Australian National Council on Drugs says prisons are over-investing in trying to stop drugs getting into jails.
Bill Clinton was to speak on a global curse, but aimed instead to soothe a different kind of violence.
New paid parking laws and security restrictions are being blamed for the potential closure of childcare services at Parliament House.
MH17's black boxes have been handed over to investigators, but what will they actually be able to tell us?
On the surface it's one of Australia's more bizarre suicides. But the family of the victim believes in a more sinister truth.
Outspoken extremist preacher Robert ‘‘Musa’’ Cerantonio has walked free after landing at Melbourne Airport and spending hours with police and customs officials.
Are you an alpha dad?
Ask the minister responsible to explain Australia's present system of support for childcare and she can't.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has dismissed a Productivity Commission suggestion that funds be redirected away from his signature paid parental leave scheme and into childcare services, arguing the two are ''very separate issues''.
A powerful right-wing union has had its formal influence in the Labor Party slashed after it was caught grossly inflating its membership numbers