Australian of the Year Adam Goodes remembers learning in school that "nobody was here before Captain Cook".
As police in Afghanistan start to look to life beyond the withdrawal of the international military force from their country, Afghan leaders this week met with members of Victoria Police to discuss the challenges they faced in protecting women and girls.
Liberal Party federal director Brian Loughnane expects the government's poll slump to deepen after Tuesday's budget due to the sheer scale of cutbacks to be announced along with broken promises on tax and spending.
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A voyage to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean has ended with the loss of multimillion-dollar robotic vehicle in a catastrophic implosion.
The Australian Privacy Commissioner is investigating superannuation giant CBUS for a second alleged large-scale leak of workers personal details.
The minister spruiking the home insulation program promised to ring alarm bells if there was any risk of death from the program but ‘‘did nothing’’ after the first insulation installer died, an inquiry into the program has been told.
Explosive evidence has been given at a corruption inquiry that the NSW Liberal Party subverted electoral funding laws by laundering illegal donations through a Canberra-based slush fund.
The controversial national literacy and numeracy tests will start on Tuesday, and for the first time students will have no idea which genre of writing they will be asked to do.
Newstart, family tax benefits and the disability support pension - all targeted in the budget - are growing far more slowly than other government spending, a new analysis finds.