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- What does Brazil's political crisis mean for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games?
- No Quail Hollow for Tiger Woods, who is 'sick' of being sidelined
- Guide dog stolen by accident-prone thieves during crime spree in Melbourne's north-west
- Ben Daley: Taking adversity by the horns
- Police confiscate bikie's alleged weapons cache
- Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry engage in trash talk with Obamas
- The Godfather effect: How education helps criminals earn more
- Over 200 Boca Juniors fans arrested after Paraguay clashes
- Plan to restart Samarco mining operations challenged by Brazil
- Kyrgios wins next-gen ATP battle
- Oil drops as OPEC's monthly output reaches highest since 1989
- Rouble, real climb as emerging currencies rally with oil
- Newmarket teenager missing since Thursday
- Developers to offer design collaboration with community through 'urban pinboard'
- Speeding driver in Kew three times over the limit: police
- Window closing for metal producers to cash in on rally
- Two drivers fighting for life after Cranbourne crash
- China, Japan put on new US currency watch list
- Wall St slumps, Apple slides for seventh session
- Uncle charged with murder of Chinese student Michelle Leng
- Meet Paul Manafort: the fixer brought in to make Donald Trump 'presidential'
- Speculators push aluminium to nine-month high
- Scott Morrison had secret plan to make Malcolm Turnbull state Liberal leader
- New Malcolm Turnbull plays Tony Abbott's old election game of scares and slogan
- Protest turns violent at Donald Trump rally in Costa Mesa, California
- Iron ore to drop before year end, says Itau's Artur Manoel Passos
- The mystery of the Sydney Hilton bombing endures
- Tributes after Aleppo lost its 'most qualified' pediatrician in latest hospital bombing
- Amy Schumer takes aim at America's lax gun laws in a new sketch
- Mystery woman found dead in blowhole revealed as UTS graduate Michelle Leng
- The bond between Adelaide United's Tarek Elrich and brother Ahmad Elrich
- Who Wally was: Underworld figure gunned down in Bankstown shopping centre
- Lewis Hamilton fastest in practice for Russian GP, Vettel stops on track
- Bulldogs coach says defence being rebuilt each week after loss of key players
- Fighting for survival, some animals and plants are thriving in the heart of Melbourne
- Numan Haider 'was going to cut my head off', says AFP officer
- We did it for Kieran Foran: Parramatta Eels inspired against Canterbury Bulldogs
- Extra money for super tribunal will not solve issues in sector
- Bulls dish out thrashing to Western Force in Super Rugby
- Risk and reward: the challenges and the payout of the submarine deal
- DHL Australia driver turns Good Samaritan by putting out fire on Black Mountain
- Sugar rage: Teenage boys are Big Soda's softest targets
- Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.
- Shouldn't arbitrary detention bother Australians, too?
- The dangers of polypharmacy: the ever-mounting pile of pills
- Helicopter crashes off Norway with 13 on board
- Berghain bouncer Sven Marquardt brings his photography exhibition to Australia
- Newsmaker: Beyonce's Lemonade lapped up by fans
- Scott Morrison's Budget 2016 challenge: Balance the books and win the election
- Losing weight can help patients in the fight against chronic pain: experts
- As it happened: North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs
- Missing prisoner arrested waiting for a bus
- AFL season 2016: Kangaroos win arm wrestle against Bulldogs
- Socrates Tamvakis charged with murder of Bentleigh woman Violet Tamvakis
- AFL season 2016: Big crowd makes it a good Friday for Roos, Dogs
- Game of Thrones and piracy: Has the tide begun to turn?
- GoCar ride-share app warns of Uber monopoly unless Queensland law changes
- Parramatta Eels overcome Kieran Foran drama to topple Canterbury Bulldogs
- Man in critical condition after serious crash in Goulburn
- Brumbies boss Michael Jones reportedly takes workplace action against Stephen Moore and Scott Fardy
- Live NRL 2016 Round 9: Parramatta Eels v Canterbury Bulldogs
- Female Australian aid worker abducted by armed men in Afghanistan: charity
- Sailor's suit blames Defence Department for pregnancy Navy medics didn't spot
- Half the men who kill partners have history of domestic violence
- British Orica-GreenEdge cyclist Simon Yates' failed drugs test 'a silly mistake'
- Teen jailed for murder of innocent bystander Edward Spowart acquitted after prosecution bungle
- 'Squalid conditions': another 20 dogs seized from troubled breeder
- Stephen Curry deputy Shaun Livingston helps Golden State Warriors stay in rhythm
- Eurovision 2016: Shannon Noll, James Mathison, Monica Trapaga among Australian judges named
- Woman dies in head on collision in Springfield
- Central Coast Mariners announce consultancy role for Harry Redknapp
- Richmond v Port Adelaide: Troy Chaplin may be the man for Charlie Dixon
- Turnbull's cities plan: an urban revolution, or more of the same?
