A controversial deal to allow Australia to send refugees to Cambodia is imminent and could be signed as early as this week, sources have told Fairfax Media.
If young scientists had the celebrity status of movie stars, cancer researcher Ross Hamilton would be idolised like Zac Efron.
The name of a former federal Labor MP has been discovered in a list of secret KGB informants.
A federal Labor MP was a secret KGB informant, according to newly released intelligence archives.
Three former Australians of the Year, including Nobel laureate Peter Doherty, have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling for climate change to be included on the agenda for the G20 leaders summit to be held in Brisbane in November.
Sick asylum seekers on Christmas Island say they are being offered videoconference appointments with specialists on the Australian mainland, after damning evidence showed the deplorable state of medical services in immigration detention.
The expense of alcohol is driving Australia's high rates of illicit drug use, health experts say, as new figures show Australia's combination of high levels of use and expensive illicit substances buck international trends.
Skywatchers captured the biggest supermoon of the year on Sunday night, as the full moon shone over the Earth at the closest point of its elliptical orbit.
The Thai surrogate mother of baby Gammy says Wendy Farnell, the Chinese-born Australian woman portrayed as the child’s biological mother, did not supply the egg that was implanted in her before she fell pregnant.
Mystery surrounds the death of a young woman who died after falling from the balcony of a Gold Coast apartment early on Friday morning.
Children and staff at Canowindra Preschool celebrated Book Week by dressing up as their favourite characters every day.