Telstra has unveiled restructure plans that will see 8,000 jobs go, the sale of assets and a new infrastructure unit that could be spun off
The Queensland government has given Ipswich City Council more time to show why it should not be sacked.
The telco workers union has accused Telstra of chasing short term profits and says the decision to axe 8000 jobs will have a negative impact on service.
New legislation will exempt South Australia's 3200 businesses with taxable payrolls of up to $1.5 million from payroll tax.
Canada's parliament has passed a bill to legalise recreational marijuana, making it the second country to have a nationwide legal cannabis market.
Real estate group McGrath has attained a $10.7 million investment from property development and investment company Aqualand Group.
A Newspoll shows Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is narrowing the gap between himself and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on asylum seeker policy.
Treasurer Scott Morrison says the macro-prudential policies introduced to cool the housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne are right.
Police will be able to DNA swab suspected criminals from the age of 15 under new Victorian laws that the force hopes will help solve cold cases.
Hollywood actress Rosario Dawson, playing an Aussie moth, is the singing and dancing star of the new Wilderness Society "Save Ugly" campaign.
The leaders of North Korea and China have met in Beijing to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield says it is up to Telstra to explain how cutting 8000 employees will affect services.
Australia has underscored the importance of international forums like the UN Human Rights Council, and won't be following the US decision to pull out.
The Trump administration has pulled the United Sates out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, accusing it of bias against Israel.
New fossils have allowed scientists to piece together a revealing picture of an ancient Australian fish that had platypus features and behaved like a stingray.
A poll on foreign policy attitudes suggests that, for the first time, a majority of Australians believe the immigration rate is too high.
A man whose body was found bound and gagged at Sydney Olympic Park has been identified as a 33-year-old Thai man who'd been living in Australia for a decade.