The personal information of more than half a million Australian blood donors has been accessed by an unauthorised person in what could be one of the country's largest ever data breaches.
Peter Martin Life-expectancy has hit a fresh all-time high with typical newborn girls now expected to live 84.5 years and a typical boys 80.4 years, up from 83.3 and 78.5 years a decade ago.
Government ministers unhappy ABC management for going soft on new staff pay deal.
Tom McIlroy Malcolm Turnbull has backed down from total opposition to renewed examination of Australia's race hate laws.
Noel Towell 'A remarkable and unique individual. We will never forget him.'
James Massola The Turnbull government will release new details of a $100 million domestic violence package in Brisbane on Friday.
Patrick Begley, Jacqueline Maley The NSW government has signalled it will "move away" from lengthy confinements of children in detention centres after Fairfax Media revealed teenage boys are being locked up alone for 23 hours per day.
Fergus Hunter Warren Mundine, the chairman of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council, has slammed the setting up of an Aboriginal incarceration inquiry.
Fergus Hunter Labor says it cannot inspect or support legislation allowing ongoing detention of "high-risk terrorist offenders" until the government guarantees that outgoing Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson provided advice on the final version.
Tom McIlroy Malcolm Turnbull has signalled the government will negotiate with Senate crossbenchers in order to secure passage of its paid-parental leave crackdown.