Abbott will not pardon returning Australian IS fighters

The prime minister confirmed today that Islamic State recruits who are looking to return to Australia after fighting abroad will be “arrested, prosecuted and jailed”. Could returning IS fighters assist with youth deradicalisation in Australia?

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An Australian MP in Scotland

Getting to know the Perth born red headed lady who was once an actress and now MP for Edinburgh North and Leith.

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Natalie Bennett: Aussie born British Green’s leader not going anywhere

Australian born leader of Green Party has resiliently refused to stand down in the wake of the UK elections.

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Australian kids encouraged to help design National Parks with Minecraft

Adelaide is reaching out to kids in their own (virtual) backyard

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Budget 2015: five biggest winners and losers (overseas HECS and HELP crackdown)

There’s some tasty carrots, but this Budget is not good news if you live and work overseas. HECS and HELP is about to catch up with you.

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Graham Norton calls Australia’s inclusion in Eurovision “nonsense”

British TV show host Graham Norton and Eurovison commentator cannot understand why Australia was included in the 2015 song contest.

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How LGBTI friendly are Australian universities?

A new online guide has judged universities across Australian for their efforts and measures taken to include LGBTI students.

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Gold Coast’s Hugh Hefner throws parties to sneakily advertise his tobacco company

Travers Beynon’s parties at his Candy Shop Mansion are something else entirely.

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This Lesser Sooty Owl is a super cute ball of fluff with a heart-shaped face

Griffin the owl is being hand-raised and groomed to join Taronga Zoo’s Bird Show team, and he’s just the cutest little hooter.

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Netflix ISP fast and slow lanes: Australia, UK and USA compared

On which Australian ISPs is Netflex fastest and slowest, and how do they compare to those in the United Kingdom and the United States?

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What’s next for Nigel Farage?

2015 saw a surge in support for Nigel Farage and the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). But with the Tories claiming a majority victory at last week’s election and UKIP only one elected MP, this support has not resulted in

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