Mechanical engineer, activist, writer, television presenter, and now - international troublemaker: 25-year-old Yassmin Abdel-Magied's accomplishments will make you feel guilty for spending a night on the couch.
Darren Gray The massive Hazelwood Coal Mine would become a lake - which could take decades to completely fill - under a plan for the property after mining ceases.
Damien Murphy "He would love this book. Its a real pity he had to die to get it," says Anne Brooksbank, Ellis' wife.
Patrick Begley In the world of politics, where fundraisers refer to big donors as 'outstanding citizens', pubs and clubs could nominate for Australian of the Year.
Sean Nicholls Labor is pressuring the Baird government to introduce changes to make the system fairer for owners.
Catherine Armitage Shimon Peres was honoured as a father, husband, leader of vision, and above all, a man of peace.
Aisha Dow Historic Melbourne parkland in danger of permanent tree loss due to Metro Tunnel construction has been saved from damage, after it was found the shallow tunnelling proposed for the area could damage CityLink infrastructure.
MIchael Koziol Bill Shorten is talking up the underdog. Malcolm Turnbull is quietly confident of victory. Sound familiar? It's footy finals season in Parliament House.
Matthew Knott and Fergus Hunter EXCLUSIVE: Data reveals some wealthy schools are over-funded by up to $7 million a year while many others remain significantly underfunded.
John Silvester For starters, let's plan as we do for roads and housing and put law and order policy beyond the election cycle.