Three people have been killed in flash flooding in the Hunter Valley township of Dungog.
Emma Young Hundreds of Perth taxis will abandon fares on Tuesday in protest over what they call State Government inaction over their competitor Uber.
Peter Hannam Perhaps it's no surprise that the massive storm that dumped the most rain on Sydney in a single day in more than 13 years, blew over huge trees and scoured beaches would in some parts of the world be defined as a cyclone.
Tom Allard Australia's $29 billion system of franking credits for investors is skewed heavily to the rich and is ripping a hole in the Budget, a new analysis has found.
Lisa Visentin As gale force winds continue to wreak havoc across Sydney, spare a thought for those aboard the cruise ship Carnival Spirit whose final leg into Sydney has all the nausea-inducing features of a carnival ride, sans the spirit.
Rachel Olding Seventeen counsellors have been rostered on at Leeton High School on Tuesday to help students through the most difficult week of their school life.
Judith Ireland More than a million Australians are living in poverty despite two decades of economic growth, according to new research which calls for a radical policy shake-up to deal with the national "disgrace".
Rick Feneley The State Coroner has demanded the removal of Detective Chief Inspector Pam Young from the investigation into the 1988 cliff-fall death of Scott Johnson after a television interview in which the she gave weight to the suicide theory over murder.
Matthew Knott Controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins has been reported to police for allegedly inciting racial hatred in an article applauding Australia for threatening asylum seekers "with violence until they bugger off".
Nick Miller A new cartoon sits on the crowded walls of Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris.
Self-confessed paedophile Maurice Van Ryn is facing a sentencing hearing in Sydney's Downing Centre District Court.