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Report card: Tony fails as the 'PM for Aboriginal affairs'

The Prime Minister’s <i>Closing the Gap</i> report to Parliament this morning was a bit like an unprepared best man’s speech at a wedding, missing all the …

Bali Nine: Transfer of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to island for execution won't happen this week

Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will not be transferred from Bali for their planned executions this week, partly because the island …

Learner driver who stitched own chainsaw wound before drink driving to hospital loses appeal

A learner driver who stitched his own chainsaw wound before attempting to drink drive to hospital has lost an appeal to have the matter considered …

Gwar Garmo found stabbed to death in driveway of west Sydney home

A friend, Rich Ie, said he was supposed to see his best mate for a friend's birthday on Saturday night but their plans changed at the last minute so …

Child detention: end this shameful bipartisan policy

<b>This is not about politics; it is about saving vulnerable children from the severe harm done to them in detention, which is proven and undisputable,</b> …

Rights Agenda | Monthly Bulletin of the Human Rights Law Centre | Australia

View in browser | Edition 103 | February 2015 | Download PDF version<p>ASYLUM SEEKERS<p>High Court finds that detention at sea of 157 Tamil asylum seekers …

East Hills MP Glenn Brookes criticised over water bottle campaign strategy

Bottles of water with Mr Brookes' face and a Liberal Party logo have been appearing in cafes across the south-western Sydney electorate.<p>"We got about …

Blind student tells of terror at being pepper sprayed at Sydney protest against Christopher Pyne

Ms Amelia, who uses a walking stick, said that her tunnel vision was completed obstructed by the pepper spray.<p>"I was really scared and disoriented, …

Bali Nine: Australia's Attorneys-General make unprecedented appeal to Indonesia as clemency petition for duo garners 150,000 signatures

A petition of more than 150,000 signatures asking for clemency for two Australians on death row in Bali has been presented to members of the men's …

Queensland election 2015: Who is new Labor premier Annastacia Palaszczuk?

Annastacia Palaszczuk has been dubbed the "accidental Premier", but those closest to her say there was nothing accidental about the way she brought …

Teenage astronomer Jonah Scott aims for the stars

Building telescopes and launching balloons into space has become the new normal for a 17-year-old Queensland apprentice.<p>Jonah Scott still remembers …

Chan, Sukumaran 'to be moved for execution'

Bali officials have been granted permission to transfer Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran out of Kerobokan jail for their executions.<p>Momock Bambang …

Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

With<p>Jon Stewartleaving his post on"The Daily Show,"the joke may be onComedy Central.<p>The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-old cable network with one of the biggest quandaries in its …

What Fees Are Actually Worth Paying for?

Fees are the reality of flying today, and it's left us with a whole bunch of "to pay," or "not to pay" questioning. So, which extras are actually worth paying for?<p>This sucker-punch of an article from <i>The New Yorker</i> was shared all over the internet recently: "Why Airlines Want to Make You Suffer." I …

The end is reportedly near for RadioShack

Reports of RadioShack's demise are nothing new, but now it seems like the electronics retailer may be done for good. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that company is in talks with Sprint to hand over around half of its remaining stores to the wireless company. The rest of RadioShack's locations will close, and …

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Why Your Instagram Nature Shot Is Breaking the Law

Last fall, an Instagrammer named Casey Nocket made news when she posted photos of permanent acrylic portraits that she’d painted on rock faces in national parks across the country. Predictably, people were pretty upset both by her deeds and the callousness she appeared to have about her vandalism, …

National Parks

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

Chris Pratt-Chris Evans Super Bowl bet ends in nicest possible way

Who won the Super Bowl this year? Fans of<p>Chris Prattand Chris Evans, obviously.<p>The game was close to the Marvel actors' hearts: "Guardians of the Galaxy" star Pratt, who grew up near Seattle, is a<p>Seahawksfan, and "Captain America" star Evans, who hails from the Boston area, pledges allegiance to …

Will Agent Coulson Appear in AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON?