The sharemarket has extended its recent strong rally as investor confidence grows, taking its gains since Wednesday to 5.6 per cent, adding more than $80 billion to the market's value.
Police are guarding a man in hospital after he allegedly ran a red light, fatally struck a woman in another car and drove off in Sydney's south-west on Sunday.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has been forced to defend the Prime Minister's views on women after Tony Abbott nominated repealing the carbon tax as his biggest contribution for women in 2014.
Fairfax Media stands to emerge with a controlling stake in a $200-million merger of its radio business with John Singleton's Macquarie Radio Network.
A teenager on Sydney's northern beaches orders cocaine online and has it posted to their front door. It is just one of the signs that existing drug laws have "substantially failed", according to top criminal barristers in NSW.
The state Opposition Leader, John Robertson, has defended his judgment after it emerged he signed a letter on behalf of Martin Place gunman Man Haron Monis in a custody dispute.
The state's Opposition Leader, John Robertson, has admitted he signed a letter conveying a request on behalf of Man Haron Monis, three years before he killed two people in a Sydney siege.
The spectacular fall in oil prices over 2014 is slowly trickling down to motorists, with the average retail price of unleaded petrol falling to a four-year low, CommSec says.
Who is Sussan Ley, the rising star of Australian politics many voters may have never heard of?
The after effects of a meal of Spanish mackerel meant months of pain and persistent nerve damage in this extraordinary case of food poisoning.