Jesuit priest Father Frank Brennan knows it's hard to convince Australians to change, but he believes there's a way forward to achieve constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.
James Massola, Political Correspondent One of the most senior members of the Abbott government, Senate leader Eric Abetz, has attacked the Hobart City council for passing a motion expressing support for same-sex marriage.
Matthew Knott Government MPs have publicly challenged Tony Abbott to reconsider his opposition to changing media ownership laws, saying the Prime Minister should put audience interests ahead of those of media moguls.
Peter Hannam Australia's drought-hit regions are expanding in the lower Murray-Darling Basin as key climate influences in the Indian and Pacific oceans tilt towards drier conditions.
Michaela Whitbourn From a lads' magazine superimposing the head of a Greens senator on the body of a lingerie model to a tweet by a former federal Labor MP, 2015 has had no shortage of defamation battles involving politicians.
Markus Mannheim 58 per cent vote in favour of agreement that is likely to prove less than inflation.
Inga Ting From the shire with the most campervans to the community where women give birth at four times the national rate, this is "the Lucky Country" you won't find in tourist brochures.
Nicholas Adams-Dzierzba Public libraries are thriving in the digital age.
Megan Levy A surfer has been knocked off his board by a shark at Lennox Head on Friday morning, just kilometres from the beach where a bodyboarder was mauled by a suspected great white the previous day, according to reports.
Noel Towell Giant department's new DIE acronym doesn't even last a day.