Sydney Morning Herald - National
It's no easy task finding a dark, 34-kilometre wide moon orbiting in the shadow of a huge planet 4 billion-odd kilometres away. But astronomers pulled it off
There has been a dramatic rise in the number of antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs prescribed and dispensed to minors.
'People think they had it coming': a national action plan for lung conditions will redress the discrimination that stops patients getting treatment.
The map for the suburban network has been redesigned to make it easier for passengers to comprehend, and includes an extra line for the first time.
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
Paramedics commit suicide at a rate four times higher than the general population. A new research unit, the first of its kind, aims to stop that.
NSW's regulation of music festivals could threaten a healthy outlet for young people, writes a psychiatrist and electronic music enthusiast.
A Canberra family is appearing in the Canberra Rep production.
What's a billion dollars between enemies? Both the Coalition and Labor are promising to spend like there's no tomorrow, but voters might be onto them.
Sue Templeman had no idea the toll road would be burrowed beneath her home.
Not for several years has there been such activity at the Showground.
Canberra campaigner Craig Wallace says his horrific experiences at the hands of carers are typical of many in the sector, and a royal commission is needed.
There were toasts aplenty marking the end of an era, the departure of former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan.
With as few as 350 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, the brand new cubs - two females and a male - are an important success story for the rare species.
Let’s all pay a bit more than an extra 10 cents a litre for our milk and farm produce and help to keep our hamlets, towns and villages healthy.
90 years ago today, the Cenotaph memorial in Martin Place - complete with bronze figures by Sir Bertram Mackennal - was officially unveiled before a huge crowd.
President of the ACT Right to Life Association, Bev Cains, says their stall was multicultural because everyone comes from a womb.
It is hard for us to imagine that we once felt proud that we could develop a social security system designed to prevent people from living in poverty.
An damning review of the conditions at Canberra's adult jail has painted a "bleak picture" of the jail.
The site was expected to fetch between $5.5 and $6.5 million
The ACT Greens want to increase the amount of cannabis someone would be allowed to possess under new legislation if they had certain medical conditions.
The Labor Party's renewable policies make sense except for establishing a power company.
A cyber crime syndicate has hacked and scrambled the medical files of about 15,000 patients from a specialist cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital and demanded a ransom.
Victoria Police may soon have 600 semi-automatic rifles along the lines of either the AR-15 (preferred weapon for massacres) or the M4 (preferred assault weapon of the US armed forces).
Police allegedly found 300 mature cannabis plants in a Mosman home on Wednesday
Dozens of people who paid deposits for luxury apartments have been asked what they were told by the developer about the controversial golf resort project.
Witth the help of two Queensland paramedics, 100-year-old David was able to make his own grand romantic gesture last week.
"Mr Edwards did not display any tendency to self-harm, nor was there any intelligence to suggest he could be assaulted by another prisoner."
The cause of the incident is not clear and an investigation will be carried out, Anglo American says.
Pier group pressure for fans of musicals.
Police are conducting inquiries after a two-year-old child was found in a vehicle in Yass.
The couple have failed to contact police for four weeks.
The plan will cost sand miner Sibelco "tens and tens of millions of dollars" and take five or six years.
The education minister wept as she apologised to families affected by violence who had gathered in the chamber but pushed back against an inquiry.
As the region pushes for a multi-million city deal, lessons from a similar deal in NSW have been shared.
Huge rises in students with autism, mental health needs are putting "unprecedented pressure" on the NSW public school system
Work is underway on a new centre at the RBWH to give young cancer patients a refuge from the sometimes grim reality of the hospital ward.
A Sunbury nurse is calling for new protections to stop taxi drivers from being able to access passengers' private contact details after a driver left her feeling "violated" by texting her mobile after he took her home.
While the news the government is getting on with these projects has been warmly welcomed, every definite commitment has already been announced.
Boutros Mouawad was charged with murder on Tuesday night after the death of his mother, Hind Mouawad.
The royal commission into Informer 3838 is locked in a court battle with Victoria Police, with the commission fighting for the supergrass' identity be made public.
A petition calling out poor behaviour at The Court Hotel has pushed the venue to address concerns among its LGBTIQ+ patrons.
Victoria's recycling crisis is getting worse with another recycling facility forced to stop accepting waste.
Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist.
The move comes after Brisbane Times published allegations of widespread bullying, intimidation and the abuse of HR processes at the organisation.
Twice, the two men tried to haul an ATM out of a service station with a chain. Twice, the chain snapped, foiling their plans.
The accused Claremont serial killer’s attacks on women he didn’t know all occurred during tumultuous times in his own marriage, according state prosecutors.
An inmate was seen on the roof with his face covered with a white t-shirt late on Wednesday afternoon.
The incident is the latest in a series of security scares at NSW hospitals and follows a damning review of hospital security standards.
Victorian state schools spend up to $37 million a year sending teachers to conferences and seminars that 'fail to positively harness students’ potential'.