Moves to return families with infants to the Nauru have prompted a mass protest at the Wickham Point detention centre in Darwin, with reports of several acts of self-harm.
Amy Corderoy Psychiatrists have lashed out at a plan to cut $1 billion from state and territory hospitals and move it into community and other care.
Amy Corderoy Australian body-building and fitness companies are selling supplements which may contain synthetic amphetamines.
Nicole Hasham Conservative MPs will dominate a proposed parliamentary inquiry into the Baird government's electricity privatisation.
John Garnaut, Philip Wen The Abbott government summonsed senior Chinese diplomats to express "deep concerns" after Chinese police travelled to Melbourne to pursue a tour bus driver accused of bribery.
Heath Aston Sydney Airport is refusing to display a billboard that attacks tax evasion by multinational companies.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Tony Abbott has left open the option of taking back nearly $1.5 billion in federal funding for the East West Link as he lashed out at the Victorian government, accusing it of "recklessly" destroying 7000 jobs, adding to traffic congestion and damaging Australia's reputation for safe, reliable infrastructure investment.
Julia Medew Health Editor Dying people in Victoria are facing waiting lists of up to six weeks for specialist care to relieve their pain and suffering and many who want to die at home are not able to because palliative care services are overwhelmed, an audit has revealed.
Peter Hannam The Abbott government is stepping up pressure on the states to foster “the responsible development of the unconventional gas industry”, including coal seam gas.
Benjamin Preiss The cost of IT has skyrocketed to more than $3b a year in Victoria and the auditor-general is not happy.