A protest by university students opposing the federal government's education reforms has turned violent.
Latika Bourke Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has warned of a new type of "stolen generation", highlighting the growing number of Indigenous children being removed from their families because efforts to tackle disadvantage under the Closing the Gap initiative are flailing.
Jorge Branco Australian journalist Peter Greste has warned it's too early to fully celebrate the release of his former cell-mates Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.
Julie Power It may sound like a slice of heaven, but trying to find the best chocolates, cheese and ice-cream in Australia is surprisingly hard work.
Julie Power Erin Brockovich, the internationally renowned clean-water campaigner who is visiting Australia to talk about water contamination, has urged her Facebook followers to question water fluoridation.
Matthew Knott, Henrietta Cook Too many teaching degrees are mired in theory, lack practical training and are not equipping new teachers with the skills to teach students maths and science, a review has found.
Jane Lee Rabbi Abraham Glick, the former principal of Melbourne's Yeshivah College over the period of David Cyprys' and David Kramer's sexual abuse of students, has resigned as a teacher and is being urged to resign as head of Yeshivah's spiritual leadership.
Emma Partridge The parents of Courtney Topic have released one of their favourite photos of their daughter two days after she was shot dead by police outside a western Sydney Hungry Jack's.
Mark Kenny, Gareth Hutchens Australia's highest unemployment rate in over a decade has jolted the Australian economy, rocked the Abbott government, and increased the pressure on the Reserve Bank to order yet another interest rate cut when it meets in coming months.
Esther Han A 24-year-old man who led the police on a high-speed car chase and managed to elude them through south-west Sydney has been arrested after driving his car into a house.
LILY Hardman can move like a torpedo in the swimming pool, but she feels right at home on ...