As the government hints the marriage equality plebiscite may be delayed until 2017, calls intensify for the parliament to legislate on the issue instead. So what is parliament's role here?
Three things go a long way to deciding water polo medallists.
The psychological states athletes experience – temporary, brief, subjective experiences that happen during exceptional performance – are often collectively described as “the zone”.
Freud recognised the idea of an unconscious in his work in the late 1800s. He proposed physical symptoms often express deeply repressed conflicts and thoughts.
Races at the international level are often decided by as little as 0.01 of a second.
Macular degeneration affects the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. Age-related macular degeneration is the main cause of blindness in Australia.
The gold medal-winning Australian women's rugby Sevens team is a shining example of talent transfer from other sports.
Census data have a real impact on the lives of Australians, from determining political representation through the distribution of electorates, to the allocation of government funding.
It's down to money, popularity and a lot of lobbying.
The difference between a customs union and a free trade area – explained.
Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E are very different viruses. Hepatitis A is genetically closer to the common cold than it is to hepatitis B. Hepatitis C is closer to the virus that causes dengue fever.
Quick measures by the central bank prevented a financial crisis, but investors are worried. Longer-term economic effects will depend on how long Erdogan's purge goes on.
The decision on China's activities in the South China Sea undoubtedly represents a sweeping victory for the Philippines. It is, however, unenforceable.
Now that we have had the double-dissolution election, the next step is for the government to attempt to pass the industrial relations bills through the House of Representatives and Senate again.
Free movement will be at the heart of post-Brexit negotiations. But what is it?
There is nothing in the Constitution to deal with the situation in which neither side can form a majority government.
The majority of Australians approve of compulsory voting – and have done so for decades. The nay-sayers continue to be a minority.
How the different scenarios could play out.
Following the Turnbull government’s recent changes, Australia has new rules for electing senators. How will they work in practise?
And where do they come from?