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Anne Davies Octogenarian media mogul Rupert Murdoch's commanding of the Twittersphere this week shows the increasing influence of this social medium, in politics and other serious public forums.
Peter Hartcher, James Massola The two leading contenders to replace Tony Abbott as Liberal leader are resisting the efforts of their colleagues to draft them to challenge the Prime Minister.
Peter Vincent When Courtney Barnett performs, she projects a kind of dorky-chick-with-a-guitar schtick. This is not some hipster affectation; she really is awkward off stage.
Noel Towell 2000 department officials asked to take an effective pay cut, unions says.
Jewel Topsfield A judicial review into the condemned Bali Nine members filed on Friday would not stop executions proceeding, according to a spokesman for Indonesian Attorney-General H.M Prasetyo.
Declan Rurenga, Latika Bourke Surely there's an Australian who's deserving of an award locals say.
Judith Ireland Community groups have been thrown a last minute lifeline by the Abbott government, after Social Services Minister Scott Morrison announced bridging funding for those delivering frontline services.
Dan Harrison The nation's food ministers have rejected advice from Australia's food standards agency that hemp be allowed to be used in food.
Deborah Snow Strategies for social harmony with Islamist groups are complex and may require more than a year's worth of program funding.
People from across Wellington Shire were recognised for their community efforts at local Australian Day events on Monday.
SALE Sonics and Maffra Eagles will play Country Basketball League semi-finals tomorrow night.
The Maffra and District Community Bank branch has reached its minimum capital raise target and the new branch is now ...