A compulsory data retention scheme could cost consumers money, if the government doesn't pay for it, inquiry told.
Federal police have issued arrest warrants for two Sydney men accused of fighting with terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
Glenn McGrath has responded to a barrage of social media criticism after he and Brett Lee were dragged into a row over a deal the government made with India over 157 asylum seekers.
With athletes roaring from effort, achieving mighty feats while wearing kilts and vomiting in exhaustion before thousands of enthusiastic spectators, it was hard to believe this was not the biggest sporting event in Scotland.
Phone and internet customers may face a ''surveillance tax'' of up to $100 a year if the federal government implements a scheme requiring companies to store customer data for two years, according to the telecommunications sector.
Young job seekers denied unemployment benefits could be forced to turn to crime or sex work to survive, employment services providers have warned.
The federal government has revealed details of what will constitute work-for-the-dole activities, saying the jobs will be designed to help job seekers ''give something back to the community''.
Phone and internet customers could face a ''surveillance tax'' of up to $100 a year if the federal government implements a scheme requiring companies to store customer data for two years, the telecommunications sector warns.
A group of Catholic and Anglican church leaders have accused the Abbott government of ''state-sanctioned child abuse'' in the immigration detention system, and called for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to step down from his position as guardian for all unaccompanied minors.
Acrimony. Bitterness. Financial ruin. The assumption that couples who get divorced fight endlessly when they divide up the spoils is wrong, according to new Australian research.