For Tamil asylum seekers in Australia, lives are being crushed by a system designed and built on hard-nosed bureaucratic pragmatism.
If the government's proposed religious freedom bill passes then the question of what, exactly, constitutes a religion will once again be up for scrutiny.
Annastacia Palaszczuk's rhetoric on tougher anti-protest laws has reminded some of a dark chapter of Queensland's past.
As Scott Morrison showed in Tuvalu this week, language has always been central to the politics of climate change.
Debate continues to rage over whether coverage of the Sydney knife attack was demonising both minorities and people with a mental illness.
Australians increasingly forego carrying cash and the government wants to crack down on it. But not everyone is happy about the pending cancellation of paper money.
On Monday, India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status as an autonomous state. But what does it mean for people living in the region and India's fraught relationship with Pakistan?
Paul Ramsay left no specific instructions for how his $3 billion estate should be spent. This created a vacuum into which friends and associates stepped, arguing their own interpretations of Ramsay’s final wishes.
Who exactly was Paul Ramsay? Why did he remain virtually unknown to the Australian public? And why is his legacy mired in the kind of controversy he never attracted in life?