Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says the axed Operation Fortitude would have been targeted at taxi drivers, despite an earlier media statement saying...
The peak welfare and aid bodies are calling for abuse claims in the Nauru immigration detention centre to be part of the royal commission into child abuse.
The federal government doesn't believe the unions will succeed even through the courts to have Dyson Heydon removed as unions royal commissioner.
A Senate Inquiry has called for all children to be removed from Nauru’s immigration detention centre after a lengthy investigation into allegations of sexual...
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says it's up to Nauru to determine whether journalists can get a visa.
Detention centre operators have been blasted in a inquiry report following revelations Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young was spied on at Nauru.
Labor MPs say recommendations with the federal government on how to help abuse survivors need to be published immediately.
Queensland police are about to start issuing fines and double demerit points to drivers who repeatedly use mobile phones.
Labor has accused the federal government of breaking its promise that disability agreements would be signed on time.
A man has been found guilty of murdering senior Hells Angels bikie Zeljko Mitrovic, while his son has been found guilty of manslaughter.
South Australian police are starting a month-long crackdown on drivers using mobile phones.
Treasurer Joe Hockey says attacks on his position as treasurer are a "complete fabrication", as the prime minister gave him his full backing.
The RSPCA in South Australia has called for an independent greyhound racing integrity agency as part of its proposed animal welfare reforms.
Australian families who lose loved ones to drug overdose are dealing with their grief alone because of a damaging and persistent stigma.
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