Indigenous Australians are losing 2.3 times the number of healthy years to death and disease than their non-Indigenous counterparts, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Michael Koziol High-level talks between the government and the opposition have achieved nothing but animosity.
Matthew Knott Stephen Conroy finishes his 20-year Senate career on Friday, but has one piece of unfinished business.
Daniel Flitton Australia has lost in its claim that an international commission has no jurisdiction to hear a complaint by East Timor in the bitter dispute over undersea oil and gas riches.
Tom McIlroy A Turnbull government MP under fire for using taxpayer funds to attend his own wedding is facing fresh questions.
Esther Han Those pesky late fees can quickly add up to a massive sum of money.
Cameron Atfield Former Abbott and Howard government minister Ian Macfarlane has been confirmed as the new chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council, in a move foreshadowed by former prime minister Tony Abbott in May.
Tom McIlroy A Western Australian Coalition MP says he charged taxpayers thousands for travel to his own wedding in Melbourne by mistake.
David Allan-Petale The next time you order a steak, try asking for a rib-eye from an F2 crossbred Wagyu, fed on grain for 450 days, slaughtered at 30 months with a marbling score of 8, from Jack's Creek.ribeye steak
James Massola, Adam Morton George Brandis tells Fairfax Media that same-sex marriage law changes could be delayed many years if the plebiscite is not held.