Calling Australia home: travelling teaches you just how bloody lucky we really are

Travelling abroad is an opportunity to reflect on the country we’ve left behind, and appreciate how lucky we really are to be Australian.

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Breastfeeding is now allowed in House of Representatives

An amendment to parliamentary rules means that nursing MPs may now breastfeed their babies on the floor of the lower house chamber of Australia’s parliament.

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10 deadly reasons to be scared in Australia

Australia has a reputation for life-taking storms and killer animals (insert drop-bear info, here). And quite frankly, we love it! Here’s 10 reasons to be afraid, very afraid, Down Under.

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What’s in a date? The significance of Australia Day

AUSTRALIA DAY | Contrary to popular opinion 26 January is not the date NSW was established, nor was it the date the First Fleet first set foot on Australian soil. MARK TEDESCHI QC examines the true history behind this important date.

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69 awesome fun facts about Australia you need to know

Australia: it’s big, brash, old, bold and very thirsty.

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Australian university advert about an African refugee tugs at the heartstrings [VIDEO]

WATCH: Sometimes advertisements just get it right… and get the tears rolling.

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10 greatest ever Australian Christmas songs

Dash with us through the bush in a rusty Holden ute, singing along to our ever-popular collection of all-time favourite Aussie Christmas anthems.

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Tips and tricks for off plan apartments in Victoria

When you are someone who is looking for an apartment, you are going to need a lot more information than just numbers like a run-of-the-mill property investor.

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Two million people in Australia pay for someone to do the housework

One of the least fun things you are going to have to do when you own a house is the cleaning. But it’s OK to ask for help!

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Top 5 Australian locations on Instagram

What are the most popular places in Australia to Instagram?

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Purple wonderland: Jacarandas explode into bloom [IN PICTURES]

Australia’s Jacaranda trees herald the arrival of summer with glorious burst of colour.

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Kid hiccups through national anthem [VIDEO]

WATCH: Advance (hic!) Australia (hic!) Fair (hic!)

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Australia from space: stunning ‘Earth art’ photos taken by astronaut

International Space Station astronaut captures incredible star struck view of Down Under.

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How to make the trip from Sydney to Melbourne

You’ve probably noticed by now: Australia is absolutely enormous. For anyone who is not a native, getting your head around Australia’s size is almost as difficult as working out how to physically get around it.

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