The case against accused murderer Christopher Anderson, who is on trial for the stabbing death of his pregnant girlfriend, has been dealt a blow after a DNA blunder by police was revealed in court on Tuesday.
Peter Hartcher The number of French recruits to Islamic State is rising unstoppably, in spite of waves of new measures to halt it, according to French officials.
Anna Patty Joe Hockey's challenge to house-hunters to find higher paying jobs has insulted nurses, teachers and child care workers.
Craig Butt, Health Reporter Nurses who are not vaccinated should not be discriminated against because of their choice, the Victorian branch of the nurse's union says.
Tom Allard Terrorism researcher cautions against using people who have returned from fighting with Islamic State to discourage others from following in their footsteps.
Patrick Begley On a different day, with more cyclists and walkers on the footpath, the result could have been disastrous.
Nicky Phillips New research offers a unique solution to arrest the decades-long decline in Australian high school students selecting science subjects: tackle it like a marketing problem.
Kate Aubusson Police have released CCTV images of a man in connection to the indecent assault of an 11-year-old girl in a lift in Sydney's west.
Peter Munro Seven weeks on from the Dungog floods local authorities are seeing a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Judith Ireland and Latika Bourke Two senior Coalition MPs have suggested that Australia could do away with the Marriage Act entirely and instead have civil unions for everyone, with only religious organisations able to marry couples. Veteran Liberal MP Philip Ruddock has suggested t