Dreamworld tragedy lives on for mother of Kate Goodchild and Luke Dorsett

The mother of two of the victims killed in the Dreamworld accident has opened up about her grief.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 5:03 pm

Superquiz and Target: Tuesday, October 24

Trivia and word buffs: try today's superquiz interactive graphic and Target.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 8:13 am

Editorial cartoon

The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of the Fairfax cartoonists.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 8:01 am

Two people dead after light plane crash in Northern Territory bushland

Two people are dead after a light plane ripped through Northern Territory bushland, losing both of its wings before crashing near a rural road outside of Darwin.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 4:19 am

'The spread of credentialism': tripling of Australians with university degrees

The proportion of Australians with a university degree has tripled over the past 25 years.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 1:17 am

Census 2016: public administration workforce falls and more Canberrans drive to work

The ACT has the highest rates of school completion and further study and more of us ride to work.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 11:26 pm

Beverages industry praises itself for turning politicians away from sugar tax

The soft drink industry said its fight against a sugar tax was "consuming vast amounts of resources", but by lobbying politicians and bureaucrats it had managed to keep the policy of the table.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 7:58 pm

Daughter's screams were spine-chilling when shark attacked her kayak: father

Sarah Williams, 15, was kayaking with her family off the South Australian coast on Sunday when the shark struck.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 7:10 pm

Editorial cartoon

The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of Fairfax's cartoonists.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 8:01 am

National strategy urged to tackle antibiotic resistance

Call to act on antibiotic over-use, or some operations 'will become too dangerous'.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 8:01 am

Superquiz and Target, Monday, October 23

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 8:01 am

The last huzzah for the walers of the light horse brigade

What happened to the legendary horses of Australia's Light Horse brigade?

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 8:15 am

Superquiz and Target, Sunday October 22

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 8:01 am

Man shot by police in Adelaide

A man has been shot after a confrontation with police at an Adelaide motel.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 7:22 am

One hundred years since Beersheba, Australia's first big achievement on the world stage

Little known compared to Gallipoli, Beersheba was a make-or-break battle 100 years ago this month in the Allied campaign in World War I.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 6:59 am

Potential witness in Exclusive Brethren sex abuse case paid to remain silent

The Exclusive Brethren church has been covering up child sex abuse for decades, and last year, I wrote about it. The story told of children who were denied, bullied or bought off by the religious sect to keep their abuse secret.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 6:33 am

Best of Fairfax Cartoons October 22, 2017

Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their very own humorous version of the news of the day.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 3:53 am

Good Weekend Superquiz and Target, Saturday October 21

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 8:01 am

Australia's economic triumph is a triumph of cities, with Melbourne in the lead

Australia is spectacularly good at modern cities. It has a talent for them that is rare - with the obvious contrasts being with the United States and Britain.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 8:01 am

Master of dragons' genetic code scoops nation's top science prize

The colours of budgerigars spurred our top science prize winner to be a geneticist.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 12:47 am

Superquiz and Target, Sunday October 22

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 9:45 pm

The Age dominates Walkley Award nominations

The Age has dominated nominations for this year's Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 7:14 pm

Can wannabe tennis pro turned politician Josh Frydenberg ace Australia's energy crisis?

Josh Frydenberg makes no secret of his ambition to one day be prime minister. But first he has to survive the tumultuous energy and environment portfolio.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 7:05 pm

The fog of war and politics leads to controversy over Afghan war mission

Questions about some Australian military operations in Afghanistan remain.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 5:51 pm

Superquiz and Target, Friday, October 20

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 8:01 am