Medibank has abandoned a controversial trial which gave its members preferential access to GPs.
Dan Harrison Labor MP Tony Burke has changed his mind about opposing same-sex marriage, saying the country needs to get to the next stage of explaining why those who do not want change will be unaffected by it.
Latika Bourke Prime Minister Tony Abbott has linked stopping boatloads of asylum seekers travelling to Australia to the government's efforts to combat terrorism.
Nick Ralston Martin Place gunman Man Haron Monis was once a Sydney clairvoyant with 500 clients and making $125,000 a year but using his business as a front to sexually abuse vulnerable women, an inquest has heard.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Tony Abbott's sister, Christine Forster, says the Liberal Party needs to decide whether or not to have a free vote on same-sex marriage by the end of 2015, to prevent the issue from becoming a "political football," during the federal election.
Philip Dorling The internationally renowned architect responsible for the design of Federal Parliament House has condemned plans to fortify its ministerial wing with a steel security fence.
Noel Towell Departmental bosses say it was a mouse, not a rat.
Sarah Dean, Tahlia McPherson A Wodonga teenager has died and another is fighting for his life in a Melbourne hospital after a crash at Staghorn Flat.
Peter Hannam Solar energy is the most popular source of electricity in Australia with more than three times the backing of coal-fired or nuclear power, a survey by Ipsos has found.
Megan Levy A cyclist who vanished on a ride through a national park in the Lower Hunter region of NSW has been found alive after spending a night in near-freezing conditions, police say.
BAIL was granted to a man described by the police prosecutor in Batemans Bay Local Court on May ...