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BHP has withdrawn a proposed underground coal mine in Queensland from the federal government's environmental assessment process.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.
An Indonesian people smuggler has been given leave to appeal after he was jailed for a mandatory minimum three years.
A lecture on the anti-Islam video Innocence of Muslims by controversial Sheik Feiz Mohammed has been cancelled.
Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has warned there is a "time bomb" in the federal budget because of "reckless expenditure".
On recent trips to Europe it was hard not to notice cultural globalisation. There were the normal Pakistani, Indian, Sudanese, Bangladeshi etc suburbs. None was a ghetto. There was one suburb missing. It was a Negro suburb. “Why is that?”, I thought to myself. Then it became obvious...of course, they had assimilated.
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan says there's no basis to media reports the government will top up the wages of low-paid childcare workers.