A court has allowed a four-year-old girl to be adopted by a same-sex couple despite her birth parents' opposition on the basis of their Catholic faith.
Daniel Flitton The brutal murder of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati at the Manus Island detention camp has been dramatised in a new play staged in the Iranian capital Tehran.
Kirsty Needham Beijing's preferred candidate, Carrie Lam, was selected by an elite group of voters to become the fourth chief executive of Hong Kong on Sunday.
Kieran Gair Five members of the same family have been rushed to hospital after a barbecue exploded during a picnic in the Belanglo State Forest on Sunday.
Noel Towell and Doug Dingwall Minister claims government playing catch-up after years of neglect and under-spending on vital infrastructure.
James Massola, Chief Political Correspondent More voters back the Turnbull government's $50 billion plan to cut company taxes than oppose it, in findings the Coalition will seize on ahead of a decisive Senate vote this week.
James Massola, chief political correspondent Labor now holds a thumping 10 point lead over the Coalition in the two-party preferred vote.
Amy McNeilage and Matt Wade Dr Feng spoke to Fairfax Media last year about Beijing's control over Chinese-language media in Australia.
Nassim Khadem Every years millions of Australian workers miss out being paid their superannuation by their bosses. A federal inquiry is looking into why and how to stop it.