6 min ago | ComputerWorld
The New South Wales budget for the 2013-14 financial year shows a strong ICT focus compared to other states in Australia, according to the Australian Computer Society.
4 hrs ago | Sunday Times
More than 100 former WA hostel boarders have applied for sex abuse compensation after the Blaxell inquiry examined a litany of abuse across WA schools.
4 hrs ago | Earth Times
Here is the Australian Climate Commission's complex figure showing global warming resulting largely from the burning of fossil fuel; image ; Credit: Australian Climate Commission The Australians have suffered more than most from climate change problems, with fire and flood dominating their headline news annually.
4 hrs ago | AdelaideNow...
THE "feel-good" factor of the Adelaide Festival has been given a dollar value for the first time, with research showing this year's event was worth almost $85 million - far greater than its strict economic benefit.
5 hrs ago | The Courier
BALLARAT MP Catherine King could be in danger of losing her seat at the next federal election, according to a political expert.
6 hrs ago | The Guardian
Global surveillance is a threat to our personal freedom. And yet, the NSA revelations have barely caused a ripple on this side of the world Protesters hold placards as they march to the US consulate in Hong Kong, in support of Edward Snowden.
6 hrs ago | Vallejo News
It's still not clear if a Queensland bushwalker who was shot in the stomach was the victim of an attack or an accident, police say.
9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
Kendall St, Bundaberg was severely affected by flooding. More than 1000 homes remain at risk of being inundated in future floods.
13 hrs ago | Reuters
Few religious communities have gone as far in fighting climate change as a church in Queensland, Australia, which has 24 solar panels bolted to the roof in the shape of a Christian cross.
16 hrs ago | Ananova
The father of a young man killed after drinking home-brewed alcohol says he is thankful his other son has pulled through.
A landmark ruling won by an Australian gender trailblazer which finds that sex does not just mean male or female could have broader implications as society becomes more accepting of diversity, experts say.
Shock jock Howard Sattler poses some uncomfortable questions about the sexuality of PM Julia Gillard's partner Tim Mathieson.
Dharamsala, June 16 : Globe-trotting exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama, who is revered as a spiritual guru in the Orient and the West too, will offer followers in Australia pearls of his wisdom free of cost Monday.
IN FIRING LINE: Xstrata's mining operations in Mount Isa. Scientists say that mining in the region has caused excess blood levels in local children.
Henry Kwan, taken on recent trip to Melbourne, supplied by family. He died after taking a synthetic drug and falling from a third floor balcony at his home in Killara.
Watch for the biggest renewable energy rallies in Canberra on Tuesday, June 18. Supporters and opposition to the Julia Gillard Government's clean energy plans will converge into the capital to hold two separate rallies in a showdown of rhetoric on wind power turbines.
The West Australian © Liz and her father David Newton, of Discount Book World, which is closing.