesion initiative in Melbourne is using football to break down cultural barriers between teens.
The Bali bombings killed 202, including 88 Australians – a two part Dateline special brings three of the bereaved face-to-face with the terrorists behind the attack.
An American dentist has expressed regret for killing a much-loved Zimbabwean lion called Cecil, explaining that he was relying on his guides ensure it was legal.

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Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat the...
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is predicted to rival Christianity in terms of global population by 2050. But, despite popular perception,...
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...
Syria has become the world's largest source of refugees and Turkey is now the largest host. Find out where refugees and asylum seekers have moved to and where...
The federal government has announced it will withhold childcare benefits for parents who do not vaccinate their children. What areas of Australia have the lowest...
The New Zealand government invited members of the public to submit flag designs as part of its push to change the nation's flag. Four will be selected out of the thousands submitted and the public will be able to vote on the best one later this year.
From its front desk to the porter, a hotel in southwestern Japan is "manned" almost entirely by robots to save on labour costs.
A U.S. spacecraft sailed past Pluto in the most distant reaches of the solar system on Tuesday, capping a journey of 4.88 billion km that began nine and a half years ago.
This year, SBS is celebrating the 40th anniversary of SBS Radio. What began in 1975 as a three-month experiment with eight languages is now a national multimedia broadcaster, with radio going out in 74 languages, over the airwaves and online.

On location in New Zealand

Go behind the scenes of Alex de Jong's story on New Zealand's changing gang culture.
A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.

In pictures: Pink Sari campaign

A gallery of photos from the Pink Sari campaign in New South Wales.
People around the world have celebrated with pride marches following the US Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples would have the right to marry nationwide.

In pictures: Insight in Indonesia

In this special episode, Insight brings you the view from Indonesia.
Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts.