South Africa is the eight country in the world to adopt the 'Twin Peaks' model of regulating its financial services sector.
The government is resisting pressure to phase out the trade, ahead of a review expected to recommend more stringent regulations.
Could the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea between American and Japanese aircraft carriers have turned out differently?
The main winner of Commonwealth Games 2018 is ... the City of Gold Coast.
A new report from Amnesty International reveals that while the number of countries that impose the death penalty is shrinking, there is still a long way to go before it is abolished altogetehr.
Instead of pulling us to the top or bottom, the force of gravity pulls us to the middle of the Earth.
Australia has joined its allies in expelling Russian diplomats as retaliation for a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian agent and his daughter. But the action is unlikely to trouble Russia.
The two countries have come to a historic agreement, but some matters remain unresolved.
Congress changed the tax system to benefit companies with overseas operations but failed to help Americans actually living abroad, who still face punitive taxation.
South Africa is seeing a growing body of class action.
When it comes to increasing Indigenous Australians' participation in higher education, we could take a leaf from our neighbour's book.
In the 1940s, the renowned Anglo-Australian artist became an outlaw just like his most famous subject, Ned Kelly.
Politicians assume that voters cannot face the financial truth. To democracy experts this is just wrong. Involving voters results in better budgets as shows history from ancient Greece.
Debates around changing the date of Australia Day tend to run afoul of our sense of social identity, but there are ways to cut through and have a good conversation.
A century and a half after the last convict ship docked in Australia, new research is uncovering what happened to those who were transported.
Families are changing, and our political leaders should reflect on this diversity to ensure social policies reflect these differences, so that all families are well supported.
As Australia increasingly looks to Beijing for economic opportunities, questions must be asked about the true extent of China's economic strength
Australia's national obsession with prescribed burning won't be enough to manage the growing risk of devastating bushfires.
New research reveals that about half of opinion pieces in mainstream newspapers and television are so racist they potentially breach industry codes of conduct.
Canberra's attitude to nuclear weapons has always been riddled with contradictions. Homegrown nuclear campaigners winning the Nobel prize have put the cat among the pigeons.