Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:07:40 GMT
(image)Racing NSW has launched an investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse by a high-profile Australian horse trainer.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)Where you might see double-parked delivery vans and hipsters scampering in the rain, Tim Firth spies hazards around every corner.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)Returning Rio Olympians are about to add their strength to a struggle between two of Australia's most prestigious universities.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)The battle for the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul has barely begun, but security agencies are on careful watch for foreign fighters attempting to slink out of the city with plans to export terrorism home.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:40:48 GMT
(image)The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by Fairfax picture editors
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 GMT
(image)A court is being asked for access to the final piece of one of the most intriguing puzzles of modern history: what did the Queen know, and when?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:08:20 GMTA cross between Coca-Cola and ginger beer is the latest effort from Coca-Cola Amatil as it aims to boost sales of carbonated soft drinks.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:07:36 GMT
(image)A Bomaderry man took disposing of evidence to a new level when he ate cannabis he had hidden up his bum before he could be properly searched by police, a court has heard.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:08:43 GMTFormer Commonwealth auditor-general Ian McPhee has praised banks' efforts on reform but says progress on so-called "user-pays" funding for ASIC has been slow.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:07:50 GMTQantas CEO Alan Joyce has told shareholders the airline is not immune from the aviation industry's challenges despite its improved financial performance.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:18:58 GMTSantos is forecasting total sales of between 81-83 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) this year, compared to its earlier estimate of 76-83 mmboe.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:09:19 GMTBHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser will step down after more than 10 years on the company's board, and a global search will be launched to find his successor.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:27:15 GMT
(image)Tributes are flowing in for Victorian football player Riki Stephens who died on Friday after taking a deadly drug that hospitalised 16 people almost a week ago.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:48:07 GMT
(image)The deputy headmaster of Trinity Grammar was told older boys had attempted to rape a student but did not report it to police, royal commission told.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:46:37 GMTHealthscope says revenue growth in its hospitals division could feel the impact if a slowing in patient volume growth continues in the second quarter.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:05:42 GMTPioneer Resources has struck a deal to enter a West Australian gold joint venture with Northern Star, pending state government approval.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:27:11 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:58:14 GMTHeavy bleeding from private hospitals operator Healthscope has contributed to a slight fall for the share market.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:38:46 GMTBHP Billiton has rejected criminal charges including qualified homicide filed by Brazilian prosecutors in relation to the deadly Samarco dam collapse.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:18:14 GMTThe Australian dollar continues to drop against the greenback because of weak employment data released on Thursday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:49:11 GMT
(image)A soccer coach kidnapped in Yemen has appeared in a video recording saying his captors demand the Australian government pay a ransom for his release
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:15:15 GMT
(image)A Sydney labour-hire company owner who says she hired young Asian workers because they are 'younger, cheaper and faster than locals who are old and slow'.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:17:48 GMT
(image)Fairfax Media has been nominated in 11 categories at this year's Walkley Awards for excellence in Australian journalism.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:27:49 GMTChina just became Australia's biggest wine market by value and there's no sign that growth will slow down.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:56:05 GMTSouthern Cross Media, the owner of radio stations and regional television assets, says it is on track to meet its first-half earnings guidance.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:35:57 GMTCreso Pharma, a developer of medicinal cannabis therapies for both humans and animals, has enjoyed a strong debut on the share market.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:58:47 GMTThe man that used to lead Telstra's digital operations has been appointed the CEO of a payments processor.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:19:14 GMTAustralia lost 53,000 full time jobs last month, pushing job creation closer to the "deterioration" the Reserve Bank warned about earlier this week.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:36:34 GMTWeakness in retailing stands out in the NAB quarterly business survey, although the non-mining sector is still set for increased capital spending and growth.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:59:19 GMTSouth 32 says it is on track to achieve cost guidance for most of its production, but has reported a four per cent fall in manganese production.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:37:00 GMTOil and gas giant Woodside has lifted September quarter production by 22 per cent, while revenue is up nearly 20 per cent.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:28:36 GMTDairy co-operative Murray Goulburn will pay its farmers less than previously forecast as wet weather and defections to other producers dents its supply of milk.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:58:14 GMTIron ore miner Fortescue Metals lifted shipments and lowered costs in the September quarter, even as larger rival Rio Tinto's shipments dropped.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:24:08 GMT
