An investigation has revealed dozens of intellectually disabled Aboriginal people are being kept in prison indefinitely because of a lack of proper healthcare facilities.
A fire burning at the Barangaroo building site has blanketed parts of Sydney's CBD in smoke, forcing traffic restrictions on the Harbour Bridge.
Australia wants China to be more open about its military motives in the region.
Victoria's Commissioner for Young People and Children, Bernie Geary says an inquiry will examine the exploitation of children in state care.
The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has confounded aviation experts and spawned a raft of theories about the fate of the missing plane.
Former Treasury secretary Ken Henry says the GST will have to be raised in the future and warns budget cuts will not be enough to fund spending on new social programs.
Religious leaders and unionists think politicians are plotting extended retail trading hours across Australia.
The South Australian Labor government has been accused of racism over a pamphlet circulated in a marginal seat ahead of Saturday's state election.
The fight against WA's controversial shark kill policy will continue, despite the state's Environmental Protection Authority ruling out an assessment.
The BBC and Facebook have a topped a poll of the most popular British websites.
Electricity has been restored to Darwin after a power failure lasting more than 12 hours caused the closure of schools, public transport and the public service.
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