Julie Bishop has rejected Barack Obama's assertion that the Great Barrier Reef is under threat from climate change in a further sign of the Australian Government's displeasure with the US President's climate change speech, which overshadowed the G20 in Brisbane.
The ABC's newsrooms are bracing for job losses as the national broadcaster's board prepares to spend the weekend finding savings that are tipped to include 400 redundancies across the organisation.
Brisbane's G20 Summit was Australia's chance to assert itself as a global player. Judith Ireland assesses its success.
Monday's trade deal reflects a `commitment from the president' to kick-start a new round of trade liberalisation.
ABC managing director Mark Scott will announce on Monday cuts to the service that the ABC provides in response to the $254 million budget cuts announced by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Eminent Aboriginal elder Patrick Dodson has lashed the Abbott government's decision to cease funding for essential services in remote communities, a move that has contributed to one state government proposing to close 150 communities.
The United Nations believes Australia will fail to meet its 2020 emissions target and has blamed the Abbott government's decision to replace carbon-pricing with a "Direct Action" scheme.
Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef will be “slaughtered” this century as seas warm and become more acidic, dismissing comments by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop that the reef was not at risk.
The management of the Maribyrnong detention centre in suburban was unaware a man who took his own life had made a suicide attempt seven weeks earlier, a coroner has been told.
Up to 200 people rally at South Bank to defend their favourite Aunty.