The ACTU is recasting its political strategy after its own survey showed a 10 per cent jump in the number of union members are undecided about who they will support at next year's election.
Michael Gordon The erosion of fundamental freedoms and overreach of ministerial discretion is leaving Australia increasingly isolated from international community standards, the president of the Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs has warned.
Julia Medew Pharmacists will monitor their customers' conditions and manage medications, including giving vaccinations, in a trial with a group of doctors next year.
Jessica Irvine Female managers are paid 29 per cent less than their male counterparts - a gap worse than lower paid women. And bosses are failing to practise the family friendly work patterns they preach, undermining progress towards gender pay equity.
Esther Han The battle to convince politicians of what shoppers truly expect when they buy free range eggs has intensified, with consumer and industry groups attempting to quash each other's research.
Jane Lee People suffering severe mental illnesses will be able to access Medicare benefits for drug and alcohol addiction services as part of treatment programs tailored to their conditions.
Kate Aubusson, Timna Jacks The Australian man who claimed his name was 'Phuc Dat Bich' has admitted it was a hoax.
David Wroe and Mark Kenny Three hundred Australian soldiers sent to help Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State were stalled for weeks due to Baghdad's visa bungling as international players enmeshed in the Syrian war clashed for the first time, risking a dangerous deterioration of the situation.
Mark Kenny Malcolm Turnbull has called on business and the states for a "new dialogue on economic reform" in pursuit of meaningful change based on a "full and genuine buy-in".
Judith Ireland A Senate committee has found a royal commission is needed into the abuse of people with disabilities, after a parliamentary inquiry heard "shocking" and "cruel" examples of violence and neglect around Australia.
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