The Turnbull government is pushing ahead with plans to place sensitive medical records under corporate management and will announce on Thursday that Telstra Health - a division of Telstra - has been awarded the contract to manage a new national cancer screening register from next year.
Noel Towell "If we were renting we'd be buggered."
Aisha Dow The body of Melbourne woman who died on Mount Everest has been moved 300 metres down the mountain, in the first stage of an arduous operation to repatriate the Monash University lecturer to Australia.
Heath Aston A sitting Labor MP and a Labor candidate on the NSW North Coast have split with their party to back a ban on political donations from miners and all fossil fuel subsidies.
Henry Belot Australian veterans welcome British report on controversial drug mefloquine.
Nicole Hasham A mentally ill female Iranian refugee at Nauru locked herself in her family's unit and set it alight, her husband says, in an apparent suicide attempt that underscores the ongoing mental harm caused by the Turnbull government's offshore processing regime.
Anna Patty Indian Consulate driver Hitender Kumar would not clear out some office files or even hang a picture of Mahatma Gandhi without written instructions from his boss. When his employer sacked him, he retaliated.
Latika Bourke Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has told American late-night television that Australia's Deputy Prime Minister looks 'somehow inbred with a tomato.'
Marcus Strom Amid political intrigue she thought she was speaking her mind. Her boss had other ideas.
David Wroe Any prosecution in the shooting death of an Australian security guard at the Baghdad embassy would likely have to use an untested law.
BREAKING: A 48 year old man has died as a result of his injuries after a firearms incident ...
A 22-year-old man was caught travelling almost double the speed limit in West Launceston on Sunday.
The University of Tasmania's dinner at Albert Hall feature in this week's Social Networks.
A large crowd gathered in Launceston to see the Tornadoes take on Canberra.
Check out our photos from the Riverside Aquatic annual gala dinner
Ambulance services required a medical evacuation helicopter at Lake Adelaide.