Extra police are on the beat in communities with a high Muslim population including Lakemba and Auburn and are on the watch for retaliation attacks against Muslims, police have confirmed.
Hundreds of Muslims have taken part in a social media campaign that aims to reclaim the religious symbol hijacked by ISIS, following calls to ban the display of the symbol in New South Wales.
Readers are invited to share their photos of Lake Burley Griffin as part of the Our Lake – 50 years photo competition, which runs till the end of October.
Addressing the United Nations Security Council, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has singled out Australia for thanks for its commitment of forces to combat Islamic State militants in Iraq.
The pioneering Australian IVF and stem cell scientist Alan Trounson has warned of a "catastrophic event" in Australian science unless more is done to support early career scientists and prevent them leaving research in droves.
The Australian Crime Commission is preparing to launch a nationwide crackdown on bikies that will target multiple clubs simultaneously in every state and territory.
Treasurer Joe Hockey says he expects Russia to attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane in November despite concerns over its actions in Ukraine
Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer has declared his party will oppose "everything" in the government's social security budget bills that are due to be debated this week, setting his party on another colision course with the Coalition in the Senate.
A mining company employee who sent an email to his work colleagues that vilified Muslims has been awarded almost $30,000 in unfair dismissal compensation after being sacked.
Asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei was kept on Manus Island for a week waiting for approval to be medically transferred to Port Moresby despite showing signs of septicaemia that killed him, it has been alleged, as leaked documents reveal a pattern of medical negligence on the island including untreated skin infections, tooth decay and tropical diseases.
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POLICE are looking for a man who held up a liquor store in Vincentia on Friday evening.