Social researchers say the trend to part-time work is placing a heavy financial burden on families, and is also seeing the nation undergo a significant social change.
Facts have never been under such sustained attack. Into this environment, the ABC, in partnership with RMIT University in Melbourne, is reopening the ABC Fact Check unit.
There are concerns that a campaign to scrap state-based renewable energy targets will seriously hinder investment opportunities in South Australia.
The latest South Australian blackout is playing into the political debate in Canberra about national energy policy.
Cory Bernardi's decision to quit the Liberals to start a new conservative party has dominated the start of federal parliament.
NBN CEO, Bill Morrow, says the $49 billion project is rolling out on time and on budget, despite having to secure a special loan from the federal government late last year.
South Australia's University of Adelaide is researching the social structure of Eyre Peninsula communities to determine potential impacts from oil and gas exploration in the Great Australian Bight...
Those Australians who support watering down the anti-hate laws in the Racial Discriminaton Act have received a boost.
A housing development in south London conceived in a partnership between the local council and Australian property mogul Lend Lease has so far managed to decrease the amount of affordable housing...