Regulators need to stop online companies such as Uber and Airbnb – as well as people using their services – from dodging their tax obligations, says Labor assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh.
Australians suffering from chronic pain may get more relief from their symptoms using cannabis than they do from some conventional medications, a study indicates.
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A two-year-old boy has been found wandering the streets alone wearing just a nappy in a town in Victoria's north on Monday night.
The Abbott government has lost a legal bid to force public servants to spend an extra week-and-a-half at their desks each year.
A man has been shot in Roxburgh Park in Melbourne's outer north.
Many consider Prince Philip's gaffes as the innocent comments of a nice, old duffer. Others say it reveals a deep-seated racial and chauvinist prejudice.
While Rosie Batty has called on people to learn the data on family violence, the statistics themselves often prove elusive.
A new teaching kit for Victorian schools hopes to breathe new life into awkward sex education classes by including advice on how to use condoms from well-known Australian actors.
Amandeep Singh became an Australian citizen only on Monday, but he has been doing one of the most Australian jobs for the past two years.