From rocky beginnings, this building has become a landmark around the world.
Explorer Sir Douglas Mawson is lionised as the great survivor of Australian history. But claims in a new book by historian David Day suggest there might be a more sinister story behind the Antarctic legend's epic struggle.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Sydney Morning Herald's editorial cartoonist.
It happened again, this time in the car, and it came on really suddenly. No one was safe.
The stoush over the ACT’s same-sex marriage laws, dubbed a ‘‘David and Goliath battle’’ by the territory, appeared in the High Court for the first time on Friday.
Climate change is increasing the probability of extreme bushfire conditions, a report by the nation's leading climate change advisory body has found.
Electronic cigarettes are only slowly being taken up by local nicotine addicts, due to a regulatory minefield, and scant - and fiercely contested - evidence about their potential health effects.
Corrupt managers and staff from two Leighton Holdings subsidiaries stole and leaked secret tender information in an attempt to win a $240 million contract, in the latest scandal to hit the trouble-plagued company.
Military demolition specialists who sparked Blue Mountains fire suspected of using too much explosive.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt says Wikipedia, the online answer to everything, provides evidence that the unseasonal bushfires plaguing NSW are not linked to climate change.
POLICE found a hydroponic drug set-up and some Australian reptiles after a fire was extinguished in a St Marys home ...