An Australian jihadist has reportedly been killed in Syria, joining at least 20 others who have died while fighting in the country's long-running civil war.
Irishman Barry Lyttle has been allowed to move closer to the hospital where his brother Patrick is recovering.
The Abbott government faces fresh calls to delay the planned introduction of its higher-education reforms, with one prominent vice-chancellor breaking ranks with the to back a limit on what universities can charge each year.
Australian troops in Iraq have been dealing with roadside bombs, significantly raising the risk they face, as a Fairfax Media analysis shows they are shouldering a heavier burden in the fight against the Islamic State than other comparable countries.
Alaskan Sarah Palin reputedly could see Russia from her house but that's nothing to Joe Hockey's telescopic vision which allows him to see a staggering 150 years into the future.
Up to 30 people have reportedly been arrested after security staff stormed the compound on Manus Island at the centre of hunger strikes.
With more than 16,000 members, the Physiotherapy Association, is a large and disparate organisation to govern. Meet its head Cris Massis.
An increasing number of Victorian GPs are being trained to discuss long term contraceptive implants with women to try to reduce unplanned pregnancies.
Making a health star rating compulsory for all packaged foods has attracted overwhelming support.
The Baird government has been accused by Labor of trashing environmental safeguards by granting AGL permission to frack coal seam gas wells before monitoring had been approved.
Despite working up to seven days a week, Filipinos say they would come back