Yes,” replied the police Deputy Commissioner, her voice devoid of emotion.
Judith Ireland Community groups have been thrown a last minute lifeline by the Abbott government, after Social Services Minister Scott Morrison announced bridging funding for those delivering frontline services.
Nicole Hasham and James Robertson Stunning evidence to a parliamentary inquiry involving a police bugging scandal have exposed “alarming divisions” in the NSW Police force, and an independent judicial inquiry may be needed, NSW Labor says.
Matt Burgess A 12-hour bus trip didn’t stop 50 energetic Indigenous youth from running straight to the cool waters of South Narrabeen beach.
Megan Levy A woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after falling unconscious at a cosmetic surgery in Sydney's west.
Dan Harrison The nation's food ministers have rejected advice from Australia's food standards agency that hemp be allowed to be used in food.
Deborah Snow Strategies for social harmony with Islamist groups are complex and may require more than a year's worth of program funding.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Car owners could be forced to pay more for vehicle registration as a direct result of Australia's rapidly-vanishing capacity to refine crude oil.
Mark Kenny, Chief Political Correspondent Liberal hopes that Tony Abbott would begin the political year on a more positive footing have been shaken by his declaration that potential leadership rivals Julie Bishop and Malcolm Turnbull are more popular with voters because they have a good "captain" at the helm.
Paul Bibby Providing just redress to victims of child sexual abuse could cost more than the $4.3 billion estimated by the Royal Commission, victims advocates say.