A politician's push to make Parliament child-friendly is meeting staunch resistance.
Kirsty Needham, State Political Editor A total of $200,000 in grants is being offered to develop local or international projects.
Adam Gartrell The communications minister admits he knew about the federal police investigation into damaging National Broadband Network leaks but claims he did not tell Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull or any other ministers.
Adam Gartrell The Turnbull government is spending more than $5 million on an advertising blitz urging Australians to be more self-reliant when they travel overseas.
Tim Barlass Families of Australian victims of Flight MH17 downed by a missile over the Ukraine in July 2014 are seeking compensation of $10 million per passenger.
Larissa Ham A Melbourne artist's short film clip, which she calls a "self-orchestrated rape representation," has provoked heated debate among Fairfax readers.
Peter Munro Australia's ranks of extreme anti-fascists rally under the red-and-black flag of anti-fascist group "Antifa" – an umbrella term covering a loose collection of socialists, anarchists, anti-racists and small-l liberals.
Saimi Jeong Seventy-five firefighters have been instructed to wait, for their own safety, until a large fire burns down a factory in Sydney's south.
Nicole Hasham Labor would appoint a champion of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights if it wins government, in a move that highlights Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's adherence to the Coalition's policies on same-sex marriage.
Tanya Martin has been thrust into a hell not of her own making, forced to sleep in a tent with an autistic child as AAMI fights liability over a super storm claim.
A look at what made news, through the lens of Fairfax photographers, over the past week.
Adeel Khan is accused of setting fire to a Darling Street building