Heat extremes over land are occurring more frequently and with greater intensity, a climate shift partly concealed in global mean temperatures by cooling trends over the oceans, a new study has found.
Everyone has sprung to the ramparts to pour boiling oil upon the head of Stephen Conroy for having had the impertinence to offend Lieutenant-General Angus Campbell.
How does Joe Hockey find $280 million to lend to farmers from a cash-strapped budget?
Hundreds of drought-battered farmers will be able to access discount loans of up to $1 million within a week - but the farming sector says it will push for more ''long-term'' financial support.
Government plans to unshackle Qantas from foreign ownership restrictions could clear way for it to shift jobs overseas, outsource maintenance.
Government plans to unshackle Qantas from foreign ownership restrictions could clear the way for the airline to shift jobs overseas and outsource maintenance.
The violent clashes on Manus Island that left an Iranian asylum seeker dead happened after local G4S staff descended on protesting asylum-seekers, a preliminary police report has found.
Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash has contradicted Prime Minister Tony Abbott, insisting her former chief of staff had done nothing wrong despite being forced to resign over a conflict of interest controversy embroiling her office.
Men in their late 20s and early 30s who abuse steroids are dying from serious heart disease, a NSW study has revealed.
Sky News Australia chief executive Angelos Frangopoulos is pushing for a slot on free-to-air television in a move that would put the News Corporation-backed service in direct competition with the ABC's News 24 channel.