Peta Credlin's support for a ban on the burqa in parliament house has the potential to undermine the Prime Minister's own call for calm in the heightened national security, a prominent Labor MP says.
The holiday may be over for Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.
Argentina have made five changes to their starting line up as they make a last ditch bid to end their three-year Rugby Championship drought.
With the humble umbrella already a potent symbol of Hong Kong’s fight for democracy, there was a certain poetic quality to it when tens of thousands of demonstrators opened theirs up to the sky in unison, as thunder rolled and the heavens opened up.
Police have arrested a 55-year-old man following the death of a woman at a home in Budgewoi.
A Lakemba money transfer business owned by the sister and brother-in-law of Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf will be shut down after it failed to convince authorities that millions of dollars sent to the Middle East concerns were not being used to fund terrorism.
A bipartisan parliamentary committee has found the Abbott government's proposed "learn or earn" budget measure would breach Australia's human rights obligations if implemented..
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's most senior advisor, Peta Credlin, has told Liberal National MP George Christensen she is sympathetic to a burqa ban in Parliament House on security grounds, but warned him not to inflame community tensions while debating the head wear.
Plans for a fruit and vegetable garden in the centre of Pyrmont Bridge appear to be withering on the vine.
A war crimes suspect accused of brutalising Muslim civilians during the bloody Bosnian conflict has been living freely under the noses of federal authorities in Canberra for a decade.