A man whose charred remains were found in a suitcase in a Sydney park was beaten, stabbed, fed drugs, tied up and placed in a laundry overnight, according to an alleged eyewitness.
Megan Levy Surfer Cooper Allen has given the thumbs up to cameras from his hospital bed, but a graphic photograph of the teenager's injuries reveals just how close he came to peril when he was bitten by a shark off the NSW North Coast on Monday.
Heath Aston, political correspondent A new project tracking attitudes to Islam has uncovered some disturbing new insights into how Australians view Muslims.
Tom McIlroy Kevin Rudd had begun secret discussions to create a new national cultural institution dedicated to Indigenous Australians before he was dumped as prime minister.
Latika Bourke Tuesday's Newspoll holds more grim news for the Member for Wentworth, who despite enjoying his best two weeks in in the job strutting the world stage is back facing the reality of his domestic woes after presiding over another fall in the Coalition's primary vote.
Megan Levy A teenager has been bitten by a shark at Lighthouse Beach in Ballina, on the NSW north coast, witnesses say.
Michaela Whitbourn Controversial changes to NSW bail laws have led to an increase in the prisoner population – but court delays are playing a bigger part.
Sean Nicholls Three federal politicians promise to release the information under parliamentary privilege.
Daniel Flitton Australia has lost in its claim that an international commission has no jurisdiction to hear a complaint by East Timor in the bitter dispute over undersea oil and gas riches.
Matthew Knott Stephen Conroy finishes his 20-year Senate career on Friday, but has one piece of unfinished business.