Former speaker Peter Slipper has been granted a two week adjournment over allegations he fraudulently used taxpayer-funded taxi vouchers.
He towers 1.9 metres high and tips the scales at 140 kilograms.
Unwanted sexual encounters and unsafe sex are rife among drinkers and drug users, a survey has found.
Extreme weather due to global warming likely to threaten Australia's key industries: report.
Melbourne-born Ben Zygier was a passionate Zionist who aspired to a life of heroism but was responsible for one of the most seriousdh securityqc breaches in Israel's history.
Schapelle Corby and the two Bali Nine prisoners on death row dominate the headlines in Australia but seven other young Australians in Kerobokan prison face an uncertain future under a harsh new Indonesian law.
It is one of life's most common irritations: the song you do not like that becomes stuck in your head.
Unwanted and unsafe sex is rife among drinkers and drug users, a survey has found.
Australians are so ignorant about the carbon tax that more than half think it has pushed up the price of petrol.
Australia's high earners are surprisingly magnanimous when it comes to tax. Many think the rich should pay more. They just don't think that applies to them.
The World Barista Championships are being held at the Melbourne Showgrounds in Ascot Vale.