- Fears for future as NSW government sheds disability services
- The Weather: an exhibition of Fairfax Media photographs
- New Waratahs CEO Andrew Hore floats idea of six Australian Super Rugby teams in future
- SMH Half Marathon group raises more than $1 million for neonatal care
- New solutions needed for Western Brisbane traffic choke-points
- Google restructures to avoid hefty penalties in Australia, as tax bill hits $16 million
- Perth property: what to see this weekend
- Second Australian Defence Force member Private Sarah Royna arrested over bank robbery
- Australians are cutting down on sugar but love of honey worries health experts
- Refreshed NSW Swifts face Queensland Firebirds after grand final devastation
- North Shore off-the-plan buyers warned to be wary, despite sunset clause laws
- Qantas unveils new pilot uniforms with women in mind for first time
- Job insecurity is driving the best and brightest out of medical research
- Dan Hannebery joins Adam Goodes and Jared Crouch in Sydney Swans' quick-fire 150 club
- NSW Waratahs captain Michael Hooper says Stormers game isn't season-defining but knows victory is critical
- Foreign investors' Elizabeth Bay penthouse on the block following crackdown
- Six Pointers: Your guide to AFL round six
- New research into MS and vitamin D paves way for better treatment, family thrilled
- Scott Morrison's decision to block S. Kidman and Co sale leaves investors fuming
- Sinodinos could face range of punishments over refusal to front inquiry
Come the 2016 Rio Olympics, Brazil may not have a sitting president, but that will not stop the show.
United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III says he will cheer on assistant captain Tiger Woods to give him reason to put him on the team as a player once the former world number one returns to competition.
Thief took car from Kensington service station without realising guide dog was inside, but later dropped the dog off.
The ex-service men and women competing in the Invictus Games provide inspiration and perspective, says Ben Daley.
Police confiscated a weapons cache allegedly belonging to a patched member of the Black Uhlans outlaw motorcycle gang.
The Obamas are engaging in trash talk with Britain's royals before next week's athletic competition for wounded military personnel and veterans.
And they say crime doesn't pay. A study of last century's mafia has proven to be revealing.
Paraguayan police said they arrested 237 fans of Argentina's Boca Juniors soccer club for vandalism and street clashes after their Copa Libertadores game.
Prosecutors are trying to prevent the restart of Vale and BHP Billiton's stalled iron-ore venture until the mine proves it isn't continuing to pollute waterways.
Nick Kyrgios needed three match points on Friday to finish off ATP next-gen rival Borna Coric to reach a second straight semi-final at the Estoril Open.
Oil dropped from a five-month high in New York as surging OPEC crude production is seen swelling global stockpiles.
Emerging-market currencies posted a third monthly advance as oil rallied to more than $48 a barrel, propelling gains in exchange rates from Russia to Colombia.
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 19-year-old woman reported missing from Newmarket since Thursday morning.
Australian developers are hoping to transform the way we build cities by using technology to collaborate with community groups before their building plans go to council.
Police allegedly caught a 31-year-old man travelling 72 kilometres over the speed limit in Kew, with a blood alcohol reading more than three times the limit.
Metal producers whose debt soared as prices collapsed have a chance to pay some back by tapping equity markets, but only if they act fast.
Two drivers have been flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a two-car crash at Cranbourne.
The US put economies including China, Japan and Germany on a new currency watch list, saying that their foreign-exchange practices bear close monitoring.
US stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posting the worst two-day drop since February, amid lacklustre earnings.
Police have charged a man with the murder of a Chinese international student whose body was discovered in†discovered†floating face down in a blowhole†on the NSW central coast last weekend.
Campaign observers were told Paul Manafort was on board to fix a serious problem for Trump ? catching up with Ted Cruz's grassroots brilliance. Within days it seemed Manafort had taken over the entire campaign.
?Aluminium hit a nine-month peak on Friday as speculators pushed prices higher thanks to a weaker dollar, but analysts were wary about a possible retreat.
Scott Morrison once planned to make Malcolm Turnbull the NSW state Liberal leader
The Prime Minister has exhumed Tony Abbott's scare campaign against Labor's carbon tax, launching into electoral battle with the reflex action of ''oppose''.
At least one confrontation with a Trump supporter turned bloody, and other protesters threw rocks and beer bottles while chanting anti-Trump slogans.
