Former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks is one step closer to having his name cleared after a "significant decision" in the US Appeals court on Monday which overturned a similar conviction.
Financial planners will be required to reveal their earnings from customers when Labor and the cross benches combine this week to vote down Tony Abbott's weakened financial planning laws, but the government will finally get its way on the carbon tax.
You couldn't say it was easy, and you wouldn't exactly call it fun, unless you're the kind of person who enjoys repeatedly goring yourself with a sharply pointed object. It has been about as pretty as a mechanised dinosaur on a golf course. In point of fact, you couldn't even yet say it was done - in the legislatively proper sense of the word.
Professor Leslie Zines, who was regarded as Australia's leading constitutional law scholar, has died aged 83.
There is widespread fear across Asia that countries' territorial disputes with China will lead to war, a global survey has found, highlighting the delicate task Australia faces in managing its regional relationships.
State and federal governments should sell off a host of pubic sector assets, from power networks to air navigation services, according to the Productivity Commission
The Senate should investigate a scheme which saw $9.19 million of taxpayers' money wasted on a failed carbon farm that was supposed to make Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp carbon neutral, according to Liberal Senator Bill Heffernan.
A ‘‘stroke belt’’ of coastal communities stretching from Byron Bay to north Sydney has been identified in a report showing the regions of Australia where people are most at risk of stroke.
Pope Francis appears to be leaning towards giving Catholic bishops around the globe the power to decide whether to end celibacy for priests in their jurisdiction, a priest turned academic says.
The Aboriginal founder of the Deadly Awards, the annual celebration of indigenous achievement, was shattered last month when he learned he would lose federal funding worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.