Women's rights are in the hands of a brave few, writes chief correspondent Paul McGeough in Kabul.
Pensioners are about to get a supersized pay rise while Australians living on Newstart get a comparative pittance.
Pensioners will get a super-sized pay rise, while Australians living on Newstart get a comparative pittance. From Wednesday, the take-home pay for single pensioners will jump by an extraordinary $35.80 per fortnight. Couples will get an extra $54.
In early 2010, a customs official trying to cheer himself up at work entered an external competition to find the ''worst job in Australia''. Unwisely, he attached a photo of himself in customs uniform.
The senior official running Customs' biggest-ever procurement, a $350 million purchase of eight new patrol boats, leaked government-in-confidence information to a shipbuilder interested in bidding on the project.
Loredana Alessio-Mulhall is not ready to die. But NSW Greens MP Cate Faehrmann wants to help her when she is.
The senior official running Customs' biggest procurement, a $350 million purchase of eight patrol boats, leaked government-in-confidence information to a shipbuilder interested in bidding on the project.
Getting too attached to a chook is risky. That's one of the lessons learnt by students at Muirfield High School in Sydney's north-west who for the first time are entering the Royal Easter Show's egg-laying and chicken-meat competitions for schools. Of the eight egg-laying pullets they received in November as eight-week-old chicks, only five remain: Comet, Cupid, Blixen, Prancer and Rudolph.
Labor ministers are pushing to amend the government's week-old media reform bill to ''clarify'' that the new public interest advocate will not allow the government to effectively control content.
Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner said the federal government's attacks on 457 visas had ''not been clever''.
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THE VALLEY'S first International Film Festival has finally opened in town.