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?
The struggle for political equality has shaped Australian democracy. This is undermined by a fragmented political donations system that can be easily evaded.
The number of members of the House of Representatives is variable. It is a result of a formula given in the Constitution.
What are some of the legalities and issues around political advertising in federal campaigns?
What is a double-dissolution election? How does it differ from an ordinary election? And why the rush after the budget?
It is unusual to invoke the caretaker conventions so far out from an election. So why is Labor clamouring for them to kick in?
The basic difference is that avoidance is legal and evasion is not. But it's not quite as simple as that.