Booksellers will not have been surprised by the boost in sales before Christmas; they would have been expecting it. Indeed, banking on it.
It took until adulthood for this MP to be proud of his Italian heritage, writes Rick Feneley.
Drug resistance could become the No.1 killer.
Zimbabwe's ambassador to Australia has lashed out at the regime of President Robert Mugabe and is seeking a protection visa that will allow her to stay in Australia.
Teachers should be filmed in the classroom so they can review and improve their performance, a member of the expert Gonski panel says.
Zimbabwe's ambassador to Australia has lashed out at the regime of President Robert Mugabe and wants a protection visa so she can stay here.
Australia will deploy two military aircraft to South Sudan for United Nations efforts to restore peace to the world's youngest nation.
Former defence chief Peter Cosgrove has long been a front runner for the role of Australia's next governor-general, and those who know him say he is a ''unifying figure'' who has remained ''controversy free''.
Bullying complaints could swamp the Fair Work Commission when it begins hearing cases next month because the Gillard government did not put in adequate methods to filter out dubious or unsuitable claims, a leading workplace academic says.
Proud of his suburb but sick of battling TV stereotypes, a Cronulla restaurateur has launched a three-day music festival to help rebuild the Sutherland Shire's reputation.