A doctor who tended to traumatised migrants in Christmas Island explains that the jail threats in a new gagging law are 'chilling' in their effect
Police believe Stephen Grott preyed on, manipulated and humiliated 20 underage girls and young women over eight years
Rudd had threatened to kill a former employee
The nation's original inhabitants were not given the vote or counted in the census until 1967
Zaky Mallah quizzed a junior minister about government plans to strip terrorism suspects with dual nationality of their citizenship
The Abbott government makes no effort to disguise its contempt for human rights busybodies
Prime Minister Tony Abbott praises border protection officials for 'incredibly creative' strategies in dealing with asylum-seekers
The Prime Minister of Australia proclaimed coal to be 'good for humanity'
Australia's richest person has already seen her wealth plunge by nearly A$6bn in the last year
Mr Abbott's gay sister and fellow Liberal Party politician, Christine Forster, says she plans to marry her long-term partner - and is confident her brother will attend the wedding
Political instability at home and their neighbours' booming economy has led to the Aussie exodus across the Tasman Sea - and many Kiwi expats are joining them
Thai mother Pattaramon Chanbua - who is now raising the child - questioned whether David Farnell had 'gone insane' to behave like this
That next week's 'biggest fight in boxing history' features a would-be president of the Philippines only adds to its lustre
'Ironic' comment causes uproar in Australia - but medics say sexism is rampant
Malaysia has set a deadline of May to solve the mystery, or investigators will have to 'go back to the drawing board'
Although Dr Paterson was aware of the many allegations against his staff he never reported anything to the police