Nearly 1200 women were referred to a handful of new domestic violence programs in the space of just three months this year after police determined they were at threat from violent men, according to Legal Aid NSW.
Heath Aston The Reserve Bank has been urged to examine potential anti-competitive behaviour in the emerging card-free payments market amid claims the banks have frozen out newcomer Apple Pay.
Heath Aston Tony Abbott's principal perceived strength over Malcolm Turnbull – his uncompromising approach to national security – is an illusion, according to a surprise national poll.
Kate Aubusson A man has been charged after allegedly punching and threatening a woman with a knife in her front yard before stealing her car in western Sydney on Friday.
Kate Aubusson A man has been charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in Chatswood.
Kate Aubusson, Kristian Silva and Ed Jackson Two NSW teenagers have faced a Queensland Court court over allegedly attacking a fellow reveller on the eve of the busiest schoolies week for former NSW school students
Sarah Danckert and Eryk Bagshaw The push for reform of the vocational education sector has ramped up in the wake of the collapse of Vocation.
Peter Hannam The Baird government has been accused of ranking the health of horses above humans after a coal mine near famous studs got knocked back but another near a Hunter village won approval.
Jane Lee Police should face tighter restrictions on when they can share information with nations that impose the death penalty in the wake of Indonesia's execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, says Philip Ruddock, who was attorney-general when the Bali nine were arrested.
Peter Munro "I'd like you to keep it short," she told her brother. "And try to be interesting."