Aboriginal leader Mick Gooda fought back tears as he expressed cautious hope for an inquiry into the Northern Territory's youth justice system.
Ava Benny-Morrison Four years after 18-year-old Thomas Kelly was senselessly killed in a one-punch attack in Sydney's Kings Cross, the Kelly family have experienced another devastating loss.
Fergus Hunter A "shocked and appalled" Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a royal commission into the abuse of youths at the Don Dale detention centre the morning after explosive revelations aired on the ABC's Four Corners program.
Tom Cowie A hidden camera has captured a shocking attack on an elderly man by his carer at a nursing home in Adelaide, prompting calls for better monitoring of people in aged care.
Melanie Kembrey Child killer Warren Ross, who relentlessly beat a two-year-old girl into unconsciousness and left her sitting in a pram for two days until she stopped breathing, has sought to have his sentenced reduced on the basis that he faces "onerous jail conditions".
Lisa Visentin Plumber James Thornton, 27, says the ban will be disastrous for businesses like his.
Peter Hannam It's time for the Baird government to link national carbon goals to NSW's planning rules, the EDO says.
Tom McIlroy If Kevin Rudd is hoping for the likes of Scott Morrison to support his nomination as UN secretary general when it's discussed by cabinet, he could be disappointed.
Fergus Hunter Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has sacked the minister in charge of the detention system that has triggered a royal commission and taken over the portfolio.
Emma Partridge Harriet Wran was high on ice as she listened to someone being murdered in the Redfern unit she was standing in.