The measure of a modern minister is the number of words he or she expends in the effort to avoid revealing anything of substance.
It's a glimpse at the ratings the federal government didn't want you to see.
When she was a 21-year-old young woman, Japanese soldiers raped and beat Jan Ruff-O'Herne so many times she lost count.
Hundreds of Australian Customs officers are facing the sack after the Abbott government refused to give the department permission to run a $30 million budget deficit.
Australia must join the international race to build a bionic brain in order to share the health and economic benefits that will flow from such a prestigious global project.
Craig Thomson faces jail time and a $5000 fine for allegedly deliberately misleading Parliament.
Labor will ask the Parliamentary Budget Office to review the final report from the Abbott government's controversial Commission of Audit.
Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed he knew a week ago his initial statements about a fatal brawl at the immigration detention facility on Manus Island were likely to have been wrong but has refused to say why he waited to correct the record until Saturday night.
Australia must join the ambitious international race to build a bionic brain, report says.
Bali police have asked Interpol to help investigate Sydney rock-band frontman Azaria Byrne in a drug case that has snared New Zealand-born tourist Leeza Tracey Ormsby in a potential 20-year prison sentence.