The Australian Navy has been transferring asylum seekers onto a merchant boat that will transport them to Christmas Island, AMSA says.
The irrational behaviour of the US Tea Party movement could spark a deep American recession, Trade Minister Craig Emerson says.
The former leader of the SA Labor Government in the Upper House appeared in court on child porn charges this week. Magistrate Simon Smart will decide on Monday if he has a case to answer on a string of charges.
Australia has temporarily closed its Islamabad high commission as Pakistan heads into a public holiday expected to bring out protesters.
Ms Gillard’s head is not in the same ballpark as the Islamic game. She should have rented out the Blue Room and summoned all of Australia’s Islamic leaders to attend.
The Coalition has accused the Gillard Government of misusing public servants for political point-scoring and say the public service should be independent.
Israeli Defence Force reservists were this week drafted without notice.
About 50 protesters held banners at Westfield shopping mall in Parramatta accusing Israel of terrorism and genocide, after marching from a nearby square.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s gift of $500m to build 2,000 Islamic “madrassahs” in Indonesia, the World’s largest Islamic nation, may prove to be retrogressive.
BHP has withdrawn a proposed underground coal mine in Queensland from the federal government's environmental assessment process.
A Queensland senator has accused the World Wildlife Foundation of running a campaign against beef farmers under the veil of sustainability.
US Ambassador to Libya being dragged through the streets before being publicly sodomised and then murdered.... and who are those who have taken to the streets in protest? Who said "sorry"? Ms Clinton said sorry.... "We had nothing to do with that despicable video."
Police in Melbourne are preparing for the worst ahead of a planned Muslim protest on Sunday, with fears that it could be taken over by violent activists.
The federal lower house has voted down a bill on same-sex marriage, sparking a positive reaction from the Australian Christian Lobby.
Normally complacent Australians are using social network to display a level of anger not seen before. Phone lines are jammed to the shock jocks and they are demanding to be heard. There is frustration that a peaceful demonstration organised to protest at Islamic violence has been stopped by Police.