Tasmania has become a big deal in the sport of surfing.
Unions not invited to participate in the independent panel that will review the 457 skilled migration visa have criticised the body as being ''stacked''.
It is a catalogue of a parent's love and joy, a proud mother sharing an endless stream of photos of her two ''princesses'' online.
One of Australia's most respected economists has lashed Treasurer Joe Hockey for his criticism of Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson, warned Australia cannot afford new social policies without tax reform and predicted the GST will have to rise to tackle structural holes in the budget.
The Australian Services Union has called on industry superannuation fund HESTA to divest from Transfield Services and is advising its 20,000 members around the country how they can stop their retirement savings from being invested in Transfield Services, because of its links to the Manus Island detention centre.
Cardinal George Pell had an “unusual” and close early involvement in handling the complaint by a former altar boy which eventually led to a court decision insulating the Catholic church in Australia against liability in cases of sexual abuse by priests, the child sex abuse Royal Commission has heard.
American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once remarked that music is the universal language of mankind. But new research suggests music doesn't speak to us all.
A massive blackout has, in effect, shut down Darwin, leaving the entire city without power.
The Catholic Church continues to rely on the legal argument that it is incapable of being sued in negotiations with alleged child abuse victims, a day after Cardinal George Pell acknowledged they should be able to sue the church, a lawyer says.
Environment regulators recommended Santos monitor radioactive elements in its future coal-seam gas operations in the Pilliga Forest despite not seeking such readings once unsafe levels of uranium were found in a contaminated aquifer.