Bob Murphy is playing his 300th senior match as the Bulldogs meet the Lions first up on a big Saturday of AFL footy, which will later feature a crucial Sydney derby. Follow all the scores and stats in our ScoreCentre.
Solicitors from Redfern Legal Centre want immigration minister to show more leniency by offering a second chance instead of revoking visas
The Australian government could significantly reduce migrant worker exploitation by being more lenient to students who are coerced by employers into breaching their visas, according to immigration and employment lawyers at community legal centres.
Solicitors from the Redfern Legal Centre have asked the minister for immigration and border protection, Peter Dutton, to reform the conditions where international student visas can be revoked, providing a second chance for students who have been pressured or misled by exploitative employers, and encouraging them to come forward.
Thousands of Australians took to the streets today in the name of science, with the inaugural March for Science taking place in 12 Australian locations and 500 places worldwide.
Politicians are getting away with flagrant dishonesty as a shift from fact to opinion colours the political debate around climate change, former Liberal leader John Hewson says.
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest’s charity launches an ad campaign calling for an expansion of Centrelink’s controversial income management card, claiming the initiative “struck a balance between allowing welfare recipients independence” and “helped to create safe communities”.
Government criticised for lumbering ATO with vague plan to tax low-value goods, warning of ‘major disruptions’ for businesses and families
Labor is calling on the Turnbull government to delay by 12 months its plan to impose a goods and services tax on low-value imports.
It says the Coalition needs to subject its plan to a regulation impact statement, after revelations from Treasury officials it had failed to do so.
The public is being dished up the discordant spectacle of the former PM’s dogged desire to fashion the current incumbent of the Lodge in his own image
Lachlan Harris, a former political staffer who ran Kevin Rudd’s press shop, coined the inimitable phrase “Kulia” to describe the toxic fusion of two warring leaders, locked in a grim battle which ultimately destroyed a Labor government in full view of the voting public.
We are not yet at “Mony” in Canberra – the dynamic of the contemporary political civil war between Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott is not a perfect replica of the Labor experience – but you don’t need to be a genius to observe the government is sowing the seeds of its own destruction if the dynamic persists.
US Vice-President Mike Pence reaffirms the Trump administration and its allies will “deal” with North Korea if China does not, as he holds talks with Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney.
US Vice-President Mike Pence will hold talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today, with growing military tensions on the Korean peninsula expected to dominate his three-day visit to Australia.
Finding success in the world of stand-up comedy can be soul-destroying, writes Ben Pobjie. But there’s a lot to be learned from trying, and of course from those who’ve already made it.