Julia Gillard's conduct as a lawyer was "questionable" and evidence in the Royal Commission into trade unions "supports a finding" that she received money from her allegedly corrupt former boyfriend Bruce Wilson, counsel assisting the inquiry has said.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard should be cleared of any crime in her dealings with union officials who misappropriated money from a union-linked slush fund, according to a submission by the royal commission into unions' counsel assisting.
The Abbott government will introduce new laws to stop internet companies storing customers' records on cheap overseas servers vulnerable to hacking.
Publication of salacious personal emails between Senator Peris and Mr Boldon raise a storm.
Qantas' short-haul pilots have overwhelmingly rejected a wage offer that would have resulted in them forgoing 18 months of back pay, dealing a blow to management's bid to put in place a company-wide pay freeze.
Police are appealing for public assistance to help identify a man who exposed himself in front of a woman in Gippsland.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt has insisted his Direct Action program can achieve the agreed 5 per cent pollution reduction target and will be rigoriously verified, despite widespread doubts the policy can work.