- Australia complains to Indonesia over posed Bali Nine photos
Australia lodges an official complaint to the Indonesian government over photos of the Denpasar police chief posing with death-row drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
- Philippines to charge Australian Peter Gerard Scully on child sex offences
Philippine prosecutors say they will file human trafficking, statutory rape and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cybersex trade.
- Australians young and old dismiss blame game after report predicts 'ageing boom'
Australians young and old are reluctant to play the blame game, after the Federal Government painted a bleak fiscal future with a growing and ageing population in its Intergenerational Report released Thursday.
- Radio exec says new mothers should not automatically return to work part-time
A senior executive at Southern Cross Austereo says she does not believe women should automatically have the right to return to work part-time after having a child.
- Muir criticises Government consultation in maiden speech
Political novice Ricky Muir delivers a confident and self-deprecating maiden speech, cementing his position as an advocate for the disadvantaged, taking a swipe at government policy and declaring he would be more comfortable addressing parliament in a T-shirt and a pair of jeans.
- Top NSW trainer and owner confirm star dogs broken in by live baiter Zeke Kadir
The ABC can reveal 12 greyhounds currently suspended from racing in NSW belong to the state's top trainer-owner pair, Jason Mackay and Martin Hallinan, taking the total number of suspended dogs in the state to 40.
- Predatory behaviour at Knox broke my heart: Kings headmaster
The headmaster of Sydney's prestigious Kings School tells an inquiry he is outraged by the handling of child abuse complaints at Knox Grammar, where he was a teacher in the late 1980s.
- Renewable energy target deal within reach, Greg Hunt says
Environment Minister Greg Hunt says an agreement with Labor and the renewable energy industry on the renewable energy target (RET) is "within reach", but it seems there are still sticking points and different views from within Government.
- Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster
Ukraine observes a day of mourning after 32 miners perished in a blast in a notoriously dangerous mine, just a few kilometres from the front line where Kiev is reporting an increase in attacks by pro-Russian separatists.
- Constitutional recognition of Indigenous people 'racist': Leyonhjelm
Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm comes out against the Federal Government's push to recognise Indigenous people in the constitution, saying it represents a "perverse sort of racism".
- Qantas mid-air distance rule breach 'due to human error'
Human error and malfunctioning equipment were to blame for two Qantas planes failing to maintain a safe distance in the skies over Adelaide two years ago, an investigation finds.
- Urine could be used to power lights at refugee camps
Researchers in the UK are looking at using the power of pee to light refugee camps in disaster areas. The cheap and abundant fuel source could mean power to formerly inaccessible areas, and more security for women.