An ABC reporter who touched clothes and debris at the MH17 crash site has defended his actions even after the report was removed from the ABC website for "re-editing".
Are grannies going to be the nannies of the future? Will they want to go back to TAFE? Could it be a retirement earner?
Nannies and grandparents could be paid by the government to look after children if they get the rightTAFE qualifications under a proposal to overhaul the nation’s convoluted childcare system.
It was the biggest snowball fight of them all, yet it was waged without as much as a snowflake in sight.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has granted a permanent visa to a refugee who arrived by boat, despite fighting the boy's case in the High Court and signalling he would not be swayed when the court found against him.
A prominent Australian jihadist who reportedly commanded 300 militiamen and orchestrated clashes in Syria has been arrested in neighbouring Lebanon.
Last month was a scorcher for global temperatures with warmth over land and sea breaking records for June while sea-surface temperatures posted their largest departure from long-term averages for any month.
Sometimes Cecile Laing gets tired of people assuming she’s a babysitter as she ferries her young charges to school or swimming. Or gymnastics or karate or football.
Prime Minster Tony Abbott has lashed the ''absolutely shambolic'' situation at the site of the downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, as he dispatched former defence force chief Angus Houston as his personal envoy in Kiev and began the sombre task of speaking to the families of the 37 Australian dead.
Two asylum seekers in detention on Manus Island say they were forced to retract their eyewitness accounts of violence in February after being beaten and threatened by Australian officials at the centre.
Metella Road Public School pupils drew on fairytales and classics for inspiration.