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Johnny Depp’s dogs: Australia’s deputy PM threatens actor with ‘perjury’ investigation

Barnaby Joyce says government will examine whether it can take further legal action after saga of dogs Pistol and BooAustralias deputy prime minister, Barnaby...

Great Barrier Reef valued at $56bn as report warns it’s ‘too...

Deloitte Access Economics report says reef underpins 64,000 jobs and contributes $6.4bn to economy each yearA new report has valued the Great Barrier Reef...

25 years of mandatory detention from ‘interim measure’ to immovable...

The human effects of this 25 year-old stopgap policy have been massive. So many have suffered terrible indignities, but it was never meant to...

Mike Pence reaffirms ‘historical alliance’ between US and Australia in Turnbull...

US vice president is expected to smooth relations between Washington and Canberra after Januarys strained phone call between Trump and TurnbullNorth Korea, the war...

The robot debate is over: the jobs are gone and they...

New report shows automation is already causing losses, depressing wages and likely to have lasting, devastating effectIn 2013, the Oxford Martin School released a...

Passengers in awe of Aurora Australis on first charter flight to...

Weve travelled two-thirds of the way to the south pole, seen an incredible display and were home for breakfast, says organiserThe first commercial flight...

Im unemployed and ashamed. The idea that people dont want to...

The stigma attached to unemployment can be dangerous. We should all think before we judge people who are struggling with trying to find workLast...

Great to be a grom: young surfers have gone from punchbags...

In the old days, aspiring surfers faced dangerous and abusive rites of passage but now those with promise are cultivated rather than kickedOne of...

BBC apologises for misleading documentary on ‘drunken’ Aboriginal community

Wilcannia residents accuse presenter of unethical behaviour, including filming people drinking heavily at a wake, but presenting it as a drunken partyThe BBC has...

How talking to air conditioners could help prevent blackouts

An integrated energy grid could monitor power shortfalls, predict demand and respond accordingly, according to experts, although data will need to be sharedFor South...