Sixteen-year-old Kudra Falla-Ricketts didn't realise how much of a stir her April Fools' prank had caused until she was hauled into her school principal's office.
Treasurer Joe Hockey was aware of the broad content of Martin Parkinson's speech before he delivered it. His personal position on the goods and services tax remains unchanged.
Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, Marie Claire Mukayiranga lives safely in Melbourne. But the past is never far away.
Tony Abbott's royal commission into union slush funds and corruption threatens to ensnare Opposition Leader Bill Shorten with sweeping demands for information on unions closely linked to the Labor leader.
Department stores are back. They may have lost some of the early battles against online retailers, but new data suggests they may be winning the war.
Aspirin does not prevent heart attacks following non-cardiac surgery but causes an increased risk of bleeding, a study of more than 10,000 patients has found.
ABC managing director says commercial television networks are pushing for reduced Australian content requirements, and the national broadcaster is well placed to fill any void.
Was it a case of diplomacy for sale? Alexander Downer responds to the $60,000 ‘‘success fee’’ he was offered by an Australian jailed in Dubai.
Australia's top spy is hanging up his trench coat after five unusually high-profile years fighting terrorism, cyber espionage and leaks from "trusted insiders" like Edward Snowden.
A molecule found in the tobacco plant could be useful in killing cancerous cells in humans, Australian research has found.