Direct Action, the centrepiece of the Abbott government’s efforts to address climate change, remains a largely unknown quantity even in the wake of this week’s breakthrough deal between the Coalition and Clive Palmer’s Palmer United Party.
A highly contested proposal to develop an open-cut goldmine metres from homes in Victoria's north-west has been rejected as too risky by the state Planning Minister, but another controversial mine has gained his approval in Victoria's Alps.
Women’s advocates have hailed a new government funding deal, which they say will save a number of Sydney’s long-running services for homeless women from extinction.
Casino operator Echo Entertainment Group said that after a strong start to the financial year, underpinned by record business from high rollers, earnings in the first six months of the 2015 fiscal year could rise by almost a third from last year.
A man mistakenly identified as a business associate of disgraced former Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid in the bestselling anti-corruption expose He Who Must Be Obeid has won a significant battle in his defamation case against Random House.
A son of Victorian victims' campaigner Noel McNamara has been charged with culpable driving causing death and other serious offences over a crash that injured two others, one seriously.
A $3 million hat will make its debut in the Myer marquee on Derby Day.
University of Melbourne student Alexander Eastwood has won the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at a top-ranking university next year.
'Team Australia' call by Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stirred concerns over its effect on racial harmony in some quarters. Tom McIlroy reports.
The majority of companies that received a strike to their remuneration report during the 2013 annual general meeting season have given their 2014 pay packages a nip and tuck to avoid another strike this year.