The Finance Department has claimed it is ''not possible to determine'' whether Tony Abbott's travel to the wedding of then parliamentary colleague Sophie Mirabella was correctly charged to the taxpayer as ''official business''.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has accused the Abbott government of wanting to cut wages to ''Third-World conditions'' at SPC Ardmona.
The Balinese villa where a Sydney woman was arrested for drugs was booked by another Australian, who flew home the night before the police raid, a resort worker says.
The world's first continent-wide survey of reef sea life has found big fish gone around much of the Australian coastline.
Young adults conceived through IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies are just as healthy, smart and mentally stable as people conceived naturally, although they might carry a slightly higher risk of some illnesses such as asthma, an Australian study has concluded.
Amnesia and diplomacy walked hand in hand when the Governor-General in waiting Peter Cosgrove went to London to visit the Queen.
The body of an asylum seeker suspected of being killed during a riot on Manus Island is being guarded and monitored by the same security company whose officers are suspects in the man's death.
It's the merger that was off, but is now back on, led by two chief executives that were supposed to quit but now look like staying. Welcome to the soap opera, or possibly the circus, that has captured Australia's two biggest department stores, Myer and David Jones, and the increasing likelihood they will be merged to form a $3.2 billion department store giant.
A young Australian student killed in Syria was on the radar of authorities but the circumstances of his death may never be known.
A Sydney woman has been arrested in Bali after police allegedly found drugs at a villa where she was staying.