Retired top soldier Peter Cosgrove has emerged as the man most likely to replace Australia's first female governor-general under a future Coalition government intent on putting the Anzac tradition above indigenous history.
Select-entry classes for children with high academic potential could be offered at more state high schools amid concerns the needs of many gifted and talented students are not being met.
Jack Warner allegedly stole a $462,000 donation the FFA gave to his Caribbean football organisation in 2010.
Australian marathon runner Rob de Castella has described the turnout for the London Marathon as a testament to the strength of the human spirit in the wake of the fatal bombings in Boston last week.
As significant investment into children's education is promised by the government, sceptics urge the right allocation of funds.
Warming over the 20th century produced the hottest global average temperatures in 1400 years, a major scientific research project has found.
Australia faces a decade of budget deficits with the annual total set to pass $60 billion in 2023 unless governments take tough action to "share the pain", an expert panel has warned.
Astonishing new images from the Hubble Space Telescope have pierced through a nebula of gas and dust 1500 light years from Earth, to reveal a nursery of newborn stars.
The father of four Italian sisters caught in an international custody battle is pursuing his Australian former wife for $120,000 in costs he incurred fighting to take his daughters back to Italy.
The mystery of who leaked the video of a swearing Kevin Rudd looks likely to remain unsolved, with the Australian Federal Police closing the case without identifying a culprit.
THE neat fibro home at Sans Souci, with a sign at the entrance reading Our Berta's Corner, has ...