Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended his use of a personal email account and self-destructing messaging applications to communicate with colleagues, despite concerns about the security and transparency implications of the practice.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a plea for unity and tolerance in Australia, describing violent extremism as a "challenge to the most fundamental Australian values".
Alexandra Smith, Education Editor Students at Arthur Phillip High, in Parramatta, will sit their HSC exams at the school next week as planned but will be able to ask for special consideration.
Peter Hannam Southern Australia smashed heat records this month even without the usual warming in the Red Centre and more hot weather is on the way, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
Marc Moncrief, Stephen Ottley Volkswagen drivers resisting the call to take their cars back to the dealer need to consider more than the cars performance – they need to consider their own health, says the lawyer leading a proposed class action against the company.
Timna Jacks Extremist right-wing Israeli politician Moshe Feiglin, who has called himself a "proud homophobe" and branded Palestinians a "gang of bandits", is speaking in Melbourne Chabad synagogues this weekend.
Philip Wen and Peter Hannam China is considering aggressive new curbs on coal consumption as it accelerates efforts to transform its economy and tackle climate change, moves that could further dent revenue for Australia's commodities.
Rick Feneley Blamed for a man's death, an Australian mother has been branded a fugitive from Kenya. Rick Feneley reports on her 21 months of hell.
Lucy Cormack, Environment reporter Sarah Adam was buckling her kids into the car when she felt instant pain - 'like someone had thrown a rock'. What had really happened would be much worse.
Dewi Cooke One of the world's most famous film stars will soon be heading to Bendigo. And she's big, really big.
What were you doing on this day, 10 years ago?
Tasmania was awash with brown and gold as the triumphant Tassie Hawks brought their three AFL premiership cups ...
The 2015 Education Ball was held at The Boat House in Launceston on Friday night.
Emily Baker brings you the Newsbreak video headlines for Friday, October 10.
A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a motorbike at Smithton.