More Australian women are bringing home the lion's share of the household income, and are nominated as the main breadwinner in one in four Australian households.
Charity fund-raisers are a common public sight but a backlash against unscrupulous methods has led to stricter regulation in Britain. Should it happen here? Julia May reports.
Palmer United Party scrutineers are challenging and rechallenging thousands of votes in the Queensland seat of Fairfax in what some commentators have suggested is a ''calculated abuse'' of the electoral process.
The ACT has been declared the “rainbow territory’’ after the Legislative Assembly passed a bill to establish Australia’s first same-sex marriage scheme.
A proposal to use drones to deliver textbooks, soft drinks and fast food has been shot down by academics and industry.
Federal cabinet will sign off on Tuesday on a commission of audit of all government spending, setting in train a process that will identify areas of duplication and waste and could lead to serious cuts in coming budgets.
Tony Abbott's hopes of signing a series of bilateral free trade agreements with some countries within a year may not be as unrealistic as first thought, with at least Japan privately keen to get the jump on its Asian competitors.
Tony Abbott's much-criticised ''direct action'' carbon abatement policy can be introduced without legislation, meaning it will not have to run the gauntlet of a hostile Senate, it has been revealed.
Researchers have made a big breakthrough in the treatment of baldness but it is not for the faint-hearted.
Australia needs a national watchdog to ensure governments, churches and other institutions are following child-safe practices, the Catholic Church has told the royal commission into child sex abuse.
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