I am Aboriginal Tasmanian and before our constitution was amended I did not exist. But in 2014, a small group of our people came up with a radical new approach, writes Emma Lee.
A massive powerline that would run through the properties of 17 private landowners on Tasmania's north-west coast has sparked fury from farmers who say they've received letters "threatening" to compulsorily acquire their land.
South Australia's peak doctors' union says it has taken its most "drastic action" ever by referring the state's health department to the Australian Human Rights Commission over "cruel" treatment of mental health patients.
When it comes to being stopped and searched at the airport, are there certain things customs officers can and can't look at, like laptops or USB sticks?
A Queensland couple who forced a Fijian woman to work as their domestic servant for eight years are jailed for what a judge labelled a "callous" and "calculated" crime, after a jury found them guilty of forced labour offences.
Brisbane man Hazem Hamouda is on his way back to Australia after languishing in one of Egypt's most notorious prisons for more than a year without charge.
There's no doubt the question of exactly who gets to say what on campus is a live issue. But is freedom of expression really being muzzled? It's a question not just for the activists picketing campus venues — but also for philosophers.
Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi rejoins his Melbourne soccer team at a match for the first time since he was released from a Thai prison after an extradition ordeal lasting more than two months.
Australian man Hazem Hamouda "vanishes" in Egypt after failing to turn up at a police station where he was due to be released after languishing in one of Egypt's most notorious prisons for more than a year without charge or evidence.