One of Australia's most talented teenage vocalists is set for the international stage and next month will perform to an audience of tens of millions.
The Australian government has confirmed reports they are in talks that could result in the resettling of refugees from Manus Island to the Philippines.
A blind Syrian refugee who came to Australia from a resettlement camp in Lebanon has gained confidence and support after learning how to use a white cane for the...

Weekend sport preview

Despite last weekend's Grand Final festivities, there's still no shortage of fare for sports fans to gorge themselves on this weekend.
A look back at the week in politics, with Abbie O'Brien.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has labelled violent extremism, or politically motivated violence, a major challenge for Australia and a law and order issue of...
Russia is denying claims from an unnamed US official that several missiles launched during a major offensive against IS in Syria, actually landed in Iran.

World News Radio October 9

A plea for 'mutual respect' from Malcolm Turnbull;Refugee advocates oppose plans to re-settle refugees in the Philippines;Weekend sport preview.
Australian car owners are threatening to sue Volkswagen after finding out their cars are affected by the worldwide emission-rigging scandal.

World News Radio October 8

Rental rates on the rise in most capital cities;Australian educators in high demand in China;Transgender performers from Thailand touring Australia.
New figures show rental prices are continuing to rise in most Australian state capitals.
An 18-year-old remains in police custody and three other people have been released without charge after raids in Sydney's west.
Victoria is set to become the first state in Australia to legalise cannabis for medical use.
Russia says cruise missiles launched from its warships stationed in the Caspian Sea have struck targets of the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Syria.  

World News Radio October 7

Counter-terror raids in Sydney lead to several arrests;A High Court test case over offshore detention;A preview of the A-League season opener.

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A growing number of Australians are using crowdfunding websites to raise money for medical costs from family, friends and complete strangers. Has the health system let...
Anti-Islam, far-right politician Geert Wilders has been granted a visa to Australia. And I'm glad - because haters are always going to hate, writes Irfan Yusuf.
Do you know the facts about mental illness?
Australian audiences now have the opportunity to view the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in a different light through a video installation at the...
A Yazidi-Iraqi woman and her husband are risking their lives to save women and girls being kept as prisoners by the so-called Islamic State.
The High Court has ruled that the breast cancer gene BRCA1 cannot be patented, after a cancer survivor refused to ditch her battle.
Negotiations in Hawaii could see consensus for the countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.