An Abbott government would dump the baby bonus entirely - even the reduced, means-tested payments proposed by Labor, shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has said.
Another people smuggler has been arrested by Indonesian police in the most concerted effort in years to catch and lock up those who transport refugees by boat to Australia.
Former PM changes his mind on same-sex marriage and now believes the federal parliament should legalise it.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard's school funding reforms have ignited a war of words in Coalition ranks, with federal education spokesman Christopher Pyne claiming Premier Barry O'Farrell was ''conned'' into ''a very bad deal'' for NSW.
An Abbott government would dump the baby bonus altogether - even the reduced, means-tested payments proposed by Labor, Joe Hockey has said.
The Australian Electoral Commission has confirmed that the tally room will be running for the upcoming election, despite reports that commercial TV broadcasters may abandon the service.
Richard Pollett, a 25-year-old musician, was crushed under the wheels of a cement truck while cycling in September 2011.
Legislation allowing childcare centres and preschools to ban unimmunised children would be ''draconian'' and unnecessary, a child immunisation expert from the University of Sydney said.
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Indonesian police arrest another alleged people smuggler as part of the most concerted effort in years to catch and lock up those who transport refugees by boat to Australia.
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ADRIAN Ernest Bayley will stand trial next year on multiple rape charges in Melbourne's bayside area.
Brighton singer-songwriter Tanya George has scored a regular gig at The Wolf and I. The 19-year-old performs at ...