A record number of underage drinkers sought urgent medical attention in Western Australia last year, and young women made up the majority.
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Only 20% trust the US 'a great deal' to act responsibly. This is a big fall from the 40% level in 2011, when the question was last asked.
Simon Birmingham met Catholic education representatives on Monday night, receiving such a haranguing that at times it was difficult for him to get a word in.
Critics are expected to speak out in the partyroom on Tuesday, demanding more information about the effects of the schools package on the Catholic sector.
Teenagers, unmarried women and migrants are among those missing out on antenatal care in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, according to new Australian research.
The degree of pushback against a clean energy target was stronger than had been anticipated, given the intense lobbying of the backbench Josh Frydenberg had done ahead of the meeting.
In a security update on the threats facing Australia at home and abroad, Malcolm Turnbull will say that an 'online civil society is as achievable as an offline one'.
States and territories have agreed to strengthen their laws to ensure a presumption against granting bail or parole when people had 'demonstrated support for, or have links to, terrorist activity'.
From cussing McDonald's Minions to wrongful conviction, mishearing what is said can be funny but also very serious.
This year is the 120th anniversary of the Australasian Federal Convention through which, with rancour, prejudices and vested interests, the Australian nation was eventually born.
The Fair Work Commission said reductions in rates were more significant in retail and pharmacy than in hospitality and fast food.
National security is a more complex issue in the UK these days, after a decade and a half of unpopular wars and years punctuated by regular, deadly terrorist attacks.
The Conversation sought response from the Australia-China Relations Institute based at the University of Technology Sydney in relation to analysis questioning their research, funding and reporting.
Proceeds of crime are covered by federal and state laws, both of which could apply in a case like Schapelle Corby's.
Russell Broadbent said on Wednesday that the message being sent was that 'little people don't count' and 'my resignations were to make the point that they do'.
Christianity plays a relatively minor role in Australian politics. Instead, it takes the guise of a general cultural conservatism, as demonstrated by the same-sex marriage and school funding debates.
If Peter Dutton lost his seat it would be a major blow to the conservative wing of the Liberal Party.
The Turnbull government's schools funding proposal 'should be embraced by all sides of politics' provided some adjustments are made, a Grattan Institute submission says.
Australia ingratiating itself into a post-Brexit, British-instigated Anglosphere would be a futile exercise in counterproductive nostalgia.
Malcolm Turnbull has asked Theresa May to convey Australia's solidarity, love and prayers to the people of Manchester.
At an extraordinary news conference, Hanson staffer James Ashby admitted the revelation was 'embarrassing', adding that it was a 'poor choice of words on my behalf'.
An international team discovers extreme underground conditions at New Zealand's Alpine Fault, which is due to rupture in a major earthquake in the next few decades.
The S&P Global report cites the potential for low wage growth and low inflation as a 'downside risk' for the projections on getting to budget balance.
Nick Greiner's business connections would be helpful in the urgent need for the strapped party to raise funds.