Something extraordinary happened in federal politics and went virtually unmentioned

Last week the Australian Labor Party announced a policy on abortion that would have once been regarded as high-risk politics. But even outspoken pro-life conservatives have been restrained.

‘Massive hole’: 163 children left out in search for Keli Lane’s baby

More than 150 children were not accounted for in the nationwide search for the daughter of convicted baby murderer Keli Lane, and according to documents obtained by the ABC, the NSW Office of Public Prosecutions could not rule out the possibility the child could be alive.

‘I feel anxious, but I’m ready’: Inside Australia’s abortion clinic of last resort

The journey to the Marie Stopes clinic in Melbourne's east is a harrowing one for the 200 or so women who go there each year. To walk through its doors, one of its doctors says, is to have exhausted all other options.