Premier Gladys Berejiklian has promised to invest in rural infrastructure with the proceeds from the sale of the state's majority Snowy Hydro stake.
The federal government says manufacturers have been too slow to replace the defective Takata airbags, so it has issued a compulsory recall to get them off Australian roads.
Revellers in Oxford Street on Saturday night for Mardi Gras will be free to roam between venues in the wee hours, thanks to the government's goodwill gift to the LGBTIQ community.
From journalist in Wagga Wagga to the high office of Deputy PM — how Michael McCormack rose through the ranks.
With new allegations of sexual harassment being levelled against him, the deputy PM said enough is enough.
Pressure is ramping up on the Turnbull government to stem Australia's 'unprecedented' migration levels, with Tony Abbott jumping on Peter Dutton's comments that the national interest needs to be put first.
An inquiry has begun to ascertain what personal information the tech giants are gathering on their Australian consumers.
Like hundreds of other westerners, Jamie Williams joined the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria because he took the IS threat personally. Now, back in Australia, he faces the prospect of having to clear his name for a second time.
Labor questions the Deputy Prime Minister's fitness after today's announcement that he'll be taking leave instead of leading the country in Turnbull's absence.
Unbeknown to Matt Berriman, he was battling bipolar disorder while leading his tech start-up to dizzying heights. Now he's made the brave decision to open up about the mental illness as he relieves himself of the day-to-day responsibilities as CEO.
Myer needs an urgent turnaround and Richard Umbers isn't the man for the job, according to the retail group.
Barnaby Joyce and Malcolm Turnbull's defence that Vikki Campion wasn't technically the deputy PM's partner when she was gifted plum jobs has been slammed as a cop out.
Beijing behemoth JD.com will open an Australian base this month in response to the ever-increasing international demand for top-quality Australian and New Zealand products.
Tourism Australia's prank movie teasers were so good, its American viewers are demanding the film gets made.
Robert Doyle has been admitted to hospital for stress-related "serious ill health" and quit his post, after being the victim of unfair treatment, says wife.
Telstra saw itself owning the 'next Youtube' but its huge investment in a Silicon Valley start-up came to nought.
The former Prime Minister says the public broadcaster's suggestion that he knew about safety risks prior to the roll-out of the home insulation scheme is rubbish, as he prepares for legal action.
On the eve of the Foxtel-Fox Sports merger, Peter Tonagh feels 'the time is right' to move on, paving the way for Patrick Delany's succession.
The CBA has promoted from within, selecting a young, rising executive to take over from Ian Narev and rebuild customers' trust in the under fire bank.
The chaos for commuters will begin tomorrow with 1300 services being cut, and culminate with a 24-hour shut down on Monday.
Over the Christmas break Antony Catalano realised he was spending too much time apart from his young family, so he made the tough decision to resign as head of the recently listed property company.
Two patients are being assessed for potential spinal injuries after a train ploughed into a barricade at Richmond Station this morning.
Alan Joyce insists corporate rate slashing to 25% would allow Australian companies to compete internationally and boost the domestic economy.
Passengers feared for their lives when told to brace for impact after hearing "a loud disturbing noise" off the coast of Western Australia.
Union secretary Alex Claassens says its members have been left with no choice but to strike.
The Fed Express has tried to shrug off red hot favouritism for the Australian Open, but individual sport's greatest ever prize-money earner has his work cut out doing so.
Two Sydney musos are taking Sheeran to court, accusing the pop-star of plagiarising their chart-topping song almost "note-for-note".
In the wake of this week's crippling commuter chaos it has been revealed that Sydney Trains' bosses are earning more than the PM thanks to extraordinary salary increases.
Detectives have begun investigating the former Neighbours star over shocking allegations of sexual assault during The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tour in 2014.
Soft drink consumption has to be cut and a tax is the only one way, says the AMA.
With the collection of biometric data becoming a business norm, security experts stress a line needs to be drawn.
With the government set to permit the export of medicinal cannabis products, a number of companies are licking their lips.
The government proposal would see Australians pay at least $1.50 a standard drink... that means $45 for the humble four-litre wine cask.
The manufacturer of the Colt M4 Carbine describes it as the "weapon of the 21st century warfighter", and now it will be carried by NSW officers.
After signalling its intention to fight more than 100 AUSTRAC allegations, CBA is expected to be hit by fresh charges relating to the facilitation of banking by criminal syndicates and terrorists.
Sir Frank has agreed to sell Westfield Corp for almost A$33 billion, saying the time is right to step back from executive roles and focus on building the family's wealth through investment.
Senator Sam Dastyari has announced he will not return to federal politics in 2018, after his questionable links to China made his position untenable.
Highly-respected administrator Raelene Castle has been given the nod to lead the revival of rugby union in Australia.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton accuses Manus Island asylum seekers of lying about death threats and disseminating propaganda.
Despite pleading guilty to child pornography charges, the former A Current Affair reporter has been given a three year good behaviour bond.
Labor is under fire with senator Katy Gallagher and four lower house MPs now caught up in the citizenship saga.
