A Qantas flight from Melbourne to Darwin was disrupted when passengers refused to buckle their seatbelts in protest to the attempted deportation of a Tamil asylum seeker by immigration authorities.
James Massola, James Robertson and Adrian Nesbitt Liberal Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s missteps have begun eroding the party’s standing in NSW, eight weeks before Premier Mike Baird faces the electorate and after a dramatic rout in Queensland.
Amy McNeilage Premier Mike Baird has acknowledged the federal government's woes are an unhelpful distraction just eight weeks out from the NSW state election.
Latika Bourke Senior ministers have launched a new defence of Tony Abbott's embattled leadership, warning Liberals against acting like Labor in treating the prime ministership like a game of "pass the parcel".
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott regularly points to the first term of former prime minister John Howard to show how leaders can recover from a dip in their popularity.
Rachel Olding, Peta Doherty Police are having difficulty in tracking down next of kin who might take care of the injured boy if he recovers.
Kate Smith A rare and very unusual shark has been caught by fishermen trawling off Green Cape on the NSW south coast last Thursday.
Peta Doherty Three people have died and a child was in a critical condition after a car veered off a Central Coast road and hit a tree on Sunday.
Julie Power Young Sydney-based architect and builder Natalie Haydon has a special stake in the $180-million Frank Gehry-designed UTS business school, which opens on Monday.
Peter Hartcher, Mark Kenny Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop, under growing pressure from their colleagues to challenge Tony Abbott for the prime ministership, are now actively considering their options, bringing closer the prospect of a strike against Mr Abbott in the weeks ahead.