Wesfarmers managing director Richard Goyder has hit out at companies that don't pay sufficient tax in Australia, and called on multi-national corporations "to pay tax in the communities in which they operate".
Jacqui Lambie's private member's bill aimed at banning the burqa in Australia could be unconstitutional, two leading lawyers say.
A Sydney man visiting family in Afghanistan was pulled off a bus and murdered by Taliban militants just because he was Australian, local authorities say.
Doctors should be required to talk to elderly or very sick patients about their end-of-life care, with few Australians taking steps to ensure they do not get unwanted medical treatment when they are dying.
It is a good thing for taxpayers that executive pay schemes are mostly based on profits and share prices.
Australians can now pre-register to buy shares in the nation's largest health insurer, while Medibank Private and AHM policy holders who pre-register will be entitled to buy additional shares.
Motorists have been warned to expect major delays on Victoria Road in Ryde during Monday morning's commute after a water main burst, closing all city-bound lanes.
Australia could join air strikes on Islamic State insurgents in a matter of days as the final hurdles to participation are cleared, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.
New national security laws, which could see journalists jailed for up to 10 years, are likely to restrict the legitimate scrutiny of Australia's security agencies, according to human rights commissioner Tim Wilson.
Investors are keeping a watchful eye on the US economy after the nation’s gross domestic product data, released on Friday, showed fresh strength.A separate report indicated consumer confidence climbed in September to a 14-month high as Americans’ outlooks for the economy improved. Locally, futures are pointing to a small rise at the open.
PRELIMINARY post mortem and pathology reports on the death of a South Coast man at a Shellharbour Hospital ...