Prime Minister Julia Gillard's school funding reforms have ignited a war of words in Coalition ranks, with federal education spokesman Christopher Pyne claiming Premier Barry O'Farrell was ''conned'' into ''a very bad deal'' for NSW.
One of Australia's biggest drug providers is threatening to slow down delivery times of vital medicines if it doesn't receive more money from the government.
An Abbott government would dump the baby bonus altogether - even the reduced, means-tested payments proposed by Labor, Joe Hockey has said.
The Australian Electoral Commission has confirmed that the tally room will be running for the upcoming election, despite reports that commercial TV broadcasters may abandon the service.
An Abbott government would dump the baby bonus entirely - even the reduced, means-tested payments proposed by Labor, shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has said.
Richard Pollett, a 25-year-old musician, was crushed under the wheels of a cement truck while cycling in September 2011.
An Australian executive has been sentenced to 10 years jail in Dubai but his junior colleague acquitted in a spectacular climax to their four-year battle against property fraud charges.
Legislation allowing childcare centres and preschools to ban unimmunised children would be ''draconian'' and unnecessary, a child immunisation expert from the University of Sydney said.
No longer kids but not yet adults. Hyperconnected but wary of giving away too much. They want to be independent but need their parents, too. What's it like being 13 in 2013?
Former PM changes his mind on same-sex marriage and now believes the federal parliament should legalise it.
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The Maitland Blacks paid a hefty penalty for not converting their chances at Marcellin Park.