Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Prime Minister Tony Abbott has branded home-grown terrorism "a serious threat to our safety as a people and as a nation", and one which "regrettably is getting worse not better" as he named a second national security co-ordinator.
Mark Kenny, Chief Political Correspondent There is an episode of political satire The Hollowmen in which a counter-terrorism review concludes there are too many agencies and some should be scotched or merged.
Eryk Bagshaw An Iranian asylum seeker who claims she was sexually assaulted on Nauru has given graphic new details of her alleged ordeal, as allegations of sexual abuse continue to swirl around the Australian detention centre on the Pacific Island.
Tom Arup, Environment Editor Leading environmental donors are alarmed at the possibility of tax concessions being tightened, with concerned that the move is an attack on political advocacy.
Sarah Whyte Nearly 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers were kept on board a customs boat for a month before they were returned to Vietnam.
Fergus Hunter Government officials have confirmed Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp could face up to ten years in prison or a maximum fine of $340,000 for illegally bringing his two dogs into Australia.
Gareth Hutchens Treasurer Joe Hockey did something on Monday that he may live to regret.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Foreign journalists who attended an Australian government-sponsored fact-finding tour on the health of the Great Barrier Reef were briefed by the mining industry that shipping and ports posed no danger to coral.
Dan Harrison Hundreds of Australians could be at risk of brain damage because they cannot afford low protein foods, following an Abbott government decision to abolish a grant that helps families meet the high costs of medical foods.
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TWO organisations committed to achieving healthy communities have teamed up to tackle obesity.
RIDING for the Disabled Illawarra volunteers have been honoured for their work and commitment with outstanding community service ...
A MAN has been charged after he allegedly rammed two police cars to avoid apprehension in Albion Park ...