Hunger for Australian coal helped power the nation through the global financial crisis. That appetite ended on Tuesday. Brian Robins and Peter Ker report
Police hold grave fears for the welfare of two brothers who were abducted by their father on the far north coast on Sunday morning.
Australia does not need the legal protection of a United Nations Security Council resolution to wage war in Iraq, Tony Abbott has declared, while pointedly leaving open the option of extending the mission into Syria if needed.
Tony Abbott stripped Kevin Rudd of travel entitlements he had granted his prime ministerial predecessor just one month prior, documents show.
Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten have met privately and resolved to work together to maximise the prospects of the referendum recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the constitution.
As the G20 finance ministers meeting draws near, the OECD has released a set of recommendations designed to tackle profit shifting and tax avoidance by multinational corporations.
A former NAB banker and Australian Bureau of Statistics worker have pleaded guilty to conspiring in one of the biggest insider trading cases in Australian history, worth $7 million.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says Australians approaching 50 years of age should have scheduled "career check-ups" just as they would have a regular health check-up, to prevent unemployment as they get older.
The number of electrical fires in Victoria has soared by almost 40 per cent in 12 months, with the energy regulator attributing the increase to hot weather conditions sparking hundreds more fires on power poles.
The man who killed his partner of 16 years, well-known interior designer Stuart Rattle, is having problems talking about the murder, a court has heard.