Former Australian prime minister Malcolm Fraser has renewed his call for Australia to cut its close ties with the United States, in a lecture at the Australian National University on Monday night.
Pressure is mounting for Australian governments to raise the legal drinking age to 21 to protect the health of young people whose brains are still vulnerable to the toxicity of alcohol at 18, leading health experts say.
Nearly 40 of Australia's top military scientists and engineers are to be thrown on the scrap heap as the Defence Science and Technology Organisation cuts costs.The jobs cull is expected to see the DSTO's team overseeing the $24 billion billion Joint Strike Fighter to be culled from six scientists to just two.
The first day of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption was like an opera where hints of famous arias tantalise in the opening act, and the audience waits with anticipation for the diva to appear.
Is Tony Abbott mad? Or is he brave? Or crazy-brave? On the eve of the day that could permanently define or debilitate his authority as Prime Minister, these questions come to mind given the conflicting signals in the lead-up to his first budget.
National Library bosses have admitted to their staff that do not know “anything” about how the forced merger of “back room” functions with other Canberra cultural institutions will work.But the claws were out between the institutions just hours after the move went public on Monday morning.
There’s money in rubbish, big money – $200 million that won’t have to be paid because of the repeal of the carbon tax.
One of two men charged with insider trading on the basis of advance knowledge of sensitive government statistics had a field day on March 13, police say.
A puddle of water was not what Mark Curran expected to find when he arrived at the Australian Antarctic Division in Kingston, Tasmania on Tuesday to check the ice cores he helped drill in Antarctica over summer.
The banker and the public servant accused of one the largest insider trading operations in the nation's history made a couple of key errors. First, they used the foreign exchange market rather than the bond market for their alleged illicit dealings.
Eight womens hockey players from Parkes have returned from a hugely successful Australian Masters Championships in Darwin with ...
The Parkes Spacemen will get a better understanding of where they stand in the 2014 Tooheys Group XI ...
Two young Parkes girls could find themselves in NSW hockey sides following selection trials on the central coast ...
With just one of the major Bathurst stables supporting tomorrow night’s harness racing meeting at the Parkes Paceway, ...