The death of a teenage motorcyclist during a high-speed police pursuit was not the fault of the officers who gave chase a coroner has found, despite claims by the youth's family that the pursuit was dangerous and unwarranted.
Louise Hall Gordon Wood, the man who was convicted then acquitted of murdering his girlfriend Caroline Byrne, will for the first time give evidence in court in his case against the state for malicious prosecution and false imprisonment.
David Wroe The first of more than 300 Australian troops will leave for Iraq on Wednesday on a two-year training mission that Tony Abbott says will not be "risk-free".
Michaela Whitbourn The Obeid family wants former mining mogul Nathan Tinkler to give evidence in court to help them fight multimillion-dollar tax bills.
Megan Levy As the search took place last week for the body of missing school teacher Stephanie Scott, another family on the NSW North Coast knew all too well the agony her loved ones must have been enduring.
Judith Ireland The Abbott government's tough new stance on immunisation will only increase vaccination rates by an "absolute maximum of one per cent," a Sydney immunisation expert says.
Matthew Knott Treasurer Joe Hockey has hit back at Peter Costello after the former treasurer accused the Abbott government of reneging on its pledge to introduce a "lower, simpler, fairer" tax system.
Lisa Cox Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has described as a "pack of lies" a campaign video by animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that attacks Australia's wool industry.
Mark Kenny, Gareth Hutchens, Josh Gordon Western Australia could cause major problems for the Commonwealth if its Liberal Premier Colin Barnett goes through with a threat of so-called "disengagement", according one of Australia's most respected constitutional experts.
Kim Pham Police are investigating an afternoon 'snatch and grab' robbery at a jewellery store in Queanbeyan.