Iron ore's surprise rally may be a thing of the past in just three months, according to Brazil's Itau Unibanco Holding.
On Monday February 13 1978 a bomb†hidden in a garbage bin exploded as it†was emptied into the back of a garbage truck,†killing three people outside the Hilton Hotel, where inside†some of the most powerful world leaders were meeting.
"He was friendly, kind and he used to joke a lot with the whole staff. He was the loveliest doctor in our hospital," a colleague said.
Amy Schumer has become an outspoken advocate for tougher gun control laws, following a fatal shooting last year at a showing of her film Trainwreck.
A woman whose body was found floating face down in a blowhole on the NSW Central Coast has been identified as Chinese international student Michelle Leng, who lived in Sydney.
"For me, going to jail was the best thing that happened to me because I figured out who I was, I figured out there was more to life than football," Ahmad Elrich said.
A Sydney underworld figure gunned down at a suburban shopping centre was the subject of at least one extortion investigation and a murder probe.
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton boosted his morale with the fastest lap in Russian Grand Prix practice.
Western Bulldogs will keep trying to rebuild defence week by week after loss of Bob Murphy and Jason Johannisen to serious injury.
There are times in Melbourne when it is impossible to imagine anything fragile surviving.†The aggressive and bustling hurry of hundreds of thousands of people to make the tram home at 6pm; the unforgiving noise and the endless additions of new pockets to the concrete jungle.
When Numan Haider pulled a knife from his clothing, two policemen had no doubt of his intentions.
The Parramatta Eels admit the concern for the health of teammate Kieran Foran acted as motivation in their emotion-charged victory over the Canterbury Bulldogs on Friday night.
When it comes to protections for consumers, the Turnbull Government has decided to kick some pressing issues years down the road.
The Western Force's losing streak extended to seven matches after copping a 42-20 hiding from the Bulls in Friday night's Super Rugby clash at nib Stadium in Perth.
The standing joke about French submarines used to be that they were as noisy as Britain's 19th century Great Western Railway.
Young dad Andrew Reardon was on his way to pick up his baby boy from day care when he put out a potentially disastrous fire. And it's not the first time he's come to the rescue.
Boys aged 14 to 18 are consuming up to 38 teaspoons of sugar a day, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
If Western categories ought to be rejected in favour of non-Western ones, then what should we make of the fact that protesters on the ground continue to demand women's rights, equality, elections and the rule of law?
People shouldn't be locked up without a good reason. This notion, which goes back to the Roman principle of habeas corpus, is the crux of the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court's recent decision overturning the detention of asylum-seekers on Manus Island.†
Some herbal supplements and vitamins can interact with prescription drugs in dangerous ways, research suggests.
A helicopter with 13 people on board has been completely destroyed after crashing off the west coast of Norway, with no survivors yet found.
From Friday night until Monday morning in the Berlin district of Friedrichshain, the line to get into the nightclub Berghain snakes around the corner and spills into the street.
Beyonce - the once shy lead singer of defunct squeaky clean pop group Destiny's Child - has released a new "visual album" and is the toast of the internet and critics alike.
Can Scott Morrison's budget simultaneously define a government, repair the bottom line and appeal to voters?
Obese people face a vicious spiral of inactivity, leading to chronic pain, and pain-relieving drugs that cause weight to rise, an international expert will warn Australian anaesthetists.
It doesn't get much bigger than this for these two clubs: first versus second on the ladder under the Friday night lights.
A man who escaped from the Dhurringile Prison earlier this week has been arrested by police ? after being spotted waiting at a bus stop.
North Melbourne stay unbeaten in season 2016, defeating the Western Bulldogs in a low-scoring affair.
Police have charged a 44-year-old man with murder after a Bentleigh grandmother was found dead on Tuesday.
Bids by North Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs to feature in an inaugural Good Friday clash next season have strengthened after they drew a bumper crowd on Friday night.
Almost a million Australians watched the return of Game of Thrones, most of them legally. Are the pirates finally going straight?
The Queensland government's failure to act quickly to legalise ride-sharing could see one monopoly replaced with another, a Sydney start-up has warned.
At the start of the week it was shaping up as a mouth-watering contest between two potential top four teams, however the shock omission of Kieran Foran†saw the odds swing sharply in Canterbury's favour.
A Canberra man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition following a serious crash in Goulburn.
Michael Jones has reportedly launched a workplace investigation into the actions of Stephen Moore and Scott Fardy.
Join us for live coverage from Homebush as traditional rivals face off.
An Australian female aid worker has been abducted by armed men in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan.