(image)Students were sexually abused by other children at some of Australia's most prestigious schools, a royal commission has heard.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:59:23 GMTShares in the Ten Network dropped 19 per cent after the third-placed free-to-air broadcaster reported a $156.8 million annual loss.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:27:11 GMTCrown Resorts says its priority is helping 18 employees held in China and their families, while DFAT staff will meet three Australians among them on Friday.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:16:29 GMTMining giant Rio Tinto has posted a five per cent fall in September quarter iron ore shipments, forcing it to trim full-year shipment guidance.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:26:49 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:16:23 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:17:11 GMTThe resources sector has continued its golden run to help the share market edge higher.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:28:12 GMTDisappointing monthly jobs figures have pulled the Australian dollar back after a bullish run through 77 US cents.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)Doing well in the final year of high school may no longer be enough to land that first job.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:45:50 GMT
(image)More than one in four Australian workers feel financially stressed and find it difficult to make ends meet.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:26:21 GMT
(image)The CSIRO needs to ensure its research into the coal seam gas remains independent of industry.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:47:52 GMTDiscount retailer The Reject Shop says its performance in the half year to December could be weaker than a year ago.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:28:43 GMTHow the story of the Crown Resorts arrests in China has unfolded
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:46:19 GMTAn indicator of economic growth has hit its highest level in almost three years, but job vacancies have slumped to a 12 month low.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:36:32 GMTCasino operator Crown Resorts should have expected tough action from China, says an expert in Asian business law.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:07:33 GMTMobile phone operator Vodafone will expand its services to include fixed broadband, saying it's time to jump on board the NBN as the network gains momentum.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:48:15 GMTTabcorp and Tatts plan to form a single gaming giant worth $11.3 billion, but what does each party bring to the table?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:37:01 GMTOrigin Energy says improving oil prices and a ramp up in LNG production will keep it on track for a significant increase in underlying earnings.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:05:54 GMTBHP Billiton's iron ore production is steady at 58 million tonnes, and the miner has maintained FY output guidance across its commodities segments.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:46:21 GMTTabcorp and Tatts will merge into a single $11.3 billion gaming giant with annual revenue of more than $5 billion and a grip on Australian tote betting.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:29:10 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:05:07 GMTThe announcement of an $11.3 billion merger between gaming firms Tabcorp and Tatts Group has highlighted a mundane day on the Australian share market.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:47:52 GMTChina's latest economic growth numbers have met expectations, meaning little movement by the Australian dollar.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:45:00 GMT
(image)New doubts raised about the effectiveness of the government's centrepiece climate policy.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:06:15 GMTWinemaker Penfolds' latest release of its luxury Grange features a rare six-litre bottle and cradle costing $185,000.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:24:53 GMT
(image)The vast majority of employees rate workplace culture as a decisive factor when seeking a new job and more than half believe it is misrepresented by future employers in their job interview, a new survey has found.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:08:14 GMTMortgage Choice chairman Peter Ritchie has taken a parting shot at proxy advisers in his last address at the helm.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:14:52 GMTCBA CEO Ian Narev says it took too long for the lender to recognise that "what was acceptable a number of years ago, was no longer acceptable" in business.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 01:49:13 GMTTech start-up Openpay wants a slice of the $300 billion retail market in Australia with an app that gives shoppers instant access to small interest-free loans.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:57:41 GMTThe RBA will consider the economic outlook, the effects of two rate cuts this year, and the labour and housing markets before its next rate move.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:07:56 GMTShares in wagering giants Tabcorp and Tatts Group are in a trading halt, pending discussions related to a potential change in control.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:59:07 GMT
