With a week's worth of groceries, a bag of nappies, and her young daughter sitting in the shopping trolley, Despina Cavric✓ walked towards her car. But the regular shopping trip went awry.
Lisa Visentin Women fleeing domestic violence in NSW are being turned away from refuges in droves as frontline workers say a culture of silence has blanketed the sector more than a year after the government overhauled crisis accommodation services.
Emma Partridge High-risk offenders who have been released back into the community are being monitored constantly by various agencies.
It's about respect, Bernard Tomic says, but he's not getting much of that online
Emma Partridge A husband stood helplessly on the lawn with his son as he watched a house fire that killed his wife early on Sunday.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has warned Asia could see Australia as "decadent" if same-sex marriage is legalised, potentially damaging negotiations and our trading relationship in the region.
Adrian Proszenko The man who coached Bernard Tomic for a decade has accused the controversial star of "greed", believing Tennis Australia should have cut off his funding long ago.
Chris Barrett A crack in Ryan Harris's tibia brought a premature end to the Australian fast bowler's career on the eve of the Ashes series, with the 35-year-old determining he could not put himself through another arduous rehabilitation and instead retiring.
Chris Barrett As is the case with retirements in all walks of life, from politics to showbiz to sport, the greatest indicator of Ryan Harris's standing in the game came with how his exit was received.
Michael Chammas Nick Kyrgios has been accused of being disrespectul this week at Wimbledon but his next opponent insists the "nice guy" of Australian tennis doesn't carry that attitude into the locker room.
A man has been charged for seriously injuring a woman in Carramar last month.