The country's biggest telecommunications companies have backed a proposal that would force them to block their customers accessing overseas websites hosting pirated movies and music despite concerns legitimate sites may be inadvertently blocked.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's comment that the arrival of the First Fleet was the defining moment in Australian history has earned a rebuke from indigenous leaders.
Australians are supposed to be among the fastest consumers to take up new gadgetry but when it comes to adopting solar energy the country remains very much in the shade – and the shadow is about to get darker.
Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has cancelled his plans to open a conference of the controversial World Congress of Families.
Solar energy installers are expecting a boom then sharp contraction of their businesses as the Abbott government prepares to take an axe to renewable energy support.
John Howard, the last leader to send Australian troops to war – in Iraq and Afghanistan – says he has the greatest confidence Prime Minister Tony Abbott will make the right decision on whether to join a new military offensive in Iraq.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan visits the Ranger uranium mine.
Before gathering and unleashing the military might of an international coalition against Islamic State fighters in Iraq, the White House is seeking to thread a formidably fine political needle in a region fraught with tribal enmity and mistrust.
The Abbott government's failed attempt to return the 157 asylum seekers to India cost taxpayers more than $12 million, as passengers were kept captive on the high seas for nearly a month before being brought to the Australian mainland.
Here's the good news. The Renewable Energy Target has been a success. Here's the bad news. It's been so successful the panel wants to wind it back.
Travelling on Nethercote Road? Be careful. Recent rains have undermined a tall gumtree and it now threatens to ...
Eden businesses have bagged a record haul at the South Coast Tourism Awards in Batemans Bay on Wednesday ...