The use of "hook-up" mobile phone apps is set to skyrocket at this week's schoolies event, but parents shouldn't race to lock up their teens just yet.
Calling the shots is an ongoing challenge for parents from the day a youngster is born. Cosima Marriner made inquiries.
Though short of sleep, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop keeps calm and focused while representing her country abroad.
A pharmaceutical giant says it will ban a product that has been polluting Sydney Harbour.
The fracturing of the Palmer United Party is causing a power shift in Parliament.
The United States is becoming increasingly divided over gun control but while the argument rages its children keep dying.
The 2014 state election campaign can already be crowned the most rock 'n' roll election outing in Australian history.
Once or twice this week James Marchesani has found himself pausing as he walks to the green and reminding himself of advice he heard from the legendary Jack Nicklaus.
Just a week after the Kiwis triumph over Australia in the Four Nations final, a bid for a second New Zealand NRL team based in Wellington has been officially launched
Former Test opener Justin Langer supported the scrutiny of Cricket Australia's concussion law as Ben Rohrer revealed he would miss another Sheffield Shield match.