Jesuit priest Father Frank Brennan knows it's hard to convince Australians to change, but he believes there's a way forward to achieve constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.
James Massola, Political Correspondent One of the most senior members of the Abbott government, Senate leader Eric Abetz, has attacked the Hobart City council for passing a motion expressing support for same-sex marriage.
Matthew Knott Government MPs have publicly challenged Tony Abbott to reconsider his opposition to changing media ownership laws, saying the Prime Minister should put audience interests ahead of those of media moguls.
Michaela Whitbourn From a lads' magazine superimposing the head of a Greens senator on the body of a lingerie model to a tweet by a former federal Labor MP, 2015 has had no shortage of defamation battles involving politicians.
Markus Mannheim 58 per cent vote in favour of agreement that is likely to prove less than inflation.
Sarah Whyte, Milingimbi, Northern Territory Building a coffin may seem like a grim task, but for Indigenous residents of a remote island 440 kilometres east of Darwin, it offers the chance of meaningful work and helping their community.
Jane Lee Instead of asking how long it will take for gay marriage to become legal, perhaps it is better to ask: what are the chances the Prime Minister will change his mind to allow a free vote on the bill?
Lisa Cox The risk that other countries will copy Australia's hardline asylum seeker policies is low, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has told an international gathering in Geneva.
James Massola and Judith Ireland Tony Abbott's sister, Christine Forster, has directly challenged the Prime Minister to allow his MPs a free vote on a cross-party same-sex marriage bill, as Liberal Party divisions erupt and the government's leader in the Senate, Eric Abetz, warns ministers who wanted to vote for the legislation to quit the frontbench.
Matthew Knott In an industry dominated by attention seekers, this man exerts his influence off camera, in the shadows
WINGHAM cancer survivor Jordyn Miller has been nominated for a 2015 Pride of Australia medal in the Child ...
THE Wingham Farmers' Market is on this Saturday, July 4 at the Wingham Showground.
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