When Sami Asaka, his wife Gergette Shiba and three children fled their home, they left with nothing but a few possessions and huge hopes for the future.
Kate Aubusson and Diya Mehta Every 15 minutes a child is abused in Australia, data shows. A new campaign is determined to break the cycle of violence.
Matthew Knott The last time Greg Hunt saw his mother before she died, she was in a mental health institution.
Eryk Bagshaw See the courses that have risen and fallen as university offers are delivered to thousands of NSW students.
Fergus Hunter Transport Minister Darren Chester says the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be re-established but only if compelling new information came to light that pinpointed the location of the aircraft.
Ava Benny-Morrison A five-year-old girl is fighting for life in hospital after a possible methadone overdose.
Mariam Koslay An American Black Hawk helicopter will stay in Goulburn for longer than planned to assist local fire teams across the region.
Katie Burgess An amendment to the same-sex marriage bill that would effectively legalise discrimination against LBGTIQ people.
Fergus Hunter One Nation senator Brian Burston has labelled Centrelink's contentious debt-recovery system "malicious and bordering on the criminal", adding Pauline Hanson's party to the chorus of concern surrounding the automated clawback.
Rachel Browne Some of the most affluent parts of Sydney as well as regional areas will be hit hardest by aged care staff shortages in the future, with the NSW Government addressing the demand through a new re-skilling program.
Police allege the three main targets involved in the supply of ice in the area are behind bars.