Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he has never supported a carbon tax, as debate about a climate policy review process threatens new disunity and political strife within the Coalition.
Brendan Foster People have been warned to stay inside and streets have been blocked off after a gas leak in Kwinana.
Joanne McCarthy More than 80 Catholic and Anglican Church priests and other representatives – including women - are alleged to have committed child sex crimes against Hunter children over decades, newly released data analysis and evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has revealed.
Peter Martin, Darren Gray Victoria has become Australia's most divided state as the economic fortunes of Melbourne soar while those in the rest of the state crumble faster than anywhere else in the nation.
Daniel Burdon A former Catholic headmaster of a Queanbeyan primary school allegedly sexually assaulted a student in his care in the mid 1960s on "numerous occasions", but died before the case against him was settled last month.
Michael Koziol Indian energy giant has seemingly shot its own appeal for public funding in the foot.
David Allen-Petale Fyfe was part of a record pack of 135 kitesurfers from Australia and overseas who lapped up what were described by race organisers as perfect kiteboarding conditions with winds of up to 24 knots.
David Wroe It's easy to think that war fighting is deteriorating into barbarism. The Islamic State's campaign of terror, Boko Haram's sexual violence and use of child bombers, the razing of Aleppo are all playing out in horrific immediacy on social media.
Fergus Hunter Upon hearing the news of New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's impending resignation, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sent his counterpart a short message: "Say it ain't so, bro!"
Phil Hickey An Albany commercial fisherman has been ordered to pay more than $17,000 for unlawful interference with another person's commercial fishing gear and fishing in 'closed waters'