More than half the men convicted of killing their partners in the past decade had a history of perpetrating family violence and in many cases exhibited "red flags" they were capable of lethal violence, according to new research.
Louise Hall A Sudanese refugee who was convicted of the stabbing murder of an innocent bystander following a fight between two groups in Sydney's west has been acquitted after spending more than six years behind bars.
Jacob Saulwick Malcolm Turnbull's attempt to make a virtue out of promising relatively little immediate funding for transport and infrastructure projects has been met with a mixed reception by planning experts.
Bianca Hall Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday.
Francesca Wallace They are the SMH Half Marathon team who have raised more than a million dollars since 2007. Now in their tenth year, Running for Premature Babies want to go one step further.
Mark Kenny If you wanted a window into the peculiar chemistry of Coalition politics, this marriage of convenience between liberal free marketeers and nostalgic agrarian socialists, this was it.
Mark Dapin Last year, when Shen Narayanasamy became the public face of the push to persuade investors to withdraw their money from immigration-detention-centre contractor Transfield Services, she was described in the press as a "Melbourne mum". But 34-year-old Narayanasamy, a founder of No Business in Abuse (NBIA) and the more recent Let Them Stay campaign, has been fighting political battles since 1998, when she helped organise a high-school walkout against Pauline Hanson.
James Massola, Peter Martin Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will scrap what he calls blank cheques for state and local government infrastructure projects and announce a ramp-up of debt to fund major projects on the condition state and local authorities can rigorously demonstrate their economic benefits.
Lisa Visentin, Ava Benny-Morrison, Nick Ralston It was just before noon when shoppers going about their Friday at a suburban mall found themselves caught up in Sydney's latest underworld execution.
Nicole Hasham An Iranian refugee at Nauru who set himself on fire over despair at his life on the island has died.
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Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran has been granted a leave of absence by the NRL club.