Police watchdog calls for any victims of abuse by the late PM to come forward amid allegations of an old cover-up.
Nick O'Malley Holding back tears, Amy Schumer has joined her cousin, the Democratic senator from New York and noted gun control advocate, Chuck Schumer, in calling for universal background checks for people seeking to buy guns in America.
Bridie Smith Science Editor A new study raises the potential for developing treatments for melanoma.
Judith Ireland Bronwyn Bishop's time in the speaker's chair may have been brief. But it was far from boring.
Matt Wade The government's childcare assistance package threatens to confuse and intimidate many parents, experts say.
Jessica Irvine Sydney households could be charged an extra $560 a year if electricity networks are successful in their legal bid to charge consumers more.
Anna Patty The Baird government is winding back controversial changes to the Workers' Compensation Scheme by restoring $1 billion in benefits to injured workers and businesses.
Sean Nicholls A proposal by planning minister Rob Stokes to dump laws which make the economic benefit of a mining application the "principal consideration" when it is assessed has been met with overwhelming community support. But the mining industry is warning the move will jeopardise jobs and investment in NSW and undermine business confidence.