Bill Shorten will unveil a $6 billion, ten year spending cut - Labor's single biggest to date - in the form of an $8000 per year cap on loans for students to study at private colleges.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Australian authorities were involved in identifying and locating top Australian terrorist Neil Prakash ahead of the deadly air strike that killed the Islamic state recruiter, the Turnbull government has revealed.
Heath Aston, political correspondent After a battle that has taken more than a year, it has been agreed that Tony Abbott's choice of party plonk is not, in fact, a state secret.
Amrit Dhillon Nihal Bitla was born with a rare genetic disorder. On Tuesday he passed away, after a life spent raising awareness of his peculiar plight.
Jane Lee Attorney-General George Brandis has ruled out suspending federal anti-discrimination laws during the same-sex marriage plebiscite campaign.
MELINDA MCMILLAN STATISTICALLY there is likely to be only 16 people in the Hunter Valley who fit the bill, but you could be one of them.
Michael Koziol It is the centrepiece of Malcolm Turnbull's election budget: a company tax cut he argues will stimulate the economy and underpin the government's core message of "jobs and growth".
Nick Miller For a while, the campaign to find a successor for blond faux-buffoon Boris Johnson as London mayor looked to be one of the duller events of a busy British political spring.
Tom Arup, Environment Editor More than half a billion dollars has been spent in the latest auction under the Turnbull government's direct action climate change policy, with the vast majority of the money committed to tree projects.
Noel Towell Chris Jordan 'very disappointed' by reject of workplace deal.
PROTESTERS from across the country are expected to converge at the Port of Newcastle this weekend as part ...
The day is finally here. Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered the 2016 federal budget.
Award-winning journalist Sarah Ferguson will be the special guest at a Newcastle Writers Festival event this month after ...
STATISTICALLY there is likely to be only 16 people in the Hunter Valley who fit the bill, but ...
The Star catches up with former ABC journalist, musician and Novocastrian Scott Bevan.
Vanessa Teunissen, 32, gave birth to baby Finley in her bathroom at home on the last Saturday of ...
NEWCASTLE potter Kara Wood has opened a ceramics teaching studio in Adamstown.