Charities are pessimistic they will be able to meet an expected growth in demand over the next 12 months, a new report reveals.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs to be amended to recognise the needs of carers, a new report has recommended.
NSW Police Force officers may have "condoned" and even "encouraged" the cover-up of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church, the Police Integrity Commission has heard.
The rapidly shifting politics of medical cannabis will change dramatically on Tuesday as the ACT government signs up to a national clinical trial of the controversial health treatment.
THE Northern Territory’s push to change land rights law to unblock development risks opening a debate that could destroy consensus on the referendum for constitutional recognition, elder statesmen have warned.
ONE of the two independent MPs supporting the State Government’s hold on power has confirmed he will back Labor until the 2018 election, regardless of the outcome of a looming by-election in the late Bob Such’s electorate.
The hard right faction of the NSW Liberal Party has formally dumped long-time leader David Clarke and regrouped in a bid to reinvent itself after hearings of the Independent Commission Against Corruption devastated its parliamentary ranks.
THE number of asylum-seekers who have died seeking refuge in Australia has dramatically decreased, as the world confronts a spike in migration-related deaths and the Mediterranean emerges as the deadliest zone for refugees.
The Islamic State group has made a fresh pitch to followers to carry out spontaneous "lone wolf" attacks against Australians and citizens of other "crusader nations".
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