Pain and suffering claim dropped, but sailor tells Court of Appeal she's still wanting to be reimbursed for her economic loss since son was born.
More than half the men convicted of killing their partners in the past decade had a history of perpetrating family violence and in many cases exhibited "red flags" they were capable of lethal violence, according to new research.
Gerry Ryan, owner of Australian professional cycling outfit Orica-GreenEDGE, has lamented the "silly mistake" that led to Simon Yates failing a drug test during the Paris-Nice race.
A Sudanese refugee who was convicted of the stabbing murder of an innocent bystander following a fight between two groups in Sydney's west has been acquitted after spending more than six years behind bars.
Two months after a Wendouree cattle dog breeder Fiona McCoy had 52 dogs taken from her, the RSPCA says it has seized 20 more dogs, this time from her Wendouree home†
Whether he's been asked to provide 15-20 minutes of stability off the bench or step in for the best, flashiest basketball player on the planet, Shaun Livingston's demeanour hasn't seemed to waver.
No Guy Sebastian, but the locals who will be part of voting at Eurovision have some shared history.
A woman has died and a man has suffered critical injuries†in a head-on collision north of Melbourne.†
Harry Redknapp†has spent time with some of England's leading clubs, but his next move is set to see him link up with the Central Coast Mariners as a consultant.†
Out of form in defence, Troy Chaplin was swung forward in desperation, now he needs to return to the back line to fill the shoes of the league's best defender, Alex Rance.
Malcolm Turnbull's attempt to make a virtue out of promising relatively little immediate funding for†transport and infrastructure projects has been met with a mixed reception by planning experts.
More than 10,000 people with disability and 6000 workers face an uncertain future.
"It's hot, there are embers flying which get caught on your clothes and burn you, your eyes are stinging from the smoke and it's hard to breathe."
New Waratahs chief executive Andrew Hore has reservations about going "half-cocked" into western Sydney and outlined his bold vision to generate enough revenue in the sport to start a sixth Australian Super Rugby team in the future.
They are the SMH Half Marathon team who have raised more than a million dollars since 2007.†Now in their tenth year, Running for Premature Babies want to go one step further.
New road and public transport solutions are needed to reduce crippling peak -hourcongestion in the fast-growing Brisbane's western suburbs along Moggill Road, the local MP says.
Google Australia has restructured and vowed that in the future it will count its lucrative advertising revenue locally after its 2015 tax bill hit $16 million, but still remains a fraction of its overall profit.
A contemporary architect's design with rustic elements, a riverfront apartment associated with an iconic hotel or a family home with character features are some of properties open around Perth this weekend.
An Australia Defence Force member has been arrested in relation to a brazen bank robbery at one of the country's largest military bases.
We're eating healthier than ever - but we are still making one enormous mistake.
It was the best grand final ever and a great moment in Australian sport. But, for the NSW Swifts, their shattering loss to the Firebirds with 14 seconds left in last year's decider could have been the start of something big.
Two years after retirees John and Jeanie Barnes signed an off-the-plan contract for a townhouse, they were met with a $70,000 dilemma.
When Qantas A330 Captain Debbie Slade joined the airline 27 years ago as one of its first female pilots, little thought was given to uniforms for women.
Darren Saunders was looking for a cure for pancreatic cancer - but he has had to walk away from his work.
Only two Swans have taken less time than Dan Hannebery to play 150 games. The player who was quickest doesn't expect there to be many in the future who will reach the mark at similar pace.
Michael Hooper isn't viewing the Waratahs' assignment against the Stormers in Cape Town as a potential defining moment of the season but is holding no bounds as to what could happen manage an unlikely win in "hostile" South African conditions.
The Elizabeth Bay penthouse atop Darnley Hall deemed in breach of Australia's foreign investment rules last year has been listed for $10 million.
What to watch for this weekend: big moment for GWS, Tigers-Power race to the bottom and Blues-Dons mini grand final
The fact that Canberra woman Anne Hill will crawl to reach something if her legs fail her, shows that Multiple Sclerosis will never take her positive and persistent spirit.
The Turnbull government has again rejected the sale of Australia's largest private land holding to a Chinese business interests, declaring the proposed deal was not in the national interest.
A Senate inquiry has outlined possible actions after Cabinet Secretary refuses to front inquiry.
