Police say they have thwarted a ''serious act of violence'' after arresting 15 people and charging one in the wake of counter-terror raids across Sydney and Brisbane on Thursday.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has ended his silence around the Abbott government's asylum seeker policy, revealing that 12 asylum seeker boats were turned back to Indonesia as part of Operation Sovereign Borders.
A Melbourne flag-seller who flew the ISIL flag from his front yard in the outer suburbs says it's about making a buck and not endorsing the terrorist group.
The third independent editorial audit of ABC content has found that the public broadcaster's local radio stations are in touch with the concerns of the community.
In what must be the biggest letdown in an otherwise riveting battle for the future of Scotland, Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper has decided not to take sides.
Police are carrying out terror raids across western Sydney.
How do you catch a thief? If you're one Melbourne surfer, sometimes you can drop in on the culprit yourself — at a police station.
The search for a three year-old boy who vanished from a home on the NSW mid north coast has moved to a more "evidence-based search" in a further sign that the toddler may have been abducted.
Hundreds of police have carried out pre-dawn counter-terrorism raids across Sydney and Brisbane on Thursday. Follow all the latest news as it develops.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says Australians approaching 50 years of age should have scheduled "career check-ups" just as they would have a regular health check-up, to prevent unemployment as they get older.
FORMER Beechworth tourism identity groomed girl through Facebook before mother found out.