Fairfield City Council, which welcomed 3000 humanitarian arrivals last year, has been told to expect the same again.
Daniel Flitton Japan was caught killing a whale deep inside Antarctic waters declared by Australia to be a protected whale sanctuary.
Heath Aston, Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could wait until Wednesday to reveal the shape of his rejigged cabinet as he weighs up whether to return the post of cabinet secretary to an unelected member of the government.
Michael Koziol, political reporter Staffer claims Donald Trump knows Pauline Hanson is a "big supporter" of the President-elect.
Noel Towell Centrelink public servants forced to compete against colleagues to process the most debt notices, Tasmanian independent alleges.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has distanced the Turnbull government from a communique agreed by senior ministers and diplomats of 70 nations, including Australia, concerning a pathway to peace between Israel and Palestine.
Matthew Knott Federal Parliament is set to conduct its first comprehensive investigation into the case for a national anti-corruption watchdog after Opposition Leader Bill Shorten threw his support behind an inquiry.
Amy Remeikis Don't worry – 2017 will be better than you think.
Amy Remeikis It hasn't been a great start to the year for the Turnbull government, with a new poll showing politician entitlements and the Centrelink debt recovery system controversies have taken their toll.
Michael Gordon The Turnbull government has slapped down Tony Abbott's call for it to ditch its renewable energy target for 2020, declaring there are "no plans" to change the policy that was settled when Mr Abbott was prime minister.
Crowds flocked to the Tuncurry Races and we were there to capture the action.
The Head2Head Surf Race at Black Head beach
Stunning results from the second week of our Summer Photo Challenge on the topic: Water.
Today's Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
Faced with blistering heat and the comp's front runners, Great Lakes' cricketers took on the challenge and won.
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Smoking when pregnant is in the spotlight as our area records big numbers of women choosing to light ...