The last time Greg Hunt saw his mother before she died, she was in a mental health institution.
Fergus Hunter Transport Minister Darren Chester says the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be re-established but only if compelling new information came to light that pinpointed the location of the aircraft.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Police officers from the NSW fraud squad have attended the Sydney headquarters of the RSL as the leadership crisis at the venerated organisation descended to a new low, with RSL chief executive Glenn Kolomeitz saying he did not know whether he still had a job.
Mariam Koslay An American Black Hawk helicopter will stay in Goulburn for longer than planned to assist local fire teams across the region.
Katie Burgess An amendment to the same-sex marriage bill that would effectively legalise discrimination against LBGTIQ people.
Fergus Hunter One Nation senator Brian Burston has labelled Centrelink's contentious debt-recovery system "malicious and bordering on the criminal", adding Pauline Hanson's party to the chorus of concern surrounding the automated clawback.
Craig Butt, Henrietta Cook, Timna Jacks Securing a spot at university has become more difficult, with students needing a higher ATAR to get into most courses.
MIchael Koziol, Heath Aston Turnbull government frontbencher Greg Hunt will take on the key cabinet portfolio of health in a limited reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday.
Noel Towell Centrelink accused of monstering its workers with threats in a bid to keep its secrets.
Tony Wright The summer I found myself under KGB surveillance in the winter of the Cold WarBy TONY WRIGHTThe secret men on the 23rd floor of the Hotel Viru must have been disappointed.There I was, a Western journalist, witnessing what would turn out tobe the final chapter of one of the most consequential periods of the20th century - and I was a dead loss to the secret police.I was meeting no one and saying nothing in my room, unless I wasspeaking in my sleep.I had no idea the KGB was monitoring me with microphones and hidden cameras.It would be many years before I discovered that I was, apparently,worth spying upon. It still seems absurd.It was December 1988.Summer in Australia. All my life I had celebrated the Australiansummer by catching waves and lying about on a beach.But here I was resting my head in deepest winter in the dying days ofthe Cold War, though no one quite knew yet that the Soviet Union wouldsoon expire in shocking haste.I had come by overnight train from Moscow to the city of Tallinn onthe Baltic ...