The head of the Australian Electoral Commission, Ed Killesteyn, has quit after the bungled West Australian Senate election.
Facebook has made its boldest business move ever, buying the mobile-messaging service WhatsApp in a deal worth about $US19 billion ($21 billion) in cash and stock.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has used the world stage to warn that Australia will run out of money for health and education, and must consider unpopular options such as lifting the retirement age to 70, introducing big new taxes, and redesigning the economic system.
Australian Ben Zygier was in jail in Israel for unspecified crimes when he was found dead in his cell in late 2010. Rafael Epstein, who knew Zygier from their shared time in Melbourne Zionist groups in the 1980s, delves into the mystery of "Prisoner X".
Former child migrants who were subject to alleged physical and sexual abuse at the Fairbridge Farm School have been given the green light to sue the state and federal government.
Australia set to bolster maritime defences with purchase of eight cutting-edge surveillance planes.
Qantas' heavily unionised workforce fears up to 3000 job cuts will be announced next week when the airline's management reveals how it plans to strip $2 billion in costs out of the business.
The Abbott government has decided to make cabinet documents from the former government available to the Royal Commission into the abandoned home insulation scheme in an unprecedented move that could provoke a legal challenge.
How could Sydney make the Mardi Gras parade even bigger, better, shinier and sparklier? Why, the Baz factor, of course.
The newspaper is writing a new chapter of a distinguished story.
THE Sanctuary Point man who died following a head-on collision near Jervis Bay on Saturday morning was Heath ...
A snapshot of what made news across the south east this week