The national Work for the Dole program is facing criticism for failing to protect the safety of volunteer workers and for not helping many to find work suited to their skills.
Peter Hannam CSIRO is expected to offer an alternative to deep cuts of its climate science program as soon as this week in a bid to defuse criticism as a Senate committee prepares to widen its inquiry to include chairman David Thodey.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent Tony Abbott called them "feral" and Malcolm Turnbull reckons they're a "disgrace" and an "embarrassment".
Sean Nicholls Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas has announced surcharges introduced last year on stamp duty and land tax payable by foreign buyers of residential property will be increased.
Rory Callinan Two people were hospitalised after overdoses at the Midnight Mafia dance party at Homebush overnight, according to NSW police, a day after another two were hospitalised at a festival in the Hunter region.
Matt O'Sullivan Huge jump in fines for unregistered cars is being blamed on the absence of the little blue stickers.
Ava Benny-Morrison Sophia Tilley, the woman at the centre of a high-profile corruption watchdog probe that targeted top crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen, has been charged with cocaine possession in Sydney's east.
Eamonn Duff Sydney Dogs and Cats Home to close within weeks if new site cannot be found.
Adam Gartrell The "accidental senator" has proven to be an adornment to the upper house, rather than a blight on it.
Matt O'Sullivan After the UTS lecturer received a large fine for driving his mother-in-law's car when its rego had lapsed, he wondered how many others were in the same boat (or car).
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