The question of whether 100 children who were born in Australia to asylum seeker parents can be given permanent protection will be heard in the Federal Circuit Court on Tuesday.
More than 60 Australian health professors have signed a letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott urging him to send troops and medical teams to West Africa to tackle the Ebola virus.
The tourism industry will use its new position on a board set up to monitor Sydney Airport to argue for the relaxation of flight restrictions at the Mascot Airport.
Watching 58-year-old fishing fanatic Charlie Diedo haul in carp from Lake Burley Griffin puts the much maligned fish and embattled waterway in a new light.
Members of the militant Maritime Union of Australia plan to walk off the job at Dampier in northern Western Australia in a protracted dispute with Mermaid Marine that could impact Chevron’s $US54 billion Gorgon project.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has vowed to "shirtfront" Vladimir Putin when the pair meet at the G20 summit in Brisbane next month - but will the Russian President know what's coming his way?
The Newcastle Herald's Joanne McCarthy is this year's Fairfax Woman of Influence.
Investing in the Medicare IPO purely because of its 'leading' market position would be a mistake.
Major budget cuts to the ABC will force the broadcaster to dramatically cut television and radio content and could cause political damage to the Abbott government, ABC managing director Mark Scott has warned.
Robert Adamson and his wife Cheryl were in their pyjamas when they answered a knock at their front door at about 6am.