Julian Assange's WikiLeaks Party has generated considerable interest among voters but probably not enough for him to be elected to the Senate, a new poll shows.
One British juror who could not reach a verdict on a child abduction and sexual assault trial turned to Facebook. ''I don't know which way to go, so I'm holding a poll,'' she announced. Another sitting on a drugs trial befriended the accused and traded messages with him on Facebook.
Australian air quality standards are too tough and should be eased, mining company Rio Tinto has told a Senate inquiry into the impact of air pollution on health.
A 'modest cull of the enormously poor' has been suggested by long-time Liberal Party strategist Toby Ralph in a tongue-in-cheek essay in reply to the Gillard government's attack on the 'fabulously wealthy' through superannuation taxes.
One British juror who could not reach a verdict on a child abduction and sexual assault trial turned to Facebook.
Older people are clinging on to their empty nests: 90 per cent say they wish to stay in their current home rather than downsizing or moving into aged care.
When Brendan Nelson was just two days into the job of director at the War Memorial, he wandered down to the commemorative area at closing time to see how the day's end was marked.
Tasmania's forests peace deal is in doubt again after the state parliament's upper house voted against key elements on Tuesday.
Universities will face greater challenges in attracting international students and online education projects could be delayed because of federal funding cuts, education experts warn.
A new indigenous festival will light up the city for 11 days and nights.
A man in his fifities driving in the City of Orange Classic Forest Car Rally has been airlifted ...