Crime figure and author Mark “Chopper“ Read has died, his manager has confirmed.October 9, 2013, 1:37 pm
Australia will back Japan's bid to become more militarily active, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.October 10, 2013, 5:01 am
Taxpayers will continue to pick up the tab for Tony Abbott's charity work on his annual Pollie Pedal bike ride, after the Prime Minister declared it a "very intense engagement" with the community.October 9, 2013, 5:38 am
Tony Abbott has sought to heal another regional relationship soured by the rancorous debate about boat people - this time with Malaysia.October 9, 2013, 5:28 am
Australia will not be used as a platform to "grandstand" against Indonesia, Tony Abbott says.October 8, 2013, 5:15 am
Building a revolutionary new plane is not for the fainthearted.October 7, 2013, 5:03 am
After five years of costly delays, the Qantas Group has its first 335-seat Boeing 787 Dreamliner - the craft it hopes will return the company to solid profits.October 7, 2013, 5:01 am
In his first meeting with his Chinese counterpart last night, Tony Abbott sought to quash perceptions of an end to the mining boom.October 7, 2013, 2:32 am
Australians are spending more than $300 for every man, woman and child on internet-sourced overseas goods that escape the GST.October 4, 2013, 5:50 am
New Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has signalled the days of handouts to the car industry are ending amid fears a $500 million cut in assistance will drive Holden from Australia.October 3, 2013, 5:47 am
Former prime minister Julia Gillard has revealed how she called US President Barack Obama "mad" at their first meeting, anointed Tanya Plibersek as Labor's next female leader and explained she vowed not to shed a tear when defeated by Kevin Rudd.October 1, 2013, 5:21 am
Tony Abbott's hardline asylum seeker policy is facing its first test after the first boat people died at sea since the coalition swept to power three weeks ago.September 30, 2013, 2:20 am
Jakarta has lashed the Abbott Government's plan to turn back asylum boats, warning it would violate Indonesia's sovereignty.September 26, 2013, 5:44 am
The Australian Defence Force could take disciplinary action against three soldiers for failing to put in place ordered security measures ahead of the killing of three Diggers by a "rogue" Afghan soldier last year.September 26, 2013, 5:42 am
Julia Gillard says she will dedicate her post-politics life to the empowerment of girls and women, particularly through education.September 26, 2013, 5:10 am
The Abbott Government will hide behind "operational security" to avoid being tested on its key pledge to turn back asylum seeker boats.September 24, 2013, 2:10 am
Environment Minister Greg Hunt insists the coalition’s direct action plan will ensure Australia meets its emission reduction target, saying the job is easier than he first thought.September 22, 2013, 9:02 am
Two Australian activists have been detained by armed Russian authorities after they stormed a Greenpeace vessel operating in the Arctic, the environmental group says.September 20, 2013, 11:00 am
The state government is reportedly considering buying Sydney's financially fragile cross city tunnel.September 20, 2013, 9:13 am
Tony Abbott is giving no sign of dumping some of the coalition's more interventionist asylum policies despite signs they will not be accepted by Indonesia.September 20, 2013, 5:54 am
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