Sydney is headed for two consecutive days of 30-plus degree weather on Sunday and Monday, while temperatures are set to reach the mid thirties out west.
Like most students, Ira Ferris relies heavily on the internet for research. But when she turns to Wikipedia, the free, open-source internet encyclopaedia, the 31-year-old art student finds gaps.
TAFE teachers are fighting for a new pay deal having worked for two years without a payrise. The prolonged negotiations could cause a political headache for the Victorian government just weeks before the state election.
"I love teaching, but I hate the fact that I'm almost 30, I have a child, I have a mortgage and I'm still a casual teacher," says Ashleigh Garven.
A Melbourne woman has been detained in Mexico for almost a week after she was locked up for travelling without a visa.
One of Southern Cross Media Group's biggest shareholders says the embattled broadcaster should keep its dividends, worry less about changes to media ownership laws and focus on building ratings and revenue.
The opposition says it still has "anxieties" over the controversial policy of turning back asylum seeker boats but says it "might" continue the practice in Government if Indonesia backed the idea and has vowed to never let the boats "flow again under Labor".
Industry Minster Ian Macfarlane says large scale renewable energy projects will be "more than accommodated" under a reduced renewable energy target, as the government negotiates with Labor over the RET.
Under the banner ``It's Time'', Gough Whitlam came to power as a one-man liberating army with a reform program so vast it was almost omnivorous. But it came down to one thing: making all Australians feel good about themselves, and their place in the world.