Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's army of spin doctors and communications staff is costing taxpayers more than $8 million a year.
Eamonn Duff Melanie Lincoln moved like lightning to secure a grand final ticket for her father the moment his beloved Cronulla Sharks secured their place in Sunday's NRL showpiece. "It was the least I could do," she said. "Dad had to miss the 1978 grand final as my Mum was in labor having me that day."
Eamonn Duff Picnics should never, ever be this tense. But then neither should they end in heartache and tears.
Ava Benny-Morrison and Shannon Tonkin An outstanding drug debt to an outlaw motorcycle gang allegedly preceded a young man's move to selling guns as part of firearms racket in the NSW Illawarra.
Julie Power Drownings in pools and by visiting overseas backpackers may make headlines, but a 10-year study reveals the biggest killer is rivers, accounting for nearly 27 per cent of all deaths by drowning.
Nick Miller When Araceli's husband told her the couple would not accept a dinner invitation, she was angry. But her husband was no average inattentive spouse – as is made clear in his newly declassified MI5 file.
Georgina Mitchell For the past three years, a vet in Sydney's inner west has quietly offered free treatment to the pets of people who can't afford it.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent Turnbull government MP Stuart Robert has close ties to an African church that supports harsh anti-gay laws and is run by a man described as "one of the most homophobic people in the world".
Kirsty Needham Baird government throws support behind South Australian plan for new electricity link to pipe surplus power to trouble-stricken state.
Esther Han, Consumer Affairs Editor Payday lenders are restructuring their products so they can circumvent Google's advertising ban and continue to lure vulnerable consumers.
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