A range of coordinated packages of tailored support for people suffering mental illnesses has been unveiled by the government.
The Federal Government has finally released more detail on its much-awaited Innovation statement.
In political developments this week the parliament paid tribute to those killed in terrorist attacks around the world, debated citzenship laws, the Government...
A petition calling for the practice of "dowry" to be labelled as family violence has been tabled in Victoria's Parliament.
Australians with mental illness are to get personalised care packages under the federal government's new mental health changes.
Fears the death toll from the South Australian bushfires could rise; A hot 2016 on the cards; More support for people with mental illness;
Pope Francis has begun his first-ever trip to Africa, starting in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
This year will be the hottest on record and next year could be even hotter due to a strong El Nino season and global warming.
A US military investigation has found human error was the main factor in the October bombing of an Afghan hospital run by medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres.
There is still confusion about the events that led to the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey over Syria.
A pharmaceutical company that claims to be set up purely in the interest of patients, For Benefit Medicines, or FBM, describes itself as Australia's first "for...
Russia's president condemns the downing of fighter jet; France and the US fight against against IS; AFL women's league one step closer to reality;
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Francois Hollande is now on a mission to build a more coordinated international campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic...
An AFL women's league is one step closer to reality with the launch of a female player academy in Victoria.
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A street football program is helping some of Australia's newest residents find their way in Australian society.
A collaboration between a Sydney dance company and a South Korean festival is celebrating both cultures, all the time with an eye to Australia's future.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation with immediate effect, but campaigners said a law is needed to "save countless lives" in the...
An Australian man styling himself as Phuc Dat Bich has revealed his name was a hoax that fooled media organisations around the world after being contacted by SBS.
Campaigners have called for a dramatic reduction in domestic-violence deaths and injuries on White Ribbon Day, as 78 women have died from violence this year alone.