Influential former public servant Terry Moran says Australians want a more robust public service.
Ex-Defence personnel can have problems with "unacceptable behaviour" that make them unsuitable for civilian public sector life, according to a new report.
Congressional hearings in Washington have revealed the US military is openly canvassing hosting controversial unmanned aircraft in the region -- including at Australian bases.
UPDATED: The Coalition wants to ensure church-run aged care providers can deny beds to gay people. But the organisations tell Crikey they don't discriminate -- and don't want the protection to do it.
The ADF plans to enter a uniformed marching formation in the 2013 Sydney Mardi Gras for the first time. It's about time, writes one journalist and gay Defence spouse.
Nuclear weapons and joint military bases aimed at containing our largest trading partner will, sooner or later, be put in our backyard. That's if US Republicans get their way.
It was an ugly scene more reminiscent of the 1957 Little Rock Nine than a movement on the right side of history. Crikey goes to church to hear the anti-gay marriage sermon.
A House of Representatives committee has dodged the question of whether to pursue marriage equality after a record 276,000 responses during its inquiry.
Family and human rights lawyers are considering grounds to halt what they see as a pair of targeted attacks on the LGBTI community from the Queensland government.