Professor Karl Kramer became the second American to run Australia's most important and most prestigious music academy, the Sydney Conservatorium. This week he also became the second to leave with his tenure under a cloud.
Kate Aubusson Patients who may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis are considering legal action against the Sydney dentist who performed invasive dental surgery with poorly sterilised equipment.
Clare Colley 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.
Emma Partridge Police are searching for a serial sex attacker believed to be behind the indecent assault of a woman at Haymarket early on Friday.
Steve Lillebuen, Rania Spooner, Tammy Mills The son and accused killer of AFL coach Phil Walsh has spent his young life travelling the world in search of deeper spiritual meaning and written of admiring his father's incredible work ethic, something he felt he could never match.
Peter Munro The king is everywhere. On street posters and water bottles and archways lit up like Christmas trees across Tonga. Bright balloons, flags and bunting line homes from the airport to the capital of Nuku'alofa. King Tupou VI's face – looking a little bored and bemused by the fuss – is on every crisp banknote.
Melanie Kembrey It was supposed to be a green oasis in one of Sydney's booming business hubs.
Matthew Knott, Stephen Cauchi, Sam Hall The Australian dollar flirted with six-year lows on Friday as booming car sales and worse-than-expected retail figures offered a mixed message for the strength of the Australian economy.
Bevan Shields Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office knew Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis three days before the government eventually owned up to the mistake.
Peter Hannam The packaging industry is considering cutting its recycling target after an internal review found imports of plastics were far higher than thought, leaving waste reuse falling further shy of targets.
A 39-year-old Sunshine Bay woman who allegedly supplied the drug methyl amphetamine (ice) at least 241 times in ...