Aided by the seismic waves from earthquakes, scientists have reason to believe that deep within the Earth's inner core sits yet another even deeper innermost shell, containing iron crystals aligned in a different direction.
Ben Schneiders New Victorian Senator Ricky Muir has spoken candidly of his own ‘‘soul destroying’’ experience of long term joblessness and attacked government policies that treat the unemployed as if they are ‘‘lazy’’ and ‘‘slack
Mark Kenny Australian voters have thrown Tony Abbott a lifeline just as his internal opponents were shaping to dump him, with the latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll confirming a pro-government shift is under way.
Sean Nicholls, James Robertson Opposition leader Luke Foley has delivered a rousing speech to launch his 2015 election campaign, declaring the March 28 poll can be won by Labor despite the daunting 15 per cent swing required.
Kate McClymont The identity of the person or persons responsible for sending extremely defamatory poison-pen emails about senior staff and councillors at Hurstville may be revealed this week.
Emma Partridge Tony Abbott's days as PM may be numbered, but he adopted a beatific demeanour as he attended the opening of a Buddhist college in Wollongong.
Noel Towell Thousands of taxpayers have been allowed to keep hundreds of dollars they over-claimed.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Bill Shorten and Tony Abbott are bracing for what could be a pivotal week in their respective chances of survival now and in 2016.
Greg Baum Colloquially, the arena is called the Cake Tin. Aesthetically, it resembles the amphitheatre in the Monty Python spoof The Life Of Brian, which was not entirely inappropriate this day. Crucially, it turned out to be a lolly jar.
Phillip Thomson Payslips unravel PM's pledge to the men and women vacuuming public service buildings.
THREE cars have been broken into and robbed while their owners were holidaying or at the beach.