The controversial Dutch-owned factory freezer trawler Geelong Star has arrived in Australia and been given initial Federal Government approval to fish, despite concerted opposition.
Rachel Olding A husband charged with stabbing his wife to death in south-west Sydney this week often posted lessons on walking away from violence and controlling one's anger.
Mark Kenny The prospect of a breakthrough on the contentious tax treatment of superannuation earnings has moved a step closer with Labor extending a rare offer of bipartisanship to a cash-strapped government.
Mark Kenny Anxious consumers have blamed the government as they close their wallets, deepening Joe Hockey's challenge of crafting a budget hit by plummeting iron ore revenue and by Tony Abbott's need for political recovery over budget repair.
Louise Hall A high-profile Sydney doctor who specialises in “anti-ageing” medicine has been found guilty of professional misconduct and could be struck off after an investigation found she inappropriately prescribed steroids, hormones and other drugs.
Kate Aubusson Admiral Harry Harris' remarks have been described as alarmist and without foundation.
Richard Willingham The use of pre-paid credit cards to sign up people to the Labor Party is being investigated as part an internal inquiry into branch stacking in the Victorian ALP.
James Massola A sweeping review of the Defence Department has proposed "transformational change" of the sprawling organisation, the sale of real estate including 17 major sites worth up to $1.4 billion and the axing of between 1000 and 1650 public servants.
Beau Donelly The consumer watchdog has issued a warning to Easter holidaymakers about faulty gas cookers.
Esther Han Wynyard, Castle Hill and St Leonards among 44 suburbs in NSW slated for NBN construction work next year.