A group of European backpackers who came to Bowen to do farm work are among those taking shelter at the town's high school as Cyclone Debbie barrels towards the Queensland coast.
Daniel Flitton US Studies Centre riven by personality clashes, sudden resignations and the complaint that academic freedom has been crimped.
Esther Han The upcoming premium hike of 4.9 per cent is making the Hannah family feel "nervous and sick".
Kate Aubusson Health authorities have moved to allay fears over a reported 'outbreak' of tuberculosis, after a Sydney man with TB misdiagnosed with asthma and lung cancer before he received appropriate treatment.
Latika Bourke The Greens MP Adam Bandt has linked the fatal Cyclone Debbie raging across northern Queensland to a proposed new coal-fired power plant saying more people will suffer.
Nick McKenzie For six months, Silas Aru picked fruit as part of a federal government low-skilled Seasonal Worker Program. He was paid less than $150 in total. Many of his fellow workers didn't receive a single dollar.
David Wroe, national security correspondent Australian combat aircraft were not involved in an airstrike against Islamic State militants that allegedly killed at least dozens of civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Defence Minister Marise Payne has said.
James Massola, Amy Remeikis Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Justice Minister Michael Keenan have moved to quell a backbench revolt over a China-Australia extradition treaty.
rachel browne After more than four years and 400 days of public hearings, statistics detailing the immense scale of paedophilia allegations have been released.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Malcolm Turnbull has refused to rule out further regulating electricity prices to get a better deal for consumers as energy retailers declared his new inquiry will "bust the myth" there is any price-gouging in the market.