The resignation of NSW Labor senator Sam Dastyari brings to an end a brief and colourful political career.
Consumer confidence declined in the week to December 10, reversing the previous week's improvement.
Friends have been jailed for at least 16 years for the stabbing of a man chased through Sydney backyards.
In the midst of a diphtheria outbreak and muddy conditions at a Balngladesh refugee camp, Rohingya children are turning plastic bags into kites.
Fairfax Media says a partnership with Google will help it sell and market advertising for its metropolitan newspapers and websites.
Transurban is raising $1.9 billion through a capital raising to fund its $4 billion share of the cost of the West Gate tunnel project in Melbourne.
A new survey points to a largely upbeat manufacturing sector heading into 2018, buoyed by increased public and private investment.
Kogan has signed a deal with Medibank Group to offer budget health insurance policies under a new brand dubbed Kogan Health.
Firefighters battling wildfires in Southern California have had a reprieve of sorts as Santa Ana winds proved to be less fierce than expected.
International giant Zurich will become Australia's biggest retail life insurer if its proposed takeover of ANZ's OnePath Life is approved.
The Turnbull government is in danger of losing the Bennelong by-election this weekend, with the new Newspoll showing Labor has caught up to the Liberal party.
Three women who accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct during last year's election have repeated their claims on US TV, and want an investigation.
Embattled Labor senator Sam Dastyari has quit parliament amid intense scrutiny of his interactions with a Chinese businessman and political donor.
Deb Frecklington looks to be the favourite ahead of a vote by the Queensland LNP to decide their new leader.
A Gold Coast mother who inflicted fatal injuries on her four-year-old son Tyrell Cobb in 2009 will be sentenced next week for his manslaughter.
A failed federal Labor candidate is challenging the eligibility of Nationals MP David Gillespie to sit in parliament.
There are calls to give lifesavers more power to close Adelaide beaches during dangerous conditions, following the drowning of an Indian girl at Glenelg.