Bob Carr may have famously whinged about the lack of pyjamas on one of his many long-haul overseas flights as Foreign Minister but it's not something his successor Julie Bishop will have to worry about, after being presented with a personalised set of Qantas pyjamas.
Radio broadcaster Alan Jones has apologised to NSW chief scientist Mary O' Kane for suggesting the mining industry may have influenced her
Australia is urging citizens to avoid going within 50 kilometres of the border with Syria when travelling to Turkey.
NAB Asset Management, the wealth management division of National Australia Bank, has acquired a a close to 75 per cent interest in Orchard Street Investment Management, a £4 billion ($7.34 billion) London-based fund focused on investments in commercial property assets.
The moon is expected to be bathed in a bright orange-red glow on Wednesday when the second total lunar eclipse of the year occurs - and Sydneysiders should have prime-time viewing.
Business groups and job providers warned the government its now-dumped plan to make job seekers apply for 40 jobs a month would lead to "spam applications", "burden employers" and end the relationship between companies and job connection agencies.
Infigen Energy chief executive Miles George says asset write-downs would be premature for the wind power producer given increasing signs that the Renewable Energy Target may survive with only relatively minor changes.
To people like Rob Gell, having a reasonable expectation of scattered showers is second nature.
The Australian Retailers Association has indicated it would be prepared support a union's push to increase the security of casual workers, as long as employers retained flexibility.
Richard Katter, the younger half-brother of north Queensland MP Bob Katter, has spoken out about the mental health problems that young gay and lesbian people face in rural and regional Australia.
Local up and coming go-kart star Liam Tory completed a successful NSW state titles at Grenfell race track ...