Australia

Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where's the outrage?

Every Muslim who speaks out is expected to own, explain and condemn any act carried out by Muslims worldwide. The same doesn’t apply to Catholics<p>There is zero chance that sharia law – as a repressive criminal code used in certain Muslim majority nations – is going to be enshrined in Australia. Zero.<p>…

Islam

Peter Dutton could be your next prime minister

Yes, it sounds like a bad joke, but that's what politics has become in 2017.

Peter Dutton

Officials lash 'loose' border force audit

Border force officials have criticised a report which found its officers carried out illegal body searches at Australian airports and conducted …

Australian News

Tesla will begin selling its solar roof this year -- here's everything you need to know

Tesla will offer four types of shingles to match different housing aesthetics in an effort to get homeowners to ditch clunky solar panel add-ons in …

Elon Musk

New radar strips F-35 ‘naked’

Trump Takes Aim at Cost of F-35 Jet Fighter1:58<p>Donald Trump has said costs for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program are "out of control." Here's a …

Quantum Mechanics

One Nation primary vote doubled

Surveyed voters continue to favour Labor over the coalition government, as Pauline Hanson's One Nation grows in popularity, a new poll shows.<p>The …

Pauline Hanson

The phoney war

Tony Abbott was prime minister when Australia’s last combat troops in Iraq returned in 2013. The whole campaign had been based on an error: “No one …

Prime Minister of Australia

NRL news bites: Cronulla’s round one selection blow, Titans set to pounce on forgotten forward

CRONULLA are set to be dealt a huge blow for their opening round blockbuster against the Broncos; the Titans close in on a forgotten forward; and the …

NRL

Missing Canberra man Joel Koppie found in Sydney

A Canberra man who was missing for two months has been found in Sydney.<p>NSW police located 36-year-old Joel Koppie "safe and well" in Sydney on …

Canberra

Australia urged to allow people to keep 'native' pets as an act of patriotism

A push by Australia’s threatened species commissioner to allow native animals to be kept as pets has prompted a passionate debate about whether kangaroos, wombats and koalas belong in the nation’s living rooms and back gardens.<p>Gregory Andrews, a government official whose role is to prevent …

Wildlife

Australia must do more to protect indigenous women: U.N.

| SYDNEY<p>Australia is failing to protect its female indigenous people from violence, which is aggravated by high levels of inequity, the United Nations said on Monday.<p>Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians rank near the bottom of every social and economic indicator, which exacerbates …

Australian Universities

Qld opposition blocks abortion bills

Queensland's Liberal National Party opposition will not support the second of a pair of bills reforming abortion law in the state.<p>The two bills, …

Tim Nicholls

Centrelink recipient's data released by department to counter public criticism

Andie Fox wrote article about difficulties dealing with welfare agency after she received calls from a debt collector<p>Senior government officials have approved the release of a Centrelink recipient’s personal information to counter her public criticism of the department.<p>Welfare recipient Andie Fox …

Scott Ludlam

100 per cent renewable energy network possible with existing technologies: study

Australia can build an affordable and secure electricity network with 100 per cent renewable energy, using existing technologies, according to …

Andrew Barr

Latika's Double Shot | Turnbull's horror poll; 'Deplorable MPs plotted for Abbott;' Politics tipped to dominate Oscars

Regular readers of <i>Double Shot</i> do not need me to remind them that on the day Malcolm Turnbull knifed Tony Abbott for the prime ministership, he cited …

Prime Minister of Australia

Red Bull accused of forbidden detail

Red Bull RB13 revealed0:58<p>F1: F1: Red Bull Racing has unveiled the RB13, the Formula 1 car that Daniel Ricciardo will race in 2017.<p>2 hours …

Formula One

'Don't let them hack us': Here's what it's like working as the CTO for Elon Musk at SpaceX

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/ Getty Images.<p>From Zip2 to Paypal, Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk’s businesses have revolutionised their industries.<p>He has …

Why we need an 'energy Landcare' to tackle rising power prices

This array in Indiana is one of a growing number of "community solar gardens" in the US. Robford15/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SARising electricity …

Renewable Energy

Cory Bernardi invites Tony Abbott to join Australian Conservatives

Former Liberal senator tells Andrew Bolt that the former prime minister’s ideas ‘are absolutely spot on’<p>Cory Bernardi has publicly invited Tony Abbott to join his new Australian Conservatives movement after the former prime minister’s incendiary speech last Thursday in which he laid out a …

Tony Abbott

Turnbull is the PM 'under God': Hastie

West Australian federal MP Andrew Hastie says Malcolm Turnbull is the prime minister "under God" and has his full support after a newspaper named him …

Prime Minister of Australia

Tan Lines: When size does matter

You might even be offended, perhaps thinking it was your inability to ride in a straight line, <i>à la</i> Djamolidine Abdoujaparov, a.k.a. The Tashkent …

Cycling

Premier Colin Barnett criticises opponents and the media

In the penultimate weekend before the WA election, Premier Colin Barnett had some blistering words about the media coverage of the campaign and his …

Mark McGowan

CBA and other lenders cut discounts, raise fees and rates

by Duncan Hughes<p>CBA and other lenders are raising borrowing rates by up to 50 basis points, cutting discounts, reintroducing $600 administrative fees …

Banking

Brett McLeod: Malcolm Turnbull's biggest problem is one he created for himself

Most politicians dismiss opinion polls with the mantra: "Polls come and go, but there’s only one poll that matters".<p>Malcolm Turnbull was more …

Prime Minister of Australia

Legendary AFL journalist Mike Sheahan reflects on bittersweet night at the football

LEGENDARY AFL journalist Mike Sheahan says he has covered more than 2000 AFL games during his 60-year career.<p>But never has he felt more anxious than …

AFL

The Turnbull penalty: Protecting the powerful and increasing inequality

<b>The Turnbull Government has only one policy — to punish the poor and advance the affluent, writes managing editor Dave Donovan.</b><p>The Turnbull …

Prime Minister of Australia

Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

The HMAS Perth was sunk on March 1 1942. Shinatria Adhityatama / Pusat Arkaeologi Nasional (Arkenas) Seventy five years ago this month, Australia, …

Indonesia

Real impact of Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants

WHEN IT comes to the United States’ new crackdown on illegal immigrants, the sheriffs of southern Arizona face a difficult task.<p>The local law …

Immigration

Malcolm Turnbull to make surprise visit to Jakarta next week

<b>Jakarta:</b> Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will visit Indonesia next week, in a surprise move that underscores the success of Indonesian President Joko …

Prime Minister of Australia

Here's Where To Get Melbourne's Best Poké

The best poking food trend to come to Melbourne—poké bowls are the deliciously rich, flavour-bursting takeaway option solving all our lunch woes. …

Restaurants