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Australia could be involved in a mission to help stranded thousands within days, PM says.
Graphic images of injured children in pro-Palestinian protest in Sydney.
A cyclist is headed to hospital after a collision with a car in Sydney's west.
Three years after Dan Saunders admitted he stole thousands thanks to an ATM error, he's still waiting to be arrested. Adam Shand reports.
Australia has offered to help the United States provide humanitarian assistance to refugees in Iraq, the Prime Minister says.
Tony Abbott says he spoke with US officials overnight to discuss what he calls "a humanitarian disaster potentially on a massive scale".
Mr Abbott says Australia has two military aircraft based in the United Arab Emirates that could assist with air drops within days.
"President [Barack] Obama has already said that it has the potential to become a genocide and that's why it's important for Australia to join with our international partners in doing what we can to render humanitarian assistance."
School physical education lessons are rife with homophobic bullying, new research suggests.
Firefighters from around Australia are on their way to Canada to help crews battle wildfires that have been burning for weeks.
A woman who fell to her death from the 14th floor balcony of a high-rise on Queensland's Gold Coast has been indentified by police.
Crossbench Senator Bob Day has flagged plans for a private senator's bill to revive a proposal for changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.
The Government this week dumped plans to lift the ban on offending, insulting or humiliating people on racial grounds, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott saying they were a "needless complication" in the Government's relationship with the Australian Muslim community.
But Senator Day says he will try to revive the proposal when Parliament resumes later this month, because he says free speech should be protected.
A gunshot wound three decades old killed former presidential spokesman James Brady, US police say, ruling the death a homicide.
Brady, who died on Monday at age 73, was shot in the head in 1981 during a failed assassination attempt against then-president Ronald Reagan.