It was supposed to be Australia's Cyber Monday. Instead, it crashed in a technical catastrophe. Now, they’re trying again.
Jewish leaders prepare to fight Abbott government plans to weaken race hate laws, saying they could encourage persecution and racially motivated violence.
Asylum seekers being detained on Christmas Island and off shore on Nauru and Manus Island are being subjected to a regime of coercion and intimidation and living in appalling conditions in a deliberate bid to force them to go home.
As the federal public service plans mass redundancies, one government department is preparing to pay hundreds of bureaucrats up to $130,000 a year "just for showing up''.
Prime Minister's support for Cardinal George Pell over child sex abuse is inappropriate and factually wrong, victims say.
The army has sacked six soldiers at the centre of the notorious "Jedi Council", whose members swapped grossly demeaning emails and videos about women they had slept with.
A group of Hungarian men brought to Australia on temporary visas to work as highly skilled technicians have instead been used as labourers on a western Sydney warehouse.
Reintroduction of a beefed-up national construction watchdog by the Abbott government will see individuals picketing building sites at risk of being fined up to $34,000.
Alleged linchpin of Sri Lanka's biggest people-smuggling racket was a decorated officer in the Sri Lanka Navy.
Bruised Labor MPs are bracing for a potentially hostile byelection as early as February in Kevin Rudd's Brisbane seat of Griffith, with party hard-heads conceding defeat is likely if the Liberal National Party's Bill Glasson runs again.
A man has died after being found unconscious in the water off the NSW South Coast.
A deadly condition affects one in 500 Australian babies each year but receives little recognition or government funding.