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Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek says she would be delighted if there was bipartisanship over a gay marriage bill in parliament.
Joe Hockey has come under fire after asking two young journalists about their age during questioning about same-sex marriage.
Singapore Airlines is investigating how one of its Airbus A330-300s temporarily lost power in both Rolls-Royce engines in mid-flight, the carrier said on...
How many votes would be needed for a marriage equality bill to be passed? Where does your local MP stand? Find out with our interactive tool.
Tony Burke says Labor couldn't remove the GST on women's sanitary products when it was in power because there was nothing to make up the shortfall.
The wife of notorious Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf will face the "full severity" of the law and their children will receive no special treatment if they...
More than 450,000 children in more than 11,000 locations across Australia have participated in the biggest storytime session of the year.
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AFL player Bachar Houli has travelled to western Sydney to meet with Islamic school kids for the Bachar Houli Cup.
Large numbers of people who have been in prison experience homelessness after they are released, new research shows.
A quick overview of same-sex unions around the world, where they are legal and what restrictions are placed on them.
Youth unemployment indicates a lack of economic opportunity for younger people. What is the rate of youth unemployment where you live?
An art installation at this year's Venice Biennale is quite literally making a splash on behalf of the tiny island nation.
Sydney Swan and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has launched a new children's book about the Stolen Generations with his cousin, Michael O'Loughlin.
A Danish radio station is defending a show during which the host killed a baby rabbit by hitting it with a bicycle pump, live on the air, saying it was intended...
In this episode, filmed at the Goulburn Valley Hotel, Insight meets the people who are beating the statistics.
Sydney's Vivid Festival, which is a described as a festival of Light, Music and Ideas, will light up Sydney until Monday, June 8, 2015.
See more of the animals and people Amos met while filming Cora's Pet Project in this gallery of behind the scenes photos.
A collection of world-class paintings produced by Aboriginal children of the Stolen Generation, once considered lost, were returned home two years ago. But many of the stories of the artists remained in the dark – until now.
Christine Milne was a Tasmanian school teacher before she entered politics and became the leader of Australia's third largest political party.
The agony and ecstasy of bringing a child into the world is often shrouded in mystery. But increasingly, it's finding its way into the public realm through birth photography - polarising opinions, even capturing headlines around censorship.
While reporting from Nepal, Dateline's Meggie Palmer tweeted photos of the devastation and recovery efforts.
Several Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday in violent clashes with young people after the funeral of a black man who died in police custody, and local law enforcement warned of a threat by gangs.