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How to Prolong the Lifespan of 6 Items You Care About

We live in a world where disposable culture is now the norm, but that doesn't mean YOU have to be an advocate of all things disposable. Making your …

Lipstick

Tony Abbott: immigration, welfare and citizenship too easy for extremists

Tony Abbott has said Australians have been “played for mugs” by “bad people” and the government would no longer give “the benefit of doubt” when it comes to immigration, residency, welfare and citizenship.<p>The prime minister linked the Martin Place siege at the Lindt cafe, which killed two people, …

Australia

Who is legally responsible for abuse of asylum seeker children?

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s report into children in immigration detention is out, and the findings are clear. The prolonged and …

Tony Abbott returns to Sydney's west, 'rededicates' himself to serving Australians

Mr Abbott had a simple and contrite message to the 200 or so people of all ages who were at the centre.<p>"Our job is not to worry and fuss about …

Barbara Darling, trail-blazing female Anglican Bishop, dies after suffering stroke

Barbara Darling, Australia's second female Anglican bishop, has died in Melbourne after suffering from a stroke at the age of 67.<p>Bishop Darling, who …

Australia

Research reveals pre-loading drinks, or consuming pre-drinks, saves no money, leads to more sexual, physical assaults

A groundbreaking new study into pre-loading drinks has found the practice does not save partygoers money and can lead to more sexual and physical …

Alcohol

Aged care reforms bring changes to home care but will Australians be better off?

Mariana Aliberti, 86, from Blacktown in Sydney's west, knows well how a little help around the home can make a big difference.<p>Recently home from …

Tony Abbott signals fallout for Indonesia if Bali Nine executions go ahead

Tony Abbott has signalled there would be a backlash if Indonesia executes two Australians convicted of drug smuggling, saying his government would “find ways to make our displeasure felt”.<p>As Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran await on the announcement of their execution date, the prime minister said …

Asia