Israel Folau’s comments remind us homophobia and transphobia are...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: If national sporting organisations are really committed to LGBT+ inclusion, they might want to start engaging their local champions instead of their national champions.

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Legal highs: arguments for and against legalising cannabis in Australi...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Many of the harms associated with cannabis use are to do with its illegality. However, legalisation of cannabis is relatively recent in most jurisdictions so the long-term benefits or problems of legalisation are not yet known.

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Britain looking to Commonwealth relationships in order to forge tradin...

As the UK Government looks for alternative trade partners in a post-Brexit world, countries like Australia in the Commonwealth are a good and obvious choice

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Dutton stands firm, says he is considering “several applications” ...

Australia’s Minister of Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, is not backing down from his offer to offer white South African farmers “refugee” or “humanitarian” status in the country.

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After 30 Newspoll losses, Malcolm Turnbull is down, but certainly not ...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: If Malcolm Turnbull is to draw any comfort from a self-inflicted wound, he might consider the history of leaders who have endured bad polling and prevailed.

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Royal Wedding: Even royal toddlers throw tantrums [VIDEO]

WATCH: We can’t wait to see what Prince George and Princess Charlotte get up to at the royal wedding in May. While they are both cute as buttons, let’s not forget, they are still toddlers. And toddlers can get pretty moody.

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Commonwealth Games are an opportunity to face up to the history of col...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: The dubious politics of the Games and the gratuitous fawning over Australia’s place in the “Commonwealth” is only part of the broader scheme of the reasons for hosting the games.

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Australia expels two Russian spies as part of international push again...

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the Russians had to leave within a week “for actions inconsistent with their status”.

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Facebook scandal: We need to talk about the data we give freely of our...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: In light of the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data harvesting scandal, how should your social media data be accessed and used by researchers?

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Batman is a strong victory for Shorten, but he still has a selling job...

Super Saturday had positive spin-offs for both federal leaders, but substantially more for Bill Shorten than Malcolm Turnbull.

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South Africa government hits back at Australia over plans for white fa...

The South African government and its relationship with Australia may have taken a bad turn, denying its farmers face persecution as claimed by Peter Dutton.

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Three top travel accessories for adventurous Aussies

Whether you’re travelling to a historic city, a tropical jungle, a snowy mountain range, or a beach resort, the perfect holiday can be unforgettable.

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Australian government to consider fast-track visas for “white South ...

Home Affairs and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has directed his department to explore whether South African farmers can be accepted into Australia through refugee, humanitarian or other visas.

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Student property market is becoming a solid investment

Where you find a thriving city, great universities, and a place where people want to live and study in, you’ll find students.

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Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking, the famous British theoretical p...

Tributes have been pouring in on social media for the scientist, who made complex science accessible to everyone in his 1988 bestselling book A Brief History of Time. There have been reactions too from the world of Astronomy in Australia.

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