Brisbane Times National Headlines
- Half the men who kill partners have history of domestic violence
- Lunch with lawyer and asylum seeker advocate Shen Narayanasamy
- Therapeutic Goods Administration warned military doctors before using experimental drug on soldiers
- Public service overhaul will hurt female workers more: CPSU
- DPPs reject proposal for more oversight at royal commission discussion
- Public service faces biggest workplace shake-up in decades under Coalition plan
- Peter Dutton rules out sending Manus Island detainees to Christmas Island
- 'Project Mastermind': Colgate colluded with rivals and Woolworths to rip you off
- Threat to Bali nine's Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's legacy upsets families
- Rich aid sweeteners at risk after Manus Island shut-down
- Port Arthur anniversary: Malcolm Turnbull tells memorial service he will defend gun laws
- Australia ignored its own medical experts' pleas to bring Nauru rape victim here
- Public service sackings should be 'respectful, blame free': workforce review
- Senior citizens working full time in their 80s and 90s are not the retiring type
- Defence Department bosses misled workers ahead of key workplace agreement vote
- Asylum seekers issued with repellent after Zika virus confirmed on Nauru
- Carbon copy: Are we in for another scare campaign over climate change?
- Tabcorp accused of 61 new money laundering reporting breaches
- Port Arthur anniversary: How shooting was an end and a beginning for Nesan Kistan
- Women driving three-quarters of all retail purchases, going crazy on clothing
- Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
- Border Force officers to fight on for the right to strike
- 'Not very good at politics': CSIRO Larry Marshall's Senate hearing admission
- Tough week for car makers with Chrysler, Mitsubishi, VW in the headlights
- Cardinal George Pell 'wrong' to blame others for sex abuse cover up, inquiry told
- Labor would introduce carbon market, pledge deeper carbon cuts if elected
- It's a parent's worst nightmare, but most lost kids do come home again
- Australia's cultural institutions too weak to cut with morale low, according to union report
- Malcolm Turnbull grilled on ABC's 7.30 over negative gearing 'common sense' claim
- Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
- Chernobyl anniversary: clean-up worker still bears the scars
- CSIRO's new climate centre won't resolve future of research in Australia
- From pirates to power plays, interactive map shows how Australia relies on ships
- Federal budget 2016: more public service cuts loom as 'efficiency dividends' bite
- CSIRO sets up special climate centre but doubts remain over scale of cuts
- Fair Work Commission backs dumping of public servants for underperformance
- Gang-gang. Malcolm and Bill: Anzac Day's two contrasting debutantes
- Scott McIntyre again tweets contentious Anzac Day comments
- Federal Government urged to continue funding specialist problem gambling counsellors
- Citizen fears Bosnian jail bashings after losing last-gasp extradition appeal
- HMAS Murchison conscripts still seeking recognition as nuclear participants
- Watch lost in WW2 returned to crashed pilot's relative
- New laws needed to stop franchises 'turning a blind eye' to wage fraud
- Anzac Day: Fallen Australian soldiers to be honoured on Mt Everest
- Port Arthur anniversary: Seizing the moment on gun control changed Australia, says John Howard
- CSIRO eyes alternative plan to climate job cuts as Chairman Thodey faces inquiry
- Victoria Cross recipient Dan Keighran to lead Anzac service in France
- Dealing with the Port Arthur massacre, 20 years on
- Drag queen Maxi Shield upholds Anzac Day tradition of two-up
- And now for the bad news - media content scares half of kids
- Sexual assault victims find justice online
- Camp Gallipoli: Federal government orders probe into Anzac charity
- Axing of sex education program YEAH part of 'ideological agenda', experts claim
- Bob Baldwin 'embarrassed' after attending 'anti-muslim' meeting
- Malcolm Turnbull's government is sending more mixed messages on tax
- On the right track? Rail privatisation a thorny topic in NSW
- By Cod! Marathon Golden Perch journey something to Carp about
- Fashion from the '50s finds fitting home in The Dressmaker exhibition at Rippon Lea House
- 'It's my dream': achievement of scientist's solar cell goal opens up potentially huge new markets
- 'Walking in the other direction': Malcolm Turnbull's broad retreat on climate
- Winners and losers may yet change in child-abduction case in Lebanon
- 60 Minutes furore: Channel Nine asked Mick Gatto and associate for help in Beirut
- National Gallery of Australia's contemporary art space to close due to funding cuts
- Michaelia Cash: More men should work in lower-paid jobs and keep flexible hours
- 60 Minutes: Tara Brown and crew arrive in Sydney after spending two weeks in Lebanese jail
- Man pleads guilty to sexually abusing his twin surrogate babies
- IKEA safety warning after third child killed by toppling Malm chest of drawers
- Dame Leonie Kramer dies at 91
- Is workplace technology making us lose the human touch in the office?
