Australians are eating less fruit and vegetables than ever before, with teenagers leading the charge in unhealthy eating dominated by fast food, new data from the Bureau of Statistics shows.
Police have marched into Nauru's Parliament, forcibly dragging out an opposition MP accused of making critical comments to foreign media.
Headline-grabbing $20b medical research future fund described as both visionary and divisive by science sector.
A Holocaust survivor whose family was murdered by the Nazis has warned that the 'forces of darkness' will be unleashed if Australia's race hate laws are watered down.
Workers at the government science body the CSIRO are reeling after bosses told them another 500 jobs were to go as a result of cuts in Tuesday’s budget.
Public servants at the Australian Taxation Office face more work collecting Treasurer Joe Hockey’s new taxes, but with fewer workers to carry the load, ATO bosses have warned.
The maternal bond is an unshakeable one but do mothers and daughters carry an artistic vein, too?
Money from a secret ''slush fund'' controlled by two former officials from the Australian Workers Union was used to help fund an election campaign for an official from the Transport Workers Union, the royal commission on trade unions has heard.
Holocaust denier Frederick Toben has strongly backed the Abbott Government’s plans to water down race hate laws, describing them as a welcome challenge to ‘‘Jewish supremacism’’ in Australia.
Former environment minister Peter Garrett has taken responsibility for the Labor government's failed insulation scheme, but revealed prime minister Kevin Rudd refused to approve a change to the installation system just weeks before the first installer died.