"It just got to the point that I was just thinking it would be so much easier if it was all over," Sandra* says of the nearly 15 years she spent caring for her father at home.
Stephanie Peatling Weight gain, relationship break downs and no personal space - the high personal cost of being a politician.
Noel Towell But union concedes "in-port" disruption to Border Force Fleet as pay dispute rumbles on
Alana Schetzer A lack of housing stock and affordability is at the centre of most social problems in Australia and is a sign that federation "is failing us", Social Services Minister Scott Morrison said in a speech in Melbourne.
Andrew Darby The long battle to save the Tasmanian devil from its deadly facial cancer is set to pass a vital milestone, with the first release into the wild of immunised animals.
Bianca Hall Distant relatives of Aboriginal Australians have been discovered living deep within the Amazon rainforest.
Peter Martin State treasurers will be asked to subject almost all imported parcels to goods and services tax under a dramatic proposal that would cut the GST-free threshold from $1000 to just $20.
Peter Martin On the eve of negotiations expected to finalise a the giant Trans Pacific free trade agreement with 11 of Australia's neighbours the department of foreign affairs has revealed that none of Australia's existing agreements has been subjected to an independent analysis to work out whether the claims made for it have stacked up.
Debbie Cuthbertson More than 2200 individuals and groups have lodged submissions to the Senate inquiry into cuts to arts funding.
Tom Cowie Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes has a message for those playing his classic Australian songs at anti-Islam rallies around the country: stop.