Some Australian Shia Muslims are ignoring the security threat in Iraq, to mark an important religious festival.
Brisbane is welcoming delegates and other visitors to next month's G20 Leaders' Summit with a free cultural festival.
The World Health Organisation is set to unveil an emergency vaccine program to fight the deadly Ebola virus in the coming days.
Aboriginal deaths in a custody;Compensation for asbestos victims;Support services for domestic violence under threat;
Health experts predict that Ebola is likely to arrive in Australia in coming months, but chances of an outbreak or fatalities remain low.
The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has begun hearing harrowing details of sexual abuse a foster home for Aboriginal children, in remote northern New...
One of the most famous images of Gough Whitlam shows the late Prime Minister pouring desert soil into the hand of Aboriginal man Vincent Lingiari.
Never in the world's history has there been a more complex search than the one for missing plane MH370.
The search for MH-370 continues;Domestic violence in ethnic communities;A breakthrough in spinal cord surgery;
A 20-year-old “genius” electronic engineer and his father are among the crew searching for the missing Malaysian flight MH370.
A former ethnic community leader has accused the Labor party of abandoning the passion for multiculturalism instilled by Gough Whitlam.
The widow of Australian journalist Greg Shackleton has slammed a decision to drop an inquiry into the deaths of the so-called "Balibo Five."
Doctors in Melbourne have successfully carried out a world-first procedure by creating a new heel bone, using 3D technology.
Oscar Pistorius receives a custodial sentence for killing his girlfriend.Calls to recognise a growing number of male domestic violence victims.Melbourne doctors...
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A beauty contest of a different kind took place in China.
An estimated 2 million faithful mourners are expected to travel to Iraq for the festival of Ashura, despite ongoing threats from self-proclaimed Islamic State...
The mother of a man shot dead at the Canadian parliament after shooting a soldier dead says she is crying for her son's victims, not him.
“What is more offensive? A little girl saying ‘f**k’ or the f**king unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?”
The creator said he made the game to "wake the people up."
After more than 30 years in the business, SBS football icon Les Murray's time as a host of live events has come to an end.
Sergeant-At-Arms Kevin Vickers has been hailed as a hero by Canadian MPs after reportedly shooting dead a gunman who stormed parliament.