A local person employed by the Salvation Army has been accused of being a key assailant in the attack that led to the death of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati, staff employed at the Manus Island detention centre have said.
A blockade mounted by Japanese whalers has broken the factory ship Nisshin Maru free of Sea Shepherd’s pursuit in the Antarctic.
Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner will challenge Tony Abbott for the first time on Monday over the Prime Minister's push to water down racial vilification laws.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has defended paying $3.5 million to Toll Holdings for a tent kitchen at its Manus Island detention centre.
The union representing Qantas check-in staff will take the airline to the Fair Work Commission on Monday over its failure to consult with workers before deciding to axe 230 positions at Sydney Airport.
Anti-whaling activists have given a fresh glimpse into the Japanese Antarctic whale hunt.
Sydney's Royal Easter show, a walk around Uluru, a yacht race on Auckland Harbour and a visit to the Blue Mountains are among the highlights of the tour of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - and baby Prince George - to Australia and New Zealand next month.
The Department of Immigration has defended paying $3.5 million for a tent kitchen.
Dermatologists report increase in parents presenting with problems linked to using baby wipes.
Crime figure and allegedly corrupt building company owner George Alex hired Labor power-broker Graham Richardson to help lobby developers and secure building contracts in the mid 2000s.