Clive Palmer says the federal government's budget has crashed and he has challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott to hold a double dissolution or implement a mini-budget.
Russia's deputy ambassador to Australia Nikolay Nozdrev says Moscow wants a second United Nations Security Council resolution before armed forces are allowed on the ground to support efforts to retrieve the dead and investigate how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down.
People who are asked to join work-for-the-dole program may end up doing the same work, and working alongside, people completing court-ordered community service for breaking the law.
People who are asked to join the government's overhauled work-for-the-dole program may end up working alongside people completing court-ordered community service for breaking the law.
Australia's big banks are fuelling their hot competition in the home loan market by ramping up their use of cheap global financing, raising $125 billion on wholesale funding markets in the last financial year.
Russia has called for a second United Nations Security Council resolution before Australian and international armed forces are allowed on the ground to support efforts to retrieve the dead and investigate how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down.
The Abbott government is considering changes to financial laws that, had they been in place at the time, may have seen the directors of James Hardie escape prosecution.
About four out of five of the 157 asylum seekers being held at a remote detention centre in WA are showing signs of trauma and torture, Greens Senator claims.
The AFL has established a blueprint to win back Victorian fans, admitting that the MCG and Etihad Stadium no longer set the benchmark as match-day venues and that the game's heartland has suffered due to a highly experimental 2014 fixture and a messy ticketing system.
The hours of a controversial clearway on Oxford Street will be permanently reduced after a year-long study found it made no difference to bus travel times.