A detainee inside Perth's Banksia Hill Detention Centre tells the ABC boredom and drugs are behind recent violence inside the juvenile facility.
One in five Australians think it is acceptable to use torture to obtain military information during war, a Red Cross survey says.
A carbon emissions trading scheme in the electricity sector could lead to an average saving of $216 per year on household power bills, a major report concludes.
President-elect Donald Trump chooses former campaign rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Twitter account of a seven-year-old Aleppo girl who regularly posted about day-to-day life in her hometown disappears.
The NT Chief Minister acknowledges some of the decisions he got wrong, but says he is happy the public debate of Labor's first 100 days in power are about decision-making, not scandals and infighting.