Anti-CSG groups have rejected claims gas mining was not a key issue in the NSW election and are demanding action from Premier Mike Baird.
A landmark review of competition across the Australian economy says services such as health and aged care can benefit from private sector involvement.
A former swimsuit model being sentenced over allegations she smuggled drugs into Australia has cried while telling a Sydney court of her addiction.
Australians what to see high income earners pay a higher rate of tax and multinationals pay their way, a new survey has found.
Job seekers will get support for work and training from a new agency network known as Jobactive from July 1.
Competition Minister Bruce Billson expects to respond to the Harper competition review in eight to 10 weeks.
A SA winemaker has faced court charged with destroying more than $300,000 worth of wine at a winery where he previously worked.
A landmark review of Australia's competition policy has made 56 recommendations which could deliver cheaper books and other consumer benefits.
Heart disease killed almost 20,000 Australians in 2013. But dementia is now the second-biggest killer in the country, overtaking strokes.
The Reserve Bank building in Melbourne has been flooded by an estimated three thousand litres of diesel.
The son of a man acquitted over the Walsh Street police murders could be targeted for his infamous surname if he is sent to prison, his lawyer says.
The greater Geraldton area in WA's Mid West is now eligible for disaster assistance following Cyclone Olwyn.
Craig Thomson is expected to seek to appeal a decision that allowed the Fair Work Commission to pursue him for damages and compensation.
The 2014/15 budget deficit stood at $40.5 billion in February rather than the $44.6 billion anticipated in the mid-year review.
Queensland travellers almost had a Hollywood moment as quick thinking airline staff avoided a real-life snake on a plane emergency on Tuesday.
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