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From leader to loser: Australia risks missing next LNG wave

Should the arrival of the last major piece of kit in Australia's $180 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) spree be a cause for celebration or...

George Brandis attacks Pauline Hanson's 'appalling' burqa stunt – video

The Australian attorney general, George Brandis, rebukes the One Nation leader, Pauline Hanson, after she enters the Senate wearing a burqa as part...

Pauline Hanson wears burqa in Australian Senate while calling for ban

Coalition and Labor Senate leaders sharply rebuke One Nation leader over her stunt and accuse her of ridiculing MuslimsThe leader of Australia’s...

England vs West Indies: Joe Root and team gear up for Windies test in day-night hinterland

Joe Root and Co take on Jason Holder's West Indies in a three-Test series as day-night Tests arrive on English shores. The post England vs West...

Melbourne named ‘World’s Most Liveable City’

The city is known as Australia's cultural, shopping, music and nightlife capital, and revered for its unique laneways and small bar culture,...

Why Clive Palmer's assets have been dragged into the Queensland Nickel fight

Former politician faces $500m lawsuit over collapse of Queensland Nickel and liquidators claim there’s a ‘real risk’ he will put his wealth beyond...

Barnaby Joyce, as a fellow Kwaussie I feel a cultural responsibility to you | Van Badham

Who would have thought I had so much in common with Joyce and Ludlam, eh? But there are a lot of uniquely great things about dual Australian-New...

High court upholds Australia's right to send asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea

Court finds Australian government is not constitutionally limited by need to conform to laws of another country The high court has upheld Australia’s...

Lawyers refused access to Coalition's secret 2015 deal to form government

Lawyers acting for ALP in bid to force government to publish Liberal-National party deal denied application to inspect it before proceedingLawyers...

It's a race against time to ensure people vote on marriage equality in Australia

In Australia, the deadline to enrol to vote for marriage equality is approaching fast.   Australians will be sent a voluntary postal survey on the...

Federal policeman to head Australia's anti-doping watchdog

MELBOURNE: David Sharpe, a career policeman and former rugby league administrator, has been appointed head of Australia's anti-doping watchdog....

Adelaide festival 2018 opera headliner is Brett Dean and Neil Armfield’s Hamlet

Following the success of Barrie Kosky’s Saul, Adelaide festival continues its Glyndebourne partnership with another Australian creative...

Weather bureau says Australia set for a dry spring with above average temperatures

Bureau of Meteorology climate outlook says higher temperatures most likely in the north and south-eastAustralia is set for a warm and dry spring with...

Infamous Australian IS fighter 'likely' dead: minister

Canberra said Thursday there was a "high probability" a notorious Islamic State fighter from Australia and two of his children had been...

Melbourne is 'most liveable city' again. But it's also harder, crueller, out of reach | Brigid Delaney's diary

Whether it’s the escape to the beach house or queuing for the $30 brunch, the Melbourne way of living is increasingly a rich person’s way There is...