Corrupt customs officials have stolen - and possibly sold - seized goods earmarked for destruction, exposing ''extremely haphazard'' governance within the agency charged with protecting Australia's borders.
Archibald Prize winner John Olsen is among 24 artists, academics and gallery owners who have signed a letter protesting against the treatment of the director of the National Art School, Professor Anita Taylor.
The state government has confirmed it will sell half its stake in rail freight business Aurizon, formerly known as QR National, in a deal worth $806 million.
An asylum seeker who was to be deported on Sunday has been given a reprieve after a last-minute injunction was lodged with a Sydney court.
The rules of every Australian football code must be changed to address growing evidence that repeated head trauma increases the risk of dementia, a leading advocacy group has warned.
By tinkering with the reproductive life of moss – and solving one of the fundamental questions about plant evolution – an Australian researcher has accidentally discovered a possible way to feed a hungry world.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Sydney Morning Herald's editorial cartoonist.
As Australian forces pack up, the uncrowned king of Oruzgan watches closely.
An asylum seeker who was to be deported on Sunday has been given a reprieve, after a last-minute injunction was lodged with a Sydney court.
Victims of workplace bullying will be able to go to Fair Work Australia to seek an order preventing the offender from continuing to harass or intimidate.
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