Prime Minister Tony Abbott has issued a call to the states to discuss how to fix the division of federal and state responsibilities and the tax take.
Power consumption has fallen by 15 per cent and has forced a rethink of the renewable energy target, Ian Macfarlane says.
Mosques across Australia have opened their doors to the public in an effort to help diffuse community tensions.
Gaming giant Intralot will hand back its licence to sell scratchies and other gaming products in Victoria.
Momentum is building towards a pan-Pacific trade agreement, representatives of Australia and the United States said Saturday as talks between trade ministers...
A mother of four and former Adelaide resident imprisoned in Uzbekistan has become the focus of a global campaign that has seen more than 200,000 people from 120...
The head of the AMA has criticised the government for keeping Australians in the dark about its plans to help deal with and respond to cases of Ebola.
The NSW government has announced a $1.5 million dollar upgrade for the Blue Mountains' world famous icon, the Three Sisters.
J.K. Rowling has announced she has a new story ready for release on Halloween about the Hogwarts villain Dolores Umbridge.
Slain Victorian man Greg Holmes, who was killed along with his mother and stepfather, has been remembered as a dedicated serviceman.
Labor has won two NSW by-elections triggered by the state's political donation scandal.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has told the Australian Christian Lobby conference he will not stay silent when religion is used to oppose gay marriage.
The bodies of two men who were travelling on a train to Sydney together have been found at Central Railway Station, police say.
Security agencies are reportedly set to investigate if any Muslims who recently left Australia for the Mecca pilgrimage have joined terror groups overseas.
More than 2500 Jewish women converged on an inner Sydney warehouse for a mass bake-off to prepare traditional Jewish bread, challah, on Friday.
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