A WOMAN has written a heart-rending letter to the child she will abort next week.
HILLSONG Church head Brian Houston told thousands of his followers it was wrong of him not to report his paedophile father to police, but said other senior church leaders also knew and did nothing.
STATE governments hailed the “back to basics’’ curriculum review yesterday but teachers’ unions and Labor dismissed it as a “distraction’’ from federal funding cuts.
PRIMARY schools should focus on teaching literacy and numeracy, Australia’s Judaeo-Christian heritage should be given greater emphasis, and a “tokenistic” approach to key classroom themes must be dumped, according to a proposed shake-up of the national curriculum hailed yesterday by Tony Abbott as a “back to basics” approach to education.
AT Labor’s federal election campaign launch in Brisbane last year, Bob Hawke and Paul Keating had to be strategically seated at different ends of the same front row.
AFTER six years in the job, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett’s popularity has fallen to another record low but he remains a contender to lead the Liberal Party to a third victory at the next election.
COLIN Barnett said last week he was “frustrated, bordering on angry” about having to announce another round of spending cuts and redundancies to tackle the crisis that has hit Western Australia’s finances.
An expert panel advising Premier Mike Baird on the issue of political donations has strongly indicated it will recommend against full taxpayer funding of elections, branding the approach "a legal challenge" and "practically difficult".
POLITICIANS caught up in this year’s ICAC proceedings for taking illegal donations are set to face charges, with the government to extend the statutory limitation period in which people can be charged over such offences.
JOE Hockey has confirmed Vladimir Putin plans to attend the G20 meeting in Brisbane next month and said there was nothing Australia, as G20 president, could do about it.
United Arab Emirates: Footage showing Australian bombs obliterating Islamic State targets won't be publicly released.
In 2003, Tanya Plibersek, then a little-known Labor backbencher, marched up to George W Bush's national security adviser Condoleezza Rice in Parliament House and presented her with a letter opposing the Iraq War.
Senior Labor MP Anthony Albanese has spoken out about the Abbott government's national security laws, attacking a lack of scrutiny of the legislation and restrictions on press freedom.
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