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National

National

The National Library Is Archiving The Aussie Internet, And It's Hilarious

4 min read

Trying to forget the questionable choices you made in the 90s and early 2000s? The National Library's latest initiative won't let you.

National

National

Can Your Council Eavesdrop On Your Conversations?

2 min read

Using surveillance devices to listen to, record and monitor people's conversations is reportedly at the heart of a new plan from Brisbane City Council.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Mr Dutton, We Will Not Apologise For Reporting The Facts, As We Always Do

3 min read

As ministerial press releases go, it was a full-on spray.

Peter van Onselen

Peter van Onselen

Why Probably Nothing Will Happen Over The Blood Smearing

3 min read

Most Australians must look on in horror and wonder how one senator can smear blood on the door of another senator’s office without repercussions.

National

National

Is Australia's Multiculturalism Going Through A Mid-Life Crisis?

6 min read

Almost 50 years since Australia adopted multiculturalism as a government policy, and its premise is still being debated. One conservative thinker says "promoting diversity for its own sake" is no longer good enough.

National

National

You Have Three Days Left To Opt Out Of My Health Record

3 min read

The countdown for Australians to opt out of the government's controversial My Health Record database is in its final days.

World

World

Trump Backs Down 'Temporarily', Deal Sees End To Longest-Ever Shutdown

4 min read

President Trump signed a bill Friday night to reopen the federal government for three weeks, officially ending the shutdown stalemate that left hundreds of thousands of federal employees without pay.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Babysitter Beat Four Month Old Until He Went Blind

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Petrol Pump Ploy: One In 20 Bowsers Short-Change Drivers

2 min read

Inspectors will be conducting an inspection into fuel pumps after some service stations were found to be short-changing consumers.

World

World

Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Are Sending Pizza To Their U.S. Colleagues

1 min read

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government will enter a record 24th day on Monday as President Donald Trump continues to demand $7.8 billion to build a Mexico border wall. 

Politics

Politics

Liberal MP Julia Banks Dramatically Defects From The Party

2 min read

Liberal MP Julia Banks will sit for the rest of the parliamentary sitting term as an independent, sensationally quitting the party and further reducing the government's numbers.

News

News

‘Lift Legends’ To Be The Silent Heroes Of The Festive Season

1 min read

P-Platers encouraged to be the designated drivers for their drunk parents as part of QLD’s new anti-drink-driving campaign.

News

News

Painkillers Killing More Aussies Than Heroin, Damning Figures Reveal

4 min read

Deaths from opioid abuse have increased by 62 percent over a decade -- and it's Australian women who are its biggest users.

Politics

Politics

Only 'Well-Heeled High Earners' Benefit From Superannuation, Report Finds

3 min read

Both sides of politics have rejected calls to ditch an increase to the superannuation guarantee from 9.5 percent to 12 percent, amid concerns mothers and low-income earners will suffer.

Politics

Politics

Putin-Style Leader Looking Increasingly Attractive To Young Aussies, Study Finds

4 min read

Canberra's revolving door has left a bad taste in the mouths of young Aussies. They are now becoming attracted to the idea of having an authoritarian leader who doesn't have to bother with parliament and elections.

World

World

Dramatic And Fiery Scenes At Student Protests In Italy

1 min read

Students across Italy demonstrated against the government's education funding plans, in the first widespread show of dissidence against the new populist government.

Health

Health

Lifesaving Screenings Shouldn’t Come At A Cost: Breast Cancer Network

2 min read

More than 18,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and doctors say 1 in 5 need an MRI for treatment planning

World

World

Woman Smuggled Out Classified Info In Her Pantyhose

4 min read

Reality Winner has been sentenced to five years in jail for leaking a government report to the media.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

There's A Way To Wean Addicts Off Ice. Why Is It Being Suppressed?

6 min read

At the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, where my sister Anna is imprisoned, they have a name for the 20 or so kilos that most of the girls add to their frames upon settling into the facility.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

Turnbull Announces $190M In Emergency Drought Relief

5 min read

"We will be with you all the way until it rains."

Politics

Politics

Government Put To The Sword On Q&A After By-Elections

3 min read

"It's not the leader that will make the difference. It's the vision."

Views

Views

What Needs To Be Done To Get Equal Numbers Of Women In Politics

5 min read

Marian Wright Edelman once said, "you can't be what you can't see."

News

News

Government Promises No Price Increases In Healthcare Changes

2 min read

Health Minister Greg Hunt says there will be 'expanded coverage' for women's health conditions.

National

National

Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse Can Now Seek Redress

1 min read

The launch of the National Redress Scheme on July 1 is a 'momentous occasion' for victims of abuse.

News

News

Changes To HECS Repayments And Loans Set To Hit Uni Students

2 min read

As a result of the changes the Government has been accused of making some degrees available only to the elite.

National

National

Government Announces 'Seismic Shift' For Live Exports

4 min read

But not everyone is convinced it will make a difference to animal welfare.