Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:22:16 GMT
(image)An American Black Hawk helicopter will stay in Goulburn for longer than planned to assist local fire teams across the region.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:10:01 GMT
(image)This supplement lists domestic applicants who have given VTAC permission to have their name published and have been made an offer to an undergraduate course through VTAC in January 2015.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT
(image)For all 2016 year 12 students and adults who have applied for an undergraduate tertiary course in 2017, the wait is over. Now decisions have to be made.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT
(image)Application processing fees must be paid to be considered for an offer.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT
(image)Last year more than 90 per cent of offers were made in the first round, and courses are not required to participate in subsequent rounds.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT
(image)So, you missed out on your first preference, now what?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:27:59 GMT
(image)Securing a spot at university has become more difficult, with students needing a higher ATAR to get into most courses.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:38:29 GMTMedicinal cannabis company Creso Pharma, which aims to launch two medicinal cannabis pet products by April, has been registered by the EU health authority.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:47:56 GMTEconomists expect the number of Australians with a job rose again in December, but the jobless rate is tipped to have remained steady.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:45:01 GMTRatings agency Standard & Poors has raised price targets on iron ore, zinc, and copper for 2017 and 2018.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:30:24 GMTBellamy's says Kathmandu co-founder Jan Cameron and other directors involved with its biggest shareholder want to restructure the company's board.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:39:30 GMT
(image)An amendment to the same-sex marriage bill that would effectively legalise discrimination against LBGTIQ people.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:22:58 GMT
(image)The summer I found myself under KGB surveillance in the winter of the Cold WarBy TONY WRIGHTThe secret men on the 23rd floor of the Hotel Viru must have been disappointed.There I was, a Western journalist, witnessing what would turn out tobe the final chapter of one of the most consequential periods of the20th century - and I was a dead loss to the secret police.I was meeting no one and saying nothing in my room, unless I wasspeaking in my sleep.I had no idea the KGB was monitoring me with microphones and hidden cameras.It would be many years before I discovered that I was, apparently,worth spying upon. It still seems absurd.It was December 1988.Summer in Australia. All my life I had celebrated the Australiansummer by catching waves and lying about on a beach.But here I was resting my head in deepest winter in the dying days ofthe Cold War, though no one quite knew yet that the Soviet Union wouldsoon expire in shocking haste.I had come by overnight train from Moscow to the city of Tallinn onthe Baltic ...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:37:16 GMTConsumers' concerns about the 0.5 per cent fall in gross domestic product are keeping their confidence low, according to a new survey.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:09:25 GMTRail freight operator Aurizon has reported slightly higher coal haulage volumes for the December quarter, while iron ore volumes have dipped slightly.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:09:20 GMTAustralia's biggest airline, Qantas, has cancelled some flights after temporarily grounding 10 Bombardier Q400 planes.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:29:29 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:21:40 GMTWesfarmers has upgraded its earnings forecast for its coal mining business following improved production and higher coal prices.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:13:01 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:29:17 GMTFalls by the big four banks have weighed on the share market as investors show concerns about US president-elect Donald Trump's policy plans.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:25:00 GMT
(image)More than half of Australia's young adults have done unpaid work as part of an internship or a job trial raising questions about the need for greater regulation of unpaid work.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:15:45 GMTHalf of Australia's homes and businesses will have access to the national broadband network by June 30, the company in charge of the project says.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:21:42 GMTUS mobile payments group Square has boosted its Australian offering, enabling businesses to process online transactions.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:10:35 GMTLarge Australian companies are among those spending on artificial intelligence to boost revenue, a technology consultant says.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:59:34 GMTThe company behind Wonder White and Helga's bread plans to close bakeries in WA and Queensland, potentially leaving more than 200 workers jobless.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:26:15 GMT
(image)Embattled Tigerair deserves a "spanking" for its handling of Bali flight cancellations, according to a disgruntled customer missing work as a result of delays.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:43:29 GMTNew motor vehicle sales have risen slightly in December after November's 0.6 per cent drop, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:29:03 GMTDespite record low interest rates, first home buyers have slipped to just 8.7 per cent of total housing finance commitments, economists warn.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:40:18 GMTMobile operator Vodafone has been hit with network dramas, only months after the carrier left customers without coverage for several hours in September.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:12:17 GMTFortescue Metals has appointed Elizabeth Gaines, the former chief of travel group Helloworld, as its new chief financial officer.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:14:44 GMTConsumers are more downbeat about their own finances, but confidence levels are still high., according to an ANZ-Roy Morgan survey.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:38:34 GMTRio Tinto has maintained its 2017 iron ore production target, but a wide guidance range for copper indicates uncertainty ahead for that key division.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:28:32 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:10:30 GMT