- Companies that use older workers are the most innovative: new research
- Summit report calls for national commission to tackle domestic violence
- Test your knowledge with our superquiz
- Labor to rip up key Coalition IR policy
- Public service red-tape blamed for ASIC's limited investigative powers
- Oroton, Pumpkin Patch and Lorna Jane shamed for low transparency of supply chains
- '$3 an hour' then sacked via email: Filipina cleaners 'exploited' by Australian employer
- Tighter regulation of cosmetic surgery needed, breast implant patient says
- 'Worse things in store': Steaming hot world sets more temperature records
- An 'iBribe'? Union boss offers iPads to flight attendants as election looms
- The Great Barrier Reef: 93% hit by coral bleaching, surveys reveal
- Vital hearing in Canberra for people suffering Lyme disease
- University of Sydney 'racist' tutor Wei Wu row inspires dissident artwork
- Asbestos victim helps lobby for funding
- Money laundering fears over Bendigo Bank operations on Nauru
- Canberra family split as right to live in Australia is revoked
- Terrorism strikes home
- From the sublime to the stupendous
- Bush picks up father's quest for New World Order
- Reflections on nation building
- Flight from the moon begins
- Sydney cheers the Queen
- Match the front page story with the year
- Gay minorities speak out against racists slurs on Grindr
- Sydney's corals now bleaching in 'pretty shocking' sign of warming waters
- Grant Hackett's Rio commentary plan appears to be sunk by Nipplegate
- Tackles, goals, marks. Profits? Keeping track of a new AFL player statistic
- Sydney Morning Herald 185th anniversary: Birth of a crusader
- Sydney tow truck driver Joseph Abourizk faces life in Fijian jail
- Night parrot: In search of one of the world's most elusive birds
- Why you shouldn't work more than 25 hours a week
More than half the men convicted of killing their partners in the past decade had a history of perpetrating family violence and in many cases exhibited "red flags" they were capable of lethal violence, according to new research.
Last year, when Shen Narayanasamy became the public face of the push to persuade investors to withdraw their money from immigration-detention-centre contractor Transfield Services, she was described in the press as a "Melbourne mum". But 34-year-old Narayanasamy, a founder of No Business in Abuse (NBIA) and the more recent Let Them Stay campaign, has been fighting political battles since 1998, when she helped organise a high-school walkout against Pauline Hanson.
Military was warned it had no authority to use a banned drug.
The Coalition wants to take the APS back to the bad old days, say union.
Australia's most senior public prosecutors have rejected a suggestion that their decisions should be subject to judicial review.
No more public service "jobs for life" under new blueprint for reform.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has ruled out sending people illegally detained at Manus Island detention centre to Christmas Island, leaving resettlement on Nauru one of few options left to the government.
Household name Colgate has been found guilty of conspiring with two rivals and supermarket giant Woolworths.
On the anniversary of the executions of the Bali Nine, family's grief is compounded
Australia pledged an extra $450 million in sweeteners to Papua New Guinea to settle refugees – but most of the money is yet to be spent and could evaporate with the closure of the Manus Island detention centre.
Malcolm Turnbull has used a memorial service for the victims of the Port Arthur massacre to promise to defend Australia's gun laws.
Australia ignored urgent pleas from its own medical experts to bring a refugee raped on Nauru to Australia for an abortion.
Dumped public servants could be "ambassadors" for their former departments, says new report.
When it comes to the Australian work ethic, there is one group that can't wait to retire and another that can't wait to go to work.
Defence Dept bosses' "pants on fire", union says.
Pregnant asylum seekers detained on Nauru could be exposed to the Zika virus, with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection confirming there had been cases of the mosquito-borne disease on the island nation.
Bill Shorten is sending a clear signal he's willing to make climate a centrepiece of the 2016 election campaign.
Gaming giant Tabcorp has been accused of a further 61 reporting breaches as part of a landmark Federal Court action taken by anti-money laundering watchdog Austrac.
This is not a story about what's been lost. It's a story about what's been found. Twenty years ago on Thursday, Nesan Kistan's father was killed. He also nearly lost his mother.
They control 75 per cent of retail spending. But where does it go?
Michelle Fernando is not the only gun control advocate who want the Port Arthur anniversary to remind us why John Howard changes the rules.
Airports could have been left vulnerable to terrorists, drug traffickers, child sex offenders.
CSIRO's embattled chief Larry Marshall stumbled through another Senate committee hearing on Wednesday.
For 25 years, Japanese car maker Mitsubishi failed to properly test the fuel efficiency of its cars, the company has admitted.
Staff would have been "cheering from the rooftops" if Pell had acted against priest, royal commission hears.
