Both the United States and the United Kingdom have asked Australia to send personnel to West Africa to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, foreign affairs officials have told a Senate hearing.
A Victorian manufacturer has become the first employer to cut jobs after the Abbott government revealed its plans to slice the renewable energy target by as much as 40 per cent.
Comedian Josh Thomas and Liberal MP Wyatt Roy have gone tweet to tweet over asylum seeker policy - and it got personal.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says shootings in Canada bears the hallmarks of a Islamic State terrorist attack, as authorities prepare to boost security around Parliament House in Canberra.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has brushed aside suggestions he is engaged in a power grab to take over portfolio responsibilities from colleagues including the Foreign Affairs, Defence, Justice and Agriculture ministers.
The campaign to end live exports has reignited after new vision emerged showing the cruel mistreatment of Australian animals in Middle Eastern countries.
A Sydney restaurant owned by Tourism Minister Andrew Robb and his family is being promoted by a government-funded $40 million, 18-month Tourism Australia campaign that targets 17 key global markets to sell the Australian "foodie" experience to the world.
Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop could become Prime Minister, a Liberal MP has told a private gathering of female ambassadors.
Australia's Defence Chief Mark Binskin says international forces may have to undertake a longer-term role training Iraqi forces beyond the immediate job of stopping the Islamic State.
Australia's $20 billion alternative energy sector has been plunged into fresh uncertainty after the federal government flagged further policy changes to reduce the reliance on wind and solar potentially leaving billions of dollars invested in the sector stranded or devalued.
A trip down memory lane through The Examiner's photo archives - this week's gallery from October 23 to ...
Human Movement's Jock Ball at Hotel Grand Chancellor. Photos by Haydn Robertson
Northern Rangers Football Dinner at The Tailrace Centre. Photos by Haydn Robertson
THE 'how to' form for the election of Launceston City Council states that for the position of mayor and deputy ...
ALL eligible voters in the Launceston City Council elections will be receiving their voting papers this week.