A string of idyllic surf beaches on the northern New South Wales coast has become what one local calls 'the world shark hotspot'
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
Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd were once Labor’s dream team – but as the party gained power, things turned sour. Now the gloves have come off for both former Prime Ministers in a documentary that has captivated Australia
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 former PMs were speaking in a documentary that underlines the desire of both to protect their respective legacy and enshrine their own version of history
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
Traffickers are put to death after families' last-ditch appeals for clemency fall on deaf ears
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'