Defence experts have welcomed plans for a dramatic boost to the number of Singaporean soldiers training in Australia as a natural deepening of the relationship in the face of growing uncertainty in Asia.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The killing of Islamic State recruiter Neil Prakash will not halt the flow of foreign fighters or the inspiration of local plots because another jihadist will "fill that void", a top federal police officer says.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The Turnbull government has done its bit for growth in jobs, announcing dozens of appointments to publicly funded positions.
Matthew Knott, education correspondent Students at TAFEs and private colleges could be forced to pay hefty upfront fees under Labor's plan to limit vocational loans to $8000 a year.
Peter Hannam A report recommending a price on electricity sector emissions has been held back until after the election.
Jane Lee, Michael Koziol Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's pledge to protect Medicare from privatisation in legislation could potentially work, a legal expert says, amid government claims it is only a political "stunt".
Richard Willingham and Matt Wade Residents in Melbourne's most sought after inner metropolitan and bayside suburbs are the big beneficiaries of tax cuts detailed in Scott Morrison's first budget.
Bianca Hall ALP calls on the government to assure the Australian people it has not returned refugees to harm, after officials bundled a group of asylum seekers on to a chartered flight to Sri Lanka.
It seems like an age but the 44th Parliament began only two and a half years ago. As it officially closes ahead of the eight-week election campaign, here are the highlights and lowlights, some you may have forgotten and some you'll wish you could.
Nicole Hasham The federal government has paid compensation to a charity group it wrongly accused of encouraging asylum seekers at Nauru to harm themselves in order to embarrass the former Abbott administration, conceding it had "no reason" to cast doubt on the group's reputation.
The Parramatta Eels will be allowed to accrue competition points while five directors pursue legal action against their ...
Vet your elderly mother's home as a Mother's Day gift to extend her independence.
Priest was vigorous part of Putty community before his untimely death.
Grab a couple of pink finger buns to help breast cancer support services.
A celebratory air drop was part of a RAAF commemoration of 100 years of Military Airdrop.
Colonial women butchers, taxidermists and ironmongers will feature at a history talk next Wednesday.
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