Indigenous Australians are losing 2.3 times the number of healthy years to death and disease than their non-Indigenous counterparts, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Michael Koziol High-level talks between the government and the opposition have achieved nothing but animosity.
Matthew Knott Stephen Conroy finishes his 20-year Senate career on Friday, but has one piece of unfinished business.
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.
Tom McIlroy A Turnbull government MP under fire for using taxpayer funds to attend his own wedding is facing fresh questions.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa The boyfriend of Byron Bay woman Sara Connor has "come up with the courage" to apologise to the family of a police officer found dead on Kuta beach.
Esther Han Those pesky late fees can quickly add up to a massive sum of money.
Cameron Atfield Former Abbott and Howard government minister Ian Macfarlane has been confirmed as the new chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council, in a move foreshadowed by former prime minister Tony Abbott in May.
Tom McIlroy A Western Australian Coalition MP says he charged taxpayers thousands for travel to his own wedding in Melbourne by mistake.
David Allan-Petale The next time you order a steak, try asking for a rib-eye from an F2 crossbred Wagyu, fed on grain for 450 days, slaughtered at 30 months with a marbling score of 8, from Jack's Creek.ribeye steak