Australia is showing some appreciation for the Abbott government for the first time. But, curiously, the Prime Minister is getting no personal credit, the latest Fairfax Nielsen poll shows.
Reports of a compound set on fire, fences torn down and destroyed tents.
Cheaper Hyundais are among many benefits for consumers arising from the recently concluded Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement talks but the deal may also expose the federal government to litigation by foreign companies claiming investor discrimination.
The former Labor Left firebrand who oversaw the purchase of all the properties proposed for an airport at Badgerys Creek, Tom Uren, has praised Treasurer Joe Hockey for backing a second airport for Sydney.
The world's largest fishing vessel, the factory freezer ship Lafayette, has turned up in the Pacific Ocean east of Australia.
Truck drivers who work overnight for more than three hours in a row are as much at risk of an accident as mid-range drink-drivers, a major study of the relationship between sleepiness and truck crashes shows.
The factory freezer ship Lafayette, has turned up in Pacific waters east of Australia.
Cootes Transport continues to be allowed to roster drivers on to longer shifts and load trucks with more weight than others in the industry.
Dotted in the snow at Australia's abandoned Wilkes Station in Antarctica at least 3000 rusting fuel drums, many still full of oil and other chemicals, are a leaking hazard in the pristine environment.
Only one in five Australians has a positive opinion of Schapelle Corby.