An impassioned plea from a Coalition MP appears to have prompted the Abbott government to consider taking more refugees from Syria as a response to the growing humanitarian crisis in Europe.
Amy Corderoy Ambos compare the shortage to a chess set, but the crisis in the state's healthcare is no game.
Harriet Alexander An acutely ill woman was forced to wait more than 24 hours in an emergency department and had morphine administered in a hallway because no beds were available.
Josh Gordon, Benjamin Preiss Victoria has reached a landmark agreement with Canberra to permanently fund the national disability insurance scheme, quashing lingering doubts it could be delayed by the cash-strapped Abbott government to help repair the budget.
Sarah Whyte Board members on the National Disability Insurance Scheme were given a "midnight ambush" when their jobs were advertised in a national paper before they were told, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says.
David Wroe Laws to strip dual national terrorists of their Australian citizenship are likely to be passed by Parliament within a fortnight after a bipartisan committee of MPs backed the legislation while urging significant changes.
Jessica Irvine There is a 50 per cent chance Australia will slide into recession in the coming year, according to respected economist and former Reserve Bank board member Warwick McKibbin.
Matt Wade Australia's collective wellbeing has not improved for two years as the economy lumbers in the aftermath of the mining boom.
Darren Gray For the fourth year in a row Melbourne's dams finished winter more than 72 per cent full, and will climb further with about another three months of inflows to come.
Nicole Hasham The New York Times has launched a blistering attack on the Abbott government's asylum seeker policies, urging European leaders not to follow suit.
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