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If Gina Rinehart were in any other field of endeavor, she'd be celebrated in Australia right now, feted, sung about, if you like, as an unsung hero.
Many Australian school students are unsure of the origins of common foodstuffs, and that has one former rock star very worried.
Australia's Prime Minister has pulled off a deft political maneuver in her appointment of a former state leader to replace Kevin Rudd, who resigned dramatically as Foreign Minister a week ago.
Australian treasurer Wayne Swan has attacked Australia's richest citizens as a threat to democracy, citing the Republican nomination race as his inspiration.
Australia's sporting fraternity has done what no politician has the intestinal fortitude to even contemplate — show one of the country's richest people the door.
Kevin Rudd, who offered his services to the ruling Labor Party in the form of a leadership challenge on Monday, has been sent where he'll have plenty of time to think.
Australia's prime minister has urged voters to avoid likening Australian politics to an episode of "Celebrity Big Brother." Fine, but surely she meant "Survivor"?
Kevin Rudd, whose shock resignation as Australian Foreign Minister has sent the media into live blog mode, is using Washington D.C. as a staging point for his next move — a likely challenge for the country's top job.
What did US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton say to Australia's embattled Foreign Minister during a private chat at the G20 foreign ministers' meeting in Mexico?
The man who, if speculation proves correct, could be Australia's next Prime Minister has been caught on camera in a profanity-ridden tirade against his underlings.
Yes, another Australian airline has left its passengers stranded overseas in their thousands.
Embattled UK paper The Sun's still got it, bringing Australians the tale of a man bitten 'Down Under' while answering call of nature in Tasmania.
The cost of living in Sydney is now almost 50 percent higher than that of New York. Seriously.
Six months after Australia suspended livestock exports to Indonesia over animal cruelty claims, disturbing video has emerged of apparent extreme cruelty in a Sydney slaughterhouse.
The soaring Aussie dollar has made travel cheap everywhere but here.
Can a backyard barbecue solve the problem of continued speculation over the Australian Prime Minister's job prospects?
Salacious details of a family feud involving Australia's richest person, Gina Rinehart, have been released.
Australia's richest person, iron-ore magnate Gina Rinehart, has moved to increase her share in the influential Fairfax media group.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her ruling Labor Party are tanking, according to the latest polling.
Down Under wonders whether, in her private moments, Julia Gillard regrets offering Tony Abbott a ride as the angry mob closed in this past Australia Day.