Calling the shots is an ongoing challenge for parents from the day a youngster is born. Cosima Marriner made inquiries.
Though short of sleep, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop keeps calm and focused while representing her country abroad.
A pharmaceutical giant says it will ban a product that has been polluting Sydney Harbour.
The fracturing of the Palmer United Party is causing a power shift in Parliament.
The 2014 state election campaign can already be crowned the most rock 'n' roll election outing in Australian history.
As rolling protests against funding cuts to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation began on Saturday, past Victorian premiers have lamented the expected passing of the state edition of 7.30.
The sluggish start time also means some V/Line services leave Southern Cross Station almost an hour before the first Metro train of the day arrives
Australia again changed the settings on its humanitarian refugee intake last week, cutting out people from third countries who claim asylum in Indonesia. What will this mean? Adam Morton explains.
Disadvantaged and isolated communities in some of the world's poorest regions will be hardest hit by Westpac's decision, say affected businesses.
The number of guns in the US: 270 to 310 million