That mosaic of wheat fields, 33,000 feet beneath them, was another country. Few of the 298 passengers and crew aboard the Malaysia Airlines jetliner – more than a third of them bound for Australia – may have given a thought to Ukraine or its troubles as they passed over its pretty fields.
A popular Perth sailor and his three young grandchildren on their way home from a European holiday are among the 28 Australians killed on-board flight MH17.
Police have failed to act on a recommendation to take action over an apparently bungled investigation into an impalement death of a NSW woman in Townsville.
When the founder of The Huffington Post woke up in a pool of blood, she knew life had to change.
In 2009, everyone - including the man himself - assumed that Joe Hockey was a shoo-in as the next Liberal Party leader. So what went wrong?
Can educators from Cuba help keep young people out of jail in outback Australia? Chris Ray investigates.
A Queensland family who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the disappearance of Malaysian flight MH370 have been hit by tragedy again with a family member on MH17.
Call it office politics. The Palmer United Party senators are pushing to have their offices relocated to form a PUP enclave in Parliament House.
A burst of wintry weather brought heavy snow and ice to the Blue Mountains and central ranges, causing major traffic snarls but also bringing delight for visitors.
A boatload of 153 asylum seekers who are being detained on the high seas would not be transferred to Sri Lanka, lawyers for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said during a directions hearing on Friday.
LETTER: On Thursday, July 24 several of the shire’s councillors, mayor and general manager met with the Planning ...