A Shorten Labor government would slash carbon emissions by significantly more than the Turnbull Coalition by 2030 and rein in land clearing.
Every hour in Australia two young people go missing. Police say the best thing parents can do is let authorities know, quickly.
Australia's cultural institutions will not survive another funding cut without reputational damage as staff raise concerns about slipping standards and low morale, a new report has found.
Malcolm Turnbull was short on modelling but big on "common sense" to justify his negative gearing policy, telling 7.30 host Leigh Sales that figures showing the top earners had the most to gain was "beside the point".
The future of a major climate change laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania.
Thirty years ago, on a Saturday, the Chernobyl reactor's breached carcass spewed radioactive particles into the air, where they silently floated over the nearby town of Pripyat, and then on via the atmospheric currents to scatter gently across Belarus, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Austria and untold other places.
Ring-fencing a portion of climate scientists won't stop the brain drain from the CSIRO.
Pirates, power plays and boatloads of carbon emissions: a new interactive map of global shipping routes offers a fascinating glimpse of Australia's reliance on shipping for imports and exports and the political ties forged through trade.
The Turnbull government is planning deeper public service cuts to fund a key budget tax measure.
Cuts at the CSIRO have been scaled back but questions remain about the future of its climate science programs.
Under-performers from Defence, Bureau of Statistics fail in unfair dismissal claims.
Malcolm Turnbull, attending his first national Anzac Day ceremony as prime minister, was not the only debutante at Monday's grand occasion. It was also the first Anzac Day ceremony for Bill, a horse, making his debut as the occasion's Riderless Horse. We interviewed Bill, and his handler Mike Fitzgerald, both before Bill's debut and then after it as he was led off the stage and out of the limelight and then to his waiting horse float.
The former SBS sports reporter Scott McIntyre, who was sacked last after tweeting controversial opinions about the Anzac legacy, has again chosen Anzac Day to tweet about atrocities committed by some Anzac soldiers during WWI and WWII.
After gambling addict Joshua had racked up a $73,000 credit card debt, he got into his self-managed super fund.
Australian citizen faces being sent back to jail in his homeland, despite a federal judge's concern he could face a repeat of the prison assaults he suffered before he fled overseas.
In 1952 more than 60 young men witnessed the British test their first atom bomb in Australia.
A Lancaster bomber came crashing from the sky over Stetten, near Rottweil in south-west Germany, on February 25,1944, killing the crew, including pilot officer Sergeant Ronald Cecil Martin.
Pizza Hut and 7-Eleven should be made liable for franchisees that underpay workers and enter into sham contract arrangements, a national law firm has urged.
All things going well, 41 of Australia's most recent casualties of war will be honoured at the highest place on Earth this Anzac Day.
John Howard has been lauded internationally for his stand on gun control following the Port Arthur massacre. But the former PM has one regret.
CSIRO is expected to offer an alternative to deep cuts of its climate science program as soon as this week in a bid to defuse criticism as a Senate committee prepares to widen its inquiry to include chairman David Thodey.
Corporal Daniel Keighran looks out over the patchwork yellow and green fields of the Somme, lying peaceful under scudding grey skies.
On a sunny April Thursday, Port Arthur is not so much a picture as the full photo album: glistening harbour, immaculate lawns ringed by towering gums, and half-fallen-down ruins that have survived fires and decay to tell their extraordinary penal colony history.
Drag queen Maxi Shield gives a quintessential Sydney flavour to the Anzac Day of two-up.
Half of children get scared by the news, which can result in anxieties and phobias that persist into adulthood.
A date rapist is one of the sexual attackers caught after multiple reports to an anonymous sexual assault website.
The federal government has ordered an investigation into a charitable foundation that received $2.5 million in taxpayer funds to stage a major Anzac Centenary commemoration amid revelations it may actually have been run for profit.
Online resource will replace program using youth educators to deliver sex education in schools and universities.
A federal MP who attended a protest meeting for a group linked to Reclaim Australia says he was "embarrassed and disappointed" that the event had an "anti muslim" agenda.
The Turnbull government is sending more mixed messages on tax, refusing to publicly confirm reports the budget will include middle class income tax cuts that appeared to be off the table just a few weeks ago.
The prospect of privatisation is never far away in the occasionally paranoid world of NSW politics. But there is a drumbeat of speculation that Premier Mike Baird's government may have major changes on the agenda.
The medium-sized fish that went for a very big swim.
From now until the end July, fans of The Dressmaker film can admire its 1950s fashion in person at an exhibition at Rippon Lea House and Gardens in Elsternwick.
