One of Tony Abbott's frontbenchers is urging the city-based Prime Minister to stop reacting to the "texting, latte-sipping, keyboard warriors who frequent the tapas bars of Sydney and Melbourne" and visit a country pub to get an "honest appraisal" of how the government can improve.
Rachel Olding The state's worst terrorists are not being deradicalised in prison, prompting calls to keep radical inmates behind bars even after their sentences expire.
Louise Hall, Paul Bibby Lindt cafe manager Tori Johnson was forced to kneel by gunman Man Haron Monis before he was shot once in the back of the head, an inquest has heard.
About 20 students have narrowly escaped serious injuries and a bus driver is in hospital after school bus rolls near Eden.
Gareth Hutchens The Australian Council of Social Service is urging the Abbott government to make its second budget much fairer than its first, saying low and middle-income households cannot continue to bear the brunt of spending cuts this year
Amy Corderoy Now is the moment. You can feel it - the momentum building, the light finally shining on Australia's dark epidemic of domestic violence. So why are we all talking about knights and dames?
Latika Bourke Tony Abbott continues to take friendly fire over the Prince Philip knighthood, with conservative commentator Andrew Bolt declaring the decision “pathetically stupid” and potentially fatal for Tony Abbott’s leadership.
Mark Kenny and Heath Aston Pressure is mounting on Tony Abbott to dump chief of staff Peta Credlin as disgruntled Liberal MPs were joined on Wednesday by conservative commentators including media baron Rupert Murdoch in expressing concerns about his office.
Plastic surgery made Andressa Urach famous. But it also nearly killed the Brazillian "Miss Bum Bum" runner-up.
Peter Hannam Sydney’s climate can be expected to warm across all seasons, with less rainfall in winter but more intense rain events, according to the latest projections by the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology.