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Of all the traditional parliamentary democracies in the Westminster mould of representative government, none is so familiar with direct involvement of voters on public matters as is the Commonwealth of Australia.
Australians who visit and support orphanages in Cambodia are inadvertently fuelling an industry that is separating children from their families and putting kids at risk of abuse and exploitation.
Cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan is embroiled in a nasty spat after helping Australia prepare for their Test series against Sri Lanka in his hometown Kandy.
The death of a newborn baby at a Sydney hospital has exposed a “great defect” in Australian laws.
Is this Australia’s worst attempted ram-raid ever?
A potential loser from the decision to split the Defence portfolio could well be the Australian Defence Force.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts group plans to treble the Australian footprint of its 4.5 star Aloft hotel series, laying the groundwork for expansion by signing a deal to open its first Melbourne venue in South Yarra.
Samantha Stosur will join fellow Australian Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Montreal Cup after defeating Brit Heather Watson.
Delving into 2016, how did the Aussie conference as a whole match up within itself, and then against New Zealand and South Africa? The post 2016 Australian Super Rugby Matches – How it really played out appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.
Follow full live coverage of the opening day of the First Test, as Sri Lanka welcome Australia to Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy.
A royal commission is a good start but it’s not enough. Tell those children they are loved and that the people of Australia will watch over them as best we can.
World’s most valuable company joins hundreds calling for legalisation of same-sex marriage.
Brexit and other events may create uncertainty but its still a great time to be exporting.
Australian Olympic boss Kitty Chiller has emphasised that her complaints about the Rio athletes’ village were not a slur on Brazil, just a need to ensure her team would get the best Games preparation.
Australia’s highest court is sitting to hear arguments about whether convicted wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay is guilty of murder or manslaughter.
The President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs has called for an inquiry into juvenile detention after the ABC aired harrowing footage of apparent abuses of young people in custody in the Northern Territory.
Queensland Theatre Company has taken out one of the most coveted prizes at this year’s Helpmann Awards.
Australia’s newly minted Olympic gold medallist Jared Tallent has condemned the IOC’s stance on Russia as gutless.
The Melbourne Rebels have signed Australia Sevens star Pama Fou for the 2017 Super Rugby season. The post Rebels sign sevens star Fou appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
The trans-Tasman final will be an all-Australian affair for the fourth season in a row.
The statistics on youth suicide in Australia are bad enough but those for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are horrific, a conference in Canberra has been told.
The Reds are set to announce Nick Stiles as the new coach for next season according to the Australian media. The post Stiles to be Reds coach?
The home is the most common location in Australia for injuries to occur.
A Perth Children’s Court Judge has implored the lawyers who are representing three boys and five men charged with the post-Australia Day murder of Patrick Slater to convene together to move the case along.
Proposal for gender selection in Australia is still in doubt.
The National Gallery of Australia’s flagship artwork Blue Poles has come off the walls and will soon be flying to London.
What is the driving force that has thrusted Donald Trump and Pauline Hanson into the limelight? Fear.
The Melbourne Rebels have added attacking depth for the 2017 Super Rugby season with the signing of Australian Sevens star Pama Fou.
Sale signs are almost permanent fixtures in shop fronts in Sydney, but customers are still wary of spending
Melbourne Super Rugby franchise the Rebels have signed Australian Sevens star Pama Fou for the 2017 Super Rugby season. The 25-year-old will join the Rebels in August on a one-year contract after he was granted dispensation by the club this year to pursue his dream of competing in the Olympics with the Australian Sevens team. […] The post Rebels sign Sevens star Fou for Super Rugby appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.
Inflation may have fallen to all-time lows in the June quarter, cementing the case for another cut in interest rates as early as August
Former Wallaby wing Digby Ioane has apparently signed with the Crusaders according to the Australian Press. The post Ioane off to Crusaders?
Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her family’s unconditional love at her 18th birthday party at Australia Zoo.
Vietnamese authorities have arrested an Australian woman for allegedly trafficking heroin.
Sports Illustrated has tipped Australia win collect 20 gold medals at the Rio Games, including 11 in the pool.
The Australian Paralympic Committee is calling for Russia to be banned from the Rio Paralympics for systemic doping.
Newly elected Labor frontbencher Linda Burney says that Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion is a failure, pointing to recent cuts to Indigenous funding and his hostile relationship with advocacy group the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.
An honorary member of the International Olympic Committee has condemned the World Anti-Doping Agency, including Australian sports minister Sussan Ley, for inaction on doping.
It took three years and a lot of talking, but Newcastle writer and director Josh Wakely finally hooked the biggest name in music for his animation series.
The turn of the Olympic cycle has ushered in a new generation of riders plotting to overthrow track queen Anna Meares, but the seasoned Australian is confident of being in top gear to defend her sprint title at the Rio de Janeiro Games.
Professor Malcolm Giles has been announced as the Interim head of the Australian National University School of Music.
Soaring rates of children with autism have prompted WA’s Education Minister Peter Collier to commit $32 million to setting up specialist programs at 16 schools.
The mining downturn has sent Western Australia and Queensland tumbling down the rankings as the NSW economy remains the nation’s strongest.
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro has responded to the Australian Olympic Committee’s concerns about the uninhabitable state of the athletes’ village by cracking a joke about kangaroos.