Barnaby Joyce will take on key federal independent Tony Windsor for the lower house seat of New England.April 13, 2013, 3:10 pm
Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Labor government's university funding cuts are undermining Australia's future.April 13, 2013, 2:15 pm
The federal government has announced more than $2 billion worth of cuts to the university sector.April 13, 2013, 1:05 pm
Indonesia is yet to launch an aerial search for scores of missing asylum seekers amid conflicting reports surrounding a boat that sank while heading for Australia.April 13, 2013, 11:25 am
Dumped Labor minister Simon Crean says Prime Minister Julia Gillard has a "tin ear" and is engaging in class warfare, Fairfax Media reports.April 13, 2013, 8:03 am
A defiant Essendon coach James Hird said last night he would remain Essendon coach until he was told by someone not to after his besieged team had snatched an emotional win against Fremantle at Patersons Stadium.April 13, 2013, 3:05 am
Essendon coach James Hird was last night standing firm in his decision to continue coaching, despite a declaration from AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou that he should consider stepping down and a warning that more explosive allegations lay ahead for Hird and Essendon.April 13, 2013, 2:50 am
NSW unions have voted in favour of a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek and want politicians to stop bickering and make a decision.April 12, 2013, 7:21 pm
A study suggests young people do not view naked or semi-naked pictures as inherently shameful, raising questions about the legal penalties for sexting.April 12, 2013, 6:44 pm
More than 300,000 people from 96 countries have applied to work Down Under in Tourism Australia's six 'Best Jobs in the World' promotion.April 12, 2013, 6:20 pm
Richard Torbay reportedly canvassed the opinion of former News Ltd boss John Hartigan about the possibility of his papers backing him as NSW premier.April 12, 2013, 6:18 pm
A year after taking over as Greens leader, Christine Milne can count a string of successes and says she still has much to do in the job.April 12, 2013, 5:49 pm
A man will be sentenced in May after entering a guilty plea for the murder of young Sydney apprentice chef Patrick Crowe.April 12, 2013, 5:49 pm
The mining boom is yet to peak and will provide prosperity to Australians for years, despite the loss of a $45 billion gas project, the prime minister says.April 12, 2013, 5:36 pm
The NSW government has accepted a deal to privatise Port Kembla and Port Botany in a deal which will net more than $4 billion for infrastructure projects.April 12, 2013, 5:28 pm
A Melbourne man facing terror charges was one of seven identified by a police investigation into people associated with an Islamic centre, a court heard.April 12, 2013, 4:54 pm
Disabled and vulnerable children are targeted by sexual predators as they're less likely to report abuse, the Victorian parliamentary inquiry heard.April 12, 2013, 4:18 pm
Amphibious landing ship HMAS Choules has completed her $10 million repair job and is now back at seaApril 12, 2013, 4:11 pm
A neighbour has described a woman found dead in a car boot south of Sydney as a lovely mum who kept out of trouble.April 12, 2013, 3:43 pm
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus says Australia will try to show that Japan's whaling program is against international law at the UN's highest court.April 12, 2013, 3:14 pm
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