Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that military operations in Iraq will be "highly hazardous" as an expert warned that insider attacks on Australian advisers would be a danger.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has left open the possibility that Australia's attacks on Islamic State militants could spread across the Iraq border into the terror group's heartland in Syria.
Australia does not need the legal protection of a United Nations Security Council resolution to wage war in Iraq, Tony Abbott has declared, while pointedly leaving open the option of extending the mission into Syria if needed.
Tony Abbott stripped Kevin Rudd of travel entitlements he had granted his prime ministerial predecessor just one month prior, documents show.
Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten have met privately and resolved to work together to maximise the prospects of the referendum recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the constitution.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says Australians approaching 50 years of age should have scheduled "career check-ups" just as they would have a regular health check-up, to prevent unemployment as they get older.
It isn't hard to tell the Prime Minister's tent from all the others in the sea of khaki amid the stringybarks that is the centre of a government on a footing of war.
Clive Palmer has issued some rare praise for the Chinese government, welcoming Beijing’s decision to ban imports of ‘‘dirty’’ coal from next year.
Tony Abbott has signalled his conviction that a referendum recognising indigenous Australians is more likely to succeed if it is "spiritually ambitious" but legally conservative.
Leading medical researchers have urged politicians not to let the federal government's proposed $20 billion fund for medical research become a victim of the divisive debate about the $7 GP co-payment fee.
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The INBA Tasmanian Natural Physique state championships attracted about 100 entrants, and was held at Launceston's Albert Hall.
The Examiner's editor Martin Gilmour has resigned to take up a position with the state government.
Adam Sutton and Tegan Hastings celebrated their engagement at the Riverside Golf Club on Saturday night.
The Old Launcestonians Football Club held its annual dinner at The Boathouse on Friday night.