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Speaker Bronwyn Bishop reportedly spent more than $6000 on a private flight from Sydney to Nowra to attend a fundraiser.
Plane debris which washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and is thought to belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flown to France on...

Swans to lead Goodes support

Widespread gestures of support for Adam Goodes are expected throughout the AFL and other sports around Australia this weekend.
Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing an 18-month-old toddler and seriously injuring three other...
New laws in Thailand banning commercial surrogacy have come into effect, ending a long-running debate triggered by the Baby Gammy case in 2014.
Negotiations in Hawaii could see consensus for the countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced on the social network site that he and his wife are expecting a baby girl after suffering three miscarriages.

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be...
New documents published by WikiLeaks shows the US is spying on Japanese trade discussions and sharing the information with Australia.
Students have clashed with police outside the Melbourne launch of a book written by Education Minister Christopher Pyne.
There are calls for a royal commission into police corruption in Victoria after the coroner issued an open finding in a 2004 double murder.
Worawa Aboriginal Girls College in Victoria is the only Australian boarding school dedicated to young Indigenous women and furthering their education through a...
Thousands of union workers have rallied outside NSW Parliament against the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, saying it threatens Australian jobs.
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.

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New York Clinton Correctional Facility employee Joyce Mitchell – who engaged in a sexual relationship with an inmate and helped him and a second prisoner stage a...
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...

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.
This Education Week, we bring you a range of stories from schools and students around Australia.
It is being billed as a once in a life time exhibition but the National Gallery of Victoria’s showcase of treasures from Russia's Hermitage Museum has upset some...
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.

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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...
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The Queensland community of Logan, in the state's southeast, is getting ready to tell its many stories in a show so big, it won't fit inside.
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.