The devastated mother of a newborn boy who died when he was given the wrong gas at a Sydney hospital has described how she held her baby's lifeless body and urged him to "wake up, wake up".
Fergus Hunter A "shocked and appalled" Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a royal commission into the abuse of youths at the Don Dale detention centre the morning after explosive revelations aired on the ABC's Four Corners program.
Alexandra Laskie Disturbing footage has emerged of a 17-year-old boy, one of six boys tear-gassed at a juvenile detention centre near Darwin, being strapped to a mechanical restraint chair.
Daniel Flitton Kiwi leader is barracking for Helen Clark to be UN chief, leaving Malcolm Turnbull to wonder whether to support Kevin Rudd
Rachel Browne Children will have direct input into NSW Government policy including education, health and urban planning.
David Ellery The statistics on youth suicide in Australia are bad enough but those for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are horrific, a conference in Canberra has been told.
Patrick Begley In the moment before Officer A entered the Lindt cafe and shot Man Haron Monis, he could see the gunman staring back through the glass doors.
Melanie Kembrey Former Australian boxing world champion Jeff Fenech was sentenced today for disrupting a hearing before the NSW Crime Commission.
Matthew Knott The Turnbull government faces blanket opposition among vice chancellors to its proposal to create a new tier of courses with deregulated fees, with even the nation's most prestigious universities rejecting the idea.
Stephanie Peatling Legal experts are divided on the need for the Turnbull government's latest swath of terrorism legislation that would allow convicted terrorists to be kept in jail once their sentence ended if they were deemed a risk to public safety.