Alexandra Smith Public schools are asking their P&Cs to fund specialist programs, including gifted and talented classes, with parents stumping up hundreds of dollars in extra levies and fees.
Han Nguyen A hidden splash of colour in Sydney
Beau Donelly Anthony Virgona, the Melbourne man who turned down life-prolonging medical treatment after years of suffering from a crippling degenerative disease, has died.
Eamonn Duff When police nabbed a Sydney drag queen for urinating in a public place, it sparked an eight-month 'harassment' case unlike any other.
Michael Coulter Melbourne revels in the late-night delights that Sydney's lockout laws have eliminated.
Natalie O'Brien Karen Nettleton has revealed she has sent money to her grandchildren in Syria in a desperate bid to keep them alive.
Kirsty Needham The male change rooms at NSW Parliament will be swapped with the female facilities on Wednesday, in a significant win for the 'loo coup' staged by women MPs.
Danielle Teutsch Health star ratings are a good concept. But I find it hard to trust them.
Julie Power The federal government's decision to axe Anzac Day ceremonies at Lone Pine in Gallipolli has been described as "sacrilege" to veterans, which would outrage all Australians.
Kibabu was unimpressed when Lou Grossfeldt turned up at his new home at Mogo Zoo.