Jacqui Lambie should resign from Parliament if she is not going to take her job seriously, government MP Craig Laundy says, following the Palmer United senator's warning that Ebola-infected "suicide agents" could attack Australia.
More than a year after his election, Tony Abbott's signature paid parental leave policy has stalled with Treasury officials admitting in estimates hearings that no progress has been made with states on who is to pay for aspects of the controversial scheme. The admission suggests the policy, loathed by virtually every minister in cabinet according to senior figures, could be trimmed for a second time since the election to make it less objectionable to big business and less costly to a cash-strapped budget.
The intellectual rigour of the most complex high school mathematics does not daunt the students at Sydney Girls High School.
Landline telephones in up to 2700 homes and businesses in Ngunnawal and Amaroo will be disconnected from Thursday.
A simple meme celebrating Gough Whitlam's achievements has sparked a legacy war with Labor accusing the Greens of "grave robbing".
An Australian light aircraft flying from Darwin has been forced to land by two Sukhoi fighter jets because it was in Indonesian airspace without permission.
The Abbott government appears determined to destroy the emerging renewable energy sector to protect Australia's fossil fuel industry if its plans to lower the clean energy target are any guide, wind farm developers said.
The next time you get mad at Telstra's call centre staff for having poor English, there is a 50 per cent chance you should aim your rage at Perth and not Mumbai or Manilla.
Tom Uren sits in the nursing home in Sydney's eastern suburbs where he has spent the past few months, thinking of the pleasure he'll get when he regains the strength to return to his home in his beloved Balmain, and thinking, too, of his old leader, Gough Whitlam, who'll never go home now.
Insight into Mark Moldre musician's private world.
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