Film and music companies have behaved in a "disgracefully hypocritical" way by lobbying politicians to change copyright laws instead of meeting consumer demands, according to a Labor MP.
Miki Perkins Social Affairs Reporter A new multilingual crisis line and drop-in centre is a significant milestone in Australia's efforts to end violence against women in multicultural communities.
Jared Lynch Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is so far refusing to co-operate with a biography set to send reverberations through an already unsettled Abbott government.
Michaela Whitbourn Letter praising rallies and featuring offensive statements about Muslim Australians was wrongly attributed to prominent monarchist.
Nassim Khadem Labor Senator Sam Dastyari will write to Senate Clerk Rosemary Laing to see what power the Senate has to appeal the public interest immunity claim.
Latika Bourke Crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm says he can't recall whether he once referred to former prime minister Julia Gillard as a "mangy dog" but says he "doesn't give a f---" about it either way.
Heath Aston Treasurer Joe Hockey personally approved a decision to shield companies sending billions of dollars offshore as part of apparent tax-dodging strategies from being named.
Esther Han Shoppers who are unconcerned about whether food is fattening, genetically modified or additive-free are more likely to buy foods originating from China, new research shows.
Latika Bourke Former DLP Senator John Madigan has become the latest crossbencher to create a political party in his own name, saying voters are sick of the major parties' "spin".
Chris Johnston Sitting pretty on three hectares of prime Dandenong Ranges land at Ferny Creek is a brick hall called the Santiniketan Lodge. It was – and still is – the headquarters of Australia's most notorious cult, The Family, led by Anne Hamilton-Byrne.