The agency in charge of national literacy and numeracy tests has blamed principals and teachers for pressuring students to do well in the controversial exams.
Australian Defence Force investigating whether serving military personnel are linked to offensive Facebook pages that included grossly sexist and anti-Muslim posts - another blow to the military on the heels of the sex email affair.
Millions of dollars allegedly corruptly obtained from the PNG government siphoned to Australian banks, confidential banking documents reveal.
Unions are warning that frontline services across the state are at risk after NSW Treasurer Mike Baird announced further cuts to the public service, despite already axing thousands of jobs and shrinking departmental budgets.
At first it was miners and wharfies, then all sorts of tradesmen. Now a different generation of home renovators and others are being diagnosed with cancer after exposure to asbestos.
Karl Suleman, who was jailed for six years over an elaborate Ponzi scheme, has died.
The shadow of domestic violence readily falls across the wealthy and famous, as Nigella Lawson has discovered, but few choose to report it to the police because of shame.
Holden will ask employees at its Adelaide plant to accept a pay cut, in a bid to slash its labour costs - or risk the company's manufacturing arm leaving Australia.
Late switch by Labor back to Kevin Rudd could provoke a constitutional crisis forcing Governor-General Quentin Bryce to consider options such as a sudden recall of Parliament to test Labor's majority or even the appointment of Tony Abbott as prime minister.
Former Labor minister rails against sexism in Australia while praising Julia Gillard as an 'amazing Prime Minister'.
Nearly one-third of building work to upgrade Wyangala Dam is complete despite rain falling at the site in ...
Two guest speakers at Rotary share their experiences - one, Bob Stevens, tells of his experiences passing through ...
Twenty-six students graduated with a Certificate III in Aged Care today.
Cowra Business Chamber encourages all local businesses to share their opinions on skills shortages as part of a NSW State ...
Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Lachlan Valley Way about 10 kilometres north of Cowra for urgent ...