Nearly all family violence involves technology, from location trackers to spyware and webcams. But a new program is providing help and support.
Tom McIlroy, Neelima Choahan Decisive government intervention to address Australia's growing obesity epidemic should include a new tax on sugary beverages, as 75 per cent of young people exceed recommended daily energy intake, a leading obesity expert has warned.
Damien Murphy Another hot summer day's end and the Macleay River is beginning to glass off. Suddenly the mirror water is shattered by mullet tearing through the surface.
Rachel Browne Flights were cancelled, homes were flooded, roads became rivers and commuters faced frustrating delays as wild weather hit on Friday afternoon.
Clare Sibthorpe A firefighter is injured and at least 15 homes lost in an out-of-control grass fire burning east of Queanbeyan.
Michael Gordon It was just another hot and humid day inside the Manus Island detention centre, more than 12 months ago, until a large group of detainees began gathering near the fences that separate the two biggest compounds.
Damien Murphy "That's just what this country needs: an actor in Max Factor on a tractor."
Daniel Flitton A humble Australian vet has saved millions of chooks - and maybe helped feed a few million people in Africa, too.
Clare Kermond Location tracking devices in walking sticks and prams, webcams hidden in children's toys. Technology is the new weapon of choice in family violence, according to those on the front line.
Lisa Visentin Residents will be able to ride the Parramatta light rail within five years, but one of the critical stops along the route has been excluded from the first stage of the project.
Former Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott joins Gilmore MP for tour of Botanica plant.
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