The significant contribution of science to Australia's economy has been measured for the first time in a landmark report that warns economic growth could fall dramatically without strong commitment to the sector.
Heath Aston and Sarah Whyte in Phnom Penh Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says asylum seekers on Nauru receive schooling of the same standard as in Australia and access to hospital facilities that are better than some regional areas.
Sounds of pilot trying to smash his way back into locked cockpit have emerged on voice recorder, investigator says.
Megan Levy A nurse has fought off an attacker who grabbed her from behind and tried to drag her into a car as she walked along a street in in Sydney's lower north shore, police say.
Anna Patty Freeze on minimum superannuation entitlements will make workers on minimum wages thousands of dollars worse off, ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver says.
Matt Wade NSW faces a big challenge that has hardly rated a mention in the election campaign: too many people.
Julie Power The 193rd Sydney Royal Easter Show opens on Thursday with an Anzac tribute.
Carolyn Webb A St Kilda bookshop collects stuff found in old books, from photos to locks of hair, letters and DVD called 'Mitch and Rob's Massive Bangkok Adventure'.
Joanne McCarthy Andrew Michael Nash was 13 years old when he died in his bedroom.
Peter Hannam The NSW Liberals have been accused of caving into their Nationals coalition partners with their plans to scrap acts protecting native vegetation and threatened species if re-elected at this weekend's poll.