After A Decade Of Failures, Aboriginal Leaders Are Optimistic About Closing The Gap
"You’ve got to do better. And we’ll try and help you do better now."
"Water Is Life": Aboriginal People Demand Climate Action In Parliament
"The water will die, the grass will die, the tree will die. There will be rocks and dirt, that’s all. There will be nothing left, not even birds."
A Win For Refugees, A Loss For The Government: Medical Transfer Changes To Become Law
Opposition and crossbench politicians in Australia teamed up to defeat the government and usher in changes to how refugees detained offshore receive medical treatment.
Scott Morrison Says He'll Reopen The Christmas Island Detention Centre
The Christmas Island centre closed late last year, after just over a decade of operation.
Scott Morrison Said He's Not Troubled By A Historic Defeat In The Lower House
Scott Morrison's response: "Votes will come and go. They do not trouble me."
Dylan Voller Is Suing Media Companies Over Facebook Comments From Readers
Voller, who spent his teenage years in and out of juvenile detention, is suing three big media companies for defamation: News Corp, Fairfax Media (now Nine), and the Australian News Channel.
A Judge Invoked Climate Change As He Knocked Back A New Coal Mine
"Wrong place, wrong time": A judge has knocked back a new coal mine, partly due to the "dire consequences" of global climate change.
Doctors Without Borders Was Kicked Out Of Nauru. Now It's Going To Treat Refugees Via Video
The international medical charity is launching a tele-health service to keep treating its former patients on Nauru.
Soccer Stars Are Tweeting #SaveHakeem To Support A Refugee Footballer Detained In Thailand
Australian resident and refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi remains locked up in a Thai prison, facing extradition to his home country of Bahrain. He has pleaded to not be sent back there.
"Broken Lives": The Banking Royal Commission Findings Are Finally Here
"Wrongdoing is not denounced by issuing a media release," commissioner Kenneth Hayne said.
All The Kids Are Leaving Nauru, But Hundreds Of Men And Women Remain
“It’s finally a win for humanity, but it shouldn’t have taken so long."
A Woman Who Blinded Her Ex-Husband With Exit Mould And Killed Him Was Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison
"In determining an appropriate punishment, it does not matter whether Ms Hutchison dabbled in paganism or considered herself to be a white witch. ... She had come to despise her husband in an irrational manner."
"Political Posting Mumma" Has Issued A Rare Apology Over Comments On One Of Her Facebook Posts
"Those comments were wrong and I unreservedly apologise for them."
A Palm Reader Charged With Sexually Assaulting A 14-Year-Old Girl Has Been Refused Bail
Arjun Muniyappa, 31, lured the 14-year-old into the building where he worked by offering to tell her fortune for free and then sexually assaulted her, police allege.
These Aboriginal Australians Want You To Consider "Paying The Rent" To Traditional Owners
"This is an Aboriginal initiative that was never ever given opportunity."
A Young Festivalgoer Died After Taking Between Six And Nine MDMA Pills, Inquest Hears
One young person appears to have taken between six and nine pills that were 77% pure MDMA, the inquest heard.
Sydney Axe Attacker Evie Amati Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison
The 26-year-old was found guilty of attempted murder after she attacked strangers in a convenience store in January 2017.
Geoffrey Rush's $25 Million Damages Claim Has Been Revealed In A Redaction Mistake
A poorly redacted document on a public court website has revealed the enormous sums at stake in the Australian actor's high profile defamation case.
Craig McLachlan's Defamation Trial Will Not Go Ahead In February After He Was Charged By Police
The high profile trial was meant to start in two weeks – but now it's been delayed while the actor faces criminal charges in Victoria.
A Member Of The Accused Colt "Incest Family" Has Been Granted Bail To A Sydney Hostel
The hostel is a "temporary residence", his lawyer told the court.