The NSW government has signalled it will "move away" from lengthy confinements of children in detention centres after Fairfax Media revealed teenage boys are being locked up alone for 23 hours per day.
Rachel Olding, Amy Mitchell-Whittington, Nick Ralston The deaths of four people on a Dreamworld ride has turned into a full-blown corporate disaster for parent company Ardent Leisure with executives under fire for not contacting victims' families and for re-opening the park after just three days.
Peter Martin Life-expectancy has hit a fresh all-time high with typical newborn girls now expected to live 84.5 years and a typical boys 80.4 years, up from 83.3 and 78.5 years a decade ago.
Rachel Olding Chief executive of Dreamworld operators Ardent Leisure, Deborah Thomas, says she will now donate $167,500 of her cash bonus to the Australian Red Cross.
Noel Towell 'A remarkable and unique individual. We will never forget him.'
Fergus Hunter Warren Mundine, the chairman of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council, has slammed the setting up of an Aboriginal incarceration inquiry.
Fergus Hunter Labor says it cannot inspect or support legislation allowing ongoing detention of "high-risk terrorist offenders" until the government guarantees that outgoing Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson provided advice on the final version.
Rachel Olding Just after 1.40pm on Tuesday, Natalie O'Brien and her family made a fateful decision.
Tom McIlroy Malcolm Turnbull has signalled the government will negotiate with Senate crossbenchers in order to secure passage of its paid-parental leave crackdown.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor The looming closure of the Hazelwood Power Station has been discussed in high level talks between the Australian and French governments.