The famous slogan of the 1970s that "women who want equality with men lack ambition" still rings true today.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a watering down of the controversial Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.
The government has announced legislation to ban secret payments between employers and unions.
In its latest move on energy policy, the Turnbull government has unveiled a plan to boost generation from the Snowy Hydro scheme by 50%.
Malcolm Turnbull has threatened to use the Commonwealth's power over exports against gas producers if they do not carry through with undertakings to make more gas available for the domestic market.
Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday will pressure the gas industry to increase the supply available to the domestic market, as the government scrambles to get together a viable national energy policy.
Julie Bishop has sent an unusually pointed message to China about the importance of democratic institutions.
The Anglican Church's new rules destroy the biblical principle of lay people as co-workers with the clergy.
With a once-booming economy faltering and many fearing for their jobs, Western Australians seem primed for a change of government on March 11.
The proposed housing affordability package in the May budget will target people relying on social housing as well as those trying to break into the market.
Malcolm Turnbull has slammed Pauline Hanson's views on vaccination.
Barney Glover says the post-truth era is a challenge for universities.
The controversial Nationals MP has resolved the conflict between being the party's chief disciplinarian and its chief rebel by resigning.
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In Yemen, the civil conflict will likely drag on in a stalemate between the Houthi movement in the north and the Hadi government…
This year may be a critical turning point for Syria and the five-year civil war, at least for the Assad regime, which is…
When Germany goes to the polls in the second half of 2017, there is a chance that the status quo will prevail. This is a…
A disastrous Newspoll showing the Coalition trailing Labor 45-55%, One Nation gaining ground and Malcolm Turnbull's ratings falling will fuel the alarm and anger in the Coalition.
Tony Abbott thinks the Coalition should cut renewable energy, reduce immigration, and stop all new spending.
Hospitality, fast food, retail and pharmacy workers stand to lose thousands of dollars per year after the Fair Work Commission's landmark decision to cut penalty rates on Sundays and public holidays.
Australia could be the 'energy capital of Asia' but instead it is going backwards, Bill Shorten will say in a speech on Thursday.
A series of questions by Essential on energy policy has found the Turnbull government is so far failing to persuade people of either its performance or its arguments on energy security.
We build in extra checks and balances, including blind peer review by a second academic expert, additional scrutiny and editorial oversight.
Australia is falling short in its progress towards almost all its targets for overcoming Indigenous disadvantage, the 2017 Closing the Gap report shows.
In a time of slippery weasel words and 'alternative facts', we are delighted to see the return of the ABC fact-checking unit in collaboration with RMIT.