Chris Jordan 'very disappointed' by reject of workplace deal.
Belconnen town centre has won the right to keep thousands of staff with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
It's a crowded house, and up to 80 public servants are being moved to new lodgings.
Doctors have urged parents to take care using steam vaporisers, after a hospital study found one child a month suffered burns from the popular devices.
''It's like buying a Rolls Royce and finding a V-Dub engine in it.''
Unilever has recalled its 1.25L and 2L tubs of Blue Ribbon ice-cream, warning they may contain pieces of plastic.
Working at home is not all it is cracked up to be.
Shadi Jabar Khalil Mohammad, the sister of 15-year-old Farhad Jabar who shot dead police accountant Curtis Cheng in Parramatta last year, has been killed in a US strike in Syria, government sources have revealed. She joins the most senior Australian fighting with the Islamic State terror group, Neil Prakash, to have been killed in US air strikes.
The most senior Australian fighting with Islamic State, Neil Prakash, has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq.
Union says result is a 'hammer blow' to public service industrial relations policy.
The Department of Defence has taken steps to ensure senior staff are held accountable for failure with underperforming rank-and-file public servants also put on notice.
The parents of a teenage girl killed during an equestrian competition have shared their memories of a "gifted" and "spirited" daughter, and the love she had for her horse.
A secret recording of a high stakes medical exam that purports to expose discrimination against a trainee within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is being investigated.
Soon after her husband Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister, Lucy Turnbull found herself equally in the spotlight.
The Turnbull Government's $4 billion raid on tax-dodging multinationals appears to amount to little more than the natural dividend of hiring extra staff to the depleted ranks of the Australian Tax Office, according to tax transparency campaigners and Labor.
Chronic shortage of school places to be relieved by government's $60 million investment.
The Greens have ambitious plans around energy storage and will use budget negotiations to advance the latest breakthroughs in renewables.
Doctors have urged parents to take care using steam vaporisers, after a study found one child each month suffered burns from the popular devices, have of them requiring surgery.
The first time Dylan Raath's knee gave way, he heard an ominous crack. He was running with a football in his hands, got tackled from behind, and twisted his left knee so hard it ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament. Mr Raath remembers the sound of it tearing well.
Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton has taken time out from more pressing matters to tweet the news that Victoria Police would rise to the challenge posed by New Zealand police's much-clicked-on "Running Man' video.
An Australian scientist described as "brilliant" for his work in combating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases has been sentenced to 6½ years' prison in New York for child pornography offences.
More than 1000 jobs will be axed from programs that are crucial to Australians in need, union claims.
Scott Morrison's first budget offers no respite for the public service, with more cuts.
It's business-as-usual message to the ACT economy with the public service still expected to do much of the heavy lifting of cost savings.
The bureaucracy's rapidly growing running costs show the business of government is booming.
They are private conversations that range from panicking police, ice rage, innocence, guns in dreams and murder.
With dozens of federal agencies and departments still in dispute, the finding is a blow to the union's cause.
Governments rarely have the courage to find savings to pay for new programs.
CSIRO should halt the implementation of deep job cuts including to climate science programs until a "thorough review" of the process, a Senate committee investigating the agency found.
After 43 years in the Federal Parliament, Philip Ruddock says goodbye.