Apprenticeships can provide valuable social support and improve the mental health of young people making the transition from school to work, new research has found.
Fergus Hunter A coalition of Australia's welfare groups has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten pleading for the preservation of the modest "energy supplement" paid to some of Australia's poorest people.
Esther Han Did you put Minties in the fridge to make it hard or near the heater to make it gooey and soft? Such memories are all part of the cultural meaning of Australia's classic lollies.
Dominica Sanda It's not time to throw away the jackets and umbrellas just yet Sydney.
John Power The lawyer hired to defend Peter Scully, the Melbourne man Filipino authorities have accused of some of the worst child sex crimes in memory, has quit in exasperation over the alleged paedophile's incessant demands for special treatment in prison, Fairfax Media can exclusively reveal.
Cameron Atfield Labor coy on whether it would block plebiscite legislation.
Fergus Hunter Labor has seized upon the delay of the same-sex marriage plebiscite to 2017, accusing the Coalition of breaking an election promise and reiterating the call for a free vote among MPs to decide the matter this year.
Lisa Visentin Economic pressures could be behind a dramatic increase in the deaths of experienced male drivers on NSW roads in what the state's leading road safety expert has called a "new dimension" to the problem.
Melanie Kembrey Controversial property developer Salim Mehajer has released a new "motivational" video.
Adam Gartrell Banks and utility companies have been told to stop rorting paper statements and bills.