The Abbott government's offshore refugee policy is facing a new legal challenge that seeks to hold the Commonwealth legally responsible for conditions in its overseas detention camps because the decisions to open and operate them were made in Australia.
Georgina Mitchell It’s not the hottest summer we’ve had, but it made for plenty of weekend weather across the city.
Julia May Federal government delays a 40 per cent funding cut to the disability sector amid allegations it was in breach of United Nations convention.
Darren Gray Amid concern over an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries, Australia's food packaging laws are set for a long-mooted overhaul. What has driven the change, and what might it mean for consumers? Darren Gray explains.
Tim Barlass First the issue of Glenn McGrath's shooting expedition made national news. Now the issue of lion shooting is in the spotlight.
Amy Corderoy, Health Editor Thousands of children and young people in NSW are being harmed by alcohol.
Tim Barlass Services for the homeless are full to capacity as hundreds sleep rough on Sydney's streets.
Natalie O'brien Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been encouraged to put boots on the ground in the war against Islamic State as well as providing political support to sovereign countries in the region by two influential Lebanese political leaders visiting Australia.
Jill Stark In the struggle to be who she was, Dorothy McDonald lost everything. At times, it felt as if she had fallen into a "waking coma".
Brittany Ruppert When they decided to pull their two children out of school for a family holiday to the United States, Ilona Brooks and Michael Simpson accepted that their time away would consist of more than just theme parks, museum visits and snow days.
Multi-award winner Graeme Connors’ 25th anniversary celebration of his landmark album North is coming to Nowra on March ...