Stories about Australia from October, 2012
There was lots of jubilation when Australia won a two-year non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council on Friday 19 October 2102. However, not all Australians were happy.
Following the viral video of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s attack on Opposition leader Tony Abbott as sexist and misogynist, a debate about changing dictionary definitions has emerged online.
Ada Lovelace Day, celebrated every October 16, honors international women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths -women's whose skills are urgently needed for the future of the world. Here we highlight some of these extraordinary women.
Spontaneous anger and online action erupted on Australian social media when news broke that a Sunday Telegraph journalist had recorded a tasteless reference to Prime Minster Julia Gillard's father by controversial radio shock jock Alan Jones.