(image)An Australian woman and her family missing from a ski resort west of Tokyo have been found.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:41:44 GMT
(image)An analysis of more than a decade of Australian bites and stings has found that the bee poses the biggest public health threat.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:49:15 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:18:12 GMTThe share market has lost ground as investors play it safe ahead of major political events in the US and Europe.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:28:24 GMT
(image)Hundreds of Australian holidaymakers stranded in Bali after Tigerair was forced to cancel flights to and from the tourist island will be flown home on Tuesday.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:34:09 GMT
(image)Michael Chamberlain lived half his life an ordinary man, the other half in the shadow of Uluru.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:20:18 GMT
(image)Petrol prices are on the up and up, and the OPEC deal is going to further fuel this trend.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:49:21 GMTRoad and bridge building is set to surge in 2017, but heavy industrial construction is set to contract, says market researcher IBISWorld.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:59:04 GMTTesco executive Claire Peters has been appointed the new boss of Woolworths Supermarkets from July 1.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:10:32 GMTNAB is increasing a range of its fixed home loan rates only weeks after rival banks Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ raised their equivalent rates.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:59:20 GMTDrone developer IOT Group says its ROVA flying selfie camera has generated highly favourable customer reaction.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:21:08 GMTShares in liver cancer biotech Sirtex leaped 1.52 per cent and then slipped 0.57 per cent into the red before closing lower at $15.82.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:09:22 GMTThe only capital city to experience a rise in home prices last week was Melbourne, despite the number of listings falling 4.1 per cent nationally.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:19:06 GMTFitch says Australian banks' strong asset quality, profitability and capitalisation could be weakened if China's growth slowed more than expected.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:12:55 GMTDUET Group's shareholders will vote on a $7.3 billion takeover bid from Hong Kong investor Cheung Kong Infrastructure in April.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:59:31 GMTRegis Resources' second-quarter gold output puts it within the upper half of its 2017 financial year guidance and it expects that rate of output to continue.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:30:33 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:51:29 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:20:05 GMTAustralia's share market has closed stronger, but Donald Trump's inauguration and the looming Brexit keep investors cautious.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:10:49 GMT
(image)NSW fair trading requires fences around pools to be at least 2.1 metres tall. Wendy Atkinson's 2-year-old son scaled an even higher pool fence in 21 seconds, unassisted and with ease.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:39:21 GMT
(image)An inmate at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre has been flown to Melbourne for treatment following a medical emergency.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:49:36 GMT
(image)Jason Maiolo was meant to be in Melbourne on Monday to start a new job.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:44:30 GMT
(image)A political divide is forming over renewable energy's future in Australia.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT
(image)Tigerair has temporarily suspended sales of flights to Bali after the Indonesian government unexpectedly cancelled an agreement with the airline.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:29:52 GMT
(image)The feeling is more intense the younger you are.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:49:26 GMTPrimary Health Care chief executive Peter Gregg has resigned after ASIC alleged he had twice breached the Corporations Act.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:18:46 GMT
(image)A huge haul of counterfeit car parts have been seized in the UAE, with car manufacturers warning they were probably headed to Australia.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:18:51 GMT
(image)Premier Daniel Andrews weighs in over Alcoa stalemate
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:38:18 GMTThe chairman of baby food supplier Bubs Australia has retired after the successful listing of the company on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:21:54 GMT
(image)A need to be heard
