With athletes roaring from effort, achieving mighty feats while wearing kilts and vomiting in exhaustion before thousands of enthusiastic spectators, it was hard to believe this was not the biggest sporting event in Scotland.
Phone and internet customers may face a ''surveillance tax'' of up to $100 a year if the federal government implements a scheme requiring companies to store customer data for two years, according to the telecommunications sector.
Young job seekers denied unemployment benefits could be forced to turn to crime or sex work to survive, employment services providers have warned.
A group of Catholic and Christian church leaders have accused the Abbott government of ''state sanctioned child abuse'' in the immigration detention system, and called for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to step down from his position as guardian for all unaccompanied minors.
The federal government has revealed details of what will constitute ''work for the dole'' activities, saying the jobs will be designed to help job seekers ''give something back to the community''.
Acrimony. Bitterness. Financial ruin. The assumption that couples who get divorced fight endlessly when they divide up the spoils is wrong, according to new Australian research.
A new study into attitudes towards indigenous Australians shows that discrimination and racist attitudes are pervasive.
Federal police have issued arrest warrants for two Sydney men accused of fighting with terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
The CSIRO has paid lawyers $4.5 million to investigate bullying allegations that dogged the organisation for years but without a single instance of workplace bullying recorded.
Glenn McGrath has responded to a barrage of social media criticism after he and Brett Lee were dragged into a row over a deal the government made with India over 157 asylum seekers.
A motorcyclist and a car were involved in a crash on Spencer Street in Bunbury on Monday afternoon.
Tackles were made and tries were scored in round eight of the South West Junior Rugby Union competition ...