Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has blamed refugee advocates, rather than his government's offshore detention policies, for a spate of horrifying self-harm attempts at Nauru including a young Somali woman who set herself alight on Monday.
Clare Sibthorpe A one-year-old girl has died in a unit fire in Queanbeyan, police say.
Katie Burgess Queanbeyan residents have been left reeling by the death of a baby girl in a fire which destroyed a unit in the city's east.
Sean Nicholls, Eryk Bagshaw NSW Greens MLC John Kaye is being remembered by colleagues as a politician of "enormous principle, energy and commitment" following his death from cancer at age 60.
Michael Bachelard Australian journalists make a promise to their confidential sources to protect their identity "in all circumstances" – it's part of the code of ethics.
Michaela Whitbourn The Baird government is at loggerheads with the legal fraternity as the peak body for NSW barristers warns of the creeping expansion of police powers in the state when rates of crime are falling.
Megan Levy An innocent mother who was injured during a fatal shooting at a Bankstown shopping centre last week says her two children are helping her "forget everything happening".
Matthew Knott ABC radio staff have been instructed to tackle unconscious bias about who they put on air by throwing out "old ideas and assumptions about the average Aussie" and making sure their election broadcasts contain a "healthy mix of ethnicities and accents".
Latika Bourke Dumped West Australian MP calls Liberal preselectors "faceless", backs Labor calls for royal commission into the banking sector.
Megan Levy A three-year-old boy who died in hospital after being found unconscious in a neighbour's pond in Sydney's northern beaches has been remembered as a "sweet" and "friendly" child who loved playing with his toy truck.