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Adam Goodes wasn't playing, but the presence of the Swans AFL star was inescapable on Saturday at the SCG.
The opposition wants federal police to reconsider the decision not to investigate Speaker Bronwyn Bishop after new claims of a $6000 aircraft ride emerged.
Aspiring Olympic athletes are wary of the polluted waters of Rio de Janiero, but say their biggest fear is not being familiar with the course.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, marked a stark, dangerous new turn in modern warfare. In the blink of an eye, tens of thousands were dead. Next week, the...
Australia will not sign up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in the current round of talks, but the government says it is still possible.
In Sydney's Kings Cross, bars and clubs fought hard against late-night lock-up laws. But in Newtown they are volunteering to introduce similar changes.

Reece Harding remembered as hero

Reece Harding has been laid to rest at a Gold Coast service that remembered the 23-year-old as a loving, compassionate adventurer.

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There are calls for a royal commission into police corruption in Victoria after the coroner issued an open finding in a 2004 double murder.
A girl who went missing from her home in central Queensland has been found at a shopping centre by an off duty police officer.
A raging bushfire has threatened 40 homes in the Blue Mountains, just weeks after the area was transformed into a snowy winter wonderland.
Debris found on Reunion Island is the first positive sign that could yield clues about Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.

Four dead in fiery Perth smash

A car was incinerated and four people dead after a fiery smash in a Perth suburb.
More beaches in northern NSW have closed after a surfer was attacked by a great white shark on Friday.
The death of an asylum seeker held in an immigration detention centre in Western Australia has sparked anger and calls for answers.

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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...
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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.
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...
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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.