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Retreat Australia Fair: we've slid backwards on gender-equality league table - 18 Dec 2018 at 9:35pm -

A new report says it will take 108 years until gender equality is achieved - and maybe even longer in Australia.

Structural engineer responsible for Sydney Opera House roof - 18 Dec 2018 at 8:59pm -

Zunz brought in gelignite to blast out the piers that Civil & Civic had so carefully constructed under the podium only a few years before and a series of explosions rung out at about 5 pm each evening across Sydney.

'Not very easy': Leyonhjelm has defamation defence issues - 18 Dec 2018 at 6:13pm -

David Leyonhjelm is having difficulties obtaining affidavits from his fellow senators in his defence of a defamation action brought by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, a judge has been told.

Best of the world in pictures - 18 Dec 2018 at 6:00pm -

The best images from around the world, chosen by the Herald's photo editors.

The ATAR system isn't evil. It just has an image problem - 18 Dec 2018 at 5:55pm -

The ''let's get rid of the ATAR'' debate is fuelled by community, peer and parental pressure on a single number.

'Revolutionary' cancer drug using genetically modified cells approved - 18 Dec 2018 at 5:53pm -

A revolutionary cancer therapy that involves genetically modifying a patient's immune cells to hunt and destroy cancer cells has been approved for use in Australia, ushering in a new era in medicine.

Canberra Now: ACT's ATAR high achievers; and road to territory rights - 18 Dec 2018 at 2:24pm -

What's going on this Wednesday?

Target and superquiz, Wednesday, December 19 - 18 Dec 2018 at 8:01am -

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

Let's try to take control of the agenda next year - 18 Dec 2018 at 8:00am -

We’re all, individually, powerful in a democracy and we can all affect our future.

Ramsay degree promises debate - but not about itself - 18 Dec 2018 at 8:00am -

Surely a degree announced with the promise it will encourage rigorous debate, should not begin life fearful of discussion.

SCEGGS speech night rumblings over board pair - 18 Dec 2018 at 8:00am -

There’s nothing quite like Sydney private school discontent to round off the year.

Virgin Australia under investigation after engines 'flame out' during landing - 18 Dec 2018 at 7:39am -

A dramatic landing during heavy rain resulted in both engines needing to be manually re-ignited.

Australia needs to take a leadership position on climate change - 18 Dec 2018 at 7:37am -

The new Paris Rulebook offers a common reporting framework on climate targets. Yet there's little compelling countries to up their game to the level needed.

Why can't I be Governor-General instead? - 18 Dec 2018 at 7:21am -

I’m off to get my uniform. In the present state of national ruling inertia, and hopefully blessed with a long life and an incident-free military service, I should be in the reckoning for Yarralumla by 2050.

Accused smuggling ring member claims he just wanted to go to Ibiza - 18 Dec 2018 at 5:51am -

Toby Lesniewski, accused of being linked to a conspiracy to import drugs and tobacco, claims he was promised a trip of a lifetime.

Mungo Man remains to be reburied on country - 18 Dec 2018 at 3:45am -

Australia’s oldest human remains, including Mungo Man and Mungo Lady, will be reburied in the original locations from which they were removed.

Expert panel to help design corruption watchdog - 18 Dec 2018 at 2:01am -

A crown prosecutor who has seen firsthand the "failings" of state anti- corruption bodies is part of an expert panel which will help the federal government design its own national corruption watchdog.

Practical steps will make the selective schools test fairer - 17 Dec 2018 at 7:49pm -

Increasing access to the selection process won't harm the excellence of selective education.

Tigerair plane turned around mid flight following threat - 17 Dec 2018 at 2:24pm -

Police are investigating after the captain decided to turn the flight back to Sydney on Monday night.

Editorial cartoon - 17 Dec 2018 at 8:01am -

The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of our cartoonists.

Target and superquiz, Tuesday, December 18 - 17 Dec 2018 at 8:01am -

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

Plenty to envy as Ramsay's millions finally find a home - 17 Dec 2018 at 8:00am -

Wollongong University's embrace of a new Western civilisation course will increase its influence.

Staff left 'betrayed' as university reveals Ramsay Centre deal - 17 Dec 2018 at 8:00am -

Staff react with anger to the University of Wollongong's deal with the Ramsay Centre, saying they were blindsided and left disappointed.

Little to show for Village Roadshow chief's foray to Hollywood - 17 Dec 2018 at 8:00am -

“Big Bucks” Burke leaves behind a carcass of a company with a share price cratered from $7.50 three years ago to barely $2.53 today.

Early ATAR release sees high scores, big dreams for WA school leavers - 17 Dec 2018 at 4:40am -

TISC gave many a Sunday surprise, releasing scores earlier than expected. Here are a few who plan to use the score to fulfill their longstanding dreams.

'Concerned' Stokes calls for urgent review of boundaries for new Sydney school - 17 Dec 2018 at 4:00am -

Angry parents complained that their children would have to walk past a brand new school to catch the bus to their closest public high school in Balmain.

Selective schools test vulnerable to coaching as it's too easy: report - 17 Dec 2018 at 3:45am -

It's supposed to pick the brightest students in the state but the selective schools test has one big problem – it's too easy.

Gifted architect transformed Sydney ahead of Olympics dead at 54 - 16 Dec 2018 at 10:58pm -

The offer to transform Sydney with the 2000 Olympics looming was irresistible to his urban sensibilities

Selma Engel: escaped from Nazi extermination factory to tell the world - 16 Dec 2018 at 7:22pm -

Most prisoners sent to Sobibor were instantly gassed or shot to death, but Engel, who was 20, was selected to sort the clothing of the dead and thus spared.

Escaped communist regime to impart acting talent as drama teacher - 16 Dec 2018 at 6:05pm -

Fiala's involvement with theatre in Sydney as an actor and producer was diverse.