How would you like to see if your bum really does look fat in those jeans? Or maybe you just want to ask your own personal virtual stylist for tips? The future of online retail is here.
One of Australia's best loved executives has sadly passed away after an inspirational fight with the "worst brain cancer you can get".
Unions seek legal counsel as Joyce ineligibility casts doubt over decision not to reverse penalty rate cuts.
Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce is one of five MPs to be disqualified from Parliament, as High Court hands down its verdict.
Tony Mestrov will take up one of the toughest administration jobs in the country, after being named new CEO of Greyhound NSW.
Calls for Michaelia Cash to quit after her office tipped off media about raids.
Young medics show support controlled euthanasia in direct opposition to their seniors.
The Opposition Leader slammed yesterday's raids as nothing but a taxpayer funded political stunt.
Executives in the legal sector are in finer physical nick than those in other industries.
The High Court's eagerly awaited verdict is set down for Friday afternoon.
Despite still being tied up in a Federal Court challenge, the competition watchdog has ruled out mobile roaming.
The use of copper and cable instead of fibre in NBN connections is causing rising tensions across Australia.
From Sydney to Shepparton councils have thrown their support behind a high-speed rail network and pop-up cities.
With rugby union's popularity sinking, the next CEO of the governing body will be asked to pull it from the quicksand.
The closure of Holden's Elizabeth plant is the final chapter in Australia's rich history of automaking.
Inspectors found Shigeo Ishiyama had falsified payment records to hide the fact he was paying his Japanese workers less than half the minimum the wage.
Westpac has put its money where its mouth is, as it prepares to reimburse customers to restore their trust.
Girls and boys born in the ACT are expected to outlive other Australians.
Newspoll survey indicates majority of Australians endorse same-sex marriage, but resent having to pay for a plebiscite.
Qantas unveils Dreamliner that will carry Australians over to London with direct 17 hour flights.
AFLW won't have its first transgender player next year, as she's deemed too physical.
The new energy strategy will see AGL, Energy Australia and Origin face deregistration if they fail to comply with implemented quotas.
Channel Nine rejects suggestions there was inequality between Lisa’s new deal and Karl’s salary.
A mass Mitsubishi recall is underway due to a defect that can cut out an engine without notice.
According to the ACCC report on the electricity affordability crisis, an average 2015-16 residential bill was $1,524 (excluding GST), and almost half of the bill was made up of network costs.
Super sprint sits alongside the Dubai and Pegasus World Cups as one of the richest horse races in the world.
Malabar Coal is looking to open an underground mine in the Hunter Valley, but will face stiff opposition from the equine industry.
A hacker has obtained sensitive information on Australian spy planes and warships, after infiltrating a subcontracting firm with a hacking tool popular in China.
ANZ and Westpac CEOs both claim to be compliant with anti-money laundering regulations in their House of Representatives opening statements.
Up to 10 years battery life, deeper penetration of coverage and low cost services, are just some of the advantages of Vodafone’s NB-IoT rollout.
Scott Morrison and the federal government have designs on pocketing a share of the 15% point-of-sale consumption tax each state agreed to introduce in March.
At an investor update day in Brisbane yesterday, chief executive Don Meij revealed that $5.4 million had been recovered for unpaid wages and superannuation since 2014.
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers (MBL) alleges the lender failed to keep shareholders up to date while making “misleading and deceptive” statements about its compliance with anti-money laundering laws.
Residents of Williamtown were only informed of toxic chemical contamination three years after the Department of Defence stopped using the hazardous fire-fighting foam.
The Minister will detail today, in his keynote address at the National Energy Summit, that the falling costs of wind and solar energy, including battery storage capacity, are likely to enable emissions reduction without compromising affordability and reliability.
The Victorian Government has dealt NSW a blow, taking the Emirates Australian Open from Sydney to the Sandbelt in 2020 and 2022. It will also be looking to secure long-term rights after 2023.
AGL agreed to a $2 billion deal with Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) on Christmas Eve 2015, and plans to send a staggering 34 PJs for GLNG to sell offshore next year alone.
After a decade in the Federal Senate, heavy-hitter Nick Xenophon has announced today that he will be quitting to run for seat of Hartley at the next South Australian election.
Lincoln Lewis, Nick Cummins and Teigan Nash will replace Hollywood megastar Chris Hemsworth as the new faces of Australian tourism.
Record low interest rates, a lack of supply and a tax system that favours investment over owner/occupied, have all combined to drive price hikes in Australia.
The Gibralter-based betting agency is in the crosshairs of the state government, because of its affect on local lottery sales, and the revenue of newsagents.
Bob Hawke has blasted Malcolm Turnbull over the same-sex marriage plebiscite, saying no PM has ever made a worse financial decision.
The national security-focused summit comes in the wake of Brighton siege terrorist Yacqub Khayre being released on bail, and the thwarted terrorist attack on an Etihad Airways flight in June.
The federal government gave citizens the opportunity to hand in unregistered or unwanted guns without fear of prosecution, and 28,000 were surrendered between July 1 and September 30.