The sci-fi vision of solar cells coating surfaces from buildings to vehicles has been brought closer to reality after scientists at the University of NSW achieved new levels of electricity generation using non-toxic and abundant materials.
While the PM made bold comments about Australia's climate stance at the Paris climate summit, the policies have been lacking in the months since.
Ali Elamine's behaviour in negotiations over his half-Australian children led one person to describe him as "pretty face, ugly heart".
Channel Nine hoped underworld figure Mick Gatto and his business partner John Khoury could use their connections in Beirut to secure the release of reporter Tara Brown and her colleagues
Another venture comes to an end in Canberra. But this one's different.
It's time for a "two-way exchange" when it comes to gender and careers, says the Employment Minister.
The 60 Minutes crew jailed in Beirut for almost two weeks has arrived back in Australia.
Victorian man was already abusing his nieces when he spent $44,000 to have the twins conceived overseas using a donor egg with the clear intention of sexually exploiting the children.
Furniture giant says it has no plans to issue a recall of its Malm chest of drawers.
Influential Dame Leonie Kramer died peacefully on Thursday morning at the age of 91.
Nine in 10 of us say face-to-face meetings are the best - so why isn't this happening?
Ageism in the workforce is built on a faulty premise, according to leading Australian researchers of intergenerational employment.
A report from the first National Family Violence Summit held in Canberra in March has singled out primary school education, men's behavioural change programs and dedicated family violence courts as the most urgent reforms.
Trivia buffs can test their knowledge with today's superquiz interactive graphic.
Labor hoping for an edge in key marginals with the launch of its public-sector workplace policy.
Bureaucratic red tape has been blamed for reducing the ability of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to effectively prosecute illegal or unethical activity in the financial sector.
In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse some Australian fashion brands have made huge leaps in stamping out exploitation from their supply chains. Others have not.
Despite have been made to work up to 18 hours a day, motel cleaner Maricar Virata was sacked when she went on holiday. The Fair Work Ombudsman is now looking to sue her employer.
A woman who was rushed to hospital after her lung was punctured during routine cosmetic surgery has called for tighter regulation of the multi billion dollar industry.
The Earth sizzled in March with the most unusually warm month in history as average land surface temperatures easily exceeded levels deemed by scientists to constitute dangerous climate change.
International flight attendants have been offered new Apple iPad Pro's - all paid for by their union. Just, coincidentally, as a union election is under way.
Scientists surveying the mass coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef say that just 7 per cent of the Australian environmental icon has been left untouched by the event.
A committee hearing at Parliament House on Wednesday could be the final chance for people suffering Lyme disease to plead for help. The inquiry will be curtailed by the early election but the committee may have time to write an interim report.
What would prompt more than 1000 people to sign a petition in support of a University of Sydney tutor who calls his mainland Chinese students 'pigs'?
Serafina was 7 when she helped her dad build a garage. Three decades later it is killing her.
Fears over money laundering and the risk of financing of terrorism has prompted calls for Bendigo Bank to abandon any dealings with the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru.
18-year-old Canberran left stranded in South Africa by decision to revoke his family's visas.
The Sydney Morning Herald's front page report following the terrorist bombings in Bali in 2002.
Stand proud, the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympics was a masterpiece, wrote John Huxley.
When terrorists flew passenger planes into the World Trade Center and Pentagon in 2001, it steered the US onto a course in international affairs that is still being played out 15 years later.
When the Sydney Morning Herald recorded Australia's bicentenary in 1988, it was able to draw on its own archives to commemorate. and put into perspective, the occasion.
The Sydney Morning Herald's front page report from 1969 as the first men on the moon head back to earth.
This article first appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on February 4, 1954
The Sydney Morning Herald has covered the major stories that have shaped Australia and the world. Can you match the headline with the year.
An Aboriginal man has published screenshots of racist slurs he was subjected to on a gay dating app to draw attention to discrimination in the gay community.
The giant coral bleaching event that is now devastating wide swaths of the Great Barrier Reef has now extended all the way south to Sydney Harbour, researchers say.
Claims that Grant Hackett twisted a passenger's nipples during a flight may have put an end to his hopes of joining Seven's Olympics commentary team.
While many football fans and commentators get obsessed by the injuries, scandals and romances of AFL players, one man is more interested in what kind of small businesses players are launching or supporting.
Three accidental newspaper men battled terrible weather and the risk of financial ruin to establish the Herald.
A Sydney tow truck driver is facing life imprisonment in Fiji after what he claims was a dream holiday gone terribly wrong.
Ecologists working in remote Queensland to save one of the world's most elusive birds have their work cut out for them.
Just how well your brain performs depends on how many hours you work.
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