The incumbent Liberal party has returned with a narrow majority after the closely-fought Australian election.
The first female member of the Australian Black Panthers, Marlene Cummins, speaks out about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her idols in the heyday of the Aboriginal rights movement.
Australia can indeed be an intimidating place, which is why the grey nomads are entirely worthy of respect.
The Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull beat Tony Abbott by 54 votes to 44 in a snap Liberal Party leadership ballot.
I don’t mind the frisson of fear – without it, I might relapse into Kingoonya altogether.
One of the many great things about Australia is a genuine, if slightly abrasive egalitarianism.
The Australian star baker who has built a reality TV empire out of delivering tough love.
Ed Smith celebrates the free spirit of the New Zealand cricket team.
The leader of the New Zealand Labour Party on the shared challenges for social democrats.
Weird bloke, this bloke, isn't he.
Following this month's failed backbench revolt against prime minister Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull's position is stronger than ever.
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