Essendon footballer Nathan Lovett-Murray is in hospital after being stabbed in Melbourne's north on Tuesday.
When three US high school students from Virginia made cellphone videos of drunken sex acts with fellow teens and shared them among themselves, they ended up in court last week facing charges usually reserved for adult predators: child pornography.
The number of Australians starting apprenticeships has dropped dramatically, according to figures from a government research centre.
A virtual war over gay marriage has broken out between key Labor government figures and a powerful Christian lobby group.
Teaching students the dangers of gambling is crucial with the boom in betting and easy access to online gambling, an international expert has warned.
Technology has enabled the proliferation of pornography, making it so pervasive that it has become the main sex educator for many young people. This is a profound problem because it gives a distorted view of sexuality and human relations, predominantly involves violence against women and encourages hazardous practices.
Stephen Conroy brokered a deal with the television industry to allow betting companies to continue spruiking live odds during sports broadcasts, despite the growing public backlash against the spread of gambling culture.
An ecstatic team of Australians have won the best-in-show medal at the Chelsea Flower Show - the Ashes of horticulture.
A bleak picture of disadvantage among single parents forced onto Newstart has emerged, with a new Salvation Army report finding the contentious policy has compounded levels of deprivation.
Tony Abbott is facing internal pressure from Victorian Liberals to privatise the ABC and SBS if he wins the September 14 election amid claims both organisations are struggling to comply with their charters.
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