- 'Like Guantanamo': Video shows child hooded, strapped to chair
A 17-year-old is strapped into a mechanical restraint chair in the Northern Territory, part of a chilling catalogue of videos, obtained by Four Corners, showing the repeated stripping, assault and mistreatment of the boy.
- Triggs calls for inquiry into mistreatment of NT children in detention
Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs calls for an independent inquiry into the treatment of Northern Territory children in detention, after "extremely distressing" footage is shown on the ABC's Four Corners program.
- Secret camera captures nursing home 'suffocation'
A hidden camera in a nursing home captures footage of a staff member appearing to attempt to suffocate an 89-year-old man, prompting calls to install security cameras in the rooms of aged care facilities.
- Baby dies at Sydney hospital after oxygen mix-up
A newborn has died and another has been "severely affected" after nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, was incorrectly administered instead of oxygen at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital in Sydney's south-west.
- Labor MP Anne Aly says prison de-radicalisation programs unlikely to work
New Labor MP and de-radicalisation expert Dr Anne Aly says hardened terrorists are unlikely to be rehabilitated in prison, after the Federal Government announces plans to keep high-risk offenders behind bars even once their sentences are up.
- Coalition frontbencher casts doubt over Rudd's UN bid
Arthur Sinodinos says Coalition politicians have reservations about backing Kevin Rudd's bid to become the UN Secretary-General.
- Russian adventurer's appeal for return of balloon parts
The Russian adventurer who broke a world hot air balloon record at the weekend issues a plea to over-enthusiastic supporters who removed parts of the craft after it landed in WA's Wheatbelt.
- The unfolding water crisis at the Third Pole
At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that threatens the lives of more than a billion people.
- Abu Sulayman: Australia's most senior man in Al Qaeda
Abu Sulayman — also known as 'The Cheek' — is one of the most influential among Australia's small cadre of jihadis in Syria. How did he rise from Sydney's suburbs to Al Qaeda's upper echelons?
- Matilda the Musical wins record 13 Helpmann Awards
Matilda the Musical takes out 13 Helpmann Awards including the prestigious Best Musical title at the 16th annual event, while Bangarra's Stephen Page is honoured for his outstanding contribution.
- Homes damaged, trains cancelled as 'storm cell' hits Adelaide
A "storm cell" rips through Somerton Park in Adelaide damaging roofs and bringing down trees, the SES says.
- Duterte defends Philippine crime crackdown in national address
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vows big reforms to tackle chronic economic flaws and defends his pursuit of a deadly anti-narcotics war, saying drugs were drowning his country and human rights are no excuse to shield criminals.
- 'Never took my eyes off him': Officer describes shooting Monis
One of the first officers to enter the Lindt Cafe as police moved in to end the Sydney siege describes the moment he locked eyes on the gunman, as a 3D reconstruction video of the snipers' positions is released.
- 'No we can't': Hardcore Sanders fans reject Clinton ahead of Democratic convention
Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters are so irate with Hillary Clinton they are contemplating voting for the once-inconceivable alternative: Donald Trump.