The head of the elite counter-terrorism unit that broke a January terrorist siege in Paris has asked Australian prime minister Tony Abbott to put him in touch with the team that faced a similar challenge in Sydney the month before.
Matthew Knott Health Minister Sussan Ley has confirmed the government will tackle "perverse incentives" in the health system by removing over-the-counter medications - such as Panadol, aspirin and antacids - from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in the May budget.
Georgina Mitchell, Rachel Browne Dozens of Australians have been listed as missing in Nepal following the earthquake which has claimed more than 1800 lives.
Peter Martin Including the family home in the pension assets test could be a political plus if handled properly, a new report suggests.
Heath Aston Cbus, which manages $27 billion on behalf of building and construction workers, is calling on the Abbott government to crack down on employers who duck the super guarantee contribution.
Peter Munro The University of Sydney has cleared a prominent academic of anti-Semitism but still threatened him with the sack in relation to an ugly protest at its main campus, in which screaming students were dragged along the ground by security guards.
Georgina Mitchell, Rachel Browne, Angelo Risso More than 300 Australians in Nepal are still unaccounted for after Saturday's earthquake.
Dan Proudman A man handcuffed and in the back of a marked police car has allegedly been able to clamber over to the driver's seat for an unsuccessful attempt at freedom.
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie Victoria's anti-corruption agency will on Monday outline explosive details of how millions of dollars meant to benefit students has been stolen or fraudulently misused by a ring of allegedly crooked senior public servants and school leaders.
Judith Ireland Acting Labor leader Tanya Plibersek is calling on her party to make all Labor MPs vote for same-sex marriage in a fresh bid to get federal parliament to legalise the reform. Ms Plibersek will argue the ALP should change its platform at the party's national conference in July.
Good morning and welcome to Monday, April 27, 2015.
Images from the 2015 Dubbo Anzac Day commemorative march.
Images from the 2015 Dubbo commemorative service
The growth of the service was recognised on Saturday morning when thousands of Dubbo residents gathered to mark ...
On April 25 2015, Australia marks the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli.