For Merilyn Swan, it was a great day. For six years, she has been seeking help for her parents Robyn and Merv Blanch, who invested $260,000 in 2007.
Michael Bachelard, Nino Bucci THE head shot from a police pistol that killed young Afghan man Abdul Numan Haider last September has echoed loudly down the weeks and months since.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Prime Minister Tony Abbott is under fire from groups representing military pensioners and war widows who say the government's proposed changes to veterans' payments threaten the quality of life and dignity in retirement of nearly 300,000 people who sacrificed for Australia.
Beau Donelly When Deborah Frith was suddenly confronted with the costs of her son's treatment, the high cost of living became too much to cope with.
Phil Lutton The Wallabies and Queensland Reds can start planning for life after Quade Cooper, with the five-eighth poised to pledge his immediate future to French Top 14 side Toulon.
Patrick Bartley A Mornington trainer is under investigation after the discovery of a battery at the racecourse on Monday.
Alice Dempster Commemorating Anzac Day with a dawn service could be a thing of the past, with new research showing more than half of Australians will opt to spend the day with friends or family.
Gareth Hutchens Treasurer Joe Hockey has re-ignited debate with Labor about its plan to close tax loopholes that allow multinational corporations to shift billions in profits overseas, calling on Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen to release the assumptions underpinning his work.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The government is blocking the release of documents that would reveal what Veterans Affairs Minister Michael Ronaldson knows about how proposed changes to pensions would affect 300,000 military veterans and their spouses.
Emma Young Hundreds of Perth taxi drivers have abandoned fares on Tuesday to protest what they call State Government inaction over their competitor Uber.