Australia is a great country that needs a better government.

We need a government that's prudent with… Read more


President Barack Obama’s victory speech demonstrated two points of interest – amongst many – in the US election.

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The level of trust in the Australian Government is at an all time low according to new research… Read more


Australia's contribution will increase from $26 million a year to $50 million by 2016 for developing countries in… Read more


In its 2012/13 federal budget, the Labor government made changes to parenting payment eligibility which will mean single… Read more


The children's commissioner is expected to be in place by the end of this year, after the government… Read more


Last week, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the Minister for Ageing, Mark Butler, announced a series of reforms… Read more


A report issued jointly today by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) has urged… Read more


Flanked by his wife Margie at a childcare centre in western Sydney on Tuesday, Mr Abbott talked up… Read more


Gay marriage was the topic of table conversation at Ms Gillard's official Canberra residence on last night when… Read more


Prime Minister Julia Gillard will deliver the Closing the Gap speech to parliament this morning.

It is… Read more


One of the areas the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, signalled out for attention in 2012 when she made… Read more


The Australian Medical Association (AMA) says it should be easier for Australians to make healthy choices about their… Read more


Today, the House of Representatives will debate a bill that makes small changes to the scheme.

The… Read more


Deaths during childbirth in Ethiopia are expected to be halved thanks to a $43 million investment from the… Read more