A 27-year-old Australian woman has been killed in an avalanche in Austria's Tyrol district of Landeck, while an Aussie man has been seriously injured.
In an Australian first, Virgin Mobile will begin allowing customers to add their unused monthly allowance data to the next month's cap.
The mayor of a Sydney metropolitan council has offended local LGBTI people by using the word ‘buggery’ as a motion to fly the rainbow flag during Mardi Gras was...
Protesters gathered in cities across the country today as part of a national day of action against government policies, with some highlighting concerns over Tony...
The Indonesian ambassador has defended his government in a letter responding to a Senate attempt to save Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from execution.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has approved the sale of Primo Group to Brazilian meat processing giant JBS.
The government is hopeful a favourable hearing from Palmer United senators on university deregulation could bring victory in the Senate.
A barrister who's a friend of Bali Nine drug mule Scott Rush says the AFP will never be able to explain why it exposed Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
There have been three further cases of hepatitis A infection linked to contaminated, and now recalled, frozen berries.
The NSW government has launched a wide-ranging special commission of inquiry into animal welfare issues in the greyhound industry.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has congratulated the Liberal National party for hosting an International Women's Day function at a men-only club in Brisbane.
The Abbott government is aiming to boost exports in the services sector to take advantage of Asia's growing middle class.
Labor and the Liberals have pleaded with Indonesia to spare the lives of two Australian drug smugglers.
Laws to combat cyber bullying have passed federal parliament, but coalition senator Cory Bernardi fears they could go too far.
Morgan Huxley's alleged killer told a doctor he had "intrusive thoughts" about stabbing someone in the year before the killing, a Sydney court has heard.

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Anti-coal activist Jonathan Moylan sent a fake press release causing a temporary 314 million slump in the value of Whitehaven Coal.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has backed away from an investigation into the “extraordinarily questionable” Ayers Rock Resort acquisition.
Aid organisations have launched a campaign against any further reductions to foreign aid in the May budget.
A government official says at least 32 miners have been killed in an explosion in a coalmine in east Ukraine.
There can’t be too many people in Australia who don’t recognise that the health of the Australian economy is increasingly determined in China, writes Mark Beeson.
At first glance you might think they are two tiny buddies sharing a joyride through the British countryside, but what’s happening in this picture is much more...