Remembering how HSBC helped launder hundreds of millions of dollars for drug cartels and terrorists and the DOJ let them get away with it.
The Prime Minister has declared he wants to make Australia the "affordable energy capital" of the world and says the system of promoting renewable energy is pushing up power prices.
Liberal backbencher and member for Murray Sharman Stone is presently the most effective opposition leader in the country. She's across her brief, argues her case powerfully and directly and carries with her an undeniable sincerity that spectacularly subordinates her own career advancement prospects to the interests of her constituents.
UN demands Holy See "immediately remove all known and suspected child sexual abusers" among clergy.
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"The age of entitlement is over, the age of personal responsibility has begun."
Local entrepreneurs are being encouraged to play cupid to Indian couples to help connect the south Asian country's $14 billion wedding market to Australia's tourism industry.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s address to the World Economic Forum in January delivered a plain, pragmatic message.
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The fight to frame the debate around SPC Ardmona continues apace, and it's central to a broader ideological battle.
They were appointed in the spirit of austerity to identify billions of dollars to hack from government spending.
But the Abbott government's audit commissioners have been accused of failing to walk the walk on what they are taking from the public purse.
Audit chairman Tony Shepherd has so far been paid $25,000 for the equivalent of 17 days' work.
Our manic obsession with never-ending economic growth is driving our planet to ruin, writes Dr Adnan Al-Daini.
A Liberal backbencher has accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey of lying about union conditions at SPC Ardmona.
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How Victoria is quietly riding roughshod over basic freedoms
Victoria's Parliament is poised, without much fanfare or scrutiny, to pass a bill that would drastically increase police powers and severely curtail our basic human rights.