Sydney Morning Herald - National
China and the United States are the most popular destinations for Australian students wanting to study overseas
I know I could give my students more detailed comments and help them more. But there’s only so much you can do before your eyes get weary and you need to put the TV on and relax.
There's more to these mysterious creatures than meets the eye. Where do bats come from every night? Where are they going? And why do they get amorous in autumn?
In a move that's being described as "a step forward in the right direction" by advocates, the NSW government may soon allow the birth certificates of adoptees to list both their birth parents and biological parents.
Seven first editions of Ian Fleming's spy novels have been donated to what would normally be an orderly, suburban charity fundraising event.
Faith is conviction without evidence. Government documents are government documents.
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Sarraf Strata boss Norman Sarraf sent a barrage of emails to Georges River Council during a spat over the naming rights of Kogarah Oval, the St George Illawarra Dragons home ground.
On 249th anniversary of Captain James Cook's landing, let's pay him his respect, but not by spending $12 million getting history wrong in a 250th celebration.
A cage-free zoo set to open in Western Sydney later this year has again ruffled the feathers of a rival outdoor wildlife attraction, less than a year after its out-of-court settlement with Taronga Zoo.
It works for Melbourne trams. Free trips on Sydney's long-delayed light rail would stimulate the city economy and serve as an apology to a frustrated populace.
A tiny fraction of the money generated by RSL gaming clubs is spent on welfare for veterans, according to analysis by a group of young returned service people.
The incident in February 2013 west of Bundaberg saw the motorcyclist rushed to hospital for emergency surgery.
Wishful pool hijinx and the end of the talking clock.
The teenager is in a stable condition.
A search is underway for a man missing in a Gold Coast creek after going for a paddle Sunday morning and not returning.
“Knowing that someone took something which is of no value to them is heartbreaking.”
For many, Easter Sunday offers a chance to celebrate the resurrection of Christ and this year the religious message was as strong as ever.
A home in the Logan suburb of Kingston was raided on Saturday as investigations continued into the alleged murder of Dr Luping Zeng.
Five-year-old Jaxon is raring to put on his "big boy pants" and start school next year. A big chunk of his classmates will already be six.
Father and son Ross and Andrew Powell, life-long members of the life saving club and prominent figures in the dairy farming industry, drowned when rescuing a tourist on Sunday morning.
The largest study of bisexual people in the world has examined why bisexual people experience higher rates of psychological distress.
West Australian man Jim Plamondon claims to have found a loophole to legally import medicinal cannabis into Australia, bypassing national prescription bureaucracy.
Marijuana enthusiasts gathered at Melbourne's Flagstaff Gardens for a peaceful rally, before things got ugly.
A man has been charged with a string of offences after allegedly stealing a car south of Perth before taking it on a 65km joy ride within a two-hour period.
Three people have died on Queensland roads since the Easter weekend began while the number of people caught drink-driving has risen since last year.
The Easter long weekend road toll has grown to four after a man tragically died on Sunday morning following a hit and run in Perth’s south.
Brisbane is being recognised as a film-friendly city with an increase in filming each year, according to a a Lifestyle and Community Services Committee report.
A female UberEats cyclist’s delivery in Perth’s east ended in a nightmare when she was hit by a car, trapped and dragged along the road for 100m.
A man has been arrested after a woman's body was found in a garage in Sydney's south-west, while two children slept in the house.
All trams along Collins St have been stopped between Exhibition and Russell Streets until further notice.
Margaret River's wine region has been long renowned for producing Australia's best chardonnay and cabernet, and at prices that represent excellent value, and some of the oldest wineries in the region are now releasing icon wines that truly reflect the brilliance of the region.
A settlement has been reached in the case of a former WA jockey who was locked in a long running legal battle with insurers over a catastrophic race fall in Esperance seven years ago.
The pedestrian was rushed to hospital with head and face injuries.
The girl's mother stopped the man from taking her daughter at a beach in South Australia.
Police found a man with a neck wound at Dutton Park.
The third dingo attack on Fraser Island has led to an increase of rangers and a plan to increase face-to-face contact with visitors on Fraser Island.
After waiting more than year I finally received information about the maintenance of public housing in South Melbourne. What I read made it clear why the government had delayed so long.
University deans say a fall in students starting teaching degrees has come at the same time as a projected boom in school enrolments.
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A company paid tens of millions of dollars to clean Victoria's most trouble-plagued public housing estates was repeatedly awarded government contracts despite being fined multiple times for “negligent” service.
Your writer described Ali France as having lost a leg "after a car accident", which is an inadequate abbreviation.
Across the Western world we are entering dangerous waters, as public disdain for others becomes the norm rather than the exception. Easter can inspire us to think differently.
Councils across NSW are struggling to pay for infrastructure such as roads and bridges because of cost shifting and a cap on rate increases.
In this hospital patients vary from the cute and cuddly to the fearsome, but it doesn't scare Libby Hall or her team.
Easter and Anzac Day are very different occasions, but what they have in common is sacrifice.
Few politicians are asked about their diet as much as newly elected upper house MP Emma Hurst.
"We're just trying to keep as much of our cultural heritage intact as we can. They won't listen to us blackfellas."
Calls for retalitation attacks by jihadists and white supremicists continue after the Christchurch shooting.
So here’s the question, Senator. What’s in it for Adani to make the donation then?