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:44:09 GMTThe number of insolvencies in Australia is falling, but retailers still face challenges, including the pending arrival of Amazon.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:38:24 GMTThe Australian share market is expected to extend gains this year, led by earnings growth from the resource sector and gains on Wall Street.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:00:07 GMTDavid Jones has lifted its adjusted first-half sales four per cent once the collapse of Dick Smith and Boxing Day trade are stripped out of the numbers.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:42:35 GMTAGL Energy says it has been granted approval to end its enterprise agreement at the Loy Yang power plant in Victoria.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:30:43 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:10:04 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:10:38 GMTThe share market has closed lower as investors continue to feel disappointment over the lack of detail on US president-elect Donald Trump's economic plans.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:29:12 GMT
(image)An Australian man has survived an avalanche in Canada thanks to an early surprise gift by his friends.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:47:41 GMTThe maker of Penfolds wine has won an important legal case in China, earning the right to use the Chinese version of the trademark.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:47:56 GMTFewer Australian CEOs are expecting business conditions to improve in 2017, but there is still optimism in the business community, an industry body says.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:54:04 GMT
(image)James Fairfax, the former chairman of publisher John Fairfax Ltd, died on Wednesday at his home at Retford Park in Bowral. He was 83.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:48:13 GMTThe market value of infant formula supplier Bellamy's continues to shrink following the departure of its CEO and another profit warning.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:44:19 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:46:11 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:29:11 GMTShares slipped and the Australian dollar is higher after US president-elect Donald Trump failed to provide the policy details investors are seeking.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 02:17:59 GMT
(image)The travel plans of hundreds of Australian holidaymakers are uncertain with Tigerair cancelling all flights in and out of Bali.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:20:11 GMT
(image)Shane Warne has avoided having his signature charity stripped of its registration by the state government regulator by agreeing to instead shut down the financially troubled foundation.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:21:31 GMTLaura McBain's decade at the helm of successful baby formula supplier Bellamy's has come to an abrupt, and costly, end.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:18:08 GMT
(image)They are the secret weapons helping schools achieve impressive VCE results.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:40:12 GMTThe chief executive of embattled baby formula maker Bellamy's is leaving the company as its makes several changes to deal with weaker-than-expected sales.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 01:57:14 GMTBHP chairman Jac Nasser and chief executive Andrew Mackenzie have met with US President-elect Donald Trump in New York.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:59:50 GMT
(image)Almost 330,000 pensioners will receive their first reduced payments in coming days, as anger continues to grow over the politicians' entitlements scandal, and the government's ham-fisted Centrelink clawback.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 03:39:14 GMTThe number of job vacancies are rising, which should put some downward pressure on the unemployment rate.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 23:29:09 GMTLender ANZ is offloading its NZ asset finance business to China's HNA Group for $626 million.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:49:18 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:10:26 GMTNews from the world's major stock markets.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:49:01 GMTThe share market has been lifted by strength in the resources sector, offsetting falls in the banking and health care sectors.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:51:14 GMT
(image)A spectacular cloud formation captured during a flight over the Great Australian Bight has delighted weather enthusiasts and enraged conspiracy theorists.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:53:02 GMT
(image)Former Guantanamo Bay detainee and terror suspect David Hicks has faced court in Adelaide charged with assaulting his partner.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:09:27 GMT
(image)Close your eyes for a moment and make a mental list. The porn sites you guiltily visit when your partner is away. The emails between you and the work colleague you like to flirt with, all quickly deleted the second they are sent or received. The long-forgotten Ashley Madison membership you anonymously signed up for after a massive argument, but quickly cancelled when things calmed down.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 04:43:13 GMTREA Group has turned its sights to India, agreeing to buy a 14.7 per cent stake in online real estate marketing company PropTiger.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:47:23 GMT
(image)Hardware performed strongly in the lead-up to Christmas, attracting lots of shoppers, but electrical and recreational goods struggled.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:43:31 GMT
(image)Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, who was wrongly convicted in the death of her nine-week-old baby Azaria in 1980, has broken her silence on the death of the baby's father, Michael Chamberlain.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 04:57:46 GMTWith just a modest rise in retail sales in November, a rebound in economic growth in the final quarter of 2016 could hinge on Christmas spending.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:33 GMTPrimary Health Care boss Peter Gregg has been charged with two counts of falsifying company documents in 2011 during his time at Leighton Holdings.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:42 GMTA year after stepping down, James Packer has rejoined the board of Crown Resorts as the company changes track in the wake of troubles in China.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:43:22 GMTStocks of interest on the Australian share market