The face of the Australian Museum will be remade with a new glass entrance hall, a major contemporary addition to the country's first museum.
James Massola Prime Minister Tony Abbott considered his close personal friend, The Australian newspaper’s Greg Sheridan, for the plumb posting of High Commissioner to Singapore after the 2013 election.
Candice Barnes West Australian opposition leader Mark McGowan has suggested Prime Minister Tony Abbott brush up on his Seinfeld episodes if he wants to improve the popularity polls.
Heath Aston Tony Abbott's "knightmare" start to 2015 could eventually cost him the prime ministership but his political failure would come at a quantifiable price for Barnaby Joyce: $700,000.
Deborah Snow Strategies for social harmony with Islamist groups are complex and may require more than a year's worth of program funding.
Latika Bourke Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will "absolutely" lead the government to the next election and has described the strong performances of potential leadership rivals Julie Bishop and Malcolm Turnbull as the result of their "good captain".
It will be a surfer's paradise along the NSW coast today, as swells of up to 3.5 metres arrive off the coast of Sydney.
Four of Australia's most renowned scientists - Nobel Prize winners Elizabeth Blackburn, Brian Schmidt, Peter Doherty and Barry Marshall - spoke to The Australian Financial Review about their fears and concerns for Australian science.
Noel Towell 2000 department officials asked to take an effective pay cut, unions says.
Mark Kenny Some are said to be actively considering Julie Bishop or Malcolm Turnbull, but others are dismissive.