Two time Olympic Gold Medallist Cate Campbell says for the first time, young female athletes have a bright future to look forward to.
Sydney's Catholic Archbishop Anthony Fisher has told a royal commission he would grant absolution to a confessed child sex abuser.
A teenage girl who was facing deportation over her disability has now been granted permanent residency after the Assistant Immigration Minister reconsidered the...
When a Muslim Australian woman became the target of religious discrimination at a Perth shopping centre, no one rushed to her defence.
Leaked documents reveal a new cervical cancer test due to start in May will not be ready in time, sparking fears of major delays for women getting test results.
Emergency services have been called to Sydney's Bankstown Airport after a plane - believed to be an ex-military jet - came off the runway.
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has confirmed more 'severe' bleaching along the Queensland coast between Cairns and Townsville.
Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten will resume hostilities next week when parliament debates business tax cuts and welfare savings to pay for child care reforms.
The young face of the opposition’s attack on the landmark decision to cut penalty rates is a Labor Party member who will not be be affected, despite claiming he...
A female pedestrian is in a critical condition with head and limb injuries after being hit by a car in Sydney, while a child in a pram escaped uninjured.
Yanking an enormous carpet python out from underneath a ute before school was all in a day's work for this Queensland teen.
After supporting penalty rate cuts, WA Premier Colin Barnett expects a fierce union campaign against him in the fortnight before voters head to the polls.

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The Reserve Bank has discussed housing affordability, company tax cuts and immigration during a grilling by parliament's economics committee.
Professor Karen Sliwa, the first woman appointed the president of the World Heart Federation, believes a sugar tax could work in Australia.
Queensland's electoral map is set for its biggest overhaul in a generation, with two seats abolished, six created, and boundary changes across the state.
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