Euthanasia and mental health advocates have backed health authorities' suspension of Philip Nitschke from practising medicine over his alleged handling of a troubled man who sought advice about how to kill himself.
The worst of the winter is likely to be over with the outlook pointing to warmer and drier than normal weather over coming months, conditions that may set up another early fire season.
New Zealand has officially raised concern over “anomalies” for disabled children of Kiwis living under Australia’s social service system with Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Children who are exposed to excessive gambling when they are young are more likely to become problem gamblers in later life, particularly if it occurs against a backdrop of family conflict.
Prime Minister honours soldier killed in Afghanistan at opening of Poppy's cafe.
Fairfax Media came out on top at the 2014 Kennedy Awards Finals on Wednesday, serving up a total of 39 finalists from across 20 different categories.
For one doctor, a move to the regions has been a winner, writes Keeli Cambourne.
The annual campaign to fill the state's JMO positions starts today, writes Keeli Cambourne.
Nobel prize-winning astrophysicist Brian Schmidt says major issues in Australia’s research sector are being obscured by the mammoth assessment task researchers are required to undertake every three years to benchmark their work against the rest of the world.
HIV-positive health practitioners, including surgeons and dentists, may soon be able to work without any limits on their practice - a change that would bring Australia in line with British regulations.