Australia's casual workforce has remained steady over the past decade according to a new Productivity Commission paper that puts union campaigns warning of increases in insecure work in context. Analysis to be released on Tuesday suggests casuals and fixed-term employees were no more common in 2011 than 10 years earlier.
Julian Assange and his WikiLeaks Party are in the running to win Senate seats in Victoria and NSW, according to research by the Labor Party's pollster.
Kim Fraser came from a ''good Roman Catholic household'', was a successful barrister and a single mother of two children.
Australia's population will tick past the 23 million mark on Tuesday night, as the country continues to grow at the fastest rate in the developed world.
A code banning bookmakers from promoting live odds during sports play will not lead to any practical changes to the way betting is promoted during sports broadcasts.
Retired top soldier Peter Cosgrove has emerged as the man most likely to replace Australia's first female governor-general under a future Coalition government intent on putting the Anzac tradition above indigenous history.
Select-entry classes for children with high academic potential could be offered at more state high schools amid concerns the needs of many gifted and talented students are not being met.
Premier Barry O'Farrell has refused to budge from his opposition to a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek after Victoria announced it would build a second international airport.
Australia's population will tick past the 23 million mark on Tuesday night as the country continues to grow at the fastest rate in the developed world.
Allied offensive launched from a strip of dirt.