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AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young dies aged 64

Legendary Australian guitarist and AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young has died aged 64.<p>Known for the powerhouse riffs and rhythm guitar that propelled …

AC/DC

EXCLUSIVE! Barnaby Joyce: Peeling back the rumours

<b>The Nationals runs New England and they don’t want anyone to talk about the rumours swirling around Barnaby Joyce, reports</b> <b>Ross Jones</b><b>.</b><p><i>Barnaby Joyce's</i> …

Barnaby Joyce

Two nations: immigration has divided Australia

Please excuse this column. Its subject is rather like a noisy fart at a wedding. It's unwanted, unwelcome and leaves a nasty stench in the air, and …

Liberal National Party

Parliament To Be Held In Circus Tent For Remainder Of Year

The last parliamentary sitting weeks of 2017 will be held in a big top, it has been revealed.Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed the move today …

Bill Shorten

The good, the bad and the unsatisfactory: How the worst NBN was done

<b>Former senior Telstra project manager Dermot Daley provides a concise history of how Australia's digital future was repeatedly undermined.</b><p>THE PROBLEM …

Malcolm Turnbull

TRANSCRIPT: Doorstop - Sydney

Refugee Action Coalition Sydney RAC

REFUGEE ACTION COALITION STATEMENT ON LAST NIGHT'S PROTEST OUTSIDE TONY ABBOTT'S DINNER<br>Fabrications, distortions, exaggerations, and disappointing …

Graphs of the Day: A really bad day for so-called “reliable” coal

A series of Tweets from Simon Holmes à Court, who is currently a senior advisor to the University of Melbourne-based Energy Transition Hub, has …

Energy

Paradise Papers: How Engie pulled $1 billion from Australian power plant ahead of carbon tax

Days before the carbon tax took effect on July 1, 2012, French energy giant Engie transferred $1 billion in dividends out of Australia and back to UK …

Fraud

Google Not Feeling So Lucky Over Australian Defamation Case

A recent decision in the Supreme Court of South Australia is a warning shot across the bow of publishers of online content. Hannah Marshall and Daisy …

Search Engines

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Australian National Parks

2% of Australia's population lives here

Population clock

On 5 November 2017 at 08:11:45 AM (Canberra time), the resident population of Australia is projected to be:<p><b>24,731,195</b><p>This projection is based on the …

Demographics

Vic Liberal Party presents Morrison with lump of brown coal, Yates ejected

Alpha Males and the Lump of Coal.<p>The former head of the Clean Energy Finance Corp, Oliver Yates, says he was ejected from a Liberal Party …

Scott Morrison

Labor backs Frydenberg, says citizenship speculation getting 'disturbing'

Cabinet minister Josh Frydenberg says he cleared up a Hungarian citizenship query 'months ago', saying his Jewish family were stateless when they …

Malcolm Turnbull

The Age’s stubborn ignorance

Ignorance still prevails among <i>The Age</i>’s senior staff, judging by a recent editorial.<p>It seems nothing has changed since an appallingly fallacious …

Censorship

Stephen Parry: Senate President to resign from Parliament after UK citizenship confirmed

Liberal senator Stephen Parry has confirmed he is a British citizen and will now resign from the Parliament.<p>Yesterday, Senator Parry revealed he had …

Government

Treaties by Concerned Australians

Faith in action<p>We each have a role to play in addressing the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our prison …

Prison

Australia was never a 'terra nullius': How a visit from a foreign head of state crystallised the urge to revise our history

He travelled across the nation, meeting party leaders and dignitaries. But the President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, did more than just share a few …

Taoiseach

Graph of the Day: Negative prices in windy South Australia

South Australia electricity prices plunge into negative territory.

Renewable Energy

Government rejects Voice to Parliament

The federal government response to the Referendum Council proposal for a constitutionally-enshrined Voice to Parliament was delivered in the form of …

Brexit

Farmers furious as Canadian dairy giant devours Aussie milk co-op

Dairy farmers have responded with fury to the news that Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn will be sold to Canadian dairy giant Saputo for …

Agriculture

Vested interests won when the NBN was ‘destroyed’

The complexities of this week’s debate over the National Broadband Network should not obscure two simple facts: Australia’s still way behind where it …

Broadband

Power Games: Tony Abbott Finally Cleans Up With Australia’s New Energy Policy

The Coalition’s new energy plan fails on every dimension: energy, environment and politics, writes Ben Eltham. The only winner is Tony Abbott.<p>There …

Climate

Job cuts on the way, but don't be fooled by 'gas crisis' spin

In the next few weeks there will be an announcement that a large, gas-intensive Australian manufacturer is to lay off about 1000 workers. The ripple …

Oil

Replacing the Clean Energy Target with a dirty one?

The decision to walk away from a Clean Energy Target makes no sense. But small communities will forge ahead with the transition to renewable energy.

Energy

AGL Energy's Andy Vesey says delaying CET drives up power prices

AGL Energy chief executive Andy Vesey said continued uncertainty over the fate of the Clean Energy Target could keep electricity prices high by …

Energy

Turnbull dumps clean energy target for national energy guarantee

Coalition dumps clean energy target in favour of a change to energy market rules that appears to confer enormous power into the hands of coal and gas …

Climate

The PM's plan will deliver more expensive, dirtier power

The problem with our energy politics is, they have not caught up with energy economics.The price of renewables is plummeting and the investors are …

Energy