(image)Take your pick: there's some bizarre weather and climate signals out there.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:08:31 GMTPapua New Guinea-focused Oil Search has lifted September quarter revenue to $A406 million on improved gas prices and higher production.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:56:43 GMTChairman Rick Holliday-Smith says tax concession changes in the budget savings bill could lead to Cochlear moving research and development overseas.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 03:27:13 GMTCaltex has made an offer for Woolworths' 530 service stations that made $4.6 billion in sales in 2015/16.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:07:30 GMTReserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe remains committed to the central bank's flexible inflation target.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:04:38 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:16:45 GMTBetter commodity prices continue to boost major mining stocks and helped lead the wider share market higher.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:28:11 GMTA surprise New Zealand inflation result helped the Aussie dollar build on overnight gains during the local session.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:09:14 GMTThe booming Chinese gambling market will continue despite the arrest of 18 Crown Resorts employees, an expert on Asian business law says.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:01:56 GMT
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:09:08 GMT
(image)On Monday, the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory held a community meeting at Wurrumiyanga, the largest Tiwi Island settlement, and it was Sister Anne Gardiner who set the tone.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 02:45:12 GMTCapital city housing prices have edged lower despite a rise in auction clearance rates to a 17-month high.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:17:03 GMT
(image)Gig economy website Airtasker has heavily revised its recommended hourly rate to exceed the national minimum wage of $17.70 an hour, after allegations on underpayment.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:38:48 GMT
(image)Thailand's wildly popular Full Moon Party set to be held this evening has been cancelled, and Smart Traveller has warned Australian tourists their travel insurance could be voided if they visit certain spots during the country's mourning period.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:05:55 GMTA 14 per cent plunge in the shares of casinos operator Crown Resorts has marked a weak day for the Australian share market.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 03:09:11 GMTWhitehaven Coal has lifted September quarter production by 20 per cent, helped by higher output from its new mines.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:47:56 GMTCrown Resorts shares have plummeted as investors fear the detention of Crown employees in China may point to a crackdown on gambling by the Chinese government.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:34:38 GMTAngloGold Ashanti has signed a farm-in agreement to participate in Saracen Minerals' Butcher Well and Lake Carey tenements in Western Australia.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:47:42 GMTEvolution says it will pay Newcrest $3 million up front for the Marsden copper-gold project and another $7 million if it decides to press ahead with mining.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:05:10 GMTOil producer Senex Energy has posted a 36 per cent slide in September quarter revenue on the back of lower oil prices and a declining field production.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:24:35 GMT
(image)Schoolies are warned to stay away from street drugs following violent and bizarre behaviour on the Gold Coast thought to be from the new hallucinogen flakka.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:07:20 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:27:01 GMTThe Australian dollar has made a small gain on the back of consistently strong commodity prices and on diminished hopes of another rate cut.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:55:15 GMT
(image)Crown Resorts employees including three top Australian executives have been held incommunicado since Chinese police executed a series of late-night raids at their homes across several mainland cities on Thursday.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:17:04 GMT
(image)"Who the hell does ACMA think they are?" said an angry John Singleton after the government regulatory body announced late on Friday afternoon it was effectively forcing the sale of radio station 2CH.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:36:49 GMT
(image)A man is in police custody after the fatal shooting of another man in Tasmania.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)An award-winning Australian cameraman has been remanded in custody after he was charged with multiple child sex offences.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:24:13 GMT
(image)Nearly 200 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 09:08:33 GMT
(image)Qantas and Jetstar have banned Samsung's Galaxy Note7 on all flights from mid-night due to fire risks.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:19:03 GMT
(image)Foreign-born Australians are in far greater danger of developing a destructive gambling addiction, new research reveals.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:07:32 GMT
(image)Federal Police have seized a massive haul of MDMA in its biggest haul this year.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)They are the set-piece photo opportunities that prime ministers will fly across the continent to take part in.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:24:16 GMTASIC says the use of its powers to compel insurers to release information about their practices makes those details confidential.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 06:27:05 GMT
(image)Baird government's decision to back a trial of shark nets "not based on data".
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:05:48 GMT
(image)Eighty per cent of boys at the controversial Don Dale Youth Detention Centre had been sexually abused, those attending a public meeting in Darwin have been told.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:55:39 GMTShares in Broo have jumped 40 per cent in the fledgling brewer's market debut.